Mandatory evacuation for both sides of Lower Mad River Road, from Ruth Marina/Journey’s End to Ruth/Zenia Road. :    
Advisory evacuation for the town of Denny. The Red Cross is setting up an evacuation center at the Solid Rock Christian Church, 3, Hayfork.:    
Mandatory fire evacuation for the end of Kerlin Creek Road, 3N44 & 3N50, in Hyampom.:    


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From the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:
On Monday at around 9:00 p.m., a Humboldt County Sheriff Deputy attempted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Azalea Rd. near Chapel Hill rd. McKinleyville.
The solo Deputy had observed a black SUV and learned that the vehicles registered owner had a felony warrant. The vehicle initially failed to stop and continued to...

NORTH COAST- DUI arrests are down this holiday season, the Avoid the 8 DUI task force made seven arrests over the weekend.

One following a major injury accident near Scotia where a Carlotta man was arrested Saturday after he allegedly lost control of his vehicle, hit a sign and traveled 80 feet down the hillside.

The Winter Holiday Anti DUI crackdown is in affect now until...

EUREKA- The annual truckers parade bustled through Eureka Saturday night as thousands of fans lined the streets to catch a glimpse of the big trucks rolling through towns.

The huge vehicles displayed their Christmas cheer decorated with lights of all different colors. The trucks got their start near Redwood Acres, cruising up I street then circled back through Myrtle Avenue.


EUREKA – ‘Tis the season for Salvation Army Kettle drives and this year, one kettler took it to the next level. The kettle drivers of the Eureka Salvation Army were challenged to a competition by their boss, Lieutenant Tim Danielson. Whoever brought in a $400 kettle, or more, could shave the lieutenant’s head.

Well, one kettler, Gavin Smiley did just that. He raised $798, and this...

ARCATA - Five moms. Two storage units. One suburban. And thousands of totes.

“We are here to give some totes to Mad River Hospital. We heard there was a need and so we would like to help in any way we can,” Sarah Reback, a founding member of Ethan and Teyler Totes.   

These moms are giving totes filled with the necessities, like shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste, and deodarant...

EUREKA- William Nelson was found guilty of shooting a sheriff’s deputy in Shelter Cove back in May by a Humboldt County Jury.

Fifty-five-year-old William Nelson shot a Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputy in the chest when deputies were serving Nelson a notice to leave the premises. Just before noon on Monday, the jury found Nelson guilty of the attempted murder of a peace officer, but the...

EUREKA- Christmas tree fires occur about 250 times per year throughout the country and Humboldt Bay Fire officials urge you to help prevent them by following these steps.

Fire officials recommend people use artificial trees approved by the State Fire Marshal. For natural trees, they say to cut off an inch of the trunk when you bring one home and put the tree in a sturdy base with two...

EUREKA- Two water studies meant to increase use of Ruth Lake water reserves will be reviewed at the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors meeting.

The Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District will present their findings Tuesday on potential water pipeline routes transporting water out of county. The district currently uses less than 20 percent of its state permitted water supply now that...