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RIO DELL- It’s the public’s last chance to weigh in on the proposed water rate increase in Rio Dell.

A public hearing on the issue is being held at Tuesday’s City Council meeting. There, the city will also collect protest ballots. Property owners and residents in the city were notified of the rate hikes 45 days ago. The change would increase water bills by an average of 15 dollars. If a...

Post date: Mon, 11/30/2015 - 16:36

SAMOA- Hundreds of fish found here on the North Coast are being caught, processed and shipped thousands of miles away. It’s a local industry that’s gone international.

"Might take the whole week to get them ready, it might take less time, it just depends on how much time you spend on them," said Eel Tender, Derk McGehee.

The only hagfish plant on Humboldt Bay is gearing up for...

Post date: Mon, 11/30/2015 - 16:33

A Smith River woman was killed and a man injured following a rollover collision on Highway 101 Thursday, November 26.

The California Highway Patrol says Ted Brown, 78, of Smith River was driving a 1996 Ford Aerostar Van northbound, south of Tamarak Drive around 6:18 p.m. For unknown reasons, Brown lost control of the vehicle, causing it to roll over several times off the highway. Ted...

Post date: Mon, 11/30/2015 - 09:15

New details emerge after a grenade was found Saturday night in Arcata. Arcata joined 2,000 cities around the world who took part in the People's Climate March.  Congressman Huffman gears up to visit Paris for the United Nations Climate Change Summit. Parents and kids gathered on the plaza for an informal play group a part of the Community Pride Project. The Fortuna Police Department is...

Post date: Sun, 11/29/2015 - 18:16

Authorities are investigating a grenade found in Arcata. Two individuals were killed after their car crashed into the Trinity River. Community members shop Small Business Saturday. Blue Ox Craftsman days wraps up. The Arcata Community Forests gets some TLC. Scrap Humboldt hosts it's 3rd Annual Holiday Craft Bonanza. Dozens attend the Humboldt Holiday Market at the Manila Community Center. 

Post date: Sat, 11/28/2015 - 19:35

EUREKA- While some chose to spend Black Friday shopping others took a step back, to see just where those goods came from.

"With Black Friday and shopping, there's a level of competition," Viviana Hollenbeck, Blue Ox Millworks Co-founder said. "And what we're focusing on here is community."

Friday began the Blue Ox Millworks' 20th Annual Craftsmans Days. Located on 1st and X...

Post date: Fri, 11/27/2015 - 19:22

FORTUNA- In the spirit of giving, the City of Fortuna is giving back to those who shop local this holiday season.

Friday kicked off the city's Shop Fortuna contest. Every time you spend $200 or more in the friendly city from November 27 until December 21 you can enter to win up to $200 in Fortuna bucks, gift cards that can only be spent in Fortuna, or gift baskets.

So if you shop...

Post date: Fri, 11/27/2015 - 19:19

FERNDALE- Some may say the holidays are the best time for crafters. As Friday marks the beginning of the Christmas frenzy, Ferndale artisans are getting into the spirit.

For the 47th year the Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post 6353 hosted the Folks Christmas Craft Fair at the Ferndale Veterans memorial building. About 25 vendors ranging from woodworking, to craft food, handmade clothing and...

Post date: Fri, 11/27/2015 - 19:19