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TRINITY COUNTY- Thanks in part to the storm, Water District officials announced on Thursday that Humboldt County’s primary water reservoir is filled to capacity.

Ruth Lake was at less than 70 percent capacity in October and is now 100 percent full. Officials say history shows a few good storms are all that is needed to fill Ruth Lake, and the reservoir typically fills up in December and...

EUREKA- The Discovery Museum has been in its temporary location since the beginning of the month and museum officials say it’s been a success so far.

The Discovery Museum was located at the Carson Block Building in Eureka for the last 14 years.  However, the building is being seismically retrofitted and receiving other upgrades, and all tenants had to vacate by the end of November.  The...

Power is out in areas of McKinleyville, Rio Dell, Ferndale and Southern Humboldt. Classes have been canceled for all schools in Southern Humboldt, Orick, Rio Dell School District, Samoa Peninsula School District.
 
The following is a list of current full and partial road closures within unincorporated northern Humboldt County as a result of the current weather conditions.  Please...

MCKINLEYVILLE - The brunt of the storm front that has hit the North Coast canceled flights in and out of the Arcata-Eureka Airport.

Sky West Airlines who contracts for United out of ACV had to cancel several flights due to low ceilings and weather making difficult air traffic control conditions.

Flights were canceled Wednesday afternoon at 12:15, 1:39, 2:05 and 3:27. Several...

EUREKA - A new officer will be patrolling the streets of Old Town Eureka beginning in January.

The Eureka Police Department appointed Louis Altic to replace John “Drake” Goodale who has been the beat patrol officer in the area since 2011. Goodale will move on to another assignment.

Officer Altic brings 12 years of experience to the position having worked with EPD as a patrolman,...

EUREKA - A female bicyclist was sent to the hospital with major injuries after a collision with a truck in Eureka.

Just before 9:30 Wednesday evening, emergency personnel responded to the 2000 block of Buhne Street. EPD says the female was riding east bound down the steep hill when for unknown reasons she crashed head-on into a parked truck. The victim suffered major injuries and was...

FORTUNA- Newly elected State Senator Mike McGuire stopped by Fortuna on Wednesday to learn more about how the state can help Humboldt. Twenty-eight representatives from Chamber of Commerces across the county, police, fire and local schools were present for the town hall style discussion.

At the meeting, Senator McGuire presented his plans for the next four years, including priorities to...

FORTUNA- It’s a feat few golfers pull off in a lifetime, a hole in one. But on Wednesday one Eureka man received a big prize after doing just that.

When Rob McLaughlin agreed to play in the Scramble for Redwood Memorial Hospital golf tournament, he didn’t think he would be walking away with a brand new car. This year’s October tournament promised any participant who made a hole-in-one $...