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Two Fortuna middle schools are taking learning to the next level…with brand new tablets.

Toddy Thomas and Fortuna Middle School are the first in the area to get this new technology. Students, grades five through eight, received a tablet Friday that they will use in the classroom and get to take home for homework. Students will be able to access their textbooks online, though the tablet...

FORTUNA - Redwood Preparatory Charter School is implementing a new curriculum in the classroom thanks to a grant they matched through the McLean foundation.

The program is called “Project Lead The Way”. It will focus on STEM (Science, technology, engineering and math). The five-week class features robot building, engineering projects, and even 3D printers. Redwood Prep teachers took a...

EUREKA- One local woman is putting her foot down to rodenticides and hope others will do the same.

Dana Zimmerman says she was inspired by a Mendocino County billboard campaign, by Raptors are the Solution, against the use of rodenticides indoors and out.

Rodenticides used commercially by pest control businesses and residents can be lethal to animals like dogs, cats and birds. It...

EUREKA- Members of Humboldt Bay Fire has just completed training across the country to prepare for regional type disasters.

The federally funded program through FEMA. There, participants were instructed on how to respond to some of the most serious disasters in the country, such as earthquakes, hurricanes, floods and tornados.

Battalion Chief Chris Emmons said the training will...

LOLETA-The Wiyot Tribe is preparing for their Wiyot Days celebration Saturday.

The event starts at noon, and will feature music, food and traditional dances. The festivities will take place on the Table Bluff Reservation. Tribal members say it's a chance to celebrate their heritage, and bring the community together.

The event is open to the public.

The following is from the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:

Sheriff’s Detectives will also be attending the scheduled autopsies at the Coroner’s Office on Saturday.

On Wednesday, at approximately 11:00 p. m. one of the burglary suspects called the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office after a friend saw him on the six o’clock news and told him he was wanted by law enforcement. The...

The following is from the Humboldt County Sheriff's Department:

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Detectives are continuing to follow up on the homicide of Harley Wayne Hammers Jr. and Angel Robin Tulley. They continue to interview and contact witnesses and will be serving a Humboldt County Superior Court search warrant on the vehicle Arreaga was driving the night of his arrest. Arreaga’...

Burr Valley - Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies have closed down another grow operation near Bridgeville.

After serving a search warrant in the Burr Valley area, deputies located 90 marijuana plants 12 feet tall being watered by a newly installed well system. There was a structure on the property but no suspects were found. The investigation is continuing.

Anyone with...