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HUMBOLDT COUNTY- The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors is addressing safety concerns at area airports following a Grand Jury report published in May.

On Tuesday the board will review staff responses to the Grand Jury's findings and recommendations. In May the jury found Humboldt County airports had deferred maintenance issues that impacted operational safety, including discrepancies...

FORTUNA - It was an action packed week in Fortuna with more than 8,000 people attending the rodeo. 

On Friday, a crowd of about 3,700 showed up for Motorsports night. It featured extreme quad riding by X-Games champion Colten Moore and freestyle motorcycle jumping. Approximately 5,000 people attended on Saturday, which is a 50% increase from the previous year. Plus the junior rodeo...

EUREKA - Tipped over and vandalized portable bathrooms in Eureka are being removed from the Palco Marsh just weeks after being placed.

Monday morning the B&B’s near the Bayshore Mall and West Del Norte Street were stood up and the areas sanitized. The B&B’s were installed July 1st to address environmental concerns surrounding the lack of restroom accessibility for...

The City of Eureka is looking to improve its enforcement of the “No Camping Ordinance.”

At Tuesday’s Eureka City Council meeting, City staff will share the steps the city is taking to make a “major reduction” in homeless encampments throughout the City. Officials say the new initiative is a result of the environmental damage in this area and community complaints. Last week, the Eureka...

LOLETA- A summer program is preserving a tradition, giving Wiyot children the opportunity to learn their native language.

It's a language that dates back thousands of years, and Wiyot hasn't had fluent native speakers since the 1940’s or 50’s.

"In Wiyot the name of the language is soulátluk'. It's the Wiyot language and it literally means our jaw," said Wiyot Language Program...

EUREKA- The City of Eureka is asking local residents for their input as staff works to develop the Waterfront.

There are currently no projects underway next to the Boardwalk between C Street and F Street, but staff hopes to have something built in the next two years. Starting next Monday, staff will host several workshops at the Wharfinger Building. The first meeting will be about the...

HUMBOLDT AND DEL NORTE COUNTIES- Dry weather, the ongoing drought, and arson fires are keeping the Cal Fire Humboldt-Del Norte Unit extra busy this fire season.

From June 1st to July 17th, locally, Cal Fire has responded to 67 more fires compared to last year. Statewide, there’s been about one thousand more fires than normal. While there’s been a growing number of...

ARCATA- A memorial service and motorcade procession was held Saturday remembering the life of one of the two U.S. Forest Firefighters killed in a crash.

29-year-old Dale Mendes and 19-year-old Jason Fritz Price, Jr. were killed last week after their vehicle went off a cliff landing in the Trinity River. Saturday, at the Arcata Community Center, friends and family shared memories of...