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NORTH COAST - A controversial project coming up for license renewal is getting some scientific examination by local HSU river experts.

Environmental professors, Alison O’Dowd, William Trush and James Graham along with several undergraduate and graduate students are working to get a better understanding of the Potter Valley Project and its effects on salmon in the Eel River watershed....

Post date: Mon, 12/14/2015 - 19:57

BIG LAGOON- Diesel fuel has made it’s way into Big Lagoon after a tanker truck overturned on Saturday.

It’s estimated the trailer contained around 4,400 gallons of diesel, and that more than 1,000 gallons spilled. It wasn’t initially believed oil was in the water but the heavy rains pushed the diesel into the lagoon. While multiple agencies are working to determine how much is in the...

Post date: Mon, 12/14/2015 - 17:23

EUREKA- College of the Redwoods is raising funds for a scholarship in memory of a Fortuna native who lost his life in October during a shooting at Oregon’s Umpqua Community College. Jason Dale Johnson's family hopes this scholarship will allow for his legacy to live on and provide an education for others in the process.

"There are no words for our appreciation to this college. What a...

Post date: Mon, 12/14/2015 - 17:12

A structure fire in McKinleyville leaves a family of six displaced. Some HSU students are raising funds to visit the Pope in Poland. The Queens of the Humboldt County Beauty Pageant put together a pageant at a Eureka nursing home. The 39th Annual Fortuna Christmas Music Festival drew hundreds to the River Lodge. The community of Trinidad invited the public to shop local at Holidays in Trinidad...

Post date: Sun, 12/13/2015 - 18:52

A tanker truck overturns on Highway 101 spilling fuel. Two Ferndale men were arrested for burglary. The Humboldt County Animal Shelter hosts an open house. The Humboldt Association of Realtors invites 40 organizations to it's annual Toys for Kids Toy Drive. The deaf community brings Santa to Eureka for the first time.

Post date: Sat, 12/12/2015 - 18:03

DEL NORTE COUNTY - An agreement between the Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office and the Yurok Tribe is giving tribal officers more powers when it comes to enforcing the law.

The Del Norte County Board of Supervisors will commemorate the signing of a cooperative memorandum of understanding on Monday.

The new agreement will make it possible for qualified Yurok Tribe, Public Safety...

Post date: Fri, 12/11/2015 - 20:25

NORTH COAST - With all the heavy weather happening on the North Coast, Caltrans and forest officials are warning to be safe and aware of your surroundings.

A slide occurred on Highway 36 due to heavy wind and rains. Bridgeville maintenance crews were busy clearing that area Thursday.

Also, Six Rivers Forest warns of severe weather in and around burned areas from summer wildfires...

Post date: Fri, 12/11/2015 - 20:13

GASQUET - Del Norte County law enforcement is searching for a missing Oregon man.

59-year old Lee Martinho of Cave Junction left Thursday with his girlfriend to pick mushrooms in the Gasquet Mountains. The two planned to meet at Road 17N-49 early this morning. The girlfriend made it out but Martinho is still missing. Del Norte County Search and Rescue searched all day with no contact....

Post date: Fri, 12/11/2015 - 19:56