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EUREKA-Animals at the zoo are celebrating Thanksgiving too.

Staff members at Sequoia Park Zoo prepared special Thanksgiving treats for all the animals on Thursday. Zookeepers set up tables with decorations and fed them a variety of dishes such as pumpkin pie, mashed potatoes, corn and squash in paper mache turkeys. Milk and actual meat were left out the meals as some of the animal’s...

Post date: Thu, 11/24/2016 - 16:54

NORTH COAST - If you’d prefer not to shop tomorrow, a few of our local state parks still have free passes available for Green Friday.

California State Parks gives away 13,000 day-use passes on the day after Thanksgiving commonly known as Black Friday. Most of those passes are already spoken for, but as of this evening Del Norte Coast and Grizzly Creek Redwoods State Parks as well as the...

Post date: Thu, 11/24/2016 - 16:52

EUREKA - A local chef and restaurant owner is thanking the entire community for their support as she recovers from an assault.

A sign on the door of Eureka's Stuft Potato Restaurant read “closed due to an emergency” after Jason Curtis punched Ivonne Morgan in the face on October 23rd. The punch knocked the 76-year-old to the ground and forced her to seek trauma care out of the area and...

Post date: Thu, 11/24/2016 - 16:46

DEL NORTE COUNTY - Inclement weather has stranded a Grants Pass couple and their dog near Gasquet in Del Norte County.

The male victim was able to call 911 Tuesday evening and request assistance.At least 6-inches of snow fell in the area and they haven't been able to find their way out. .  CHP launched a helicopter but foul weather hampered that search.

Officials with the Del...

Post date: Wed, 11/23/2016 - 21:15

McKINLEYVILLE – An 11-year-old boy was taken to the hospital after being bitten by a dog at the Humboldt County Animal Shelter.

The sheriff’s office says a mother and her three children went looking for a new dog yesterday around 3:45.  They thought they found one and a volunteer brought it out to meet the kids. It jumped on one of the children, an 8-year-old girl, so the group went to...

Post date: Wed, 11/23/2016 - 16:57

FORTUNA-The City of Fortuna is thanking an anonymous donor for their contributions to fund a new addition at Rohner Park.

The park has seen an uptick in vandalism throughout the area in the past few months. A local anonymous citizen donated $3,000 to purchase security cameras, in the hope of catching and curbing vandalism. Fortuna city officials say they would like to thank this...

Post date: Wed, 11/23/2016 - 16:56

EUREKA - Traffic in South Eureka was nearly a standstill after a driver sheared off a light pole and fire hydrant.

Around 10:30 today, emergency personnel responded to the 4100 block of Broadway for a reported traffic collision with power lines down.

A white sedan drove onto the sidewalk and struck a light pole then rolled, continuing through a fire hydrant and utility box before...

Post date: Wed, 11/23/2016 - 16:53

NORTH COAST - Fire agencies want your Thanksgiving to be fun and free of fire.

The National Fire Protection Association employs experts to develop best practices for both fighting and preventing fires. The NFPA recommends that you never leave cooking appliances unattended whether inside or out. If you do plan on frying your bird, the pot should be on a level surface outdoors with no...

Post date: Wed, 11/23/2016 - 16:50