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MANILA - Dr. Seuss' birthday was this week and to celebrate schools are participating in Read Across America. Thursday Redwood Coast Montessori in Manila participated.

Students showed up to school in pajamas and let their imaginations run wild with Dr. Seuss books. Some of the author's classic tales from the 50's and 60's were read by students from the HSU Veterans Program and...

Post date: Fri, 03/04/2016 - 16:37

FERNDALE - Expert blacksmith Jerry Murry is set to fire up an antique forge at the Ferndale Museum Saturday morning and you can see how it’s done, for free.

Murry visits from Santa Rosa only three times a year to host the demonstration and talk about blacksmith history. The museum's forge and equipment was donated by the Mouat family who once operated a blacksmith shop in Rio Dell. The...

Post date: Fri, 03/04/2016 - 16:30

EUREKA- Some students at South Bay School are gearing up for a state competition after winning big at the 35th Annual Humboldt County History Day Competition over the weekend.

The students competed against 16 other middle schools from the area but South Bay came out on top. 

"It was really kind of nerve wrecking but I felt a real sense of confidence,” said 8th Grader,...

Post date: Fri, 03/04/2016 - 16:19

EUREKA- Locals can now enjoy a new outdoor space at the corner of 2nd and G Streets in Old Town Eureka.

The area’s second parklet was officially opened to the public during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday afternoon in front of the Humboldt Bay Tourism Center. The parklet replaces one street parking space and is a unique boat shape, which embraces the history of Victorian Old...

Post date: Fri, 03/04/2016 - 16:01

From EPD: 

EUREKA-On 03/03/16 at about 3:50 p.m., Officers with the Eureka Police Department responded to the parking lot of the 3300 block of Broadway for the report of an assault that had just occurred....

Post date: Fri, 03/04/2016 - 11:29

DEL NORTE COUNTY - Two Crescent City men are sentenced to state prison after being found guilty for assault and various drug charges.

23-year old Warren Bailey will have to serve 85-percent of his 6-year sentence before he is eligible for parole. He was found guilty of assaulting a fellow student with a knife at the Del Norte campus of College of the Redwoods in April of 2015. The...

Post date: Thu, 03/03/2016 - 23:44

EUREKA - Mass shootings are becoming more frequent and effecting communities across the nation. Now training the public on how to respond in an active shooter situation is becoming equally as common. The Eureka Police Department held two such sessions Thursday.

Hundreds of community members, teachers, city council members, and various organizations filled the Sequoia Conference Center...

Post date: Thu, 03/03/2016 - 19:09

ARCATA - The city of Arcata made a big leap in moving forward with its medical marijuana innovation zone Wednesday night. City council adopted an amended land use code, a regulatory scheme, and requirements for permits. 

The zone is a location for medical marijuana entrepreneurs to cultivate, manufacture, test and store products. The zone will include all property along West End Road...

Post date: Thu, 03/03/2016 - 19:00