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EUREKA- The deadline to enroll in a health insurance plan is less than two weeks away… but North Coast residents can still get some one-on-one help finding a plan.

A Covered California representative is back in town at the 211 Humboldt Office in Eureka from Friday through Monday.  She will provide free assistance to people looking to enroll.  The penalty for failing to enroll in a plan...

On August 12, 2014 skeletal remains were located in the Little Van Duzen River near Dinsmore. Those remains have been positively identified as Zachary Travis Mousner, age 25, from Navasota Texas. The remains were identified through DNA submitted to the Department of Justice.

Mousner was reported to the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office...

EUREKA - Four people in Eureka are arrested after the EPD Pop Team closes down a house that had become a squatters residence.

Just after 8:30 Tuesday morning, law enforcement served a search warrant at the 3600 block of California Street. There, they found ten people using the home as a residence. The owner had passed away and no new tenant had leased the property.

Numerous...

FORTUNA: Rio Dell and Fortuna are offering free sand bags to the community ahead of an approaching storm system this weekend.

Beginning Thursday the North Coast is expected to receive several inches of rain with the possibility of local flooding. Rio Dell residents can pick up sand bags in the parking lot behind city hall. Shovels are provided. Elderly and disabled residents can call...

HUMBOLDT- A new browser-based app launched this week is helping residents and visitors alike explore California's more than 11,000 parks.

CaliParks is the state's first park finder application developed by stamen design. The app pulls from social media, the California Protected Areas Database, GreenInfo Network and online trip planner technology allowing users to plan park adventures...

EUREKA- The trial for Matthew Brown continued Wednesday. He is the man accused of shooting and killing 49 year old Neil Decker of Alderpoint last July. Day two of trial revealed a world in which carrying firearms, using methamphetamine and cultivating marijuana is the norm.

When court resumed Wednesday morning, Johanna Hames continued her testimony, describing what she witnessed the...

EUREKA- The Sequoia Park Zoo is more popular than ever, with membership and attendance at an all-time high. 

Sequoia Park Zoo members say the zoo is fun for the whole family.

"I think it's great.  The kids can get really interactive with the animals, and being in Humboldt County, we're kind of far from things like that," said David Kavidar, who is a member of Sequoia Park Zoo....

TRINIDAD- Tom Davies’ term as a Trinidad City Council Member came to an end in December.  Now, the newest council member has been sworn in.

The council unanimously voted for David Winnett to fill the vacancy.  Winnett moved to the North Coast from Illinois in 2004. He enjoys building boats during his spare time and he owns a wine vineyard in Willow Creek. Winnett will serve the next...