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The Red Cross has declared a Disaster Relief Operation in California due to the multiple wildfires burning across the state and potential for flash floods in the south.

 

Today, the Humboldt County chapter was making phone calls to volunteers and sitting in meetings in preparation of the wildfires burning near the eastern county.

 

Other chapters are also calling...

City officials of Blue Lake are hoping the community will respond to a public safety survey that was mailed to everyone in the area paying for water. The survey is to help the city negotiate the contract with the Humboldt County Sheriffs office for law enforcement.

 

The survey needs to be returned by August 30th to the City Hall, at Stardoughs, or mailed to the City of Blue Lake...

EUREKA- The issue of water diversion combined with low water flow in our rivers and streams was brought before the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors Tuesday morning. Several agencies came together to address the issue and figure out how both the county and the state could help solve the problem.
 
“We are having streams that are being de-watered and some...

Former Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputy Michael Campbell has been sentenced for the motorcycle accident that killed 30-year-old Cara Banducci.

 

“My life is shattered beyond reason,” said the victim’s mother Carol Banducci, during an emotional testimony in the...

Arcata Fire Protection District will swear in their fire Chief and four Captains on Wednesday at the Downtown Fire Department in Arcata.

 

Fire Chief Desmond Cowan said this is part of the restructuring of the department after a grant helped them to put more career firefighters at the downtown location.

 

There are now nine captains on Arcata fire, which means a...

Law enforcement’s most recent effort to reduce marijuana cultivation is an air attack.  

 

“What we were able to do is set up an over flight for him today to see the scope of what we’re dealing with in Humboldt County,” Sheriff Mike Downey said.

 

“He” being Congressman Jared Huffman, who is visiting the North Coast specifically to see the environmental impacts from...

Two way traffic is open after being closed for more than five hours after a semi truck carrying boulders overturned traveling North on Hwy 101. The accident happened at 10:30AM and traffic was immediately closed both ways.

 

The driver, Marc Joseph Leonard of McKinnleyville, was taken to an area hospital and suffered minor injuries.

 

According to CHP Officer Matt...

The Del Norte County Sheriff's Office reports that 33-year-old Zachary Scott has been taken into custody by deputies in Curry County, Oregon. Scott was the suspect in an armed robbery at a Subway restaurant in Crescent City and had been at large since August 17th. D.N.S.O. says Scott's arrest came around six...

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