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EUREKA - It's the first day crabbers can legally possess a crab and they are taking full advantage trying to get as many crabs as they can, but it’s not been without it’s challenges.

Most crabbers started their morning at four or earlier heading out to sea. They leave early because crabbing in the dark can be more successful. On average, these boats go about five to 12 miles out where...

CRESCENT CITY - Humboldt County's Bomb Squad is on scene investigating an explosive device found this morning in Crescent City.

A worker at the maintenance facility on Aubell Lane discovered the explosive device as he was picking up trash. The facility was evacuated and the area was secured.

Investigators say the device looks to be a homemade improvised explosive device without a...

FORTUNA- Fortuna High School’s FFA program is under fire after telling parents that their children would not be able to show animals at the Redwood Acres Fair.

“My daughter went in to get an Ag loan to purchase animals and we learned that they were not supporting it and they refused to sign their paperwork,” said FFA Parent Tim Dias.

The school’s Future Farmers of America program...

FORTUNA- Millions of Americans participated in Cyber Monday and as the holiday shopping season kicks off, the Fortuna Police Department is launching their 24 Scams of Christmas campaign. Although scams can happen at anytime, the department is encouraging shoppers to be extra cautious this Christmas.

Scams often increase around the holiday season when people are spending and buying the...

EUREKA- The Humboldt County Supervisors are back home after a two-week break. At tomorrow’s meeting the supervisors will continue work on the Measure Z citizens’ advisory committee. The board is on deadline to structure the committee before the tax goes into effect April 1.

At tomorrow’s meeting the supervisors will work to narrow down the requirements and qualifications for members of...

ARCATA- A Humboldt State University student diagnosed with bacterial meningitis was expected to be released from a Redding Hospital Monday.

The university has not received any additional reports of the disease. Officials said one sick student did call the health center over the weekend, but did not have the disease.

The student with meningitis lives in Sunset Residence Hall....

ARCATA- The new city manager of Arcata started Monday. Karen Diemer was sworn into the position after working for the city for 18 years.

Diemer previously served as the Deputy Director of Environmental Services. Her top priorities, she said, are to balance the city's budget and to move forward on city projects.

She said she will meet with community stakeholders this week to make...

EUREKA- The Eureka Police Department is investigating a possible case of arson at Saint Bernards Church.

Just before 12:30 a.m. on Monday, Humboldt Bay Fire responded to a fire alarm at the church. When crews arrived, they saw flames coming from under one of the side doors.  Firefighters forced open the door and saw a small fire to the carpet and flooring.  They also saw smoke...