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BURNT RANCH- The Ammon fire burning off Highway 299 in the Burnt Ranch area has been contained. According to the Six Rivers National Forest, as of Wednesday morning crews are still patrolling the area for possible hot spots. The fire was reported around 6 p.m. Tuesday night near the Gray Falls Campground. The blaze burned about an acre of vegetation. No structures were threatened. The cause is...

Elk, CA. - An abalone diver has lost his life after getting caught in rough surf near Fort Bragg.

Mendocino Sheriff’s Deputies say 50-year old Feng Chang Wei, of San Francisco was diving with four other friends for abalone near Elk, California around 20-miles south of Fort Bragg when sea conditions got rough and started pushing all the divers towards a dangerous sea cave. Wei...

EUREKA- Food For People has teamed up with the Jacoby Creek Land Trust to bring grass fed beef to the local food bank. 
 
The pilot project started about a year ago. The first shipment of over 1500 pounds of grass fed beef arrived this week, and Tuesday Food For People started distributing the product. All the cattle are raised in Humboldt County at the Jacoby...

FORTUNA- Congressman Jared Huffman was in Fortuna Tuesday visiting the city’s Multi-Generational Center (MGC). The center was the first stop in his two-day visit to Humboldt County this week.

“I visit Humboldt County every several weeks. It is an important part of the district I represent and I’m glad that in this visit I was able to come here to Fortuna and be at the Multi-Generational...

EUREKA- The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors approved the county’s 2014-2015 fiscal year budget Tuesday. At their meeting, the supervisors discussed new aspects of the budget, including a $375,000 one-time revenue. That money will go towards various updates to county programs and facilities.

The supervisors also acknowledged the community’s help in creating this year’s budget. The...

EUREKA- A new summer program in Eureka is teaching children how to live off the land. 

The SEEDS Program, which is funded through federal, private and non-profit sources, was created in January as an after-school program for children ages six to 11 in West Eureka. 

"Every year, Westside Community Improvement Association has an evening that's called, 'Community Created Jefferson...

CALIFORNIA- The minimum wage in California increased to $9 on Tuesday.  That increase is the first of two scheduled raises that Governor Brown signed into law last September.

The Co-Owner of Ramone’s Bakery, Berit Meyer, says wages will have to be raised for all of its employees because of this change.

"If those that are now the $8 an hour folks that are now at 9, the $9 an hour...

DEL NORTE COUNTY- A motorcyclist receives major injuries, after he was found about 40 feet down an embankment Monday night in Del Norte County. According to the California Highway Patrol, Robert Gatlin 59 years old of Gold Beach, Oregon was traveling south on Highway 199 passed Gasquet when he collided with a guardrail. Gatlin was then thrown from the motorcycle down a steep embankment. He...

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