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FERNDALE - A brand-new look is coming to the entrance of the Humboldt County Fairgrounds in Ferndale.

The big lighthouse and ticket booths are the first thing fairgoers see upon arrival but dry rot has set in affecting the structures. The fair held a raffle last summer to raise money for repairs. With donations from Bear River Casino, local rotary clubs, and Eureka Stove & Fireside...

Post date: Thu, 05/12/2016 - 17:19

FERNDALE - It was a somber but enlightening Thursday at Ferndale High School. Students had the opportunity to witness the effects of drinking and driving.

It's all part of the program Every 15 Minutes. To reiterate that every 15 minutes someone in the U.S. dies from an alcohol related traffic collision. 

"It’s been a few years since Ferndale has done it and it was time...

Post date: Thu, 05/12/2016 - 17:11

DEL NORTE COUNTY - A rock climber had to be rescued Wednesday after falling and injuring himself in Klamath.

Just before 2 pm, Cal Fire was dispatched to Klamath Beach Road in Del Norte County for an unknown male who had fallen from rocks and injured his ankle and lacerated his arm. Officials say he also showed signs of hypothermia.

He was transported to a nearby hospital for...

Post date: Wed, 05/11/2016 - 23:48

KING SALMON - Nearly 200 PG&E customers lost power Wednesday evening after a power line came down in King Salmon.

Around 8:15, utility officials say a wire was broken for unknown reasons. 191-customers were officially without electricity.

Crews were on scene working to fix the problem. Officials couldn’t say when power would be restored.

Post date: Wed, 05/11/2016 - 23:40

EUREKA - Do you have a plan for your future? If you are a teen and the answer was no, the Boys and Girls Club of the Redwoods invites you to their career fair Thursday in Eureka. The event will take place at their clubhouse at the corner of Harris and J streets from 4 to 6 pm.

HSU representatives as well as those from the Eureka Police Department, retail businesses and 25-other...

Post date: Wed, 05/11/2016 - 23:30

EUREKA - The man found guilty in April of the brutal 2014 New Year’s Day murder of a Eureka priest was sentenced to two consecutive life sentences Wednesday afternoon.

Gary Lee Bullock received life in prison without the possibility of parole for the first degree murder of St. Bernard's Priest Father Eric Freed. Bullock also received life in prison for the crime of torture. In addition...

Post date: Wed, 05/11/2016 - 19:29

EUREKA - Students at Grant Elementary have a new competition on their hands, and it'll take their feet to win.

Instructors noticed an increase in behavior issues after recess and developed a partnership with Saint Joseph Health to give pedometers to four 1st and 2nd grade classes.

The kids will wear the step-counters during recess and the grade level with the most steps after two...

Post date: Wed, 05/11/2016 - 18:54

EUREKA - Two are taken to the hospital following a multi-vehicle crash in Eureka.

Around 12:30 this afternoon, emergency personnel responded to the intersection of Fifth and V streets. A female driving a Honda Civic reportedly ran a red light crashing into two vehicles traveling southbound on V Street.

The female driver of the car that was struck was transported to St. Joseph...

Post date: Wed, 05/11/2016 - 18:43