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It's being called a post holiday celebration of written correspondence and the McKinleyville Library is participating.

The library is going to help kids get back in the habit of writing after the holiday break. They're participating in the Universal Letter-Writing Week and say it's a perfect time to implement this type of thing. It's great to write thank you notes after the holidays and...

FORTUNA - A Coos Bay woman is dead following a fatal single vehicle traffic collision in Fortuna. Just after 2 yesterday afternoon, officers responded to the 100 block of 12th street. There, an adult female was fatally injured when a Ford Explorer collided with her and a vacant apartment. The Coroner’s Office has now identified the woman as 32-year old Victoria Adele Pruett.


CRESCENT CITY – “They’re here because of a boat...all because of a boat. A boat washed up on our shore here that actually belonged to Takata High School,” Coleen Parker, retired Principal of Del Norte High School, said.  

That boat, from the Japanese high school’s mariner school is one of thousands of things and lives swept away in the East Japan earthquake and tsunami of 2011.


EUREKA - A 27-year-old man who was in court to be sentenced for a prior case Tuesday was arrested again for possession of meth.

Zachary Davis fell asleep inside the Humboldt County Superior Courtroom five. Security contacted Davis, who woke up and proceeded to drop a cell phone and bag of white crystalline powder.

Davis then exited the courtroom and went to the bathroom....

EUREKA - A Eureka driver heading north on Elk River Road drifted off the street and into a ditch just after 10 a.m. Tuesday.

50-year-old Tamie Marsh was inside a 2009 black Chevy that veered right for unknown reasons. Marsh was traveling on Elk River Road south of Pine Hill when she crashed and was pinned inside the car.

She was extricated from the vehicle and reportedly...

ARCATA- A 64 year old man was confirmed dead on scene at Sierra Pacific Industries in Arcata Tuesday. According to the Arcata Fire District, this was an industrial accident.

At around 9 a.m. a man, whose identification is not being released at this time, was in the basket of an industrial boom. The boom was raised 25 feet in the air when  the man may have come in contact with a high...

FORTUNA - The City of Fortuna began fire hydrant flushing on Monday.

It’s a proactive annual program to make sure all hydrants are working properly and enables officials to do preventative maintenance on the system. The flushing may cause discoloration of drinking water. It stirs up sediment of mineral deposits that can stain clothes and have an unpleasant taste.

Residents are...

FORTUNA  -  Fortuna Police are reporting one person is confirmed dead after a vehicle verses pedestrian crash earlier this afternoon. Because the accident occurred on private property, details are sketchy at this moment.

The coroner’s office has been called in and we will have more information on this story when it becomes available.