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SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT- A California State Parks Ranger is on administrative leave after receiving a DUI while on duty.

Thirty-three year old Tyson Young was arrested August 15 after a citizen reported seeing young allegedly intoxicated while in his patrol car. Young began driving north on State Route 254 near Myers Flatt and was apprehended by the California Highway Patrol.

He was...


FORTUNA- The unofficial last week of summer is almost over and people on the North Coast are starting their Labor Day Weekend celebrations.

The website says 10 percent more Americans will travel this Labor Day Weekend than last year. Meanwhile, on the North Coast, gas prices have gone down about 10 cents in recent weeks. We asked residents in Fortuna what they would be...


FORTUNA- Patients at a local hospital can rest a little easier thanks to new beds, designed to improve patients’ comfort.

Redwood Memorial Hospital recently replaced 26 beds with newer models made by Hillrom Beds. Hospital officials say the beds that were replaced have been used for about 20 years and had worn mattresses. They say the beds were putting people at risk of having problems...


ARCATA- A former Humboldt State University Geography Lecturer, 64-year-old Christopher Haynes of Arcata, was arrested on Friday on multiple charges, after authorities say they discovered thousands of pictures and videos of child pornography in his possession.

In June, the Department of Homeland Security informed a Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Detective that a website company...

EUREKA- A new community garden will soon be open for the public at Redwood Acres.

The garden has been under construction since February and is funded in part through donations from local businesses and a $300,000 dollar snap ed grant from the USDA. Today, Redwood Acres officials say it is almost ready for the public. They plan to have an official opening September 7th from 10 am to 2 pm...


EUREKA- A man is arrested after allegedly being caught sitting in a stranger’s vehicle in Eureka.

Police responded to the 2600 of K Street just after 7 a.m. on Friday morning. A woman told authorities she saw a man in her vehicle, after the windows were left open, and that her boyfriend was now chasing him.  Officers responded to the area and found the suspect, 29-year-old Chad Fraker,...


HOOPA- EPA lab results show that Hoopa Valley drinking water is safe from toxins associated with blue-green algae.

According to the Hoopa Valley Tribe, the algae was found on August 24th in the Trinity River in Hoopa. The tribe issued a health advisory to the community, warning them about going into the river. That advisory is now lifted.

Tests were conducted on the water, before...


WILLOW CREEK- The community of Willow Creek is preparing for this weekend's Bigfoot Days celebration.

The event will get its start right in the middle of town, where the parade will zip  through Main Street.

Following the parade, festivities will move down to Veteran's Park where the action of the day will continue. Food and craft booths, apple bobbing and even a lawn mower race...