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ARCATA- Arcata Fire Protection District and the Arcata Police Department are investigating the cause of a fire that destroyed a condemned mobile home in the Valley West neighborhood.

The fire ignited Sunday night for unknown reasons and spread to the neighboring home and threatened another.

The home was already condemned after catching fire months before. Fire Chief Desmond Cowan...

ARCATA- An estimated 12,000 people are estimated to have attended Saturday's Oyster Festival. The annual event is one of the busiest in Humboldt County, bringing locals and out of town guests alike.

At the event, only three arrests were made by the Arcata Police Department. One for DUI, one for public intoxication and another for a fight.

Project Manager, Debi Farber Bush with...

HOOPA- The Hoopa Valley Tribal will hold elections on Tuesday for three tribal council seats and one for the tribal court.

The following is a list of candidates and what they are running for:

Mesket Field: Vernon Bradly Marshall; Byron Nelson Jr.

Norton Field: Arnold 'Deacon' Ferris Jr.; Diana McCovey-Ferris

Campbell Field: Lester White Jr.; Ryan Jackson


ARCATA- With the current city manager of Arcata set to retire at the start of July, the city council will discuss what they will do about the position on Wednesday.

The council will meet in closed session on Monday to decide if they will hire an interim city manager.

The city has already been receiving applications for the position. Mayor Mark Wheetley said that some of those...

WILLITS- A recent approval by two state agencies will allow the completion of the Willits Bypass Project without interruptions.

The bypass project is designed to allow traffic to bypass the Historic Downtown in Willits, where there is often congestion. Construction on the project began last year. After a several year process, the Caltrans Mitigation and Monitoring Proposal was approved...

EUREKA- The Rectory at St. Bernard’s Church has been reportedly broken into twice in the last six months. On Monday, News Channel 3 spoke to the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Santa Rosa to find out if the church has plans to increase security moving forward.

Authorities arrested 51-year-old Sherman Prochnau after determining he broke in to the attic of the rectory early Thursday...

The following is from the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:

On Sunday, at approximately 1:15 p.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call regarding a fight with several males involved in the 1600 block of Anderson Road, McKinleyville. Several of the males were reported to be armed with baseball bats, a golf club and a stick.

When deputies arrived in the area...

From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:
On 06-14-2014, at approximately 12:22 p.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from a citizen who reported finding an infant crying in a vehicle at Redway Beach, Garberville. Deputies responded to Redway Beach and met with the citizen and other witnesses. A twenty five year old female witness was...