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A man is dead after being hit by a truck this morning while walking along Highway 101 near Sunset Avenue.

The California Highway Patrol said Gaurav Mehta was driving a 2011 Toyota Tundra northbound when he struck the pedestrian. Officers said Mehta fled the scene in his vehicle, but stopped just after the SR-299 on-ramp because his car became disabled due to the damage. Mehta allegedly...

An assisted living facility and hospital in Fortuna were placed on lockdown Saturday night after a report of male subject carrying a gun in the area.

Fortuna Police said they received the report around 9:50 p.m. Redwood Memorial Hospital staff told police that the suspect was last seen running to the rear of the property. As a result, both the hospital and the Assisted Living Facility...

An early morning armed home invasion leads deputies on a search to find who is responsible. Plus, the Victorian Village of Ferndale is getting some nation attention.

Three male subjects are wanted tonight after allegedly kicking down the door to a Eureka residence, binding the occupant with duct tape and ransacking the home this morning.

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office said the armed home invasion occurred around 2 a.m. in the 4200 block of Union Street. The victim told deputies that he was sitting in the living room and was just about to go to...

People wanting to visit our national forests and grassland will soon have a new app available to make trip planning easier. The Forest Service is currently working on the first phase of a website redesign. It’s expected to debut early in 2014. The web site is a map-based tool for planning trips.Additionally, P-D-F Maps Mobile App, developed by Avenza Systems Inc. will be available free from I-...

ARCATA- A Hula and Tahitian Dance workshop is coming to Humboldt County November 23 and 24, 2013. Kumu Hula Reynee Ipomoelana “Auntie Moe” Tanaka of Halau Keolaloa/Teoraroa ‘Ote’a from Hayward will teach a workshop on modern and traditional Hula and Tahitian dance. This award winning Kumu Hula will guide students through the steps and motions that set Hula apart as a unique expression of...

NORTH COAST- Humboldt County is looking to create a new website and is asking for the public’s help. County officials want the new site to be mobile friendly with more citizen engagement. They are encouraging the community to give feedback through their forum called Open Humboldt.
 
Right now the current website allows access to resources and services but they are...

More than 200 students took the pledge today to avoid distractions while on the road.

"Not to text and walk across the street or go near cars while texting," Sixth grader Maryn Gossien said.

She was one student that took part in today’s assembly. Caltrans and the California Highway Patrol visited Ferndale Elementary to talk about their newest campaign.

"It’s share the road...

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