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FERNDALE- While election results are set to be certified at the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors' meeting November 24, the city of Ferndale says it's looking forward to the extra revenue from a recently passed measure.

Voters passed measure c this fall increasing the city's transient occupancy tax from 8 percent to 10 percent. The tax applies to any visitors staying for less than a...

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

FORTUNA- As we approach winter and temperatures start to drop, one local organization needs your help to provide a warm space for Humboldt County's most in need.

Fortuna Community Services and the Fortuna Homeless Housing Coalition is teaming up this year to open an extreme weather shelter. A shelter has existed at the community services building for the past five years but is only able...

Post date: Wed, 11/18/2015 - 16:28



EUREKA - Old Town Eureka has always been about energy. In the early days, the natural resources of the area created a boom of activity. Lumber mills were all over the community and a large fishing fleet brought the bounty of the county to the marketplace. But that has all changed. In many ways, Eureka has been...

Post date: Tue, 11/17/2015 - 23:53

ARCATA- Humboldt State University students held a walkout in support of faculty negotiations for a raise.

The Humboldt State Student Labor Union organized the walkout in opposition to a potential salary boost for CSU presidents and in support of a faculty raise. Elsewhere, faculty from all CSU campuses met in Long Beach to rally for a 5% raise.

Students at the walkout stressed...

Post date: Tue, 11/17/2015 - 17:02

ARCATA- It was lights out at Humboldt State University on Tuesday.

Students, faculty and administrators turned off lights and heating, and unplugged electronics from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the first ever Power Down HSU. The student-led organization, Power Save Campus teamed up with the University’s Facilities Management Department to spearhead the event. Nearly every building on campus...

Post date: Tue, 11/17/2015 - 16:57

EUREKA - Double murder suspect Jason Warren saw a familiar face in court Tuesday. His wife, Ti-san-che Lincoln, who previously testified against him at his preliminary hearing, took the stand.

Lincoln stated she visited the defendant before her testimony but that she’s refused calls from the Humboldt County Jail. Lincoln confirmed the identity of her husband in a surveillance video...

Post date: Tue, 11/17/2015 - 16:55

ARCATA - The city of Arcata's plan for a medical marijuana innovation zone is back in front of city council Wednesday night.

Properties within the zone will be allowed to grow, warehouse, test and develop medical marijuana products. The original zone was planned for the former Humboldt Flakeboard Plant as an incentive for redevelopment as it’s severely degraded. Economic interest to be...

Post date: Tue, 11/17/2015 - 16:51

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- After a several month long process, Humboldt County has a new Department of Health and Human Services Director.

Beginning January 11th Kristen Brinks will be the face of the county's largest department. She has two years experience as the Director of Community Services for the El Dorado County Department of Health and Human Services. Brinks also worked at the California...

Post date: Tue, 11/17/2015 - 16:51