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EUREKA - With the current situation in Oroville News Channel Three spoke with our the Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District to gauge how to prevent something like this from happening.

General Manager Paul Helliker explained that our reservoir at Ruth Lake is inspected every year, and every five years they, along with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission do a full dam failure...

Post date: Mon, 02/13/2017 - 15:50

OROVILLE - An update on the Oroville dam, water has continued to spill down the Oroville spillway.

Evacuation in effect for Oroville, CA residents…

An evacuation has been ordered for thousands of residents in Oroville, California after the spillway was deemed close to failure.

The mandatory order comes after water resource officials deeming the emergency spillway for Lake...

Post date: Sun, 02/12/2017 - 19:03

A semi carrying dairy products crashed into Redwood trees in Garberville. With an update, the Oroville Dam is at capacity and is expected to continuously spill over the next few days. A Valentine's Day paddle event took place today in Eureka. Eureka extends parking through downtown. A new laser is featured at St. Joseph Hospital. A battery plant has been spewing toxic in the air, less than 1.7...

Post date: Sun, 02/12/2017 - 18:29

Planned Parenthood hosted a rally to support choice. The annual Perilous Plunge hosted by the Discovery Museum took place in Eureka. Oroville Dam flooded at 99-percent. The Humboldt Poultry Show took place today at the Humboldt Fairgrounds. A look into the volunteers who helped out during the El Pueblo Supermarket fire.

Post date: Sat, 02/11/2017 - 18:24

FERNDALE - Jack Lakin, the Superintendent of Ferndale Unified School District, announced he will be stepping down after seven years.

Lakin has held many hats with the district including principal of the high school and has slated June 30 as his last day in office.

School officials have scheduled a special board meeting on Thursday, February 16 to begin the process of searching...

Post date: Fri, 02/10/2017 - 21:23

ARCATA - Arcata locals had quite a spread to choose from at a local coffee shop as the police department enjoyed another “Coffee with a Cop" event.

The opportunity to chat with an officer is something the public doesn’t always get to do. Usually their first contact is when there’s a problem. The department looks at these events as positive opportunities to communicate, answer questions...

Post date: Fri, 02/10/2017 - 21:16

EUREKA - Students at Zane Middle School are voicing their opinions on issues going on near their school by using an artful medium.

The school has a leadership class which has recently been using photography to inspire change in their community. 

The students took pictures of graffiti, trash, speeding and other problems that disrupt their commute to school and make them feel...

Post date: Fri, 02/10/2017 - 18:51

EUREKA - At the Humboldt County Courthouse, Judge Reinholtsen heard the case of the City of Eureka versus Floyd and Betty Squires to decide if additional steps are needed to improve conditions at six Eureka properties.

The courts appointed a receiver to take over and manage the properties four years ago. Lawyers representing the city and District Attorney Maggie Fleming stated that the...

Post date: Fri, 02/10/2017 - 18:08