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NORTHERN CALIFORNIA- A new technology is being used to get firefighters in the right place in order to fight wildfires.

Those fighting the River Complex and the South Complex are using this new Air Attack Infrared technology. It allows those in the air to actually see through smoke and spot fires while communicating with those on the ground at the Incident Command Center in Willow Creek...

Post date: Mon, 08/24/2015 - 17:25

ARCATA- More students than ever were on Humboldt State University’s campus for the start of the university’s 102nd school year.

Nearly 1,500 freshman are enrolled in the university, which is a new record according to preliminary figures. Overall enrollment is 8,600 students, which is also a new record for HSU. Forty-four percent of the incoming freshman class is Hispanic or Latino,...

Post date: Mon, 08/24/2015 - 17:16

EUREKA- After a summer off, local college students are once again hitting the books at College of the Redwoods.

Monday was day one of CR’s 51st school year.  Almost 4,800 students are enrolled in CR this year, which is about 250 students less than the previous year.  Also this year, CR has added five new degrees to its Associate Degrees for Transfer Program.  On Monday, students shared...

Post date: Mon, 08/24/2015 - 17:12

FERNDALE- For the next two days, local residents have the chance to experience the unique and special products and services the North Coast has to offer at the Humboldt County Fair.

This year marks the first Everything Humboldt Days at the fair. At the free event, more than 50 local businesses, service providers and non-profit organizations handed out information or samples of their ...

Post date: Mon, 08/24/2015 - 17:06

Law enforcement agencies are cracking down on DUI as summer comes to a close. A structure fire in Fortuna is under investigation. Fire crews get a better handle on the Horse Incident burning near Shelter Cove. Arcata's Creamery Festival wraps up with the Flynn Creek Circus. Plays in the Park continue with "Shakespeare's 12th Night" and "The Unprincess." Eureka Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence...

Post date: Sun, 08/23/2015 - 18:52

Many parts of Humboldt and Del Norte Counties are still deemed unhealthy due to smoke conditions. The public had the chance to check out the Coast Guard Station Humboldt Bay in Samoa. Thousands of people attend the 53rd Annual Klamath Salmon Festival. The 2nd largest fundraiser for the Timber Heritage Association attracts a large crowd. Hundreds of brews are sampled at Rohner Park for Hops in...

Post date: Sat, 08/22/2015 - 19:02

KLAMATH - Yurok country was filled with thousands of people Saturday showing up for the 53rd Annual Klamath Salmon Festival.

The festival is a full day of family fun. It began at 7:30 in the morning on Klamath Boulevard with a veteran's breakfast, followed by a parade. Then the event really kicked into high gear with numerous activities and of course a salmon feast. 

The Yurok...

Post date: Sat, 08/22/2015 - 18:27

DEL NORTE COUNTY - A fire burning in the Del Norte County Gasquet Complex has closed two of the main entrances to Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park.

Due to significant traffic at the north and east entrances from the Coon Fire, the park is closed at the junction of Highway 199 and South Fork Road, as well as the east side of Howland Hill Road.

These are hard closures and only...

Post date: Fri, 08/21/2015 - 20:27