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EUREKA - He was an advisor to President Reagan and his clients were a who’s who of major corporations. Peter Hannaford died this past Saturday.

He had a long career in public relations and politics. He wrote ten books mostly about past U.S. Presidents and media relations and hundreds of articles for magazines and newspapers.

He most prominent and influential role was an assistant...

Post date: Mon, 09/07/2015 - 20:46

DEL NORTE COUNTY - Firefighters are making more progress on the Gasquet Complex Fire in Del Norte County.

The huge complex is made up of four separate fires that have burned nearly 29,000 acres and is now 46% contained. Crews are still primarily concerned with protecting areas like private property, campgrounds and roads along with critical natural resources and endangered species....

Post date: Mon, 09/07/2015 - 20:24

EUREKA - Labor unions, city officials and community members celebrated Labor Day at Organized Labor’s Annual Picnic in Sequoia Park.

The Humboldt Del Norte Counties Building Trades Council and Central Labor Councils, along with their affiliate unions have hosted the picnic for more than three decades. Attendees listened to live music, ate barbecue and discussed fair contracts. Admission...

Post date: Mon, 09/07/2015 - 17:39

NORTH COAST - Twenty one foreign exchange students have begun a new school year on the north coast, meanwhile our local students are overseas as rotary ambassadors. 

Made possible by the Rotary Youth Exchange, students from 18 countries are attending local high schools, including Eureka, Arcata, McKinleyville and Fortuna. Exchange students live with up to three different families during...

Post date: Mon, 09/07/2015 - 17:35

ARCATA- There was live music, delicious food, and a kid's zone at the I Street Block Party in Arcata. 

"It's just like the perfect day for it because it's so beautiful and sunny. It's great," said some of those in attendance. 

It's the 30th year the Sister City Project has hosted the Block Party, in an effort to raise funds for Camoapa, Nicaragua.

"We felt that it was...

Post date: Mon, 09/07/2015 - 17:35

DEL NORTE - If you live in Del Norte County, you can now sign up for an emergency community alert system. Presentations about the system will be held Tuesday at the Del Norte Board of Supervisors meeting, as well as the Crescent City, City Council meeting.

The Del Norte Office of Emergency Services received $62,000 in grants from Homeland Security and The California Department of Public...

Post date: Mon, 09/07/2015 - 17:20

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Humboldt Pride Week is underway and Monday’s festivities included a picnic in Arcata.

Those in attendance enjoyed food, socialized and threw around a football. It’s the 23rd year of Humboldt Pride Week, celebrating the LGBT community. Humboldt Pride is hosting a variety of events including a softball game, dinner, and a movie showing in celebration. We’re...

Post date: Mon, 09/07/2015 - 16:52

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Twelve people were arrested this weekend for driving under the influence as part of the Avoid the 8 DUI Task Force's end of summer crackdown.

Since August 21 to September 8, 45 people have been arrested for DUI. For the past two weeks officers with the task force have deployed saturated patrols to find DUI drivers.

The special enforcement ends Monday at midnight...

Post date: Mon, 09/07/2015 - 15:52