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EUREKA- One look at her family you'd never be able to tell that at night, Christine Dorrell, her three grandchildren and her 70 year old mother call a motel room home.

"I ended up quitting my job when I started taking care of the kids and some other things happened and I ended up in a motel," Dorrell said. "It's been about two years now. It was in October and this is our 3rd motel we've...

EUREKA- A quick response from local authorities prevented hazardous waste oil from emptying into a creek in Elk River.

Shortly before 3 Monday afternoon, a citizen reported seeing three hazardous waste drums on Valley Drive. Humboldt Bay Fire, the Hazmat Response Team and the Department of Fish and Wildlife responded, among several other agencies. They discovered one of the 55 gallon...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- With Cinco de Mayo right around the corner, the California Highway Patrol will be stepping up patrols in Humboldt County.

CHP says it will have additional units looking for impaired drivers Tuesday throughout the day and into the evening. Officials are warning you to plan ahead if you will be celebrating Cinco de Mayo and do not get behind the wheel if you have been...

MCKINLEYVILLE- McKinleyville Land Trust has been awarded a grant for more than 143,000 dollars to help push forward with plans for a new trail in southern McKinleyville.

The grant from the California Natural Resources Agency will help build a trail at Chah-GAH-Cho near the Mill Creek Marketplace. The trail will be six-tenths of a mile with a view of the Mad River bottoms and the ocean....

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Local veterinarians are encouraging the public to vaccinate their pets after a number of dogs have come down with kennel cough.

Vets say the upper respiratory infection comes in waves and is often seen during the summer months. There are a higher number of cases however, when a group of dogs are in the same area and a sick dog is sharing toys or water.

Broadway...

EUREKA- The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors are looking ahead to the possibility of legalized recreational use of marijuana in 2016.

Supervisors Estelle Fennell and Mark Lovelace took part in a six county summit in march where county supervisors drafted a policy statement on recreational marijuana.

The policy asks the state to remember local governments when drafting...

FORTUNA- A holiday ice skating rink could be coming to Humboldt County.

Fortuna business owners are working to bring the ice rink to the friendly city. The rink would cost about $125,000 and would be the only ice rink within 120 miles.

The committee working on the project says the rink would service the entire county beginning November 27th until January 3rd. The committee is...

HOOPA- A Hoopa man is stable condition after being stabbed twice in Eastern Humboldt.

Just after noon Monday a 30-year old victim reported he was walking along Marshall Lane off Highway 96 when an unknown man came up behind him and stabbed him. The suspect ran from the scene. The victim was transported by ambulance to mad river community hospital.

The suspect is described as a...