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TRINIDAD- It's California Invasive Species Action Week and California State Parks is doing its part to inform the public why invasive plants are destructive to our forests.

Invasive species are non-native plants or animals that humans have brought into California. State Parks says at Trinidad State Beach and Patrick's Point State Park the non-native english ivy was brought to the area...

Post date: Thu, 06/11/2015 - 17:25

ARCATA - Students at Fuente Nueva Charter School got a special addition to their field day this morning, Crabs players. 

The Crabs baseball team showed up to participate in the school’s event. Students rotated stations between musical chairs, water balloon toss, bean bag volleyball and the crabs led, mini- baseball game. Players showed students how to grip the baseball bat, swing, catch...

Post date: Thu, 06/11/2015 - 17:24

BLUE LAKE - The city of Blue Lake is giving recognition to it’s Public Works Department for completing it’s Sewer Headworks Project.

The department has worked on the new carbon treatment and ventilation system since April. It's meant to reduce odor where sewage first enters the water treatment plant. They have installed an exhaust fan to exchange air six times per minute, before going...

Post date: Thu, 06/11/2015 - 17:23

MCKINLEYVILLE - It's a monumental time in a young adult's life, graduating high school and McKinleyville Seniors did just that.

"It's a weird feeling. This day just kind of comes really quickly. You look down the road and you think it's a long ways away but then all of the sudden it jumps out at you. I'm excited. I'm going to HSU next year, so new challenges," said Nick Thomas,...

Post date: Thu, 06/11/2015 - 17:20

CRESCENT CITY - Tourism is up by 18% so far this year in Del Norte according to statistics from the Crescent City / Del Norte Vistors Bureau.

Visitation trends have steadily increased since 2010. Last year, $114 million was spent on tourism and employed over 1,300 people. The Vistors Bureau says they’ve focused on target marketing to increase the tourism rate. The county is featured in...

Post date: Thu, 06/11/2015 - 17:15

MANILA- The Arcata Fire District says a home damaged by fire this afternoon is a suspected marijuana grow house.

The fire happened just after 2 p.m. on the 1700 block of Laurel Drive. Crews were delayed finding the blaze due to the inaccessibility of the house. Crews controlled the fire within 30 minutes of arrival. No one was inside, but a resident reported seeing a woman run in and...

Post date: Thu, 06/11/2015 - 17:06

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Thursday evening crews continue to battle fires across Northern California.

The Bald Fire burning 15 miles east of Orick, off Bald Hills Road is 50-percent contained. According to CalFire 100 personnel are on scene including Willow Creek and Humboldt Bay Fire. Humboldt Bay's water tender was sent to the incident when the blaze started Tuesday Night.

"CalFire...

Post date: Thu, 06/11/2015 - 17:02

The Saddle Fire burning south-west of Burnt Ranch in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest has grown to 1,020 acres.
 
The Trinity County Sheriff’s Office is issuing a mandatory fire evacuation for Lower South Fork Road north of Big Slide Campground to Manzanita Ranch.
 
There is also an advisory to evacuate the town of Hyampom.
 
The Red Cross evacuation...

Post date: Thu, 06/11/2015 - 00:23