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HUMBOLDT COUNTY- This fall, firefighters across the nation are taking part in prescribed burns, including those right here in Humboldt County.

These burns come as the peak of fire season nears an end in our area, but firefighters are already preparing for what’s ahead. Most recently, firefighters from the Nature Conservancy, the U.S. Forest Service, and from several private fire and...

Post date: Mon, 10/19/2015 - 17:14

EUREKA - Eureka city staff is attempting to alleviate properties that are threatening the safety, health and quality of life for residents, with a chronic nuisance ordinance. City council will hear a second reading of the ordinance at it’s meeting Tuesday night. 

The ordinance is based on a point system and includes both behavioral and physical nuisance conditions. One point penalties...

Post date: Mon, 10/19/2015 - 17:11

RIO DELL- Good news if you have an electric vehicle, an EV charging station will soon be placed in Rio Dell.

At Tuesday’s meeting, the City Council will discuss plans for the new station as part of a larger project to revamp the parking lot near the Pizza Factory on Wildwood Avenue. The city recently repaved the parking lot and put in new lines, now future lighting and landscaping for...

Post date: Mon, 10/19/2015 - 17:08

SCOTIA- A former lumber town will soon give renters the opportunity to purchase their homes.

New water mains, storm drains, curbs and ADA compliant crossings have been installed in Scotia. The next step is to put 30 homes up for sale. Renters have 90 days to come to an agreed price with the town and then the homes will be open to the general public. We’re told the idea is to recoup the...

Post date: Mon, 10/19/2015 - 17:04

EEL RIVER VALLEY- On a cloudy Monday morning California Fish and Wildlife Game Warden Matt Wells digs through a pile of discarded trash, hoping to find some evidence of who left it on the Eel River bar.

"If that stuff got in the water it could be harmful to aquatic so, we don't want this here," Wells said. "We have to figure out a way to get this cleaned up."

Sadly, this is a...

Post date: Mon, 10/19/2015 - 16:02

Search efforts continue for a missing Trinity County man. A driver was hospitalized after hitting an embankment in Briceland. College of the Redwood students get hands on training during their EMT course. Faculty members at CSU campuses throughout the state will vote to strike for a pay raise. The 9th Annual Latino Community Health Fair draws dozens to Redwood Acres. Humboldt Bay Wildlife...

Post date: Sun, 10/18/2015 - 18:45

Loleta has a brand new playground for families to enjoy. Four storm drain murals were unveiled in Arcata. The California Conservation Corp helped spruce up Sequoia Park. Hundreds of kids celebrated their love of reading at Humboldt County Library, the 6th Annual Art Calendar was also unveiled. Dozens of horses and their owners took part in the Fall Frolic Horse Show.

Post date: Sat, 10/17/2015 - 18:49

CRESCENT CITY - Del Norte County law enforcement is reporting an uptick in counterfeit money in circulation.

Officials say the counterfeit cash is being distributed in and around local businesses. There are many different denominations and serial numbers that were reported.

Del Norte County Sheriff’s Deputies advise the public to check the texture of the paper. Counterfeit money...

Post date: Sat, 10/17/2015 - 00:25