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NORT COAST - Officials with the Eel River Recovery Project have identified toxic and potentially deadly cyanobacteria in the south fork and lower main stem of the Eel.

A reconnaissance of popular swimming sites found the upper reaches of the river near Leggett in good shape for recreation. However, lower sections at Tooby Park in Garberville and areas near Dyerville had mats of floating...

Post date: Fri, 08/05/2016 - 22:40

ARCATA - The North Coast Piano Festival, in its second year at HSU, is giving students a true opportunity to work with world class artists.

The festival is headed by HSU piano professor, Daniela Mineva. She has assembled an impressive roster of artists from top musical institutions including, Mineva’s former professor, Natalya Antonova from the Eastman School of Music.

All this...

Post date: Fri, 08/05/2016 - 22:29

DEL NORTE - It’s day two of the Del Norte County Fair and there’s a wide variety of vendors this year. They’re not only pitching their products but providing some educational information along with it.

The Del Notre County Fair is packed with fun, from amusement rides to animal shows but it's also a one stop shop for everything from novelty items and apparel to handmade goods and food...

Post date: Fri, 08/05/2016 - 19:39

CRESCENT CITY– The Del Norte County Fair has a fun opportunity to learn about science.   

The San Diego based company called Wild Science travels from fair to fair across the state during the summer. They set up an exhibit at the fairgrounds arts and crafts building. Over the first two days people of all ages were attracted to games like the velocity tunnel that tracks how fast a tennis...

Post date: Fri, 08/05/2016 - 19:30

MCKINLEYVILLE- The Humbugs 12th Annual Car Show and Barbecue is coming to McKinleyville.

The event starts at 9 a.m. Saturday at Pierson Park, and goes until 3 p.m. It's an opportunity to also enjoy the scenic coast. Those who enter a 25 years or older Volkswagon will have the barbeque included with their entry fee; For $4 more you can also become a Humbugs member. There will be a...

Post date: Fri, 08/05/2016 - 18:30

FORTUNA- The Fortuna city manager is leaving for the same job in the Bay Area. 

Regan Candelario will become the Novato city manager in October. He started working in the Friendly City in 2012; Candelario helped oversee the changes to Fortuna's wastewater treatment site, which saved the city millions of gallons of water and money. He introduced multi-million dollar projects that...

Post date: Fri, 08/05/2016 - 18:13

EUREKA- For the second time in two weeks, Eureka's Provident Credit Union is targeted again for an armed robbery. This is the fifth time a Eureka business has been robbed at gunpoint within the last few weeks.

Around 5 p.m. Thursday, EPD responded to the 2900 block of Central Avenue. A suspect reportedly enter the bank, carrying a black handgun demanding money. He then fled with an...

Post date: Fri, 08/05/2016 - 18:12

BENBOW - A home and vehicle were destroyed in a vegetation fire in Southern Humboldt.

Cal Fire, along with Garberville, Redway, Arcata Fire and inmate crews responded just after 5 Friday evening to Blue Rock Road near Benbow. Overhead attack was conducted by aircraft and helicopters. The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office and CHP also responded. 

Fire fighters were able to limit...

Post date: Fri, 08/05/2016 - 18:05