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TRINIDAD - the Trinidad Lighthouse graces magazine covers and coffee tables. Now the Bureau of Land Management wants your input on how this North Coast treasure should be managed.

The BLM and community partners have managed the property since taking ownership from the U.S. Coast Guard in 2014.

The Bureau is soliciting feedback from the community on its just-released environmental...

Post date: Wed, 06/15/2016 - 17:24

BLUE LAKE - A month-long lineup of theatre, art, music, and more, kicks off tomorrow in Blue Lake. It’s Dell’ Arte’s 26th Annual Mad River Festival.

Performers come from around the world to take part in more than 30 performances around Blue Lake. Guests including the Eureka Symphony and Humboldt Folklife Society host special events as part of the festival.

For the...

Post date: Wed, 06/15/2016 - 17:16

EUREKA - Washington Elementary School was on lockdown this morning after a suspect wanted for an alleged assault fled Sheriff’s deputies.

Around 10:00, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department responded to a reported domestic disturbance on the 2200 block of Fern Street.

22-year-old Isiah Beacham had fled the residence before deputies arrived. Eureka police were called in to assist...

Post date: Wed, 06/15/2016 - 17:15

Sacramento - A bill to end observance of daylight-saving time has passed through its first committee easily.

Assembly Bill 385 could make California the third state not to observe the tradition that was adopted back in 1942 as “War Time.”

There have been many adjustments over the years and the amount of time we observe the practice has varied. Debating the tradition is something...

Post date: Tue, 06/14/2016 - 21:39

HAPPY CAMP – Firefighters caught a break Tuesday as they continued to respond to the Pony Fire burning 15-miles southwest of Happy Camp. However there was one injury.

Over a thousand personnel are on the lines. The large blaze has burned nearly 2400-acres and is 20 percent contained. Cooler temperatures and some scattering of rain has helped crews construct containment lines closer to...

Post date: Tue, 06/14/2016 - 21:20

NORTH COAST - A plan for a long neglected North Coast river was released today by 22-public agencies, tribes, non-profits and other stakeholders called the Eel River Forum.

Their Eel River Action Plan is the culmination of 4-years of hard work and collaboration among the large group of organizations to address water diversion, water quality, habitat restoration and protection of the Eel...

Post date: Tue, 06/14/2016 - 21:06

ARCATA - The Arcata City Council will host a second public hearing at its meeting Wednesday night and possibly adopt the city’s 2016-2017 fiscal year budget.

The city estimates it will bring in roughly $33 million in revenue and is planning a budget of just over $31 million. The city says it’s on the right-track and $5 million under last year’s budget. Staff proposes to update many of...

Post date: Tue, 06/14/2016 - 18:11

EUREKA - Last week the Eureka City Council approved a parking lot rotation for homeless to sleep overnight. Since the night of June 11 homeless have been allowed to camp at the foot of Del Norte Street from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. The area is near a public park and pier. Over the past two days News Channel 3 has received calls, emails and Facebook messages stating that the general public is afraid to...

Post date: Tue, 06/14/2016 - 18:10