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EUREKA - Really exotic orchids, you probably won’t see growing in your neighbor’s front lawn, but those in attendance got the chance to check them out at the Humboldt Orchid Show and fundraiser.

These prize-winning beauties are grown locally by the Orchid Society Humboldt’s Local Chapter, and have been studied and admired by the national orchid society since the 1920’s.


Post date: Sat, 04/22/2017 - 19:14

EUREKA - In addition to Earth Day festivities the Sequoia Park Zoo held a party in honor of planet earth.

This free event sponsored by PG&E allowed families in the community to attend the party and check out all the activities the zoo has to offer.

Not only did kids get the chance to meet the friendly zoo animals, they also are given the opportunity to enjoy the eco-friendly...

Post date: Sat, 04/22/2017 - 19:11

FORTUNA - A high school senior is asking the public to join her in recycling un-needed child car seats.

It’s part of the Change the World Project for Jessica Hein: a senior at Fortuna High who hopes to have an impact on the community.

The event will be held  Saturday from 11 am to 2 pm. Local residents are invited to bring in their car seats and drop them off in the high school...

Post date: Sat, 04/22/2017 - 00:09

TRINITY RIVER - If you’re going to be near the Trinity River Saturday you’ll need to be careful. A large release from the Lewiston Dam will begin and run for four days. The release is part of the Record of Decision in 2000 co-signed by the Hoopa Tribe and Bureau of Reclamation for continued restoration of the Trinity.

River stake holders have been introducing course sediment over the...

Post date: Fri, 04/21/2017 - 22:48

DEL NORTE COUNTY - Law enforcement is asking the public’s help in locating a wanted sexual offender.

24-year old Hunter Roy McWilliams is wanted for multiple alleged sexual offenses against an underage youth. A 400-thousand dollar warrant has been established.

If you have any information on McWilliams whereabouts, you’re asked to call the Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office and...

Post date: Fri, 04/21/2017 - 22:38

FERNBRIDGE- A female driver hauling a trailer is in jail after a hit-and-run Friday evening and it could have been a lot worse.


Around 6:30, the California Highway Patrol and Fortuna Volunteer Fire Department responded to southbound Highway 101 near the Fernbridge exit.


Officials say a female driver traveling in a Dodge pickup hauling a U-Haul trailer tried to...

Post date: Fri, 04/21/2017 - 22:27

A Fortuna local icon, Robert Daniels, widely known as Bobby, has passed away.

Bobby was known for riding around the friendly city on his bicycle and making appearances at local events – all while wearing his signature safety vest.

Those who knew him say he was always collecting recyclables and would go out of his way to help people.

"I think anybody that grew up in Fortuna...

Post date: Fri, 04/21/2017 - 18:15

It's been nearly a week since the closure of the 101 near Leggett, and the inconvenience is putting strain on some local businesses.

Getting products into and out of the area to distributors is taking extra time and money, as taking detours can take upwards of seven hours.

One business being affected is Humboldt Chocolate.

They're making sure to order extra early for...

Post date: Fri, 04/21/2017 - 18:13