Mandatory evacuation for both sides of Lower Mad River Road, from Ruth Marina/Journey’s End to Ruth/Zenia Road. :    
State Route 36 is closed at the Trinity County line due to the wildfires. It's unknown when the roadway will re-open:    

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Sacramento - Governor Brown has signed a bill banning genetically altered, non-native salmon in California.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is currently reviewing an application by a company wanting to produce farm-raised, genetically altered fish to grow faster than native salmon. If these “Frankenfish” are allowed into our waters, they could destroy the entire native salmon...

McKinleyville - Coast Guard Humboldt Bay is warning about the danger of operating a small model helicopter or drone near an airport.

Saturday, officials observed a “quadcopter” type model helicopter operating near the Coast Guard base at the Arcata/Eureka airport. These private model aircraft are not exempt and must abide by FAA regulations. They can’t operate within 5 miles of an...

FORTUNA- Fortuna residents will be asked to vote on another tax measure this fall to raise funds for the Elementary School District. Superintendent Patti Hafner spoke to the Fortuna Chamber of Commerce Monday about Measure W.

If passed, the measure would bring in $9 million to the school district to make improvements to South Fortuna Elementary, Ambrosini, Fortuna Middle School and...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Residents from across five counties had the chance to connect with their designated sheriff at a conference in Crescent City on Saturday.

Nearly 70 people came out to talk with the sheriffs about common issues facing their communities, including illegal marijuana grows, public lands management, and one of the biggest topics of the day: prison re-alignment. According to...

DEL NORTE COUNTY - Just 10 miles south of Crescent City sits a three mile stretch of Highway 101, prone to geological activity. Since the 1930’s, there has been up to three landslides every 10 years that sends the road toward the ocean. One particularly devastating slide in 1972 resulted in two deaths.

“It’s not if, it’s when. That mountains going to totally give away and here we are...

EUREKA - Caltrans has partnered with Verizon to install a fleet management system in all company cars.

The system will enhance the operation of the company’s fleet, providing better management and efficiency, and reducing operational costs.

The GPS based units track mileage, location, fuel usage, idle time, and vehicle diagnostics.

Caltrans test-ran the system on 200 cars...

EUREKA- A man in Eureka was sent to the hospital after being attacked by two pit bulls near the Hikshari’ Trail and authorities continue to search for the dogs’ owners.  People who hike the trail say they will not stop because of the attack that happened on Saturday.

People who use the Hikshari’ Trail say while they are on their walks, they regularly see dogs without leashes.  All dogs...

EUREKA- Special needs students in Eureka had the chance to see a variety of local, state and federal vehicles up-close at Glen Paul School on Monday.

Students from Glen Paul School and the Humboldt County Office of Education’s Special Beginnings Program participated in the first ever Glen Paul School Transportation Day. Humboldt Bay Fire, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office, the United...