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FORTUNA- It wouldn't be Thanksgiving, without a turkey dinner.

That's what dozens of people got Thursday at the Methodist Church in Fortuna. Coordinated in conjunction with the River Life Foundation, guests got turkey and all the fixings for free.

The meal took two days to prepare with the help of dozens of volunteers. This is the foundation's 7th year of putting on a...

Post date: Thu, 11/26/2015 - 14:44

RIO DELL- The Rio Dell Fire Department is gearing up for Black Friday with hundreds of Christmas trees.

The department's annual tree sale starts Friday morning. It's the agency's largest fundraiser of the year bringing in thousands of dollars.

Trees will be available until December 24 and range from $25 to $95. Wreaths and tree stands are also available for purchase. The sale...

Post date: Thu, 11/26/2015 - 14:40

EUREKA- One person was taken to the hospital Thursday morning following a rollover crash in Eureka.

It happened just before 9 a.m. on Broadway in front of the Bayshore Mall. Witnesses tell us the driver of a green Honda Accord was driving at a high speed when the vehicle crashed through fencing, landing on it's roof in the mall parking lot. Firefighters worked to free the occupant of...

Post date: Thu, 11/26/2015 - 14:39

NORTH COAST- Thanksgiving Day for some means its time to pull out the Christmas decorations. While you're getting into the holiday spirit, don't forget about safety.

PG&E tells us the most important thing to remember when decorating this year, look up. If you're using a ladder to put up lights outdoors, look for power lines and avoid them. If you're on the roof, make sure to look...

Post date: Thu, 11/26/2015 - 14:38

FERNDALE- Renovations on an area of road prone to flooding are close to completion.

A new Port Kenyon Bridge was installed last month over the salt river near Ferndale. Now, it's just waiting a coat of pavement. The renovation is part of the salt river restoration project meant to address sediment, flooding and drainage issues in the salt river watershed. Ferndale officials tell us the...

Post date: Thu, 11/26/2015 - 14:37

EUREKA - As winter moves in it’s going to get colder in your house. But turning up the heat doesn't have to mean turning out your wallet. Redwood Coast Energy Authority provides tips for how you can cut down the energy costs this winter.   

First, take advantage of your programmable thermostat if you have one. Turn the setting down at night or when you’re away. That can save up to 15%...

Post date: Wed, 11/25/2015 - 18:52

EUREKA - If you want to get a head start on Black Friday deals, look no further than the Bayshore Mall. The mall will be open this Thanksgiving from 6 p.m. to midnight.

Based on feedback, shoppers appreciate the opportunity to avoid Black Friday pandemonium and still get the Christmas items they’ve been eyeing, at a discounted price. Specials and hours will differ at each store. Mall...

Post date: Wed, 11/25/2015 - 18:49

ARCATA - We discussed in part one how the proposed medical marijuana innovation zone in Arcata could offer medical marijuana entrepreneurs the opportunity to develop and manufacture products. City officials also weighed in on community concerns. Now we’ll touch on local economic inefficiencies with medical marijuana products, testing, regulations, and a possible issue with a newly adopted area...

Post date: Wed, 11/25/2015 - 18:18