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CUTTEN- Residents in Cutten are having trouble with bears. One bear in particular making quite a mess in the community.

"It's a pretty good sized bear to let me tell you," Cutten resident Angie Verville said. "Out garbage can is probably about this high, his shoulder hits that standing on all fours, his shoulder hits that top of the garbage can and he just reaches up, yanks it down,...

Post date: Thu, 09/03/2015 - 17:37

NORTH COAST- Although Thursday’s phone outage wasn’t quite a disaster, it brings about a good question: are you prepared in case of a natural disaster in your own backyard?

September is National Preparedness Month and Arcata Fire District is helping you get prepared with four easy steps.

Step 1: have a plan in place in case you are separated from family members. Step 2: have a...

Post date: Thu, 09/03/2015 - 17:20

ARCATA- The California Highway Patrol and Caltrans are reminding motorists to slow down on the safety corridor, as you head into Arcata. In recent months, many drivers have not been watching their speed. Caltrans wants to remind drivers why the limit was changed from 65-miles per hour to 50, back in 2002.

"It was put in effect after there were several fatal collisions, several people...

Post date: Thu, 09/03/2015 - 17:08

ARCATA- A big milestone to tell you about at Mad River Community Hospital. We’re told physicians there helped deliver 76 babies into the world last month.

41 boys and 35 girls, including two sets of twins were born, marking the largest number of babies ever delivered at the Arcata hospital in a calendar month. The average is usually 50 babies. We spoke with two individuals who helped...

Post date: Thu, 09/03/2015 - 17:01

EUREKA- The North Coast went digitally dark Thursday morning. Thousands across Northern California lost cellular connection, impacting both cell phones and some land lines. According to Senator Mike McGuire, A fiber line was cut in a remote location in what appears to be an act of vandalism. For AT&T, U.S. Cellular, Verizon and Suddenlink customers from Del Norte County down to Mendocino...

Post date: Thu, 09/03/2015 - 12:54

FORTUNA  - An ongoing investigation for heroin trafficking in Humboldt County led to two arrests in Fortuna.

40-year old Gilberto Giron-Ramirez and 43-year old Pedro Sierra-Pozos were taken into custody Tuesday for numerous drug possession, sales and conspiracy offenses. Officers found 1.1 pounds of heroin, 2.7 grams of methamphetamine and $1600 dollars in cash.

Both were booked...

Post date: Wed, 09/02/2015 - 20:02

DEL NORTE COUNTY - The Gasquet Complex Fire continues in Del Norte County and one community is without water due to damage from the fire.

The Rock Creek Community is having water provided to them after the blaze damaged their water system. Several hundred feet of pipe was broken after trees and rocks came down in this remote area. Around 70 residents are affected.

The Del Norte...

Post date: Wed, 09/02/2015 - 19:53

ORLEANS - A driver was taken to an out of area hospital after a single vehicle accident in Eastern Humboldt.

Around 10:45 Wednesday morning, witnesses say a man drove a white pickup truck off Red Cap Road near Orleans and overturned on to the Klamath River Bar. The victim was airlifted to Mercy Medical Center with major injuries.

He was also placed under arrest for suspected DUI...

Post date: Wed, 09/02/2015 - 19:45