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EUREKA- Humboldt County Public Works is gearing up for another weather system that's set to bring heavy rain and flooding to the North Ccoast.

Last week's storms caused significant flooding in the Ferndale Bottoms and low lying areas and washed out Stagecoach Road in Trinidad. That road remains closed until crews can do costly repairs.

This week crews have been working to clean...

Post date: Thu, 12/17/2015 - 17:39

CRESCENT CITY- A Crescent City couple can’t believe what just happened but they say they’ve got the video to prove it. “When I was walking up the stairs, he had his phone out and he was videotaping me,” Ashley Brookshire said, about how her husband broke the good news. Lonnie Brookshire had played a $10 Silver & Gold Scratchers® ticket and revealed the game’s top-prize – $1...

Post date: Thu, 12/17/2015 - 13:12

St. Bernard's football left Eureka Thursday morning to Southern California for the CIF State Championship game. 
An escort of Eureka Police, Humboldt County Sheriff and Humboldt Bay Fire helped lead the Crusaders out of the city.
News Channel 3 is making the trip and will have reports and highlights of Saturday's Championship with Saddleback Valley Christian.

Post date: Thu, 12/17/2015 - 10:15
LOLETA - The oldest living tribal member of the Bear River of Rohnerville Rancheria has died.  “Shorty” was a beloved elder of the tribe and was born back in January of 1928.
Those who knew her remembered an amazing friend full of smiles, laughter and never afraid to be a little goofy. She loved spending time at a slot machine and with the staff at Bear River...
Post date: Wed, 12/16/2015 - 23:37

NORTH COAST - If you were looking to have fresh crab for Christmas this year, you might start considering another entree.

Test results have been released for the entire west coast of California and Humboldt County continues to have some of the highest levels of Domoic acid in its crab. Tests showed certain areas to be fine like Morrow Bay near San Louis Obisbo. Others like Half Moon Bay...

Post date: Wed, 12/16/2015 - 21:11

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - A program that helps people without means get home for the holidays is continuing to be a success with the Department of Health and Human Services.

It’s called TAP or the Transportation Assistance Program. Launched in 2006, TAP lends a hand to individuals and families that need financial help relocating from Humboldt County to another area. Since the beginning of the...

Post date: Wed, 12/16/2015 - 21:03

EUREKA - Christmas is the time of giving, but the city of Eureka doesn’t want you giving handouts. That’s why city staff is coming up with innovative ways to create positive solutions for the growing issue of panhandling.

City officials estimate 15 people are panhandling at any given time in Eureka, with 70% of them being homeless. The city has an aggressive panhandling ordinance but...

Post date: Wed, 12/16/2015 - 17:59

EUREKA - More job cuts are coming to Humboldt Bay Fire, with the possibility of having to close it’s Station Four permanently.

The fire department normally operates on over $100,000 in overtime funds per year. But after citywide budget cuts in the summer, those funds were reduced to $50,000 and positions were eliminated. Now the department says that money is expected to run out early...

Post date: Wed, 12/16/2015 - 17:55