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EUREKA- Thursday marked the first day of the 77th annual Redwood Acres, The Best of Humboldt Fair in Eureka.  Organizers expect 30,000 people to attend the four-day fair, which features games, rides and animal attractions.  But organizers say the fair is about much more.

"It's awesome!" said Devin Alexy, a child attending the fair.

"When I was a teacher, I liked this...

ARCATA- Arcata City Council member Shane Brinton will be stepping down from the position by the end of the week. Brinton made the announcement on Wednesday at the start of the council meeting.

Brinton said he was leaving the position to spend time carrying for his mother, who's illness is becoming more serious.

He was elected to the city council back in 2008 when he was 21-years-...

RIO DELL- The Rio Dell City Council is closing in on their search for the next city manager. The council has a preferred candidate and is the process of researching the person's background before hiring them.

Last week, the council conducted interviews and spoke to several people interested in the position.

The current city manager, Jim Stretch, came out of retirement to fill the...

EUREKA- Eighty middle school students visited News Channel 3 on Thursday to see what it takes to be in the news industry.

The tour was part of the ideas at work career camp hosted by college of the redwoods. It’s a week long camp for Humboldt County 7th and 8th grade students where they learn about technical trades, digital media, product development and other...

EUREKA- More traffic collisions with wildlife occur in this area than any other place in California, according the California Highway Patrol.

CHP officials are warning drivers to take caution when traveling throughout the county, after a collision on Highway 36 Wednesday that left a motorcycle driver with serious injuries.

According to the CHP, drivers on Highway 36, Highway 299...

FORTUNA- Fortuna police officers discovered nearly 5,000 marijuana plants in two residences last night.

Officials say an investigation into illegal marijuana growth activities led them to search the two houses. Police found 2,800 plants in one home on the 1100 block of high street. Later in the evening, they also searched a home on the 1400 block of 9th street. There they...

From the Arcata Police Department: 
On Wednesday June 17th 2014 at approximately 1:40pm, the Arcata Police Department served a marijuana search warrant in the 2200 block of Baldwin Street. at a residence located near Arcata Elementary School.
Officers located a commercial indoor marijuana cultivation operation and evidence of sales.  ...
CRESCENT CITY- Crescent City Police Chief, Douglas Plack, has announced he will be retiring after over 10 years of heading the department.  
The recruitment process for Chief of Police is expected to take several months. In the meantime, City Manager Gene Palazzo has appointed Calvin Berry as the Interim Chief. According to the city staff report, Berry has 40-...