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FERNDALE - Local musicians played their hearts out Thursday night for hundreds of spectators at the Humboldt County Fair’s Battle of the Bands.

“I'm just really honored to be able to perform on this stage in front of such a great audience. They seem to really enjoy the music and a lot of my family came to watch us, so it's a lot of fun,“ said Stella Matteoli McNeil, member of Dual...

Post date: Thu, 08/27/2015 - 18:10

ARCATA - College students across the country will now have the opportunity to learn about forest management practices used in the Arcata Community Forest. 

The forest will have it’s own chapter in a new edition of the North American Forest Management book, a textbook that contains management plan case studies. The Arcata Community Forest was the first municipal forest certified in the U...

Post date: Thu, 08/27/2015 - 18:09

ARCATA - HSU received a high ranking this month for it's master’s degree programs in a national college guide published by Washington Monthly.

“Well Washington Monthly, what they have is a particular take on what universities and colleges should be ranked about and it just so happens to be a lot of things that we really care about at Humboldt State. So it's things like service, your...

Post date: Thu, 08/27/2015 - 18:06

FERNDALE - Everything Coastal was Wednesday’s theme at the Humboldt County Fair. It kicked off with a Surf and Turf Barbecue Competition with special host, Chef Guy Fieri .

“Thank you very much for coming out. We're very lucky to have this fair. So good luck to all of you,”...

Post date: Thu, 08/27/2015 - 17:58

ARCATA - Security cameras are doubling at HSU and being considered for the university's radio station, places that handle money transactions and sporting areas.

The added security comes after a recent break-in at the university's radio station. Since then other departments have identified the need. There are currently five cameras on campus monitoring places with high activity. ...

Post date: Thu, 08/27/2015 - 17:36

NORTH COAST - There’s no doubt people love their dogs on the north coast with the number of dog parks growing and more in the works. Wednesday, a day dedicated to man’s best friend.

Dog owners across the country celebrated their furry friends as part of National Dog Appreciation Day. Milo’s Kitchen Dog Treats recently took a survey interviewing 3,000 dog owners; with 86% saying “their...

Post date: Thu, 08/27/2015 - 17:35

BENBOW - Reports of a shooting victim in Southern Humboldt turn out to be false but authorities arrested one suspect anyway.

Sent to jail was 45-year old Jacob Sherman. It was reported that someone had been shot and an ambulance needed at the 900 block of Mountain View drive in Benbow. When law enforcement arrived and searched the premises, it was apparent there was no crime scene....

Post date: Wed, 08/26/2015 - 23:35

DEL NORTE COUNTY - A Eureka man was sentenced to state prison after a high speed pursuit last April through two counties. 24-year old David Benefield will have to serve at lease 80-percent of a seven year term.

The sentence was after Benefield stole a truck from a business in Crescent City and led CHP officers on a high speed chase reaching speeds of over 100 miles-per-hour and running...

Post date: Wed, 08/26/2015 - 22:23