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FORTUNA- Firefighters around Humboldt County are gearing up for the fire season that’s expected to start in the next few weeks.

Tuesday, more than a dozen helitack firefighters assigned to the Kneeland base went through basic helicopter operations and safety training. The firefighters in Tuesday’s training are graduates from a basic firefighter academy. During the training, they learned...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Humboldt State University has donated a redwood tree that fell on campus earlier this year to the Wiyot Tribe and the Bear River Band of Rohnerville Rancheria.

Back in February, the tree fell at the campus apartments while both tribes were at a meeting with HSU. The university offered the tree to the tribes who now plan on using it for a number of projects. The Wiyot ...

EUREKA- Just before 4 p.m. Tuesday a man allegedly robbed Coast Central Credit Union inside of the Bayshore Mall. This comes just five days after US Bank in the Henderson Center was robbed. 

Police are searching for a white male adult, approximately 5'9" to 5'10" tall. He's described as skinny and wearing a white shirt and pants. No weapon was seen during the robbery. 

EUREKA - Juan Joseph Ferrer took the stand for three hours today where he described his version of how his 2013 encounter with Douglas Anderson-Jordet turned fatal with a single stab wound.

Public Defender, Marek Reavis described Ferrer's character to the jury including previous employment, from his role of caring for his grandmother to helping people with autism. When Ferrer was asked...

EUREKA - A protest formed outside of the Humboldt County Courthouse Tuesday; in the name of banning the act of clearcutting trees.

Clearcutting is the practice of cutting down most or all trees in one area. Some believe it’s the same as deforestation, destroying natural habitats and contributing to climate change. Protesters went before the board of supervisors to seek support for a...

EUREKA - 59-year-old, Earl C. Orr pled not guilty Tuesday for charges of murdering 47-year-old, Jessica Jane Hare, in Phillipsville, Saturday night.

Hare was shot at a residence on the 400 block of Phillipsville Road. Witnesses reported Orr was allegedly at the house with a gun prior to the shooting, then abruptly left. Orr was arrested Sunday morning at his home, where several firearms...

NORTH COAST  - They’ve hatched! The two eggs of the Humboldt Eagles finally broke open and two young eaglets are putting the their parents through their paces.

The two babies were born a day apart. Mom and pop have raised at least 14-eaglets in the last decade. The parents are team players who share domestic chores and the young ones are feeding on fish and coot.

Local K-8 school...

EUREKA - A workshop for the Eureka General Plan Update is set for Tuesday.

The city has scheduled it for the Wharfinger Building beginning at 5:30 pm. It will allow participants to weigh in on land use alternatives for key areas of opportunity within the city as well as potential annexation. Officials are seeking input on general policy direction.

The Wharfinger Building is...