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EUREKA- Regulating ambulance services is on the agenda for the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors.

At Tuesday's meeting, the supervisors will hear a request from North Coast Emergency Medical Services to develop and implement Exclusive Operating Areas for ambulance services within the county.

The county's current ordinance does not regulate how many providers can operate in a...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office and Humboldt Bay Fire are warning the public of the dangers of butane hash oil labs. This comes after law enforcement agencies responded to two alleged butane hash oil explosions over the weekend in Arcata and McKinleyville.

Lieutenant Wayne Hanson of the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office said, “People do this cause it’s pure profit...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- It’s California Native Plant Week and community members are raising awareness about the importance of these plants.

There are over 8,000 species of native plants throughout the state including trees, shrubs, wildflowers and things you can eat like Indian potatoes.

One local planter we spoke with, Monty Caid, says by planting native plants in your yard, you can...

NORTH COAST – A stabbing in Eureka sends one woman to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Two fires less than thirty minutes apart on Saturday in Arcata have similar causes. The Bureau of Land Management  asks for your help regarding  the Trinidad Lighthouse. The bill to protect the Smith River watershed passes through the State Senate easily. Antique fans headed to Redwood Acres...

EUREKA  - A woman was stabbed Sunday afternoon in Eureka.

It allegedly took place just before 4 pm near Union and West Del Norte Streets. Authorities say an adult female was stabbed and sustained non-life threatening injuries. She was taken to St. Joseph Hospital for treatment.  The suspect fled the scene.

We will update this story as information becomes available.

Arcata Fire Press Release - 04-12-15


ARCATA - Shortly before 3:00 PM Sunday, Arcata Fire District was dispatched to a possible structure on the 900 block of Union Street. It was reported that neighbors had called 9-1-1 because they heard smoke alarms sounding in the structure.

The first arriving officer, Battalion Chief Dave White reported a two story structure with...

An alleged butane hash oil lab explodes in McKinleyville. Mad River bridges are dedicated to bicyclist hit, killed by vehicle. State and local leaders talk marijuana legalization, impacts on environment. Tri-County Independent Living hosts annual Pie Fundraiser. 

CRESCENT CITY - A new Chief of Police has taken the helm in Crescent City.

Ivan Minsal comes to the department after 34-years in law enforcement. He recently left the LA PD as a Captain in the Van Nuys Police Department. He and his wife are thrilled to begin a new chapter of their lives in Crescent City.

Already, he has made some changes like updating the Police Facebook page. He...