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Fire crews are on scene of a structure fire located on the 600 block of Patrick's Point Drive. The blaze was reported just before 2 Tuesday afternoon. 

Post date: Tue, 12/15/2015 - 14:19

SHELTER COVE- A project to build a bait shop in Shelter Cove is receiving overwhelming support from local residents.

On Friday the Humboldt Bay Harbor District hosted it's second meeting in decades at the resort improvement district in Shelter Cove. There, commissioners heard public input on the district's proposed plan to create a bait shop and ice storage facility to go with it's...

Post date: Mon, 12/14/2015 - 21:08

EUREKA- The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors has another position to fill along with the DHHS Director role. In Tuesday's closed session the board will discuss the search for a new county administrative officer.

News channel three is told CA Phillip Smith-Hanes plans to accept an administrative position with Ellis County in Kansas. The 10 year county employee is leaving Humboldt to...

Post date: Mon, 12/14/2015 - 21:07

EUREKA- An ordinance regulating medical marijuana cultivation in Humboldt County goes before the board of supervisors for it's first hearing Tuesday. But the regulations are already sparking some concerns for environmental agencies.

The ordinance has been making its way through the planning commission since November. It must be approved and in place by march 1 for the county to maintain...

Post date: Mon, 12/14/2015 - 21:07

North Coast - With more and more people using drones as a hobby, and gift giving right around the corner, the Federal Aviation Administration is urging caution ahead of the holiday season

The warning comes after numerous close calls with aircraft. Authorities with the F.A.A. say all drones are aircraft even ones purchased in stores. Operators should consider themselves pilots and follow...

Post date: Mon, 12/14/2015 - 20:08

NORTH COAST - A controversial project coming up for license renewal is getting some scientific examination by local HSU river experts.

Environmental professors, Alison O’Dowd, William Trush and James Graham along with several undergraduate and graduate students are working to get a better understanding of the Potter Valley Project and its effects on salmon in the Eel River watershed....

Post date: Mon, 12/14/2015 - 19:57

BIG LAGOON- Diesel fuel has made it’s way into Big Lagoon after a tanker truck overturned on Saturday.

It’s estimated the trailer contained around 4,400 gallons of diesel, and that more than 1,000 gallons spilled. It wasn’t initially believed oil was in the water but the heavy rains pushed the diesel into the lagoon. While multiple agencies are working to determine how much is in the...

Post date: Mon, 12/14/2015 - 17:23

EUREKA- College of the Redwoods is raising funds for a scholarship in memory of a Fortuna native who lost his life in October during a shooting at Oregon’s Umpqua Community College. Jason Dale Johnson's family hopes this scholarship will allow for his legacy to live on and provide an education for others in the process.

"There are no words for our appreciation to this college. What a...

Post date: Mon, 12/14/2015 - 17:12