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FERNDALE- Officials with the Humboldt County Fair said attendance was up this year. They estimate a 22 percent increase from last year.

This year's fair lasted one day longer than in 2013. The organization had a new superintendent, which fair officials said brought in a new perspective.

There were new events like the sea lion show and celebrity guests, like Guy Fieri, that...

EUREKA- The American Cancer Society reports more than three million Americans living with cancer have delays or other problems getting to their appointments.  But thanks to the Road to Recovery Program, patients can get rides to their appointments for free.  However, American Cancer Society officials say the program is in need of more volunteers.

Ursula Dewitt was diagnosed with breast...

EUREKA- The man accused of a double homicide in Eureka back in March pled not guilty to all charges in court on Thursday.

Earlier this month, the judge ruled that there was indeed enough evidence to charge 28-year-old Vincent Sanchez with the murders.  He is accused of killing his half brother, 25-year-old Lance Henry, and 60-year-old Richard Storre. Sanchez pled not guilty to those...

EUREKA- The Eureka General Plan Update is the focus of a City Council and Planning Commission study session on Thursday at City Hall.

Two documents will be discussed at the public meeting.  One is the Draft Planning Issues and Opportunities Report. The report identifies environmental, economic and social assets, issues opportunities and objectives that may be considered in the update.  ...

The following is from the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:

On Tuesday, at approximately 10:00 a.m. Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office deputies, assisted by members of the Campaign Against Marijuana Planting and the Humboldt County Drug Task Force drove to an area just north of Blocksburg. At the open field location, deputies eradicated 10,276 growing marijuana plants ranging from 6” to 9...

The following is from the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:

On Wednesday, at approximately 12:30 a.m. a Humboldt County Sheriff’s office Deputy on patrol in McKinleyville stopped a black 1996 Honda sedan for a traffic violation on Edeline Avenue, McKinleyville. After the Honda stopped the deputy saw a male crouched in the back seat, attempting to conceal himself from the deputy’s view....

Orick - A traffic stop on Monday has resulted in a large amount of marijuana. A Colfax man was pulled over after law enforcement noticed him driving erratically on Highway 101 in Orick. Deputies arrested 39-year-old Brian Keith MacPhetridge.

After an investigation, MacPhetridge was found to be driving on a suspended license, driving without a license and in possession of 14-pounds of...

McKinleyville - Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies stumbled upon quite a scene in McKinleyville on Tuesday. Authorities say an argument between a father and his 18-year old daughter over allowing her to drive to college in her car got out of hand.  A second 24-year old daughter tried to keep the father from driving off with the vehicle. He did anyway with her on the roof of the car.

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