Mandatory evacuation for both sides of Lower Mad River Road, from Ruth Marina/Journey’s End to Ruth/Zenia Road. :    
Advisory evacuation for the town of Denny. The Red Cross is setting up an evacuation center at the Solid Rock Christian Church, 3, Hayfork.:    
Mandatory fire evacuation for the end of Kerlin Creek Road, 3N44 & 3N50, in Hyampom.:    


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EUREKA- The Port of Humboldt Bay is the newest member of Cruise the West, a group of West Coast port authorities who recruit cruise lines.

At Tuesday night’s City Council meeting, Cruise the West's Vice President, Bruce Conner, spoke with the council. Conner told the council that Humboldt Bay has the infrastructure to support cruise ships. He also provided a list of proposed tours for...

ORICK- Out of town visitors get items stolen from their car while walking on a trail in the redwoods.

On Saturday morning, two Long Island, New York residents were walking on a trail off the Newton B. Drury Redwood Scenic Parkway in Redwood National and State Parks.  Ken and Theresa Hessel say when they were almost finished with their hike, they heard what sounded like gunshots nearby...

FORTUNA- The Fortuna Police Department is receiving $85,000 to crack down on distracted driving. The department will soon be out on the streets in full force thanks to a $20,000 grant from the Office of Traffic Safety.

The one-year funding will allow officers to work overtime patrolling intersections and roadways where the agency sees the most collisions. The grant will also go towards...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- The Salvation Army’s Kettle Drive kicked off Thursday at four Humboldt County locations. Bell ringers were stationed outside the Eureka and Fortuna Walgreen’s, as well as Eureka’s Grocery Outlet. Volunteers and employees with the Salvation Army will be collecting donations from now until December 24.

"It’s nice to keep busy for the holidays,” said Bell Ringer James...

EUREKA-  500 pounds of turkey have been donated to the Betty Kwan Chinn Day Center.

The turkeys were delivered on the back of a AAA tow truck and will feed 500 people next week. The company has been making the donation to the day center for 18 years.

Humboldt County District Attorney Paul Gallegos and Eureka City Councilman Mike Newman helped to unload the truck. Betty Chinn was...

NORTH COAST- The American Cancer Society hopes that smokers took advantage of the Great American Smokeout on Thursday.

The event started in 1976 and gives smokers a chance to quit. They said even one day can improve smokers health and reduce their risk of getting cancer. Tobacco use is the largest cause of premature death and disease.

The American Cancer Society hopes the...

ARCATA- A citywide open container ban for all alcoholic beverages will go into affect on December 19.

The Arcata City Council approved the second reading of the ordinance at their council meeting Wednesday. 

The ban will prohibit drinking on any public streets, sidewalks and other property owned or leased by the city. 

EUREKA - It's a fundamental part of the constitution. The second amendment protects the right to bear arms.

“I grew up around guns. I grew up in the Midwest. I grew up hunting. I'm an outdoorsman. I get it. Guns have been around for a long time. There are very legitimate reasons to have guns and to allow them to be owned,” Congressman Jared Huffman said.

And it’s an integral part...