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NORTH COAST- Big changes could soon be coming to St. Joseph Health System.

During a public meeting Monday morning the Attorney General’s office addressed the potential merger of St. Joseph Health System and Providence Health & Services. The meeting is a part of a series of hearings held across the state this month. Attorney General Consultants, Medical Development Specialists have...

Post date: Mon, 04/25/2016 - 13:19

Homeless individuals could start moving into temporary housing camp next Sunday. Fire rips through mobile home in Hydesville. Local bikers stand up against child abuse. Humboldt County's first car seat recycling program was a big success. Hundreds of people showed up to the final night of the Humboldt Film Festival. Redwood Acres hosts its 2nd Annual Home Show. Sequoia Park Zoo celebrates...

Post date: Sun, 04/24/2016 - 16:44

Commercial crab fishermen express hope for the season to open. Dozens of firefighters take part in Arcata Fire District's live fire training in McKinleyville. Two-day Medicinal Cannabis Conference underway at Arcata Community Center. Earth Day paddle and cleanup draws community members to Indian Island. Humboldt Orchid Society hosts its annual Orchid Show. More than 19 schools participate in...

Post date: Sat, 04/23/2016 - 16:57

Humboldt County - The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors has proclaimed the month of April as “Alcohol Awareness Month.”

They’ve added a theme: talk early, talk often: parents can make a difference in teen alcohol use.

Officials say alcohol is the leading drug used by teenagers in the county on a regular basis. 1 in 3 11th graders surveyed reported binge drinking...

Post date: Fri, 04/22/2016 - 23:50

Arcata - Congressman Jared Huffman announced Northern California health centers will be receiving a substantial helping hand from the federal government. 16-million dollars is earmarked for health centers from Marin all the way to Del Norte County.

Locally, Open Door Clinic will receive nearly 3-million dollars. The grants support over 13-hundred Patient-directed organizations that...

Post date: Fri, 04/22/2016 - 23:41

NORTH COAST - It may be an answer to prayers or maybe Mother Nature just decided to cooperate. Dungeness crab fishers just got a dose of sunlight after a dismal season that never started here on the North Coast The Department of Fish and Wildlife has opened the recreational Dungeness and rock crab fishery from south of the north jetty here in Humboldt County to Monterey Bay.

Recent...

Post date: Fri, 04/22/2016 - 23:29

FORTUNA - The next rupture of the Cascadia Subduction Zone will spell a terrible natural disaster here on the north coast. That's why Humboldt County's Office of Emergency Services held a training event Friday to get prepared. 

Local first responders and government agencies from throughout the county attended the first annual Cascadia earthquake tabletop exercise at the Fortuna Fire...

Post date: Fri, 04/22/2016 - 17:46

FORTUNA - Fortuna native Dakota Daetwiler has really made a name for herself as a talented artist. Now she wants to embark on a dream adventure of painting the west coast and needs your help.

Daetwiler is an acrylic artist and at only 27 years old she's already produced more than 200 original paintings, has her own line of children’s books, and painted for celebrities.  

"I've...

Post date: Fri, 04/22/2016 - 17:42