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FORTUNA- The crunching of old redwood echoed throughout Main Street Tuesday, a sign that a community is moving forward.

For some it was an emotional day in Fortuna as the first pieces of the Historic Star Hotel building began to fall.

It's all part of scheduled demolition and what the community says is the beginning of a new chapter.

"Every time I drove by it was sad to...

Post date: Tue, 06/16/2015 - 17:47

EUREKA- Resident program members of Eureka Rescue Mission have begun their summer cleanups of Eureka’s Old Town and Downtown areas.

The Eureka Rescue Mission has used resident members for the cleanups, in partnership with Eureka Main Street, for the last ten years to help the city make up for losses in the Parks and Recreation Department. The members work year round and began their...

Post date: Tue, 06/16/2015 - 17:05

Eureka- After just one day on the job, Paul Helliker, the new General Manager of the Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District says he's looking forward to working on a couple things in particular, with his new role.

"The water resources planning effort that's been going on for a number of years. Looking at water resources that Humboldt Bay has available and different ways this could be...

Post date: Tue, 06/16/2015 - 17:05

EUREKA- Eureka City Schools officials have shared the district’s spending plans under a new state mandated formula.

The Local Control Funding Formula is in its second year and gives local school districts more control when spending their state funding. As part of the new system, each district must create a Local Control Accountability Plan each year, which the Board of Trustees shared...

Post date: Tue, 06/16/2015 - 17:03

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- With more than 200 electric vehicle drivers in Humboldt County alone, those motorists will soon have more options when it comes to plugging-in.

Redwood Coast Energy Authority says nine new electric vehicle charging stations are set to go up this summer, thanks to a grant from the California Energy Commission. The new stations will range from Rio Dell, up to Trinidad and...

Post date: Tue, 06/16/2015 - 16:59

EUREKA- If you're looking to satisfy your sweet tooth you have a great reason, it's National Fudge Day!

We visited Old Town Coffee & Chocolates in Eureka where they gave us a sneak peak of where they've been making their fudge for nearly 13 years. The fudge is made fresh weekly and about 25 pounds is made in each batch.

They have traditional flavors like chocolate, chocolate...

Post date: Tue, 06/16/2015 - 16:48

KLAMATH - The Yurok tribe will unveil their new Yurok Country Visitor Center this Thursday, June 18th.

In addition to serving visitors and area business in the Klamath area, the new center will support tribal artisans by offering one of the largest retail displays of local native-made jewelry and crafts.

The 3500 square foot building is located in downtown Klamath off of Highway...

Post date: Mon, 06/15/2015 - 23:39

SHASTA/TRINITY FOREST - Firefighters are starting to make headway with the huge Saddle Fire in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest.

The lightning started fire began last Tuesday and has already burned more than 1500 acres. Over 1200 crew members are currently battling the blaze. High humidity over the past twenty hours has helped personnel contain forty five percent of the perimeter. Two...

Post date: Mon, 06/15/2015 - 20:27