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MCKINLEYVILLE- After a long summer break, bus drivers from Humboldt, Del Norte and Trinity counties are getting a refresher course.

70 bus drivers took part in an annual workshop at McKinleyville High School Monday. Sponsored by Chapter 18 of the California Association of School Transportation Officials, new and old bus drivers had a chance to brush up on safety procedures. The five-...

Post date: Tue, 08/18/2015 - 17:05

MCKINLEYVILLE- McKinleyville Community Services District is looking for a contractor to upgrade its Wastewater Management Facility.

Designs for the 17-million-dollar treatment project have been in the works since 2009 and now the Community Services District is ready to move forward with plans. On Monday, it will begin advertising to Builders’ Exchanges in Humboldt, Sacramento and the...

Post date: Tue, 08/18/2015 - 16:59

EUREKA- Investigators with the Eureka Police Department are investigating an assault at a Bayshore Mall parking lot that left a man injured and his car damaged.

Officers responded to the North 40 Overflow Parking Lot at about 6:45 a.m. on Tuesday and located a victim of an apparent assault. He told police he saw a group of up to eight men harassing a woman and he tried to intervene...

Post date: Tue, 08/18/2015 - 16:48

MANILA- Officials with the Arcata Fire District say a vegetation fire in Manila could possibly have been caused by discarded ashes.

The fire happened on the 100 block of Carlson Drive at about 2 p.m. on Tuesday.  The Arcata Fire District found a vegetation fire threatening a neighboring home when they arrived to the call. Bystanders were trying to extinguish it when crews arrived. The...

Post date: Tue, 08/18/2015 - 16:46

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Some exciting news for Humboldt County residents, we’re ranked number two for the most naturally beautiful county in America.

According to a new Washington Post article, it’s all based on the federal government’s Natural Amenities Index. It takes into account the most desirable climate and scenery.

Ventura comes in number one followed by Humboldt, Santa Barbara,...

Post date: Tue, 08/18/2015 - 16:45

ARCATA - The Arcata House Partnership has recently lost grant funding for it’s programs and now is looking to the city to help trim monthly costs.

The partnership helps adults in need of shelter, provides permanent supportive housing staff, prepares and stores Calfresh food, and facilitates case management. The partnership recently lost 40% of grant funding, resulting in staff layoffs...

Post date: Tue, 08/18/2015 - 16:12

ARCATA - Hundreds of freshmen students unloaded their vehicles this morning and moved into HSU’s residence halls.

“It's fun. We're having a great time. We've got folks from all over the campus interacting with the students and their families. Making them feel welcome and making them feel good about being here and that's what it's all about," said Stephen St. Onge, HSU Housing &...

Post date: Tue, 08/18/2015 - 16:08

ARCATA - A motorcyclist sustained major injuries and had to be rescued after crashing over an embankment in Arcata.

Just after 7 Monday evening, emergency personnel were called to North Bank road near Hunt’s Drive. The male rider of a Harley Davidson Motorcycle for unknown reasons lost control and crashed 30-feet down an almost vertical embankment. CHP and Arcata Fire had to make a rope...

Post date: Mon, 08/17/2015 - 23:30