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EUREKA-The Northern California Community Blood Bank is looking for new donors for the upcoming year. They have a current group of donors who come in consistently, however they’re looking to get those donors some help. The director says, that it’s not only blood that’s needed. They need plasma and most importantly platelets, due to their short shelf life of only five days.  

“2014 was an...

SAMOA- If you had the privilege of experiencing a real Christmas tree this year, you now have the responsibility of properly disposing of it and we’re here to tell you how.

The Eel River Resource and Recovery facilities are offering free Christmas tree disposal at their Fortuna and Samoa locations. Their only requirement is that the trees be clean; free from tinsel, metal stands and any...

SACRAMENTO - Congressman Jared Huffman has come out in support of protesters wearing “I Can’t Breathe T-Shirts in Fort Bragg.

Huffman who represents the city in the 2nd District spoke with school officials Monday and was pleased they reversed their decision and allowed protesters to exercise their first amendment rights. He was also thankful protesters expressed themselves in...

EUREKA- Law enforcement and community members will take a closer look at the officer involved shooting that resulted in the death of a 22-year-old man in Eureka more than three months ago.

Thomas McClain was shot by Officer Stephen Linfoot on September 17th, after McClain was reportedly seen reaching for a BB gun in his waistband, that authorities thought was a firearm at the...

ARCATA- The Arcata Police Department is gearing up for New Years Eve on the Arcata Plaza.

The department said they plan on increasing enforcement and patrols Wednesday night. In past years the city has seen an increase in calls for service, vandalism and intoxication. Last year 11 people were arrested for being drunk in public.

The department said they have been able to reduce...

LOLETA- Four suspects have been arrested for robbery after allegedly stealing cash and a cell phone. The Humboldt County Sheriff's Department said two of the suspects threatened the victim. 

The victim reported the robbery Friday to the Sheriff's Department. She said she followed two men she knew to their house in the Bear River housing area. She said once she arrived, the men blocked...

EUREKA- A nearly 30-year veteran of the Eureka Police Department spent his last day on the job on Tuesday.

Bill Nova grew up in Humboldt County and served as a airborne infantryman with the U.S. Army from 1980 to 1985. He then worked with the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office for a year before joining the Eureka Police Department as a police officer in 1986. For the last three years, he...

FORTUNA- With colder temperatures settling over the North Coast, one local thrift store is reaching out to the area’s homeless.

Tabitha’s Place Thrift Store in Fortuna has been taking blanket donations to help keep local homeless families warm this winter. The Seventh-day Adventist Church runs the store with the goal of feeding and clothing the homeless.

This week, Tabitha’s...