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CALIFORNIA- The drought is responsible for killing a growing number of trees in California’s National Parks including right here on the North Coast.

According to Six Rivers National Forest, while redwood trees are affected less directly because they are in a wetter zone, in general, all trees are currently more susceptible to diseases. In our area, the drought is more pronounced in the...

DEL NORTE - The Del Norte County Board of Supervisors has officially adopted the motto, “In God We Trust”.

After a recent letter from a councilmember in Bakersfield, promoting the display of “In God We Trust” in city and county chambers across the state, the Del Norte Board of Supervisors unanimously decided to adopt the motto. The Future Facilities Committee will now determine how it...

EUREKA - May is mental health month and it’s all about promoting awareness to alleviate the stigma around mental health issues.

The Department of Health and Human Services is participating in the California Mental Health Movement campaign, “Each Mind Matters,” with a variety of activities planned this month. Friday members made signs for an upcoming mental health walk from Wood Street...

EUREKA- The Six Rivers National Forest's Headquarters say they may start bolstering surveillance now after their American and state flags were stolen this week.

On Thursday employees at the office noticed both flags were missing from the pole out front. Thieves cut the metal cord holding the flags up to gain access to them. The headquarters say the flags were nearly brand new. The...

From the Arcata Fire District:
 
At 10:08 P.M. on Thursday Arcata Fire District responded to a trash can fire located in the 1100 block of 16th Street. Engine 8215 arrived on scene and reported a completely melted trash can with charring on the nearby structure and a person attempting to extinguish the fire. The crew deployed a hose line and finished the...

EUREKA - A federal lawsuit has been filed against the Eureka Police Department for the alleged wrongful death of Thomas McClain.

McClain’s parents, Jeanne Barragan and Lance McClain filed the suit claiming wrongful death and civil rights violations. On September 17th of 2014, police responded to an Allard Avenue residence to search for two suspects wanted on felony warrants....

TRINIDAD- Trinidad City officials are asking local residents to select which short and long term projects the city should work on moving forward.

Citizens recently shared nearly 140 ideas of their preferred city goals at an open meeting. Some of those ideas include increasing the presence of law enforcement, limiting vacation rentals and preparing for sea level rise. From now until May...

EUREKA- State officials want your opinion on a newly proposed order to regulate marijuana cultivation on private property.

The North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board held a workshop in Eureka on Thursday that outlined the proposed order.  Public input was collected as well. Board officials say the regulations were put forward due to the increasing negative environmental...