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ARCATA- Joyce Plath welcomes strangers into her home each night.

“I’ve owned it since 1979. It was my family house for a very long time,” Plath said.

Last year Plath and a group of friends turned the 100-year-old Arcata house into Humboldt County’s first ever eco-hostel.

“An eco-hostel, or a guest house, is basically a place for people to stay but it uses environmentally...

TRINIDAD- Construction has started on a multi-million dollar storm water project in Trinidad.
 
Part of Trinity Street is closed off to motorists as crews work to install a large pipe 16 feet below the ground. The purpose of the project is to reduce storm water run off into the Trinidad Bay. Part of the project is funded through a $2.5 million state grant. ...

EUREKA- The Humboldt Photography Exhibition is back again this year featuring photography from residents across Humboldt County.

This is the exhibition’s fifth year in Eureka. It is the largest photography exhibit in the county with nearly 150 photographs on display. The Redwood Art Association and the Redwood Camera Club put on the photography show.

Residents of all ages and...

From the Humboldt County Convention & Visitors Bureau: 
 
SACRAMENTO, CA – The official Humboldt County display received a gold medal at the 2014 California State Fair, currently underway in Sacramento, the second year in a row it has earned such honors in the popular counties exhibition.
 
The booth, put together by the...

MANILA- Residents in Manila lost their home after a fire destroys the entire structure.

Arcata fire received multiple reports of a mobile home on fire on the 1800 block of Park Street just before 11 a.m. on Thursday. When crews arrived, a fire was developing on the front porch and worked its way into one of the bedrooms. Firefighters were able to control the blaze 20 minutes later, and...

Facebook has released a study on its popularity in the United States. 

The social media website reports there are almost 130 million Facebook users in the nation, or roughly 40 percent of the country’s population. Facebook’s new study reports the average American now spends 40 minutes a day on the website.  The study indicates that that is more time than most Americans spend caring for...

EUREKA- The man accused of assaulting a US Forest Service Officer on Highway 36 in March appeared in court on Thursday for a preliminary hearing.

In May, Silverio Sanchez pled not guilty to charges in the case, which include attempted murder. On Thursday, the defense attorney for Sanchez requested the preliminary hearing be moved back to a later time. Two witness intimidation counts...

From the Arcata Fire Protection District: 
 
ARCATA, CA- (July 24, 2014)- This morning at 11:00 A.M. Arcata Fire Protection Districted responded to a single family mobile home fire on the 300 block of Lupin Drive in Manila.  The report came in as an unoccupied structure fire.  Upon arrival, the first arriving engine reported heavy fire coming from the living room...

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