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ARCATA - Arcata emergency responders and HSU teamed up this evening for the school’s annual emergency drill at campus housing.

The drill allows HSU and community response teams the opportunity to practice reacting to a campus housing emergency. HSU students participate as simulation actors and cry out for help as the building appears to be on fire. Five Arcata Fire District engines...

Post date: Wed, 08/12/2015 - 21:19

BANGKOK, THAILAND- Fourteen hours ahead and thousands of miles away, Thailand might not seem that similar to Humboldt County on it's surface.

Although they speak a different language, Thai kids are just like ours.

After more than eighteen hours of travel, the Eureka Faith Center Thailand Team was ready too learn from the think small foundation. The Thai non-profit was created by...

Post date: Wed, 08/12/2015 - 18:17

NORTH COAST- A phenomenon scientists call spectacular is visible on the North Coast Wednesday night.

The Perseid Meteor Shower is expected to peak around 3 a.m. Thursday morning. The shower occurs every year and promises up to 100 meteors per hour.

With recent fire activity and smoke settling into the valleys overnight, the national weather service says you may have to get to a...

Post date: Wed, 08/12/2015 - 18:09

SAMOA- The Samoa Peninsula Fire District needs your input on a new plan to expand and reorganize.

At a meeting last month, the board of directors unveiled their plan to reorganize the agency into a community services district. The plan comes as the Samoa Pacific Group moves forward developing housing in the area. As the group works to update water and sewer services, the fire district...

Post date: Wed, 08/12/2015 - 18:06

EUREKA- Humboldt County has been the set of more upcoming movies than usual this summer according to Humboldt-Del Norte Film Commission officials.

At one point last week, four film productions were underway at the same time, which the Humboldt-Del Norte Film Commissioner says rarely happens. She also says that productions have been shot around Humboldt and Del Norte Counties each day...

Post date: Wed, 08/12/2015 - 17:17

EUREKA- The Humboldt Waste Management Authority Eureka Transfer Station is busier than usual for this time of year.

HWMA officials say while summers are usually the heaviest recycling times, more people have come to the Eureka Station this summer.  Officials attribute this increase to nicer weather and new state permitting regulations, which have forced several smaller recycling ...

Post date: Wed, 08/12/2015 - 17:12

EUREKA- Caltrans District 1 came together on Wednesday to raise money for a former Caltrans Operator who recently received the State Medal of Valor for his bravery.

Jerry Bachmann, along with former Caltrans Operator Johnnie James, worked to save an elderly couple when their vehicle went down an embankment off Route 199 four years ago. In 2013, Bachmann was paralyzed in a motorcycle...

Post date: Wed, 08/12/2015 - 17:09

NORTH COAST - If you’re a recreational fisherman, Wednesday is last day for halibut fishing on the north coast for the rest of the year.

In an effort to keep catches from exceeding the federally set quota of 25,220 net pounds; The California Department of Fish And Wildlife and the National Marine Fisheries Service have strict regulations for the Pacific Halibut Fishery off the...

Post date: Wed, 08/12/2015 - 16:13