Caltrans Road Conditions:     - Click for more Info
For 24-hour Air Quality Information, call the NCUAQMD’s hotline toll-free at 1-866-BURN-DAY (1-866-287-6329).:     - Click for more Info

News

Search for News

News Archive

Local Stories

HUMBOLDT/TRINITY COUNTIES - Some good news to report regarding smoky conditions in the Hoopa Valley.

Officials say for the most part heavy smoke has dissipated and moderate conditions have replaced the hazardous conditions set forth this past Friday. Three areas remain classified as unhealthy. They include: Happy Camp, the Mad River/Dinsmore areas and Hyampom.

Some areas like...

FIELDBROOK - An alleged self-inflicted shooting with little cooperation from the victim has law enforcement looking for answers.

Sheriff’s Deputies responded to Davenport Lane in Fieldbrook around 10:30 Sunday morning. The victim told deputies he accidentally shot himself with a small caliber handgun but no weapon was found in the location of the incident. He is not cooperating with...

DEL NORTE COUNTY - Two Brookings, Oregon residents sustained major injuries after a solo vehicle crash in Del Norte County.

Just before 9 pm Sunday, 32-year old, Kenneth Witherby, was driving a 2006 Mazda sedan northbound on Highway 101 near Wilson Lane South of Smith River. For an unknown reason, the vehicle went off the roadway and overturned in a ditch. Witherby and his passenger, 23...

BLUE LAKE - A Blue Lake City Councilmember who stepped down from the position earlier this year due to health reasons, has died. 

Lana Manzanita served as Blue Lake's Mayor Pro Tem, a member of the Redwood Empire League of California Cities, on the Humboldt Waste Management Authority board and a columnist for the Mad River Union. Her community involvement included organizing the Annie...

BLUE LAKE - The Blue Lake Rancheria was recently recognized by President Obama as a 2015 Climate Action Champion. Now the tribe is expanding those efforts with a low-carbon community energy micro grid. Monday afternoon a groundbreaking ceremony was held for the project.

The Blue Lake Rancheria has partnered with the HSU Schatz Energy Research Center to develop and construct the low-...

EUREKA- Cannabis regulation is back before the Humboldt County Board of supervisors Tuesday.

California Cannabis Voice Humboldt has concluded it's 45-day public comment period on it's proposed cultivation compliance and excise tax ordinance. On Tuesday the group will present public comments received to the Board of Supervisors for review.

The initiative aims to regulate outdoor...

EUREKA- Campaign season has begun for Humboldt Bay Harbor Commissioner hopefuls. On Monday Division One candidate Larry doss kicked off his campaign at the foot of Eureka's C Street.

Doss is the president of Ming Tree Realtors and has served on the Humboldt Bay Fire District Board of Directors, along with the Humboldt Association of Realtors.

Dozens came out to support the...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Thirteen people were arrested this weekend for driving under the influence.

Friday began Avoid the 8 DUI Task Force's end of summer special enforcement period. This year's number of arrests is one fewer than this time last year.

For the next two weeks local law enforcement will deploy saturated patrols and DUI check points throughout the county looking for...