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FERNDALE- A moderate earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.7 has struck off the North Coast.
 
The U.S. Geological Survey reports the quake shook at 1:08 p.m. Wednesday about 40 miles southwest of Eureka.
 
No injuries and minor damage was reported. Four aftershocks occurred shortly after.
 

Jennifer Raymond could have retired.  But she loves feral cats and is committed to their welfare.  People from throughout the area seek out Jennifer's agency to help them save the cats in their neighborhood. That is why she formed the Humboldt Spay and Neuter Network.  On Jacobs Avenue in Eureka, they spay or neuter feral cats free or at reduced rates.  They are trying control the feral cat...

Fire crews continue to battle a three alarm structure fire at the intersection of 11th and Main Street in Fortuna.

It was reported just after 4 a.m. Wednesday. Fortuna Fire officials say the blaze started in a electrical panel in the back of the historic Star Hotel...

DEL NORTE COUNTY - A Panama-based mining company with plans to drill near the Smith River has pulled their application after Senator Mike McGuire and Congressman Jared Huffman introduced a bill protecting the wild river.

 “Red Flat Nickel Corporation” had submitted plans to drill up to 59 mine shafts on nearly 4,000 acres. It could have allowed for one of the largest nickel, cobalt and...

FORTUNA - A local charter school will be giving back to the community with random acts of kindness.

Every February 17, Random Acts of Kindness Day is observed nationally and this year Redwood Preparatory Charter School in Fortuna is getting an early start.

On Thursday, January 29, students will be spending the afternoon with kindness as their goal. Various activities are planned...

FORTUNA- The Avoid The 8 DUI Task Force wants you to choose your side now for Super Bowl Sunday: drinking or driving.

The task force will deploy roving DUI saturation patrols during and following the big game. This Sunday's campaign slogan: "Fans Don't Let Fans Drive Drunk." law enforcement says if you plan to drink while rooting on your favorite team, make arrangements ahead of time to...

FORTUNA- A new health clinic for Eel River Valley residents is in the near future. On Tuesday, nearly two dozen community partners dedicated land set aside for the future of healthcare in Fortuna.

"The Eel River Valley had an excellent team of providers for the last 40 years and they are nearing retirement age or have begun to retire and this is an effort to put a modern facility in...

LOLETA- The man accused of burglarizing a used car lot in Fortuna and a residence in Loleta is now in custody.

41 year old Daniel Ray Fidler of Fortuna was arrested Sunday after allegedly burglarizing a residence on the 300 block of Echo Lane in Loleta. During the burglary, Fidler fled the property in a dark sedan when a neighbor fired warning shots. Deputies then searched the area and...