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Humboldt Health Alert Press Release: 
Blue-green algae, also known as cyanobacteria, are simple plants found naturally in water and wet environments. Blue-green algae prefer warm stagnant nutrient rich water and are found most often in ponds, lakes, and slow moving rivers.  Some species of blue-green algae produce toxins, so skin contact and ingestion can be...

Emergency personnel responded to a reported stabbing just after one Friday morning. 

A witness told News Channel 3 a male victim was stabbed and was yelling for help near Winco Foods. 

The man was transported to the hospital for treatment. His condition is unknown. 

There's no word on a suspect or suspects. Anyone with information is asked to call the Eureka Police...

Eureka - St. Joseph Hospital has a new flagpole thanks to a local citizen. The American flag once again is at full mast thanks to local dairyman and board of trustee member, Dennis Leonardi.

The old flagpole was previously removed to make room for the new patient care facility that was opened in 2012. The hospital had planned to install a new flagpole but up stepped Leonardi who...

EUREKA- A Caltrans project to widen sections of two Del Norte County highways is under fire by local environmental groups who say the construction will put local salmon at risk.

The project was scheduled to begin in May with plans to widen narrow portions of Highways 197 and 199 along the Smith River to improve safety and provide access for commercial trucks.

In a lawsuit against...

FORTUNA- Thursday marked day four of the Fortuna Rodeo and local residents were out enjoying the carnival and the junior round-up. 

The carnival is a staple of the Fortuna Rodeo and has been part of the fun for over sixty years. With activities for all ages, officials say they expect more than six thousand visitors to come out for the carnival alone.

“The carnival itself seems to...

MCKINLEYVILLE- Don and Katherine Andrews have turned their home into a power plant of sorts. They’re helping supply their neighborhood with energy, by harnessing the power of the sun.

“I’ve calculated that i have produced or we have potentially produced 350,000 watts of power in 20 days, so that's colossal,” Don said.

The Andrews recently installed 16 solar panels on the roof of...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Waiting at an Arcata farm are boxes of fresh vegetables ready to be donated to Food For People's Gleaning Program. The program takes surplus food from farms, gardens and fruit trees and distributes them among seniors and families experiencing food insecurity.

Last year, the food pantry collected 73,678 pounds of food that would otherwise go to waste. The food is given...

ARCATA- Several international students are taking classes at Humboldt State University over the summer. Students from China, Brazil and Saudi Arabia are part of the intensive language immersion program that introduces students to local culture and gets them involved in community service projects.

23 students are at the university from a partnership with the Jiangxi Institute of...