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ARCATA - Students at Humboldt State are getting in the lumberjack spirit as homecoming weekend kicks off.

HSU clubs held a fair on campus with activities to raise funds, including a dunk tank, bean bag toss and kissing booth. The school’s student-run radio station KRFH provided music. Friday, students will receive a t-shirt, football game ticket, and lumberjack novelties with...

Post date: Thu, 10/08/2015 - 17:36

EUREKA - Two local carpenters turned chocolate makers have devoted themselves to creating a top quality product the past five years and their efforts are not going unnoticed.  

The founders of Dick Taylor Chocolate in Eureka are having a year full of awards and recognitions. Winning silvers and bronze at the International Chocolate Awards, multiple awards at the Academy of Chocolate out...

Post date: Thu, 10/08/2015 - 17:32

EUREKA- A woman was flown to the hospital after crashing her bike at a popular riding area in Eureka.

Around 11 Thursday morning, Humboldt Bay Fire responded to the McKay Tract for a report of a bicycle accident. Firefighters had to hike a quarter mile to reach the injured 36-year-old victim. According to Humboldt Bay Fire, the woman hit a water bar and fell off her bike, injuring her...

Post date: Thu, 10/08/2015 - 17:28

ARCATA - The California Seismic Safety Commission held a meeting in Arcata Thursday morning, to hear firsthand about the north coast’s efforts to raise earthquake and tsunami awareness.  

Various presentations included Lori Dengler, HSU professor and member of the Redwood Tsunami Work Group, suggesting the need for statewide curriculum of preparedness for children in lower grades.  HSU...

Post date: Thu, 10/08/2015 - 17:04

Six Rivers to host post-fire town hall meetings

Post date: Thu, 10/08/2015 - 14:06

ARCATA - An uptick of bicycle thefts on the HSU campus has prompted the University Police Department to step up education and enforcement.

Officials say many students leave their bikes in one place for extended periods with just a cable lock attached. Those locks are easily cut. Officers are educating students with information tables at various locations and increasing patrols. Tuesday...

Post date: Wed, 10/07/2015 - 20:02

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - A $65,000 grant is allowing the Avoid the 8 DUI Task Force to add two new agencies. 


The Fortuna Police Department received the grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety. The money will go towards countywide enforcement with the addition of the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office and Probation Department.


The grant will also fund warrant...

Post date: Wed, 10/07/2015 - 19:47

FORTUNA- Thursday is the last chance for community members to get their questions answered in depth by the Fortuna Fire District regarding a proposed fire tax assessment increase.

The district will hold it's last public outreach meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Main Station. The district says it intends to clear misconceptions and answer questions for those who haven't voted.


Post date: Wed, 10/07/2015 - 17:32