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ARCATA- Plans are moving along to upgrade the Greenview Playground in Arcata.

Wednesday at 6 community members are meeting with Arcata Parks & Recreation to discuss designs that an architectural firm has put together. The park will be the first fully accessible park on the North Coast and will cost roughly 300,000 dollars. The money is being raised through community donations, the...

Post date: Wed, 01/13/2016 - 17:58

NORTH COAST - Heavy wind and rain knocked out power to several North Coast communities Tuesday. Mckinleyville, Eureka, Scotia and Harris near Alderpoint all had sections of their cities affected.

PG&E said just before 4 in the afternoon, 69 customers in McKinleyville lost electricity. They were restored around 7:15 pm. In Eureka, 71-residents lost power along with 41 in Scotia....

Post date: Wed, 01/13/2016 - 00:00

CUTTEN - An update to a shooting Monday night in Cutten.

Around 8:15, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a shots fired call near the 6500 block of Walnut Drive.

Law enforcement says a bullet passed through a sliding glass door then across a room of the house before shattering another window. Deputies searched the surrounding area but no suspects were found. There...

Post date: Tue, 01/12/2016 - 20:55

MCKINLEYVILLE- An 80-year-old organization uses a modern tool to upgrade it's facility.

Dow’s Prairie Grange was constructed in the 1930’s and is used by for a wide variety of purposes from Girl Scout meetings to Community Emergency Response Team trainings. After heavy rains and heavy use left the Grange's parking lot in bad shape, McKinleyville Lions used Facebook to request help from...

Post date: Tue, 01/12/2016 - 18:06

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - Nearly 200 high school seniors are better prepared for the financial responsibility of college after attending Cash for College workshops. Graduating seniors and their parents are invited to attend one of seven remaining Cash for College workshops organized by Humboldt County Office of Education. Today at Eureka High School's College and Career Center, financial aid experts...

Post date: Tue, 01/12/2016 - 18:01

EUREKA- Plans are moving forward to expand the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on 5th Street in Eureka.

The 21-million-dollar project is a collaborative effort between many entities within the county including Mental Health, Probation, and the Sheriff’s Office to name a few. The California Board of State and Community Corrections gave the Board of Supervisors an update...

Post date: Tue, 01/12/2016 - 17:22

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- The name of the Orleans woman killed in a solo crash in North Eastern Humboldt was released. The crash happened around 10:30 Monday morning, on Highway 96 South of Orleans.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, a 2004 Ford Expedition driven by a 24-year-old Cindie Natasha Simpson drove off the roadway and overturned several times. She was not wearing a seatbelt and as a...

Post date: Tue, 01/12/2016 - 17:14

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- A graduate-degree program through the University of California at Davis is helping address our shortage of healthcare workers in the area.

At Tuesday’s Humboldt County Board of Supervisors meeting there was a presentation from the UC Davis Graduate Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant Program. Since 1972, students have been able to take part in the program and in...

Post date: Tue, 01/12/2016 - 17:10