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ALDERPOINT- Two people are in serious condition and a suspect on the loose following a shooting in Southern Humboldt.

It happened just after 11 p.m. Wednesday on Wade Road in the Alderpoint area, located about six to seven miles from Garberville.

According to the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office a man and woman, both 28 years old, were shot in a converted bus residence. The woman...

Post date: Thu, 10/01/2015 - 17:42

FERNDALE - Preparations are underway at the Humboldt County Fairgrounds, for the 6th Annual North Coast Stand Down. The event kicks off Friday morning.

With the support of volunteers, the stand down provides critical services to help local veterans and their families. This year the stand down is providing free dental and health services, pet care and pet microchip implants,...

Post date: Thu, 10/01/2015 - 17:23

FORTUNA - Students at Toddy Thomas Middle School learned about pedestrian, bicycle and driver traffic safety Thursday as part of Caltrans District One’s Share the Road Arrive ALIVE campaign.

With a walk to school day planned for next week, students first learned the dangers of texting and walking. Selected students participated in "pin the phone on the streetlight" while blindfolded....

Post date: Thu, 10/01/2015 - 17:19

EUREKA - Homeless youth face many challenges, one of those, the opportunity to take high school proficiency and equivalency exams. Now Governor Brown has passed a law making access to those exams, easier. 

Typical exam fees cost upwards of $200, discouraging homeless youth from taking them. Proficiency exams are an alternative to a GED or high school diploma. Once passed, students can...

Post date: Thu, 10/01/2015 - 17:15

From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:

On Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at approximately 11:10 p.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a shooting victim stating he and another female victim had been shot on Wade Rd. in the Alderpoint area. Deputies arrived on scene along with medical personnel and the victims were airlifted to out of the area hospitals for...

Post date: Thu, 10/01/2015 - 10:26

District Attorney Maggie Fleming has determined that no charges should be filed related to the December 18, 2014 shooting of Richard Estrada near Willow Creek.  All available witness accounts as well as video from a California Highway Patrol car show that the CHP officer who shot Mr. Estrada acted in self-defense.  District Attorney Fleming has contacted the family...

Post date: Thu, 10/01/2015 - 10:17

DEL NORTE COUNTY - A Central Valley motorcyclist was sent to the hospital after crashing in Del Norte County.

Just after noon Wednesday, the California Highway Patrol says 51-year old Henry High from Elverta was following another vehicle southbound on US 199 near Hiouchi when that vehicle slowed for a horse draw carriage.

High applied his brakes but his Harley Davidson motorcycle...

Post date: Wed, 09/30/2015 - 20:12

DEL NORTE COUNTY - It’s a problem that is not going away; another proposal for a nickel mining operation putting Northern California and Oregon rivers in jeopardy.

Congressmen Jared Huffman and Peter DeFazio are working to stop the plans. Another foreign company is proposing mining operations near the North Fork of the Smith River along with others in Oregon. While the California...

Post date: Wed, 09/30/2015 - 20:04