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More than 56,000 acres burns in the Six Rivers National Forest and more than 5,000 personnel are on the scene. Cal Fire is expecting the Humboldt Complex to wind down by the end of this week. Humboldt State University is providing housing and food for the dozens of firefighters. Pay it Forward Humboldt gathers thousands of dollars worth of donations in just 8 days. An air quality advisory...

Post date: Sun, 08/09/2015 - 20:09

Current fire situation

A public meeting will be held on TODAY, August 9, 2015 at 4pm at the Hyampom Volunteer Fire Department

A public meeting will be held Monday, August 10, 2015 at 4pm at the Burnt Ranch School

A public CAMP TOUR will be held at the Hyampom Airport Incident Command Post at 11am on Monday, August 10, 2015. Please call 530/628-0093 and let...

Post date: Sun, 08/09/2015 - 09:38

More than a dozen handguns are stolen from Pacific Outfitters in Eureka. Firefighters are gaining ground on wildfires burning in the Six Rivers National Forest and Humboldt County areas. First responders prepare for a hazardous material spill on the North Coast. HSU football players help clean up Eureka in preparation for the upcoming Neighborhood Watch Party. The Salvation Army in Eureka...

Post date: Sat, 08/08/2015 - 19:57

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - With the recent retirement of Kerri Keena, Mike Tozzi has been appointed Interim Court Executive Officer of Humboldt County Superior Court.

Tozzi comes to the position from a wealth of experience, having served for thirty years as the CEO of the Stanislaus County Superior Court. The process of recruiting a new permanent CEO has already started.

Mr. Tozzi will...

Post date: Fri, 08/07/2015 - 20:02

NORTH COAST - Some Humboldt County landmarks could become part of the California coast’s National Monument if a bill passes in congress.

Senators Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer introduced the California Coastal National Monument Expansion Act. If passed, it would add over 6,000 acres to the existing monument. Of the six considerations, three are local areas: Trinidad Head,...

Post date: Fri, 08/07/2015 - 19:48

EUREKA- The City of Eureka is currently in a pilot program with the Humboldt Transit Authority to provide transportation for houseless children for a summer camp and after school program.

The City of Eureka and HTA recently entered the partnership to give free bus rides to kids in camp cooper.  When the school year begins, the partnership will continue, providing free rides home to...

Post date: Fri, 08/07/2015 - 18:31

WILLOW CREEK- Wildfire smoke is causing health hazards in several communities.

The North Coast Unified Air Quality Management District reports Willow Creek, Hoopa Valley, Weaverville and surrounding areas could have smoke conditions ranging from unhealthy to hazardous.  People in these areas should limit outdoor activity.  Willow Creek residents struggling with the air quality say they...

Post date: Fri, 08/07/2015 - 18:28

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA- Fire officials say it may be several months before the wildfires burning across Northern California are put out.  The Mad River Complex is now 20 percent contained.

Located around Ruth Lake, it's now over 17,000 acres. More than 1,000 personnel are working the lines.

The Mad River Red Cross Station is now closed.  According to the California Highway Patrol,...

Post date: Fri, 08/07/2015 - 18:23