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FERNDALE - While late spring rains were seen as a great sign for the long term drought, they also led to a flood of invasive insects.

Armyworms have taken over farms in the Eel River Valley and across the North Coast. The caterpillars live in the ground during the day then come out in the evening to eat corn crops and pastures that dairy farmers rely on to feed their cattle.


Post date: Thu, 08/10/2017 - 17:16

FORTUNA - The search is over. Shawn Hof Junior, the man accused of firing on a Fish and Wildlife Officer, has turned himself in to law enforcement.

CDFW and other agencies have been actively seeking Shawn Hof Junior since last August when a Game Warden witnessed a man believed to be Hof, Jr. and others spotlighting deer in Carlotta. The officer pursued their truck, and Hof, Jr....

Post date: Thu, 08/10/2017 - 17:08

EUREKA - Newly appointed Interim Chief of Police, Steve Watson has just returned from a jam packed two weeks of specialized executive training.

He attended the Inaugural Police Chiefs Executive Leadership Institute at the prestigious Drucker School of Management at Claremont College in Southern California.

It is a 15-day intensive with graduate level studies in a wide range of...

Post date: Thu, 08/10/2017 - 00:06

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA - Forest officials were dreading the weather and with good reason. Wednesday, Cal Fire announced Northern California was hit with over 3,000 lightning strikes in the last 48-hours. That’s a pretty scary amount for sure and now there are 18 fires in the Mad River Ranger District alone.

Firefighters are making good progress on some of the other fires burning in the Six...

Post date: Wed, 08/09/2017 - 23:45

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - A local agency that has been working for several years for answers to solve the homeless crisis on the North Coast has called out the City of Eureka and Humboldt County to stop a proposed day care program and seek a meaningful solution to the issue.

AHHA or Affordable Housing Homeless Alternatives says the city and county have adopted a strategy to make life in the...

Post date: Wed, 08/09/2017 - 22:48