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The California Highway Patrol says a Humboldt county man was killed in a crash on Highway 36 near Bridgeville.


It happened just before two o’clock Friday afternoon about 20 miles from the Highway 101 interchange. Officers say the victim is believed to be in his 70’s, and was driving a Harley-Davidson motorcycle. Investigators say he was going through a right curve headed...

The Humboldt County Coroner's Office has identified the victim in Thursday's fatal semi-truck crash as 62-year-old Mark C. Churchill of Santa Rosa.

The California Highway Patrol said Churchill was traveling north in a semi-truck pulling a trailer on Highway 101 near the Dyerville Loop Bridge around 5 a.m. when he drifted off the road. CHP said he hit a guardrail, crashed down a hill and...

EUREKA- To promote National School Bus Safety Week the California Highway Patrol has partnered up with local schools along the North Coast to bring awareness about the importance of bus safety. While safety is emphasized this week nationally, it is something local bus drivers say is their number one priority when they get on board.
"Our buses are very safe, they...
FORT DICK- Teachers at Redwood School in Fort Dick are taking financial matters into their own hands.
Located just outside of Crescent City, Redwood School is going to be holding a community carnival on Friday from 5pm to 7:30pm. 
It’s an event they hold every year to raise money for the school.
During this time of budget cuts, teachers...
ORICK- Firefighters from around the world have come together and joined forces in Humboldt County, but they are not here to battle fires, they are here to start them.
"This two week event is really unique in that it is the first of its kind in California, bringing people from all over the country and even internationally to come together and use fire, use new...

In a yard just off of Highway 101 there’s what could be the biggest pumpkin in Humboldt County.

"I put chicken manure in the hole, planted it and then every week I put miracle grow on it," Kenneth Swinnock said.

Swinnock is a Rio Dell resident and the proud owner of a pumpkin just over 300 pounds.

"My friend gave me the seeds,” Swinnock said. “The seeds were six bucks a...

About one hundred thousand gallons of water gushed along H Street after a car crashed into a Humboldt county fire hydrant.


It happened in front of Grant school in Eureka at about 8 a.m. Eureka Police say a Eureka mom was taking her child to school and was likely going too fast south when she said she tried to slam on the brakes but hit the hydrant.


The child...

Fire fully engulfed a mobile home Thursday afternoon on Lindstrom Avenue in Fairhaven.


Samoa Fire responded to the scene and said someone called into the fire station after seeing a large plume of black smoke. The R.V. is a total loss.


Firefighters at the scene didn’t have an exact cause or point of origin for how the fire started. They also say that the mobile...