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The Tsunami Warning Test for Humboldt and Del Norte Counties this year was on Wednesday, a day before the 50th anniversary of the Great Tsunami of 1964 that killed 12 people in Del Norte County.

The sirens sounded at 115 decibels from 100 feet away on Wednesday morning, signifying the beginning of the 2014 Tsunami Warning Test.

"These tests are important because they...

SAMOA- The Samoa Peninsula Fire District has received a year’s supply of toilet paper thanks to a donation.

Charmin is donating nearly 50,000 rolls of toilet paper to one fire station in each state as part of the Charmin Relief Project. The Company Officer of the Samoa Peninsula Fire District, Nick Bollier, saw an advertisement for the project online and applied the fire district for...

EUREKA- Eureka police confirm two men were found dead at a home on the 2100 block of Harris Street on Wednesday night.

Authorities were called to the home at about 6 p.m. for a report of a person injured inside.  When they arrived, they found two men deceased in the house.  One of the men had "obvious signs of trauma."  

Detectives are conducting a death investigation to...

WILLOW CREEK- After growing concerns from residents living in and near Willow Creek, Humboldt County Sheriff Mike Downey will meet with residents in town Thursday.

Community members are concerned over a recent crime spree that involved multiple robberies and the amount of coverage by the sheriff's office in town.

Downey will answer community members questions and concerns with...

ARCATA- California State Board of Trustees have appointed Dr. Lisa A. Rossbacher as the next President of Humboldt State University. Rossbacher is currently the President of Southern Polytechnic University in Marietta, Georgia.

Rossbacher started her career as associate vice president of Academic Affairs, at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. She said she had lived in...

SAMOA- Representative Jared Huffman will visit the Samoa Pulp Mill for the first time on Friday. The Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Coast Guard are scheduled to clean up the millions of gallons of hazardous waste at the site.

Huffman will visit the site with a representative from U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer's office, the EPA and U.S. Coast Guard.

25 trucks will...

FORT BRAGG- Law enforcement officials, friends and family gathered to mourn the loss of Mendocino County Sheriff Deputy Ricky Del Fiorentino who was killed in the line of duty on Wednesday, March 19th.
A procession of law enforcement vehicles started early Wednesday morning, exactly one week after he was killed. Agencies from Humboldt, Santa Rosa and as far as...

Law enforcement  has apprehended an inmate who walked away from the CDCR camp at Alder Creek in the Klamath area.
The inmate is 26 year-old Corey Janic. He is a white male adult, 5-11"  and145 pounds with a large visible tattoo on his neck  has a history of burglary and auto theft.
He was found around 7:30 Wednesday evening two miles south of the CDCR camp near Klamath...