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NORTH COAST - The California Arts Council invites 4th and 5th grade students throughout the state to participate in a contest to create a poster with water conservation as the theme.

The contest supports the State Drought Task Force' efforts and Governor Brown’s goal of awakening all Californians to the urgency of the drought and conservation.

This is the...

EUREKA- Federal agents were in Humboldt and Trinity counties Wednesday serving search warrants on three residences suspected of money laundering and illegal marijuana operations.

The Humboldt County Drug Task Force is assisting U.S. Drug Enforcement Agents in busts at homes on Mill Creek Road in McKinleyville, L. K. Woods Boulevard in Arcata and in Salyer off of State Route 299. No one...

ARCATA- For the past 20 years Humboldt County has had one of the highest breast cancer death rates in the state. Now, thanks to a $217,102 grant, experts at Humboldt State University, as well as the Breast and GYN Health Project, are beginning to look for answers.

The project is called the rural breast cancer survival study. It will run for 18 months and explore different factors that...

EUREKA- If you're an expecting mother, chances are your doctor told you to take multi-vitamins with folic acid to prevent birth defects. But local health experts say you should begin taking the supplement long before you're pregnant.

January 4 through 10 marks Folic Acid Awareness Week. Health experts with the Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services are encouraging all...

Rio dell is kicking off the year with a new mayor.

Frank Wilson was handed the gavel by the city council to serve a two-year term as the city’s mayor. Wilson was elected in an open-ballot process in the first round of voting last night. According to the city, Wilson is familiar with the timber industry, having worked for the Humboldt Redwood Company. They say his knowledge in that area...

EUREKA - The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors motioned to draft a resolution in Tuesday’s supervisor meeting for businesses to voluntarily stop distributing single use plastic bags. We talked with some of those local businesses about what that might mean.

The board's request comes instead of mandating a ban on the bags. In July of 2013, the board voted to create an ordinance banning...

EUREKA - The month of January is National Volunteer Blood Donor Month and we sat down with the Northern California Community Blood Bank Wednesday to understand just what that means.

“One of the reasons January is National Volunteer Blood Donor Month and we try to raise some awareness is traditionally the holidays have been a real tough time for blood centers because people are so busy...

Capital Crane Service has been confirmed as the company employing the private contractor who died on the job Tuesday. The coroner has identified the victim as 64-year-old, Forrest Hill resident, Mike Vander Veen.

While in the basket of an industrial boom on Sierra Pacific Industries property, Veen was reportedly electrocuted and killed by a high voltage power line. Although, Sierra...