Search for News

News Archive

Subscribe to News Channel 3 | The Spirit of the North Coast

Local Stories

A nude man was tased and arrested in Arcata. An Arcata woman was arrested for allegedly trafficking more than 150 pounds of marijuana. Dozens of children take part in Shop with a Cop. Officials believe Friday's house fire in Fields Landing was accidental. A local woman is warning residents about an IRS phone scam. A record number of students applied to HSU for the 2016 school year. A downed...

Post date: Sat, 12/19/2015 - 18:27

ARCATA - An Arcata man was hospitalized with major injuries after crashing his vehicle into a tree.

According to the California Highway Patrol, around 3:45 Friday afternoon, 53-year-old “Ricky John Damassa” was driving northbound on Highway 101 in Arcata. For reasons still under investigation, he lost control of the vehicle, traveled off the roadway and collided with a tree.


Post date: Fri, 12/18/2015 - 22:30

DEL NORTE - Crescent City will be looking for a new city manager after the current one gave notice. Eugene Palazzo has been with the city for 4 years. He is taking another manager position in the Sacramento Valley community of Galt to be closer to his family.

This Monday, the city council will discuss potential replacements for Palazzo on his last official day as city manager. Palazzo...

Post date: Fri, 12/18/2015 - 22:23

CRESCENT CITY - A Del Norte County man convicted of murder in San Mateo County was arraigned in Crescent City for a double murder and rape allegation. John William Kelley was in court Friday morning to answer for two counts of murder and murder involving rape. 

In August of 1988, Douglas and Rozina Anderson of Lake Oswego, Oregon were found dead in their van near Mill Creek off Howland...

Post date: Fri, 12/18/2015 - 21:14

EUREKA- After 31 years as a Humboldt County employee, fifteen of those as the director of the Department of Health and Human Services, Phil Crandall is saying goodbye to the job and hello to retirement.

"I appreciate their trust and I appreciate the honor its been to be a public servant, and I've come to work everyday with that responsibility in mind," Crandall said "It hasn't been...

Post date: Fri, 12/18/2015 - 17:35

ARCATA- A local project management firm is creating history, putting it's final touches on what they say is Humboldt County's largest commercial solar array.

Crews worked Friday to hook up the solar array located on top of the greenway building in Arcata. The 9,000 square foot array will generate enough energy to power the building. With other clean-energy systems, the building will...

Post date: Fri, 12/18/2015 - 17:33

FORTUNA- Toddy Thomas Middle School students are helping make sure families in need have food on the table this Christmas.

“It makes me feel great because I know it’s helping people who are in need of food,” said 7th grader, Kristen Ocheotree. 

5th through 8th graders donated more than 1,000 cans and non-perishable items for the Fortuna Volunteer...

Post date: Fri, 12/18/2015 - 17:30

EUREKA - Students from Zoe Barnum High School brought holiday cheer to seniors in Eureka Thursday night.

Smiles, laughter and the smell of herb crusted prime rib filled the air as more than 120 senior residents at Silvercrest took part in the apartment’s annual Christmas dinner.

“This is a wonderful experience it's like having a great big family dinner,” said Richard Okey,...

Post date: Fri, 12/18/2015 - 17:27