Red Cross Evacuation Center for Mad River/Ruth at: Van Duzen Community Center, Van Duzen Road, Mad River:    
Precautionary evacuations for the town of Blocksburg. There will be a meeting Saturday at 6pm at the Baptist Church in Bridgeville 48215 Alderpoint Road :    
Mandatory evacuation for both sides of Lower Mad River Road, from Ruth Marina/Journey’s End to Ruth/Zenia Road. :    
State Route 36 is closed at the Trinity County line due to the wildfires. It's unknown when the roadway will re-open:    

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EUREKA- Staff with Eureka City Schools briefed the council on the state of the 2014/2015 fiscal year budget.

Officials say while city revenues match up with what was projected at the beginning of the fiscal year, operational savings are lower than predicted.  City staff says this is the result of vacant positions filling up earlier than anticipated.  At Tuesday night’s council meeting,...

Eureka - A new crime program called “Operation Safe Streets” is being introduced at a community meeting Wednesday from 6-8 pm at the Veteran’s Memorial building on H Street in Eureka.

Concerned citizens formed Operation Safe Streets to help local crime prevention groups by offering training and guidance. Scheduled speakers include: EPD Chief Andrew Mills, Captain Steve Watson, Attorney...

EUREKA - A small group of students was recognized at a breakfast gathering Tuesday morning at the Ingomar Club in the Carson Mansion.  

"Every Student Succeeding, it is, those students who've succeeded against all odds. And if I were to put that in words, I would say, think about some of the toughest things you've gone through in your life and think about those challenges. Then...

ARCATA - After two days of the Native American Activism Conference, a group of 30 students decided to form a sit-in Monday night at the Native Forum on HSU campus.

The group demonstrated their growing concerns related to diversity and last fall’s departure of the director of Indian Natural Resource, Science and Engineering Program. As of Tuesday afternoon, protesters were still located...

MCKINLEYVILLE - Recent new ownership of the Ocean West mobile home park in McKinleyville, has some residents taking action regarding the future of their rent.

The Ocean West mobile home park was recently purchased by Inspire Communities; the same company that purchased Lazy J mobile home park in Arcata and raised the rent 10 percent across the board. Residents of Ocean West say, they...

EUREKA - After a water leak at his Eureka home over the weekend, a resident is helping identify problem areas that could cause severe water damage and showing how to prevent them. 

One of the most common types of insurance claims is plumbing leaks. Often because residents don't know there's a problem until it happens and then they’re not sure what to do.

"Be able to know where to...

ARCATA - The Native American Activism Conference continued Monday at HSU with a number of guest speakers.

Organizers say, the turnout the second day was bigger. The event opened with traditional songs and prayer. Speakers from around the country came to lecture on environmental justice, legal observation and jail support, native resistance to the Keystone XL Pipeline, Klamath fish wars...

EUREKA - A wanted fugitive on the run for some time was captured by police early Tuesday morning in Eureka. Taken into custody was 36-year old Jason Ryan Omholt who was on the EPD’S Most Wanted List.

Law Enforcement received tips Omholt was in possession of a stolen Dodge minivan. After a detailed search, the van was located unoccupied near the 1800 block of 3rd Street. The...