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BLUE LAKE - Mad River Alliance is teaming up with California Trout this year for the Second Annual Humboldt Steelhead Days. 

It's a celebration of steelhead spawned in the cold clean waters of Northern California. Saturday is Family Fun Day and will kick off the first day of the two-week-long event. Steelhead Days boasts several fishing involved activities, but the one that draws out...

FORTUNA- Students in Fortuna came home with purple pinkies on Friday in support of polio eradication worldwide.

"When you pay a dollar, you paint your pinky purple and then you put your finger print on the board," 8th Grader Casandra Cortes said.

Students at Fortuna Middle School lined up to get their pinkies painted, with the donation of one dollar going towards the fight...

SAMOA- It was a momentous decision made by the Humboldt Bay Harbor Commission Thursday night. After months of negotiations, the Timber Heritage Association will now have the opportunity to purchase the Samoa Shops Complex.

The complex was built in 1893 and played a large role in the lumber industry here in Humboldt County. The Timber Heritage Association already leases the property from...

An Arcata company has developed a method to nurture plants without soil and with little water.  They are saying it could be a big step toward dealing with the drought and its effects on farms.  Michael Christian of American Hydroponics (AmHydro) is saying that his equipment can reduce the use of water for crops by 90% in some cases.  Christian said the concept of "hydroponics" is often...

Arcata - A Blue Lake man was arrested in Arcata after police searched his vehicle and found a large amount of heroin.

Taken into custody was 33-year-old Robert Louis Huntzinger. An APD officer conducted a traffic stop after observing marijuana in Huntzinger’s vehicle. After a search, one half pound of heroin packaged for sale along with several grams of methamphetamine and over $1,700...

ARCATA - Two men and one woman all from Eureka have been arrested after police discovered marijuana, heroin and guns.

Taken into custody were: 25-year old Kayla Throgmorton, 30-year old Paul Horn and 34-year old Mario Garcia. EPD’S POP Team served a search warrant at the 3400 block of California Street after numerous complaints.

Detectives found two loaded guns, heroin for sales...

NORTH COAST - Senator Mike McGuire and Congressman Jared Huffman are introducing legislation that will prevent a proposed strip mining operation on the Smith River.
 
The bill, SJR-03, is being called the “Smith River Watershed Protection Measure and calls on President Obama and Congress to permanently safeguard the river from any mining activity. Currently, the...

EUREKA- A female employee at a Eureka restaurant was robbed at gunpoint Thursday evening.

Just before 10 pm, a man approached the register of the Fresh Freeze Restaurant on Harris and F Streets in Henderson Center, brandished a gun and escaped with an unknown amount of cash. He was last seen running north on F Street.

He’s described as around 5’5 inches tall, 140 pounds, with...

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