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Klamath National Forest - The Happy Camp Complex fire continues to wreak havoc after burning an additional 200 new acres over the weekend. You’ll recall it started from lightning in mid August. So far it has burned over 134,000 acres. It is 97 percent contained.

Although rain is expected to help with this huge blaze, fire officials say repair work will continue in all areas to remove...

Rio Dell - A special Town Hall Meeting to discuss the sales tax proposal, Measure ‘U’ has been set for the City of Rio Dell.

The meeting will be held October 15th @ 6:30 in the Monument Middle School multi purpose room. A presentation will be followed by a question and answer session.

Officials say the measure will enhance public safety, street maintenance and other...

Eureka - Rain soaked roads led to a multi vehicle crash near College of the Redwoods Tuesday afternoon.

CHP reported that at 3:45 due to slick conditions from rain, a chain reaction crash occurred near the northbound 101 exit to Tompkins Hill road. 7 vehicles including at least 1 big rig were involved. Although no major injuries were reported, one person was observed being taken to the...

EUREKA- Humboldt County political candidates will now be limited to $1,500 dollars per individual donor in a first of it’s kind move by the Board of Supervisors.

The supervisors passed the campaign finance reform ordinance Tuesday in a 4-1 vote, moving to put a cap on political contributions per donor, per election cycle. The ordinance effects all political candidates throughout the...

EUREKA- The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors took a position of support today for a $7.5 billion state water bond measure.

Proposition 1, or the Water Quality, Supply and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014, would allow the state to sell general obligation bonds to fund water projects.

Here on the north coast, Proposition 1 would guarantee $26.5 million to regional water...

EUREKA - One bike. Five friends. Nearly 2000 miles.

“We're riding a four-person bike from Vancouver down to Mexico to raise money for lung-cancer research,” Hamilton Simon, one of the Tandem Team Tour team members, said.

On September 15, four bikers and their trusty van driver set out from Canada with a mission to bring awareness to what can be a deadly disease.

“There isn...

EUREKA - Flu season is right around the corner and health officials are recommending you get your flu shot now.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone 6 months of age and older be vaccinated.

Most pharmacies and primary care doctors are offering the shot. In addition, the Department of Health and Human Services is offering the vaccine by...

ARCATA- A second day of protests took place on the Humboldt State University campus Tuesday. Hundreds of students stood on the University Center Quad in solidarity, protesting against the firing of a faculty member.

At 11:11 am several students marched out of class and marched to the quad. There, students called for answers asking the administration to reveal the reason for the decision...