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DEL NORTE COUNTY- Crews were out and about Wednesday preparing for the Del Norte County Fair.

It kicks off Thursday with Kids Day, where there will be a Little Miss/Mr. Del Norte Contest for children. Jordan Feliz will also be performing a concert. Senior Day is Friday and Confederate Railroad will be taking the stage. Saturday is Military Day, where there will be the 2Man PokerSort.  ...

Post date: Wed, 08/03/2016 - 17:55

HUMBOLDT COUNTY-Fire crews are hard at work as three blazes broke out in Humboldt County.

The most recent fire developed around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday. It is a one quarter acre fire that started in the Shenanigan Ridge area near Petrolia, but is now contained. 

Around 4 p.m. Tuesday, crews responded to another fire off Johnson Road, 15 miles northeast of Orick. The blaze is 22...

Post date: Wed, 08/03/2016 - 17:46

CALIFORNIA- Senator Mike McGuire will hold a special hearing open to the public regarding the 2015-2016 crab season.

Senator McGuire, who's the chairman of the Joint Committee on Fisheries and Agriculture, calls this years season "devastating"  because of the delay. As we reported earlier this year, it was due to the high domoic acid levels. Fish experts, marine scientists and state...

Post date: Wed, 08/03/2016 - 17:36

ARCATA - It's world breastfeeding week. And today at United Indian Health Service in Arcata, medical providers and community agencies came together to support and encourage the practice.

UIHS has organized the celebration for 5 years to emphasize the benefits of breastfeeding and provide families the resources to make it possible.

Agencies shared information on maternal and...

Post date: Wed, 08/03/2016 - 17:33

TRINIDAD - Trinidad Planning Commission finalized recommendations to the city’s short term rental ordinance amendments at last night’s special meeting.

City Council members were in attendance as commissioners completed their months-long effort to clarify the city’s short term rental ordinance.

Members of the public had the chance to weigh in. Then council members took their turn...

Post date: Wed, 08/03/2016 - 17:32

BROOKINGS- Many were in attendance Wednesday afternoon, to show their support for those who died while on duty in the Cal-Ore plane crash.

A memorial procession departed from the Crescent City Fire Department, and made it's way to Azalea Park in Brookings, Oregon, for the memorial service. Family, friends, and community members from across the West Coast showed up.

Pilot Larry...

Post date: Wed, 08/03/2016 - 17:31

FORTUNA - Fortuna City Council is moving forward with updates to the traffic impact fee ordinance following a first reading at their regular meeting this week.

Traffic impact fees are paid by property developers then used to maintain and expand existing city infrastructure around those new developments.

The current policy hasn’t kept pace with inflation and only requires...

Post date: Wed, 08/03/2016 - 17:30

EUREKA - The Sequoia Park Zoo is calling upon chainsaw carvers to volunteer and revamp a large redwood stump in the zoo's barnyard. 

The stump is roughly 7’ tall and stands across from the zoo's new goat gazebo. The zoo and community members have mustered up ideas for the stump and decided it could be turned into a lending library. They're popular and allow kids the chance to give and...

Post date: Wed, 08/03/2016 - 17:17