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The Saddle Fire expands to over 1,000 acres . City of Arcata provides free oil drain containers to residents. Dozens of one-of-a-kind cars go on display at Woodley Island. Community members lend a helping hand at Trinidad State Beach. Kids learn how to be artists at Morris Graves Museum of Art in Eureka. 

Post date: Sat, 06/13/2015 - 17:13

Eureka - Impending budget cuts will be closing one fire station and a second will be closed intermittently.

Humboldt Bay Fire Officials say station #4, located at 1016 Myrtle Avenue will be closed and un-staffed beginning July 1. This will continue throughout the year depending on daily staffing levels. Signs will be placed on the exterior message board in front of the station and on...

Post date: Sat, 06/13/2015 - 00:07

REDWAY - Law enforcement was called to the Redway Post Office after a gun was placed in a mail drop box.

Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 3400 block of Redwood Drive.. An employee reported an unknown suspect placed an unloaded 9mm handgun in poor condition in the mail depository. After a check, authorities say the weapon was not reported stolen and was not registered.

It is...

Post date: Fri, 06/12/2015 - 23:57

FORTUNA - If you are looking to get that funny bone tickled, Fortuna is the place to be Friday and Saturday night.

Crowds packed lounges to hear funny people in two nights of the first annual Redwood Comedy Festival. The Friendly City rolled out the red carpet and comics didn’t disappoint.

The festival plays at six different venues including Springville Steak and the River Lodge...

Post date: Fri, 06/12/2015 - 23:46

NORTH COAST - The Redwood Run coordinators expect over 2,300 people to attend the event. With the influx of visitors, businesses in the area are reaping the benefits. 

From packed gas stations to fully booked hotels, tourist spots like The Legend of Bigfoot, The Grandfather Trees and The One Log House are all seeing a spike in business. There are also several pop-up vendors along...

Post date: Fri, 06/12/2015 - 18:02

PIERCY - Thousands of motorcycle riders are out on Highway 101, Headed to the annual Redwood Run at Riverview Ranch in Piercy.

It’s a weekend of bikes, babes and beer. The 37th Annual Redwood Run, hosted by Kiwanis of the Redwoods.

"It's a major event in our community and I like coming down here. It's a lot of people having a good time,” said Hank Toborg, VFW Honor...

Post date: Fri, 06/12/2015 - 17:47

FORTUNA- It's an issues across the county with no long term solution in sight. But after a violent run-in with a group of transients, one local man is calling for change.

"It's the garbage, its the going to the bathroom on the river bar, the cans, the bottles, the junk, the fighting," Shannon Miranda, owner of Miranda's Rescue said. "We've had numerous times where I've had to call the...

Post date: Fri, 06/12/2015 - 17:46

EUREKA- Dozens of organizations came together in Eureka on Friday to educate and inform elderly people and people living with disabilities of the services available to them.

Friday marked the 9th annual Tri-County Independent Living Disability and Senior Expo. Service providers from throughout Humboldt County presented resources attendees can use to live independently. Vendors offered...

Post date: Fri, 06/12/2015 - 17:29