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FORTUNA-A special presentation was held for Toddy Thomas School, as they received a state award.

Thursday, Honorable Judge Joyce Hinrich presented the Civic Learning Award of Merit, which is from the California Department of Education to the school. The California Chief Justice and State Superintendent sent a letter saluting them on their commitment to empowering students at the school...

Post date: Fri, 04/08/2016 - 17:41

CRESCENT CITY- Police departments across the nation are experiencing a decline in recruitment and retention including right here in Crescent City.

It’s the hub of Del Norte County and though it may not seem that large, it's a lot of ground to cover. That is when there's a shortage of three to four police officers. 

"It's a challenge for us but one I think there's a light at the...

Post date: Fri, 04/08/2016 - 17:40

EUREKA - The Eureka Police Department has given 3,ooo dollars to help the animals moving in the Palco Marsh. The money will be going to local groups such as Humboldt Animal Rescue, Redwood Pals Rescue, and Humboldt Spay and Neuter Clinic.

The new animal control officer, Celeste Villarreal was also out and about today at a service fair today. She mingled with the public, answered...

Post date: Fri, 04/08/2016 - 17:38

ARCATA - The cannabis industry. What will it mean for Humboldt’s economy? That's a question a group of local sponsors is trying to answer with Business Leader Luncheons. 

Friday at the D Street Neighborhood Center in Arcata, city and county officials, businesses and community members gathered to learn about cannabis branding. It was the fourth installment in a four part series that also...

Post date: Fri, 04/08/2016 - 17:36

EUREKA – It was a quick morning for jurors deliberating in the Gary Bullock murder trial. But it wasn’t because they reached a verdict. According to courthouse personnel one juror was unable to attend, so they were adjourned.

Jurors began deliberations on Tuesday to determine if Bullock is guilty of the torture and murder of St. Bernard Priest Father Eric Freed. Freed was found dead in...

Post date: Fri, 04/08/2016 - 17:21

ARCATA - The Arcata Fire District’s flag is at half-staff, for a beloved and highly respected volunteer has died at the age of 72.

Arcata Volunteer Fire Captain Dan Curtis battled leukemia since January but succumbed to the disease on Monday. Curtis was a valued volunteer for 27 years, a mentor, leader and friend to all that knew him. Curtis served in the US Navy during the Cuban...

Post date: Fri, 04/08/2016 - 17:09

EUREKA - A local middle school got very creative with its students by going back in history and recreating a Roman marketplace. It’s part of Zane Middle School’s “Roman Extravaganza.”

For the past several months the entire school has committed time and resources to learning about Roman history and the impact that culture had on the world and especially the United States and the founding...

Post date: Thu, 04/07/2016 - 22:29

NORTH COAST - Nearly 1900-PG&E customers lost electricity Wednesday night after a vehicle crash near Fieldbrook.

Just after 9 pm, crews responded to the 400-block of Fieldbrook Road for a non-injury collision. A vehicle had damaged a utility pole. Areas of Blue Lake, McKinleyville and Arcata were affected.

Power was restored to most customers a few hours later. About 20 had...

Post date: Thu, 04/07/2016 - 22:07