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MCKINLEYVILLE- A little scare for parents today. McKinleyville Middle School was temporarily on lockdown.

Around 10 a.m Monday, HCSO responded to the central avenue area. People reported hearing what sounded like suspected gun shots. The school was on lockdown for 15 minutes. Luckily, there was no shooting and no injuries. Deputies said it was illegal fireworks.  

Post date: Mon, 05/23/2016 - 17:24

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Humboldt County is better prepared in case a disaster were to hit our region following a week-long disaster training specific to our area.

75 local city and county officials flew to Emmitsburg, Maryland to take part in FEMA's Integrated Emergency Management Course. It allowed for agencies that normally don't work together to join forces. This included Eureka City Staff...

Post date: Mon, 05/23/2016 - 17:21

RIO DELL- The City of Rio Dell is reviewing its budget for the upcoming fiscal year.

Monday at 5:30 a special study session was held at the City Council Chamber. According to City Manager, Kyle Knopp proposed staffing allocations by the department, reserve policy and the proposed capital budget will all be discussed.

He says Measure U, a 1-percent sales tax that went into effect...

Post date: Mon, 05/23/2016 - 17:13

ARCATA- An investigation is underway to determine what caused flames to rip through an Arcata residence.

Just after 12:30 Monday afternoon, Arcata Fire District was called to check smoke reported in the community forest.  While in route, fire crews noticed it was black smoke and then found a fully involved structure fire. 

AFD firefighters along with Blue Lake and Fieldbrook...

Post date: Mon, 05/23/2016 - 17:10

SHELTER COVE- A massive whale carcass is drawing a lot of attention after it washed ashore in Shelter Cove.

According to the Shelter Cove Volunteer Fire Department, the carcass appeared on Black Sands Beach around 2 Sunday afternoon.

Biologists from Humboldt State University arrived at the beach Monday afternoon and determined it's a 21-foot young female gray whale. The whale...

Post date: Mon, 05/23/2016 - 17:03

Monday is the final deadline to register to vote for the June Primary. Click It or Ticket Campaign kicks off ahead of Memorial Day weekend. Special Report: "Dungeness- The Heartbreak & The Hope" will air Monday & Tuesday at 6 & 11 on News Channel 3. North Coast films recognized in Hollywood this weekend. Local seniors get a break on expensive pet services. Portuguese Hall...

Post date: Sun, 05/22/2016 - 16:11

Man survives car crash along Highway 36 & makes it to safety four days later. Community members gather for annual march against genetically modified foods. Blue Lake residents invited to visit wastewater treatment facility. First ever steel pan festival celebrates unique music. War veterans invited to Humboldt Trap & Skeet Club on Armed Forces Day. 

Post date: Sat, 05/21/2016 - 16:34

EUREKA - Humboldt County is enjoying an extended period of low unemployment and one of the reasons may be the plethora of job fairs over the past couple of weeks.

One of the biggest and most extensive is the Redwood Coast Career Fair hosted by the Job Market that took place Friday at the Sequoia Conference Center in Eureka.

Job employers and job seekers could meet in the same...

Post date: Sat, 05/21/2016 - 00:19