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EUREKA- Local mailing and shipping companies are seeing an increase in customers now that Christmas is just two weeks away.

Scrapper’s Edge in Eureka says every day it seems to get busier and busier with people bringing in packages to ship. The store is currently waiting for another arrival of priority mail boxes, as supplies are getting low. If you still have to ship off your Christmas...

Post date: Fri, 12/11/2015 - 17:35

EUREKA- Eureka City Schools is opening up the conversation about the future of Eureka High School’s Gymnasium.

Thursday night, a meeting was held to discuss the modernization or the new construction of the Jay Willard Gym. Some expressed their concern over the historic value of the building, while others supported building a new one. We’re told there are four options including: doing...

Post date: Fri, 12/11/2015 - 17:32

EUREKA- If you have AT&T and were impacted by this week's outage, Humboldt County officials want to hear from you.

The county Office of Emergency Services wants to know if you or your business was affected by Wednesday's disruption in services. You can submit a report online or over the phone until December 18.

Be ready to report your name and business's name, your contact...

Post date: Fri, 12/11/2015 - 17:28

EUREKA- Humboldt County officials are looking to hire an interim director for the Department of Health and Human Services after the previously appointed director turned down the job.

Last month the county announced Kristin Brinks had accepted the director job. Just two weeks later on December 1, brinks changed her mind, turning down the position. With current director Phil Crandall...

Post date: Fri, 12/11/2015 - 17:27

ARCATA - Arcata City Councilman Mark Wheetley announced Friday he's running for the Humboldt County 3rd District Supervisor seat.

Wheetley kicked off his campaign at the Arcata Community Center and says with his 30 year career in state government he's ready to take efforts to the next level. Wheetley is in his fourth term on the Arcata City Council and served as mayor three times....

Post date: Fri, 12/11/2015 - 17:18

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- As the stormy weather continues, you might have noticed the high surf along our coastline.

Throughout the day, we saw waves between 25 and 30-feet. This is video from Trinidad around 1:30 this afternoon. Elsewhere, Coast Guard Station Humboldt Bay is closed due to the big waves, and the danger of making rescues with these conditions. The Coast Guard warns people should...

Post date: Fri, 12/11/2015 - 17:17

RIO DELL - It was a big turn-out at Monument Middle School in Rio Dell Thursday night, everyone there to learn about the state's evolving cannabis industry.

The cannabis workshop was spearheaded by Rio Dell City Councilwoman Debra Garnes. It was an opportunity for the community, city council, and city staff to hear from an expert panel, share concerns, ask questions and gain clarity. ...

Post date: Fri, 12/11/2015 - 17:13

NORTH COAST- Many this year are swapping the Christmas lights for lasers, but the popular holiday trend is causing some safety concerns at airports nationwide.

Laser Christmas light displays project light onto homes and trees, without the effort of putting up lights. While the laser displays are easier, they're causing problems for commercial airline pilots. Local air officials tell us...

Post date: Fri, 12/11/2015 - 16:17