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Klamath – The final numbers are in for “Operation Yurok, the two-week marijuana eradication program the tribe conducted recently with help from other law enforcement agencies. The raids took place on or near Yurok tribal land.

Around 55,000 plants were seized and destroyed. Large-scale cannabis cultivation was robbing thousands of gallons of water from tributaries of the Klamath River...

CRESCENT CITY - The Federal Aviation Administration has singled out a manager at Border Coast Regional Airport in Crescent City for a prestigious award.

Program Manager, Susan Daugherty was given the airport’s “Ally Award” for her outstanding leadership, superb management skills and top quality customer service support.

The award is for her innumerable contributions to the...

EUREKA - It was a great day for a picnic and members of the community did just that in honor of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Sunday marks the 25th anniversary of the federal law, but Friday was a celebration, acknowledging how it has affected the well-being of disabled persons through the years. The picnic was held at Sequoia Park and hosted By Tri-Counties Independent Living,...

NORTH COAST - The possible removal of a buoy in Cape Mendocino is causing concern among local fishermen.

Commissioned in 1999, Scripps Buoy 46213 specifically provides the only on-site information for Cape Mendocino. Now The Department of Boating and Waterways is considering decommissioning it.

"Well they're receiving funding cuts from the federal government that helps fund these...

ARCATA - A local Arcata teacher is back from the trip of a lifetime after winning a 17 day Arctic voyage from National Geographic and Lindblad Expeditions.

He's a fourth grade teacher at Union Street Charter School and now an arctic traveler. Greg Gaiera applied for a Grosvenor Teacher Fellowship and was one of 35 chosen out of 3000 entries.

“There were eight different...

ARCATA - At only 22 years old he started a non-profit organization and now he’s Arcata Fire District’s newest volunteer firefighter. 

Arcata native Matt Cendejas recently came back from Uganda, where he addressed education and sustainability development with his organization The B.L.E.S.D. Project. Arcata Fire personnel say they look for this kind of commitment when choosing volunteers...

LOLETA- Pick up your cell phone and head outdoors. It's something we don't hear to often but two app developers have found a way to re-connect with nature, with a little help from your smart phone.

It began with a lunch two years ago in Washington D.C. between the President of the National Wildlife Refuge Association and an award winning designer. Now it's helping communities connect...

LAFAYETTE, LOUISIANA (NBC NEWS)- Tragedy struck Lafayette, Louisiana Thursday night, the third U.S. mass shooting in just 37 days. Two people were killed and nine others injured in a shooting at a Lafayette movie theater. The shooter was also killed, turning the gun on himself.
Authorities say seven victims remain in the hospital, with one in critical condition.

The suspect,...