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NORTH COAST - Have you ever wanted to do something but just never got around to it? Well, trying your hand at fishing might just be the ticket. The Department of Fish and Wildlife is inviting you to give it a try with the summer’s first free fishing day on Saturday, July 2nd.

No fishing license is required. Experienced anglers are encouraged to bring a friend. The State of California...

Post date: Fri, 07/01/2016 - 21:54

EUREKA - An alleged hash oil lab is shut down after a search warrant is served in Eureka.

Thursday around 5:30 pm, sheriff’s deputies responded to the 1200 block over Vernon Street and discovered an operating butane hash oil lab and outdoor marijuana grow. Over 200-plants, processed marijuana, hash lab equipment, extraction tubes and evidence of packing materials and sales were found....

Post date: Fri, 07/01/2016 - 21:37

EUREKA - The National Fire Protection Association estimates that around 15,000 fires are started by fireworks each year. Now with Fourth of July weekend upon us, Humboldt Bay Fire is offering tips on how to stay safe.  

The agency says people are allowed to shoot fireworks in their driveways and yards. However, make sure there is clearance from buildings. They say it’s obvious but don’t...

Post date: Fri, 07/01/2016 - 19:03

KLAMATH - A Fisheries Biology Graduate Student at Humboldt State University was recently awarded with an environmental fellowship to conduct research on a tribal trust fish species in the Klamath River.

Yurok Tribal Member Keith Parker says some of his first childhood memories are rowing a boat, running gill nets and fishing with his grandfather on the Klamath River. Those experiences...

Post date: Fri, 07/01/2016 - 18:49

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Tick season has arrived, and DHHS wants to remind the community to take caution.

Ticks are tiny, spider-like bugs that feed on blood. Some, like the western black-legged tick, may transmit diseases such as Lyme, and has been found locally. They attach themselves to skin on humans and animals. Many people are exposed to ticks when they are outdoors. According to the CDC...

Post date: Fri, 07/01/2016 - 17:31

ARCATA- Bayside Park Farm is offering an internship with a healthy incentive.

Unlike a lot internships just for college students, this one is for everyone. During the internship you will get to do planting and harvesting. If you work two shifts a week, you can get veggies and veggie starts. Each shift is three hours. There is still time to join the summer session that runs until August...

Post date: Fri, 07/01/2016 - 17:23
EUREKA - An elderly couple is injured after a fire breaks out in their Eureka home.

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Post date: Fri, 07/01/2016 - 17:23

ARCATA - A fish kill on the mad river, but wildlife officials say there's no cause for alarm.

Large numbers of dead pacific sardines are accumulating along the mad river. Department of Fish And Wildlife was first alerted to the fish kill by one of their own employees on Monday.

That sparked an investigation to determine the cause.

Pacific Sardines don't usually inhabit the...

Post date: Fri, 07/01/2016 - 17:21