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HUMBOLDT COUNTY- With the state in the driest year on record California's crops could be threatened if more rainfall does not turn conditions around. An Arcata company's CEO and President believes farming needs to evolve and more farmers need to adopt hydroponics.

"You only have so much water," said President and CEO of American Hydroponics, Michael Christian.

Hydroponics uses...

The IRS will be accepting electronically filed tax returns on Friday. Officials have some tips for doing that properly.

The Regional Site Coordinator for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (V.I.T.A.) program says filing tax returns electronically usually means you will receive your refund quicker than filing a paper return. She says the most common problem people face when filing tax...

EUREKA- North Coast water issues and California’s drought will be the focus held by the Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee.

North Coast Assemblymember Wesley Chesbro requested the meeting. The President of the Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations, the Water Policy Analyst for the California Water Impact Network and the Chairman of the North Coast Resource...

A $100 billion per year farm bill was passed yesterday by the house and now needs senate approval to go into effect.

The Agricultural Act of 2014 passed the house by a vote of 251 to 166. It cuts the food stamp program by $8 billion and adds an additional $200 million to funding for food banks. North Coast Congressman Jared Huffman says the bill is quote far from perfect, but also...

A Rio Dell man has been arrested for alleged assault and road rage. The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office say the man, forty six year old Dennis Miranda, allegedly jumped up onto a vehicle and assaulted the driver with his fists and slammed the victim’s head into the door. It happened around five pm yesterday.

Authorities say the victim, also a forty six year old male, was driving a semi...

NORTH COAST- A North Coast woman has beat the odds after an extensive surgery left her with three new organs. 

 
"It is a miracle you know,” said stepfather Linus Lorenzen, “Things like this do not happen everyday." Ashley Pearce, 26, has a second chance at life said Lorenzen,
 
"You are looking at losing your daughter one minute you know, and...
EUREKA- A second candidate, Maggie Fleming of Arcata, announced her candidacy for District Attorney Wednesday in front of the Humboldt County Superior Court. 
 
Fleming met with supporters, friends, and family to kick off her launch campaign. She has been serving 17 years as a Deputy District Attorney for Humboldt County and has a total of over 25 years of...

EUREKA- The man accused of fatally stabbing a 24-year-old at a Trinidad RV park will be held to answer in court a judge ruled Wednesday. Larry Clinton Morrow, 33, is accused of stabbing Jessie Ruiz multiple times and killing him after a fight on Jan. 10. He has plead not guilty previously to felony voluntary manslaughter with a deadly weapon.

Humboldt County Superior Court Judge Marilyn...

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