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NORTH COAST - Officials with Six Rivers National Forest are predicting severe wildfires this year due to the ongoing drought and urge residents to prepare in advance of the season.

Governor Brown designated this week as Wildfire Awareness Week following last year’s destruction. Calfire counts 700 wildfire incidents since January.

Fire prevention officers advise you to create at...

Post date: Wed, 05/04/2016 - 17:05

NORTH COAST - The “Bernie” bus rolled into Humboldt County today. It was filled with nurses campaigning for Bernie Sanders as part of a nationwide tour.

The bus arrived on I Street in Arcata where local union members hopped aboard, then toured Arcata before heading to Old Town Eureka.

Residents registered to vote on site as part of the outreach campaign. National Nurses United...

Post date: Wed, 05/04/2016 - 17:03

EUREKA - The trial is now underway for one of the men being accused of the assault and murder of McKinleyville resident David Dwayne Ganfield, April of last year. 

Ganfield was dropped off at Mad River Hospital on the evening of April 28 by an acquaintance. He later died from head trauma sustained from an apparent assault. 42-year-old Jonas Randall Semore, was quickly linked to the...

Post date: Wed, 05/04/2016 - 16:23

EUREKA - If you've driven through Eureka then you've probably seen them. They're pawn shops and we're going to bring you an inside look from everything to the treasures they encompass to how they're regulated. It's the first special report in our month long series and News Channel 3's Sierra Jenkins is calling it Pawn Shops - The Real Deal.

Everyone knows pawn shops are the homes of...

Post date: Wed, 05/04/2016 - 16:20

EUREKA - Frustrations and emotions ran high at the Eureka City Council meeting Tuesday night. Several people spoke during public comment regarding homeless that were evicted from the Palco Marsh this past Monday and advocated for a more permanent place for them to relocate.

Comments came from homeless themselves claiming that all beds are full at shelters, they’re exhausted from...

Post date: Wed, 05/04/2016 - 16:10

A massive recall of certain frozen fruits and vegetables produced by a Washington State frozen food company was implemented after 7-people became sick with Listeria infections. Two people have died.

CRF frozen food is pulling more than 350 products sold in all 50 states and Canada off shelves. They were sold at Costco, Walmart, Safeway and Trader Joe’s.

The long shelf life of the...

Post date: Wed, 05/04/2016 - 15:27

ARCATA - Two potential victims were lucky to walk away without injuries after a crash on Highway 101 near Arcata. Around 1 pm Tuesday afternoon, the CHP and emergency vehicles responded to an area south of the North Bank Road exit on southbound Highway 101.

A driver and passenger in a Ford F-250 pickup were towing a trailer with a motor home. For reasons still under investigation, the...

Post date: Tue, 05/03/2016 - 23:49

REDWAY - Law enforcement is searching for two suspects after a marijuana transaction turns into an alleged robbery in Redway.

Tuesday, just after midnight, sheriff’s deputies responded to the 1000-block of Redway drive. The victim told authorities he was selling marijuana to two black adult males, one of whom he was familiar with named “Cheick.” A large envelope, thought to contain...

Post date: Tue, 05/03/2016 - 23:29