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LOLETA- Caltrans and Bear River Rancheria have come to an agreement that ends the chance of litigation against the Rancheria for an electronic billboard it put up without the state agency's approval last year.

Caltrans says Bear River Rancheria put up an electronic billboard last fall near Bear River Casino without permission and 10 trees and some shrubs were taken down.  Caltrans was...

Post date: Thu, 08/06/2015 - 18:04

GASQUET- A base camp is now set up in Del Norte County, as more firefighters arrive from out of town to fight the wildfires in the Six Rivers National Forest.

Located at the Ward Field Airport off Highway 199 in Gasquet, there’s showers, bathrooms, and tents. At this point, there’s 100 firefighters at base camp including some as far away as New Hampshire and more are expected to arrive...

Post date: Thu, 08/06/2015 - 17:55

EUREKA- The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office union is speaking out against the allocation of Measure Z funding, claiming it isn't being used for what it was "promised" to do.  Union members say the money was supposed to fund the addition of 13 new deputies by July 1.  The Sheriff says that was not promised, and would not have been possible.

"They're making statements that by July 1st,...

Post date: Thu, 08/06/2015 - 17:54

DEL NORTE- The Del Norte County Fair is in full swing, expecting more than 28,000 visitors in it's four day run.

From the food to the games and rides, there’s something for everyone at the Del Norte County Fair.

"My favorite food, the curly fries are pretty food. We get those every time," said Fairgoer, Richard McCovey.

"A lot of fun that we get to go on rides," said...

Post date: Thu, 08/06/2015 - 17:51

EUREKA - A man allegedly under the influence was taken into custody after crashing into a vehicle and leading police on a high speed pursuit through Eureka.

Authorities arrested Brett Mehrtans just before 6 Wednesday evening after he failed to stop at a stop sign near 14th and California Streets.  Mehrtans fled from police, driving on the wrong side of the road and crashed into a...

Post date: Thu, 08/06/2015 - 00:53

Jury Finds Kristina Babauta Guilty of DUI and Other Charges

Post date: Wed, 08/05/2015 - 23:29

FORTUNA - A historical decision was made by the California Fish and Game Commission Wednesday; a statewide ban on bobcat trapping.

Hundreds showed up at the River Lodge in Fortuna as the California Fish and Game Commission was to make a decision for the future of bobcat trapping in California.

“We have tens of thousands of people who have written and contacted the commission to...

Post date: Wed, 08/05/2015 - 21:56

ARCATA - Four people were arrested by Arcata Police after a “minor decoy and shoulder tap operation.”

The operations involved youths who worked under direct supervision of officers. The minors attempted to purchase alcohol from six different retail establishments. Those six businesses did not break the law and sell the decoy any alcohol.

However, four individuals in the shoulder...

Post date: Wed, 08/05/2015 - 21:12