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EUREKA- The streets of Old Town Eureka will soon be seeing parklets, or mini  portable parks for seating.

In the beginning of June, the City Council approved placing three of these 8’ by 20’ parkelts in the Old Town area as part of a pilot project.  They will be privately maintained and placed in front of businesses where parking spaces would typically be.  The parklets will remain in...

KLAMATH- The Yurok Tribe will soon be providing a new form of public transportation on the Klamath River.

The tribe has purchased a 12-passenger river ferry for the community.

The 235,000-dollar ferry is paid for through tribal transportation program funding dollars. The Yurok River Otter will run seasonally, six days a week and will cost passengers three to four dollars for a...

CRESCENT CITY- It’s a program that gives kids and teens hands-on experience for a career in the public safety field.

27 explorers, ages 11 to 18 years old are seeing if they have what it takes for a career that requires extreme physical fitness and dedication.

Sheriff Erik Apperson of the Del Norte Sheriff’s Office started the Redwood Coast Explorer Leadership Academy back in...

From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:

On 08-13-2015 at 1:55 p.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a telephone call from a citizen, regarding a deceased subject they had found off the Briceland- Whitethorn Road. Deputies arrived on scene at 2:45 p.m. about spoke to the citizens, who found the deceased subject. They reported they work as fish biologists and had...

ARCATA - A transient out of Oregon sustained injuries and was charged for violations after causing a small power outage in Arcata early Thursday morning.

Police say 25-year old Chase Hoopes was seen walking inside a PG&E substation. Officials say Hoopes had burns to his body after grabbing an electrical breaker. The suspect was taken to Mad River Hospital and treated for his injures...

NORTH COAST - As firefighters continue to deal with the Gasquet and Mad River Complex Fires, there are still road closures affecting travel through the area.

The Gasquet/Orleans Forest Road 15 continues to be closed along with trail heads at Bear Basin Lookout, Island Lake Trail, Doe Flat, South Kelsey Trail and the Summit Trail

In Eastern Humboldt, Highway 36 is closed from the...

RIO DELL - A convicted felon was arrested after law enforcement shut down an alleged drug house in Rio Dell. A tip had come in that the suspect might be armed and dangerous. Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies along with the Drug Task Force and the Swat Team responded to the 350-block of First Avenue Thursday morning at 8:30.

35-year old Eric Wiley surrendered after the Swat Team...

EUREKA- Humboldt County's economy is looking up, according to a new report set to be released Friday.
The Humboldt Business Confidence Report is a collaborative effort between the Humboldt County Workforce Development Board and the HSU School of Business. The groups surveyed local business owners, non-profits and government agencies about their outlook for the economy. Results show that...