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ARCATA-The Arcata Fire District received the CAL Fire Partnership Award for upgrading and improving their communications network. Assistant Chief Sean Campbell accepted the award in Sacramento on behalf of the department.

The Arcata Fire District was awarded a FEMA grant to upgrade the network. Grant objectives were to replace and purchase new equipment such as multiple dispatch con-...

NORTH COAST - Fortuna Police are warning of another IRS scam that hit the area over the last two weeks.

The caller claims to be an IRS representative and berates the caller to not ignore a warning that they’re behind in their taxes and there will be serious consequences.

The suspect promises law enforcement is on its way to the victim’s residence. Of course all of this can be...

DEL NORTE COUNTY - An Ashland, Oregon man is in the hospital with major injuries after a crash in Del Norte County.

Last night, around 6:30, 62-year old Ted Martin was driving southbound on Highway 199 near Little Jones Creek Road. For reasons still under investigation, he lost control of his Chevrolet and drifted into the northbound lane colliding with 49-year old Fortuna resident,...

NORTH COAST - The delayed crab season continues on the North Coast having a significant financial impact on crabbers. Now however, there could be some relief. The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering disaster loans.   

North Coast fisheries have been closed for two months, due to unsafe levels of Domoic acid found in Dungeness and Rock Crab. The SBA has declared it a disaster...

EUREKA - Two wanted suspects on probation are arrested after allegedly stealing mail from multiple residences.

27-year old Ashlee Page and 46-year old David Cooper were arrested Sunday after leaving a Jersey Avenue home in Eureka. Both had search clauses because of past arrests.

Law enforcement found mail belonging to two nearby residents which they seized as evidence for further...

EUREKA-A fire in Eureka left $25,000 worth of damage and an owner with one dead pet. Humboldt Bay Fire got the call of the fire around 6:30 p.m yesterday. It happened at a 2-story duplex on the 2400 block of Union Street. It was fully extinguished within one hour. It was indicated that the fire was caused by accident when cooking oil spill on the kitchen stove top. All occupants left the...

ARCATA- Similar to soccer, a new futsal court is coming to Arcata after being approved 4-1 by City Council. The court was proposed last July by the Humboldt Area Foundation, who was working on behalf of an unnamed donor. Last month the donation was accepted, and last night plans to build it was approved. The new court will be built at the "Arcata Community Park and Sports Complex and the donor...

EUREKA - An alarming amount of hash lab explosions are happening in Eureka. So Humboldt Bay Fire is changing their tactics when it comes to fighting the dangerous blazes.

Butane hash oil extraction produces the growing trend, concentrated cannabis. The extraction process often results in explosions causing structure fires. Humboldt Bay Fire says the fires are high intensity, difficult...