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NORTH COAST- While Southern California is dealing with the massive oil spill off the coast of Santa Barbara, local agencies on the North Coast say they are prepared if a similar situation were to happen here.

In the last 20 years, we’ve had three significant oil spills in Humboldt Bay with the most devastating happening in 1997. There’s a team of people on the North Coast trained to...

NORTH COAST - With the Memorial Day weekend upon us, Cal Fire is urging the public to be “fire safe” this weekend.

Good weather is expected with temperatures heading back up throughout California. Cal Fire is reminding everyone that fire danger is higher than normal for this time of year because of the drought. With so many people taking part in the holiday weekend and unofficial...

EUREKA - Two people in a canoe were rescued after capsizing Thursday evening in Humboldt Bay.

Just before 7:30, emergency personnel responded to the shoreline near the greenbelt behind the Bayshore Mall. A male and female allegedly lost balance and went overboard. The woman was transported to St. Joseph Hospital with unknown injuries. The male refused medical assistance.

Both...

EUREKA- Eureka City Schools is recognizing a Eureka High School teacher for her leadership, knowledge and passion for educating students.

Sandy Lovfald won this year’s Eureka City Schools Certificated Employee of the Year Award.  A 33-year Agriculture Education Instructor at Eureka High School, Lovfald also currently serves as the Agriculture Department Chairman of the school and the...

ARCATA - Lafayette Elementary second graders got their hands dirty Thursday morning at the Deep Seeded Community Farm in Arcata.

The know your farmer field trip program is hosted by the Community Alliance of Family Farmers. Students rotated stations to learn about worm composting and how they’re used to recycle food scraps. Participated in a vegetable scavenger hunt and drew pictures of...

EUREKA- Officials with the Eureka Police Department are asking residents to be alert for a man they say poses a threat to the community.
Thirty-six-year-old Eureka resident Jason Omholt was arrested in January on several charges, including assault with a deadly weapon on a peace officer and vehicle theft. Police say he is also a suspect in a rash of daytime burglaries in Eureka last...

EUREKA- Eureka's Old Town was filled with bicyclists Thursday as part of a month long campaign to get the North Coast moving.

"This is a way for people to learn how to bike commute and also to really kind of show our decision makers and government officials that people really want safe places for their families to be active and to walk and bike," Bike Month Humboldt Coalition Chair...

CRESCENT CITY- Joining other area schools in educating teens about the dangers of drunk driving, Del Norte High School hosted an Every 15 Minutes program Thursday.

The event began with a staged collision at the intersection of Washington Boulevard and Arlington just before noon. There, students saw the devastation of a fatal drunk driving collision first hand and watched as emergency...

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