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ARCATA - The Arcata Playhouse has spent the last year preparing for their newest production called Echoes of War that opened Thursday night. 

It's a California humanities project that involves war veterans, their families, and war survivors telling their personal stories of coming home from war. Local storyteller Ali Freedlund taught participants how to craft their experiences into a...

Post date: Fri, 10/23/2015 - 17:22

EUREKA - Every year teachers will spend around $500 of their own money to provide projects for students. But the Chevron Texaco Corporation has made it a priority to help cut down on those costs with it's Fuel Your School program.

Friday Ridgewood Elementary’s TK class received boxes full of hands-on learning materials as part of the initiative. Partnering with, this is...

Post date: Fri, 10/23/2015 - 17:16

EUREKA - Hopelessly deadlocked. That's what the jury declared to a full courtroom Friday afternoon in the Fieldbrook double homicide trial. The declaration follows a month long trial for murder suspect Jason Arreaga.

The jury spent the last week deliberating after listening to numerous testimonies about what happened the night Harley Hammers and Angel Tully were shot and killed at a...

Post date: Fri, 10/23/2015 - 17:10

SCOTIA- It's National School Bus Safety Week and some local schools, including Scotia Elementary, are taking part by moving class outside.

Whether the students ride the bus to school or go out on a field trip, school officials tell us, knowing some basic safety features can save a student's life.

"I learned all kinds of stuff about bus safety that you need to stay at least ten...

Post date: Fri, 10/23/2015 - 16:33

FORTUNA- Two Chilean bicyclists are living out their dreams of riding across the world, and are inspiring local students along the way.

Bernardo Alegria and Natalia Lopez visited Redwood Preparatory Charter School in Fortuna, Friday morning. They talked with 6th and 7th graders about how they began their biking journey 11 months ago in Cuba. From there, they flew...

Post date: Fri, 10/23/2015 - 16:21

From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:

On Thursday, October 22, 2015 at about 11:00 p.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office, assisted by the California Highway Patrol, were in Hoopa at the Lucky Bear Casino, parking lot searching for a domestic violence suspect. The deputy came across a subject, arrestee Notchko Paul McCovey, Sr, age 44, of Hoopa. McCovey appeared intoxicated. As...

Post date: Fri, 10/23/2015 - 09:48
EUREKA- The Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) has shingles vaccines available, and area seniors are encouraged to get immunized.
Currently, qualifying low-income seniors can get a shingles vaccine at the Public Health Clinic in Eureka for a reduced cost. 
Shingles vaccines are available at the clinic...
Post date: Fri, 10/23/2015 - 09:41

EUREKA- Here on the North Coast, several pumpkin patches are open to the public offering lots of fall fun! Organic Matters Ranch is one of them, and they have hundreds of certified organic pumpkins for visitors to pick.

"I’ve been waiting for this day for lots of days," said Aria Rose, Student at Whale Gulch Elementary School.

"It’s very fun and seeing all these pumpkins, red,...

Post date: Fri, 10/23/2015 - 08:43