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NORTH COAST- The California Air Resources Board approved five million dollars to replace aging school buses in rural school districts on the North Coast with newer, more fuel efficient ones.

State Senator Mike McGuire introduced the Rural Safety and Clean Air Act earlier this year, which will invest five million dollars per year to replace these buses.  The Environmental Protection...


HOOPA - At least 13 fires are confirmed in Hoopa in 24 hours, according to the Hoopa Valley Wildland Fire Department.

Numerous fires occurred in one night on the Hoopa Valley Reservation.

"There's nothing worse you can do then set fire to one's homeland," said Rhonda Jones, Hoopa Tribal member.

Officials say, all fires are suspicious in nature with a growing arson problem...


EUREKA- The Best of Humboldt Fair continues it's four day run at Redwood Acres.

From farm animals to exotic animals, to even some from the Australian Outback, the Best of Humboldt County Fair is the perfect place for animal lovers. The Owner of Aussie Kingdom, Carolyn Lantz says there's seven different species of kangaroos, 15 species of birds and two dingos to check out at her exhibit...


HUMBOLDT COUNTY- With the summer here, the Department of Health and Human Services is reminding the public that it’s Mobile and Street Outreach Services vehicles will be visiting Humboldt County communities for the next few months.

The Street Outreach Services Vehicle visits homeless encampments and provides things like food, showers and hygiene kits. DHHS also teams up with Food for...


EUREKA- Eighty local seventh and eighth graders traded their first week of summer to dive into the working world.

"I think it's pretty fun, it gets your mind kind of working a little bit," Ferndale 7th Grader Darienne D'Aguanno said.

It was all part of the Ideas at Work Middle School Career Camp, put on for free by Decade of Difference, College of the Redwoods and Doing What...


EUREKA- As fire season gets underway across California, our firefighters here at home are making sure they know what to do when fire threatens the North Coast.

Crews were at the McKay Tract near Redwood Acres in Eureka Friday, going over the basics of fighting wild land fires. Before getting started, crews tuned their radios and read the weather by hand using a belt weather kit. 


DEL NORTE- The California Highway Patrol Crescent City area is cracking down on drunk driving.

A DUI and drivers license check point will be set up Friday in an undisclosed location in the unincorporated area of the county. At the checkpoint, officers evaluate drivers as they come through to assess sobriety and check for a valid drivers license.

The program funded through a grant...

DEL NORTE COUNTY- A Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office investigation led to five drug arrests on Wednesday. 
The agency worked with the Curry County Sheriff’s Office and Brookings Police Department in the investigation. Thirty-two-year-old Kenneth Witherby and 26-year-old Patrick Piel allegedly had nine grams of heroin packaged for sales on them during a traffic stop and were then...