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FERNDALE- For new moms attending the Humboldt County Fair, there will be a Breastfeeding Rest Stop booth set-up. 

Humboldt County's Breastfeeding Task Force is providing it, which has health care providers, nurses, and peer counselor members. The Rest Stop is open to all families and is designed to be a quiet place where moms can relax. It was created to limit community stigmas about...

Post date: Thu, 08/18/2016 - 17:26
FERNDALE – The 120th annual Humboldt County Fair contained many rides, games, and carnival styled foods.
“This is the only fair that I go to show my vegetables. Guy Fieri was my student, he usually visits me here every year.”
“As you see, you get 1 dart for $3.00 or 3 darts for $5.00. All you have to do is pop 1 balloon to win. It...
Post date: Thu, 08/18/2016 - 17:09

NORTH COAST - A memorial fund has been established for the pilot and crew of the fatal Cal Ore Life Flight that crashed near McKinleyville.

Pilot, Larry Mills, Flight Nurse, Deborah Kroon and Certified Paramedic, Michelle Tarwater died while transporting, a victim in need of medical attention. That victim also died in the incident.

On the evening of July 29th, Mills noticed smoke...

Post date: Thu, 08/18/2016 - 16:10

Press Release: Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office

On 08/18/2016 at 10:09 a.m., a Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant contacted illegal campers at a site in the wooded area near 987 Redwood Drive, Garberville. The Sergeant contacted two subjects who were found to be trespassing on private property. One of the subjects was identified as Marcus Allen Asbury (age 26).


Post date: Thu, 08/18/2016 - 15:35

KLAMATH NATIONAL FOREST - A bridge on a key access road to the Trinity Alps is back open after being closed for repairs.

The Salmon-Taylor Bridge which spans Taylor Creek near the community of Cecilville in the Klamath National Forest was closed August 10 due to water damage of a structural “sill beam.”

Taylor Creek Road provides access to the back side of Fish Lake, Long Gulch,...

Post date: Wed, 08/17/2016 - 23:09

HUMBOLDT COUNTY – The deadline for filing for open city council positions in Eureka, Fortuna and Blue Lake came and went on Wednesday.  

No one new stepped up in Blue Lake so incumbent; Adeline Jones is the lone candidate for three available seats. Blue Lake will hold the election and hope write in candidates come forward.

In Fortuna, Tami Trent and Dean Glaser have come forward...

Post date: Wed, 08/17/2016 - 22:54

EUREKA - A Eureka man who fell asleep in his vehicle is arrested after police find ten pounds of marijuana.

Tuesday around 12:45, EPD conducted an inspection of a vehicle that was parked near 8th and G Streets. 40 year old Justin Ott was nodding off in the driver’s seat allegedly under the influence of a controlled substance with the vehicle still running. A search turned up...

Post date: Wed, 08/17/2016 - 22:39

RIO DELL - Officials in Rio Dell have created a new draft for the marijuana ordinance still to be decided. Staff put in writing to eliminate dispensaries altogether. Two council members dissented.

The new direction of the ordinance would also restrict cannabis activity to the Eel River Sawmill area. There still are clarifications that need to be made concerning language.


Post date: Wed, 08/17/2016 - 22:30