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FORTUNA- For the fourth year in a row and the fifth time in history, one local police department has once again shown why their DUI prevention efforts are award winning.

At Monday night's city council meeting the California Highway Patrol presented the Fortuna Police Department with the Special Recognition Traffic Safety Award. The honor is part of the California Law Enforcement...

NORTH COAST - Mendocino County has now joined the effort for an alternate route along Highway 101 around Last Chance Grade near Crescent City. 

The Mendocino County Board of Supervisors approved a letter of support to the Del Norte County Last Chance Advisory Committee, Chair, Kurt Stremberg. He and two Del Norte County Supervisors visited Mendocino Tuesday morning thanking the board...

MCKINLEYVILLE - The McKinleyville Board of Directors will decide at it's district meeting Wednesday night if they will continue to provide their annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event to residents.

Humboldt Waste Management Authority partnered with the McKinleyville Community Services District in 2013, hosting the event that helps residents properly dispose of any hazardous...

NORTH COAST - Chewing tobacco has been associated with baseball for many of years, but new legislation in California could change that. 

In an effort to protect the health of players and set an effective example for children, California assemblyman Tony Thurmond has introduced legislation for baseball to become tobacco free. Public health advocates and youth baseball players started the...

EUREKA - Eureka Police arrested a Trinidad man after a “shoulder tap operation” to combat underage drinking.

Arrested and released was 41-year old Shanon Dennis Korb. This past Saturday, a minor working with EPD, targeted several retail liquor and convenience stores. The minor indicated in some way he or she was underage and could not purchase the alcohol. Korb agreed to do it and will...

FORTUNA- Across the nation students are celebrating a legendary children's author. March 2 marks Dr. Suess's birthday, now recognized as Read Across America Day. In Fortuna, how else to honor the late Dr. Seuss than with green eggs and ham? Of course, like the book goes, not everyone was so thrilled.

"I don't' like green eggs or ham," Ambrosini Elementary Kindergartner Sarah said.

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FORTUNA- The Friendly City is cutting back it's hours. Starting Monday city hall will now be closed between 12 p.m. To 1 p.m. And end the day earlier 4 p.m.

"We've reached the breaking point to where we either have to hire staff or reduce services and this is actually a small reduction in services to the public," City Of Fortuna Finance Director Marie Essig said. "The window has been...

NORTH COAST - Nineteen graduates have recently made it through the Humboldt County Nurse-Family Partnership's 2.5 year program.

The program offers help to low-income mothers pregnant with their first child. Nurses are assigned to mothers less than 28 weeks pregnant and assist them until their child is two years old. The nurse helps the mother improve pregnancy outcomes by teaching...