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Eureka – Friday night, Alice Birney Elementary School celebrated diversity with a special evening of food, dance and fellowship.

They’ve been celebrating diversity in their school for over eight years now. There are four hundred seventy five students and around three or four hundred people attended the function that started at 5:30 this evening. But besides the festive atmosphere of...

EUREKA- Larry Clinton Morrow, the man who plead guilty to fatally stabbing a 24-year-old, will serve one year in the Humboldt county jail for the crime. Morrow was sentenced in court Thursday and will serve five years under supervised felony probation once he is released.

Morrow is accused of stabbing Jessie Ruiz multiple times after a fight on Jan. 10 at the Hidden Creek RV Park. Ruiz...

FORTUNA- The FBI is investigating an incident at the Fortuna Police Department that put the building on lockdown. A powdery substance was found in a piece of mail for a parking citation from College of the Redwoods.

The building was shut down for three hours after the substance was found leaving five employees inside after 12 p.m. Thursday. The Fortuna Volunteer Fire Department and a...

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT- Health officials are determining the extent of damage after a semi crashed on hwy 101 traveling with hazardous materials.

The crash happened on hwy 101 as the semi was traveling north 2.3 miles south of Benbow. The cause of the crash is still under investigation. CHP said for unknown reasons the driver allowed the right tire of the rear trailer to travel off the...

Experts confirm that after a two decade decline in youth suicides throughout the country, rates have gone up in recent years.  On Friday, there was a Suicide Prevention Workshop at Eureka High School where school health officials from around Humboldt County learned how to better identify students at risk of committing suicide.

Richard Lieberman is a school psychologist and the Lead...

EUREKA- Friday was the second day of work for the new Eureka City Manager, and he says he is excited to be serving the people of the city.

Greg Sparks has worked in seven different city governments.  He was most currently the City Manager for the City of West Des Moines, Iowa, where he oversaw more than 400 employees and an annual budget of more than $100 million dollars.  Sparks signed...

FORTUNA- The month of May is the official start of Wildfire Season, and CAL FIRE officials expect to be busy.
 
The Kneeland Helitack crew was at the Rohnerville Air Attack Base Friday, wrapping up their weeklong Basic Helitack Firefighter Operations and Safety Training. The crew is made up of twenty people. Fire officials tell us the seasonal crew was brought in...
DEL NORTE COUNTY- Two people were arrested after authorities discovered a working hash lab and extensive marijuana grow operation in Crescent City.
 
Early Friday morning authorities with the Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office Felony Investigating Unit, served a search warrant in the 300 Block of Elk Valley Road. 
 
51-year-old Brian...

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