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MCKINLEYVILLE - The family that owned and operated car dealership Opie’s Chevrolet and Buick in McKinleyville is saying farewell after almost 50 years in business. 
 

“We're selling the business because there's no other family member that wants to take it on and I'm ready to retire and Opie’s 85 and he's been ready to step down for a while. I want to thank all...

ARCATA - Nearly 100 teachers gathered at HSU Friday with thousands coming together across the state. 

More than 15,000 teachers at 33 locations in California took part in the first ever, California Teachers Summit. With the theme "Better Together," teachers are striving to build a powerful and lasting support network.     

As teachers prepare for the upcoming school year, the...

RIO DELL- The Rio Dell community is celebrating Wildwood Days, a five day festival of fun, food, and entertainment.

Friday's festivities include a rib cook off with seven different competitors and a 500-dollar prize up for grabs. Hosted by the Rio Dell Volunteer Fire Department, this year is extra special, commemorating a big milestone for the community.

"Rio Dell was...

FORTUNA- With all of the fires on the North Coast, Cal Fire Humboldt-Del Norte Unit is staying busier than usual in the field as well as behind the scenes.

The Emergency Command Center Expanded is running a 24-hour operation due to the scale and increasing number of fires in Humboldt County.

"What happens is when a large fire takes off in the unit we need to move that off the...

Humboldt Bay Fire will be taking to the streets this summer for its yearly inspection of the hundreds of fire hydrants across Eureka. It’s extremely important to test the hydrants for many reasons, the first being for appropriate water pressure. When fighting a fire Chief Ken Woods says, having sufficient water pressure is critical when fighting a fire of any size. Crews with Humboldt Bay Fire...

WILLOW CREEK - A large illegal marijuana grow impacting a tributary of the Trinity River was shut down yesterday in Eastern Humboldt.

The Humboldt County Drug Task Force with assistance from the Sheriff’s Office, Department of Fish and Wildlife along with the State Water Board raided a parcel of property near the 3100-block of Highway 299 in Willow Creek.

No suspects were found...

BROOKINGS- The city of Brookings is in the running for acquiring major funds to create a new program for disaster resiliency

The city is partnering with the state of Oregon on the proposal. Selected communities, who have experienced natural disasters, compete for funds to help them rebuild and increase their resilience to future disasters. The program is a stimulus for those communities...

EUREKA - Law enforcement is looking for suspects after a well-known coffee house in Old Town Eureka was burglarized.

Eureka Police were called to 2nd and F Streets. Law enforcement says sometime between late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning, a storage shed in a common hallway area at Old Town Coffee and Chocolates was broken into.  Beer, a scale, coffee grinder and...