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FORTUNA- Residents at a Fortuna home were saved by their alarm clocks Thursday morning, escaping just minutes before their home burst into flames.

It happened around 7:15 a.m. on the 5000 block of Rohnerville Road. Fire officials suspect an electrical issue set the spare bedroom of the mobile home on fire. Crews arrived on scene just after 7:30 a.m. and had the flames controlled within...

EUREKA - It wasn’t high fashion and certainly famous designers weren’t watching their clothes walk down a runway; but, shoes certainly did and for a good cause.

It was the eighth year for Soroptimist International of Humboldt Bay’s annual “Heals for Healing” fundraiser and it never ceases to get a partisan crowd energized and give money to see some prominent men in the community walking...

EUREKA - Two were taken into custody in Eureka after authorities found heroin and other drugs packaged for sale.

Eureka’s Problem Oriented Policing Unit served a search warrant near the 800-block of H Street. Officers found heroin packaged for sale, packing materials and scales along with over $1,300 in cash.

33-year old Paul Scott Yuron and 30-year old Kathleen Chapa were booked...

Southern Humboldt fire crews responded to a structure fire Wednesday night on Cemetery Road in Blocksburg.
According to a witness on scene, two homes were destroyed in the blaze.
The cause is under investigation and Its not known if there were any injuries.

Photos submitted by Joe Gardner 


ARCATA - Over the past two decades, charter schools have grown in numbers, along with a push for education alternatives. Eighth graders from Coastal Grove Charter School in Arcata push those alternatives; with a 6 month mentor project.

Coastal Grove Charter School focuses on curriculum inspired by Waldorf Education, which strives to transform education into the heart and the hands, as...

SMITH RIVER- an alleged road rage incident in Smith River sends one man to the hospital.

A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on the 200 block of Westbrook Lane Tuesday night. According to the Del Norte County Sheriffs Office, 25 year old Jacob Kupecz of Smith River, intentionally struck a man with his car then continued to physically assault him. The victim was transported to Sutter...

Eureka - The Boys and Girls Club of the Redwoods just received a major grant for the Teen Court. $25,000 was given by Pacific Youth Foundation to support positive youth development and leadership for the Teen Court Program.

Teen Court is a diversion program for first-time juvenile offenders who have an opportunity to be tried by a teen jury, attorneys, judge and clerk.


WEAVERVILLE – Four people were arrested including an Arcata man after a mult-agency drug bust in Trinity County,

Taken into custody were 31-year old Jarrett Brickner of Arcata 48-year old Jon Mustapich of Salyer, 26-year old Rachel Rodriguez from Santa Rosa, and 31-year old Jimmy Garcia of San Francisco.

Last Friday, Sheriff’s deputies, officers with US Forest Service and CHP...