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FORTUNA- The Eel River Valley is one step closer to a new healthcare option thanks to a federal grant.

Open Door Community Health Centers has been awarded just over $900,000 to go towards the new Fortuna Community Health Center. The new center is still in it's planning stages with architect designs expected to be completed early next year. While the total project will cost $12 million...

Post date: Mon, 08/31/2015 - 17:42

FORTUNA- Almost nine months after falling under new leadership official's with Fortuna's Multi Generational Center say they are rapidly expanding programming for the eel river valley.

Interim Executive Directer Dawn Watkins took over the job in January and today shared an update on her progress with the city's chamber of commerce. The MGC was started in 2011 as a place old and young can...

Post date: Mon, 08/31/2015 - 17:41

EUREKA- The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors are standing up to Airbnb demanding the company comply with the county's Transient Occupancy Tax.

The San Francisco company provides an online platform for local residents to advertise open rooms to short term renters. For as low as $12 you can find a place to stay overnight in Eureka. Rather than staying in a hotel, the website helps you...

Post date: Mon, 08/31/2015 - 17:40

EUREKA- Community members are donating blood to show their support for a local girl battling cancer.

4-year-old Eleanor Esh of Eureka was recently diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. She’s currently undergoing chemo at a hospital in Oakland. Monday, beauty queens from the Miss Humboldt County Pageant rolled up their sleeves and donated blood at the Northern California Community...

Post date: Mon, 08/31/2015 - 16:18

MCKINLEYVILLE- For many kids in Humboldt County, summer break has come to a close and it's time to hit the books.

Students at McKinleyville Union School District boarded the bus Monday morning, eager to get back in the swing of things.

"I’m very excited because it’s kind of fun to meet new friends," said Kyla Schuchard. 

"I’m kind of scared," said Winter Bruce.


Post date: Mon, 08/31/2015 - 14:21

EPD arrests a man with a warrant out for his arrest after he hits a bicyclist. Two separate accidents on Highway 299 leaves two drivers injured. U.S. Coast Guard holds memorial service to honor our fallen heroes. Blood donation event being held Monday for 4-year-old Eureka girl battling cancer. The Humboldt County Fair wraps up its 10-day run. Man proposes to his girlfriend of one year at the...

Post date: Sun, 08/30/2015 - 19:50

Dozens of youth in Hoopa call on Governor Brown to stop a major pipeline from being installed through the Klamath River. Rain is helps firefighters contain Northern California fires. The first ever Neighborhood Watch Block Party attracts dozens of community members. The City of Eureka and the Navy League host luncheon for U.S. Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay. Kids in McKinleyville take part in...

Post date: Sat, 08/29/2015 - 19:26

HOOPA - Another wild land fire broke out Friday in Eastern Humboldt and authorities suspect arson.

The Deerhorn Fire was discovered  around 2:30 am near Deerhorn Road on the Hoopa Valley Reservation. Hoopa Fire Department with assistance from CalFire and other agencies were able to contain the blaze by 8 am.

Local water tenders and engines along with a helicopter battled the fire...

Post date: Fri, 08/28/2015 - 23:31