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FORTUNA - Fortuna will look locally as it begins searching for a new City Manager.

Current manager Regan Candelario announced he was taking a position in Novato two weeks ago. Since then, council held a special meeting to discuss his replacement and earmarked $35,000 for a hiring search. But members decided to first seek local applicants before employing a search firm.

Today...

Post date: Thu, 08/18/2016 - 17:43

EASTERN HUMBOLDT- The Yurok Tribe Social Services has organized a community training on drug endangered children.

Statistics show that 9.2 million kids in the country live in a home where a parent or adult uses illicit drugs. As a result, children are four times more likely to be neglected, and three times more likely to be physically, sexually, or verbally abused. 

The training...

Post date: Thu, 08/18/2016 - 17:39

REDWAY- The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide in Redway.

Around 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, deputies responded to the 100 block of Redway Drive. A female was found dead with what looked like a gunshot wound. The woman is described to be around 52-years-old. 

Anyone with any information can contact law enforcement. 

Post date: Thu, 08/18/2016 - 17:35

FERNDALE- For new moms attending the Humboldt County Fair, there will be a Breastfeeding Rest Stop booth set-up. 

Humboldt County's Breastfeeding Task Force is providing it, which has health care providers, nurses, and peer counselor members. The Rest Stop is open to all families and is designed to be a quiet place where moms can relax. It was created to limit community stigmas about...

Post date: Thu, 08/18/2016 - 17:26
FERNDALE – The 120th annual Humboldt County Fair contained many rides, games, and carnival styled foods.
 
“This is the only fair that I go to show my vegetables. Guy Fieri was my student, he usually visits me here every year.”
 
“As you see, you get 1 dart for $3.00 or 3 darts for $5.00. All you have to do is pop 1 balloon to win. It...
Post date: Thu, 08/18/2016 - 17:09

NORTH COAST - A memorial fund has been established for the pilot and crew of the fatal Cal Ore Life Flight that crashed near McKinleyville.

Pilot, Larry Mills, Flight Nurse, Deborah Kroon and Certified Paramedic, Michelle Tarwater died while transporting, a victim in need of medical attention. That victim also died in the incident.

On the evening of July 29th, Mills noticed smoke...

Post date: Thu, 08/18/2016 - 16:10

Press Release: Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office

On 08/18/2016 at 10:09 a.m., a Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant contacted illegal campers at a site in the wooded area near 987 Redwood Drive, Garberville. The Sergeant contacted two subjects who were found to be trespassing on private property. One of the subjects was identified as Marcus Allen Asbury (age 26).

The...

Post date: Thu, 08/18/2016 - 15:35

KLAMATH NATIONAL FOREST - A bridge on a key access road to the Trinity Alps is back open after being closed for repairs.

The Salmon-Taylor Bridge which spans Taylor Creek near the community of Cecilville in the Klamath National Forest was closed August 10 due to water damage of a structural “sill beam.”

Taylor Creek Road provides access to the back side of Fish Lake, Long Gulch,...

Post date: Wed, 08/17/2016 - 23:09