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EUREKA - The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a large donation of thanks from an out of area woman who was rescued 25 years ago.

Carol Davis gave $50,000 in gratitude for sheriff’s deputies who helped save her life after the plane she was in crashed back in April of 1990. Her husband along with another couple she was traveling with did not survive. Sheriff’s personnel rendered...

DEL NORTE COUNTY- A stretch of Highway 101 south of Crescent City is in peril of a sudden catastrophic failure at any time, as state officials work to find solutions. 

Caltrans is aware of two deaths on Last Chance Grade due to landslides and the road has moved about 40 feet since the 1930s, caused by natural geologic activity.  Due to safety and economic concerns, state officials began...

EUREKA- All Eureka City Departments, including police and fire, will take cuts to their budgets in the next fiscal year.

City staff says there is $2.7 dollars more of proposed expenses than revenue for the 2015/2016 Fiscal Year Budget. Officials say while there were already cuts and reorganization efforts across all city departments this fiscal year, cost increases from pensions,...

FORTUNA- Firefighters around Humboldt County are gearing up for the fire season that’s expected to start in the next few weeks.

Tuesday, more than a dozen helitack firefighters assigned to the Kneeland base went through basic helicopter operations and safety training. The firefighters in Tuesday’s training are graduates from a basic firefighter academy. During the training, they learned...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Humboldt State University has donated a redwood tree that fell on campus earlier this year to the Wiyot Tribe and the Bear River Band of Rohnerville Rancheria.

Back in February, the tree fell at the campus apartments while both tribes were at a meeting with HSU. The university offered the tree to the tribes who now plan on using it for a number of projects. The Wiyot ...

EUREKA- Just before 4 p.m. Tuesday a man allegedly robbed Coast Central Credit Union inside of the Bayshore Mall. This comes just five days after US Bank in the Henderson Center was robbed. 

Police are searching for a white male adult, approximately 5'9" to 5'10" tall. He's described as skinny and wearing a white shirt and pants. No weapon was seen during the robbery. 

EUREKA - Juan Joseph Ferrer took the stand for three hours today where he described his version of how his 2013 encounter with Douglas Anderson-Jordet turned fatal with a single stab wound.

Public Defender, Marek Reavis described Ferrer's character to the jury including previous employment, from his role of caring for his grandmother to helping people with autism. When Ferrer was asked...

EUREKA - A protest formed outside of the Humboldt County Courthouse Tuesday; in the name of banning the act of clearcutting trees.

Clearcutting is the practice of cutting down most or all trees in one area. Some believe it’s the same as deforestation, destroying natural habitats and contributing to climate change. Protesters went before the board of supervisors to seek support for a...