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EUREKA- Just over 1,300 people are homeless in Humboldt County, according to results from the 2015 Humboldt County Point In Time count. The county found that 1,319 are homeless, 265 more homeless people were counted this year in Humboldt County than just two years ago. Thirty-two of the homeless counted are children.

The Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services released...

NORTH COAST- Unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones are becoming more popular and available. Now, airport representatives and rescue officials are urging people to follow the law when operating drones.

In the last month, CAL FIRE responses to two Southern California wild fires were delayed due to drones in the area, which put lives on the ground and in the air at risk.


ARCATA- An Arcata man who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our country will now be honored forever on one North Coast roadway.

U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Kevin Ebbert was killed in the Uruzgan Province of Afghanistan in November 2012. He was six weeks from returning home when his team was ambushed and he put himself in harm’s way to radio for air support, which allowed his team...

WASHINGTON DC - A bill nicknamed the “Dark Act” passed today in Congress over major concerns from 2nd District Congressman, Jared Huffman.

The bill would prevent local and state governments from enacting genetically modified food labeling laws and prevents the U.S. government from even developing a national labeling system. It would also void laws already set up in Humboldt,...

EUREKA- A chance meeting between a five year old boy and Eureka Police Chief, Andrew Mills, turned into a day the young man will never forget.

Eureka resident, Steven Dixon, Jr. is a precocious young boy who happened to come up to Chief Mills on one of his rounds and stated he wanted to be chief. Well, the young man got his wish. He was honorary chief for the day on Thursday. Dixon, Jr...

BLUE LAKE - Three out-of-area adults were taken into custody after law enforcement found an alleged drug operation at the Blue Lake Casino Hotel..

Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 700-block of Casino Way after complaints from the casino regarding three adult males staying at the hotel. Law enforcement arrested 29-year old Charles Sindylek and 24-year old Daniel Alejandro both from...

MCKINLEYVILLE- McKinleyville Middle School will soon have it’s first ever gymnasium.

The 2.8 million dollar facility is funded through Measure C, a voter-approved bond measure to improve infrastructure and the rebuilding of schools. Construction has been underway for more than a year now.

"Not all schools have a full size gym. That's one thing I think that's an advantage when you...

EUREKA- The historic peace vessel, the Golden Rule is setting sail once again, for a nuclear free world.

Thursday afternoon, the 30-foot boat and its four-person crew, embarked on a voyage to San Diego. Things were temporarily halted however, when she was grounded after hitting low tide. A tugboat came in to help out and she was off. A five year restoration on the boat was completed...