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RIO DELL- Rio Dell firefighters kicked off their 6th Annual Christmas Tree sale Friday.

The sale is first come, first served with those Friday getting the best selection of the 250 trees available.

Prices range from $25 to $95 dollars per tree. The sale is a fundraiser for the agency and draws in an average of about $3,000. The money is used for a volunteer dinner, uniform...

Post date: Fri, 11/27/2015 - 19:13

EUREKA- Many people chose to opt outside on Friday with free passes to California's State Parks.

All of the passes were claimed by Friday morning. A total of 5,100 people downloaded a pass to one of the 49 parks. Here on the north coast, many were taking advantage of the free day at Fort Humboldt.

"My family's visiting from Southern California so we decided to go on some e-...

Post date: Fri, 11/27/2015 - 19:12

EUREKA - It’s the busiest shopping day of the year and even with online shopping becoming more popular, bargain hunters were out on foot Friday, taking advantage of those Black Friday deals.

Shoppers hustled through the Bayshore Mall buying everything from towels to toasters. While retailers lured consumers with discount signs and posters in every direction. Shoppers say, getting the...

Post date: Fri, 11/27/2015 - 17:26

EUREKA - The man in the big red suit is on the north coast. Yes, Santa Claus is here. He made a grand entrance at the Bayshore Mall Friday morning and met a very special young lady.

Christmas spirit shined bright at the Bayshore Mall, with Santa Claus and Humboldt Bay Fire teaming up to give shoppers an everlasting holiday memory.

“It's all fun and all good and I think that's...

Post date: Fri, 11/27/2015 - 17:17

EUREKA - With the help of Santa at the Bayshore Mall, Humboldt Bay Fire kicked off their annual holiday toy drive.  

The agency began the tradition in 1935 when firefighters would make toys to give to children in need. Today, they keep the tradition alive with the help of the community. Humboldt Bay Fire has dispersed approximately twenty donation barrels throughout town and three at...

Post date: Fri, 11/27/2015 - 17:03

ARCATA - Studies show a single Thanksgiving meal can total up to 4500 calories with the average American gaining one to two pounds during the holidays. But some people on the north coast took a preventative approach Thanksgiving morning and hit the gym.  

Health Sport in Arcata was only open a few hours but it was enough time for fitness fanatics to break a sweat before Thanksgiving...

Post date: Thu, 11/26/2015 - 18:44

EUREKA - With the sunshine outside on Thanksgiving day some Eureka residents rounded up the family and headed to Sequoia Park.

People of all ages and their dogs frolicked in the sun and gazed at the scenery, with some taking a stroll through the park’s trail. Children ran, played Frisbee and enjoyed the swings. Parents say it’s a great way to get kids out of the house before...

Post date: Thu, 11/26/2015 - 18:38

TRINIDAD - Hundreds gathered at the Trinidad memorial lighthouse Thankgiving morning to give thanks and send good energy to local fishermen. 

This year marks the twentieth annual Blessing of the Fleet. Hosted by commercial fishermen’s wives and loved ones the event unites the community to send blessings to the dedicated men and women who work on the water.

“I think no matter who...

Post date: Thu, 11/26/2015 - 18:35