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MCKINLEYVILLE- Thousands of people are expected to be out in McKinleyville this weekend for the 46th annual Pony Express Days celebration.

Tonight the festivities continue with a community dance starting at 8.

On Saturday morning the parade will kick-off at 11 am beginning at McKinleyville High School and ending at Mill Creek Marketplace on School Road.


EUREKA- This year marks the 150th anniversary of organized fire fighting in Eureka.  To celebrate, on Saturday, the Clarke Historical Museum will unveil a new exhibit. 

"Their responsibilities are much more than when it first began and the community really needs to celebrate what firefighters do for us.  They keep us safe and we really rely on them and they do a fantastic job...

EUREKA- More than 2,000 elementary school students from around Humboldt County were at the College of the Redwoods Thursday and Friday for the 28th annual Redwood Environmental Fair.

"These students really enjoy getting out of the classroom, having some hands-on activities, walking across the College of the Redwoods' beautiful campus in the sunshine and participating in...

PRARIE CREEK REDWOODS STATE PARK- A scenic stretch of the Old Redwood Highway will be open for bicyclists and walkers on Saturday, for the third Bike N’ Hike Day at Redwood National and State Parks.

The Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway in Prarie Creek Redwoods State Park will be closed for motor vehicles starting Friday at 10 p.m. and lasting until Saturday night at 10 p.m. Everyone is...

UPDATE- The fire that broke out Thursday afternoon near Dinsmore has been extinguished. According to the Six Rivers National Forest, the Swayback fire erupted on Burr Road off Highway 36 just before 4 p.m. The blaze burned just under an acre. Crews will continue to monitor the area for the next few days.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Busses lined the beach Thursday morning as 800 elementary and middle school children took over the dunes.

“They are removing invasive beach grass and they are also cleaning up trash,” said Friends of the Dunes Education Director, Suzie Fortner. “But the main point is that they're out here today to help out the environment and do something good for our planet.”

Celebrating oceans...

EUREKA- As the demand for water increases in California, here on the North Coast residents are turning to private wells.

According to the Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services Division of Environmental Health, since June of last year there has been more than a 100 percent increase in water well applications.

Officials say these numbers are up because of an...

EUREKA- Two witnesses are now held in civil contempt after refusing to testify for the trial of double murder suspect Bodhi Tree.

Witnesses, Steve Upton and Melvin Matthews will both be held in the Humboldt County Correctional Facility for refusing to testify.

Matthews was the original suspect of the attempted murder by the Eureka Police Department. Upton, a friend of the...