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FORTUNA - Northwest Fortuna residents might see smoke Tuesday in the area, but it's just the city beginning it’s annual collection system smoke testing.

The system consists of pipes that send the city’s sewage down to the sewer system. Officials say, when the system has holes, rainwater and run-off can get into the sewer system causing more water to be treated. To minimize those costs,...

FORTUNA - Fortuna schools are teaming up with the Volunteer Fire Department to show their support for the Main Street businesses lost in last week’s fire.

"We have originally done a fundraiser, that we were doing for our own local PTA to sell pizzas, that was originally intended for the Super Bowl. But due to the fires last week, we changed the focus and thought we would extend the date...

EUREKA- The City of Eureka has been working over the last year to outline its short and long term goals for economic development.  That strategic plan will be presented to the council on Tuesday at a special meeting.

The four goals of the strategic plan are to maintain and create high quality jobs, build Eureka’s community assets, create a diverse and resilient economy and strengthen...

DEL NORTE COUNTY- A series of community workshops designed to further refine alternatives for the Last Chance Grade have wrapped up.

The Last Chance Grade is a 3.5-mile stretch of Highway 101, about 12 miles south of Crescent City.  The area is prone to landslides which send the road closer to the ocean.  Caltrans has been examining possible solutions to the instability and a potential...

EUREKA- The Board of Supervisors is expected to approve a proclamation on Tuesday that would make this week National School Counseling Week in Humboldt County.

"A school counselor plays a vital role at a school.  Not only are they there to develop relationships with families and students, they're there to be student advocates and help students succeed for their future," said Jovianne...

NORTH COAST – A garage is destroyed after a structure fire in McKinleyville.  Fortuna Police catch up to a wanted inmate after he walked away from a work crew.  We update the power outage story from Friday in Eureka. Police release a description of the vehicle. A packed house for the Fieldbrook Grange super breakfast.

MCKINLEYVILLE - A garage was consumed after a structure fire in McKinleyville.

Just after 6 Sunday evening, Arcata Fire Protection District was called to the 1100 block of Griffith Road. A fire had fully engulfed a garage that was attached to a house. Fire fighters were able to keep the blaze from extending into the home. It sustained only minor damage. The garage and its contents were...

FORTUNA - An escaped inmate who walked away from a work crew last Tuesday afternoon in Fortuna has been arrested.

Derek Ray Johnson was taken into custody Saturday night just after 11 pm. Police received a tip from a concerned citizen that Johnson was hiding in a trailer near the 300 block of North Fortuna Boulevard. He was arrested without incident.

The inmate had been serving a...