News

Search for News

News Archive

Local Stories

EUREKA- A growing number of fire departments including Humboldt Bay Fire are turning away from your typical structure training and instead using metal shipping containers.

Twenty Humboldt Bay firefighters did a live fire training exercise Friday with four metal containers known as burn boxes. According to Humboldt Bay Fire, these containers are relatively safe to use and do not have...

The California Highway Patrol reports that a 31 year old Eureka woman was killed in an early morning crash. It happened around 1:30 a.m. between the Eureka Slough Bridge and Cole Avenue. The woman was driving a 1995 Ford Contour at a high rate of speed, when she lost control of the vehicle and went over the center divide. The vehicle over tuned into the southbound lanes. According to the CHP,...

MANILA - A community meeting to explore transfer of management of the Manila Family Resource Center was an important topic Thursday night in Manila.

Board members and citizens met to discuss if Redwood Coast Montessori School would become the supervisory management for the center. Up to this time, it has been under the Manila Community Services District.

Reactions were divided...

WILLOW CREEK - An Eastern Humboldt Winery placed very high at a prestigious international wine completion in the Bay Area.

Trinity River Vineyard’s 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon won a silver medal at the Sunset International Wine Competition in Menlo Park. This year’s competition had nearly 3,000 entries from the US and around the globe including France and Italy.

Fifty of the top wine...

MCKINLEYVILLE - It’s pretty sobering news. A North Coast beach for the second straight year has made a water quality watchdog list as one of the worst beaches in California.

Clam Beach went from a D grade to an F due to something in the watershed of Strawberry Creek that flows through the beach. Health and Human Service Officials at this time don’t know a specific source of the problem...

ARCATA - Residents and their dogs showed up to the city council meeting to show support for an Arcata dog park.

The council narrowed it down to four potential sites; two locations at Valley West, an area east of Rotary Park and the Little Lakes Property on South I Street. The majority of public comment supports the Little Lakes Property. It’s close to the plaza and with five acres,...

ARCATA - It was a packed house at Wednesday night’s Arcata City Council Meeting, as the city worked to get it's budget back on track.

The city expected a $600,000 deficit, but after reorganizing city personnel and dissolving vacancies in eight divisions, The $36 million budget has been approved with no cuts. The general fund is now at a 6% decrease. Property taxes are anticipated to...

EUREKA- After 20 years at College of the Redwoods, Eureka's Relay for Life is changing locations.

The annual walk in support of cancer victims, survivors and caregivers is being held at Halvorsen park this year July 11-12. Organizers say they decided to move the 24 hour walk to be closer to residents. They hope that more people will come out with the walk now being more towards the...