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DEL NORTE COUNTY - A fire burning in the Del Norte County Gasquet Complex has closed two of the main entrances to Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park.

Due to significant traffic at the north and east entrances from the Coon Fire, the park is closed at the junction of Highway 199 and South Fork Road, as well as the east side of Howland Hill Road.

These are hard closures and only...

KLAMATH- The Yurok Tribe is gearing up for it’s 53rd Annual Klamath Salmon Festival Saturday.

The public is invited to visit vendors, take part in arts & crafts, and there will also be traditional activities such as stick games and Indian card gambling. We’re told

200 to 300 fish will be served up all day long. The salmon is prepared and cooked traditionally, on...

HOOPA VALLEY- Some residents are choosing to go to air quality centers during the day to avoid the smoke in Hoopa Valley.

Residents are either staying home or are going to one of two different air quality centers. The local hospital is also helping out those in the area.

Thick smoke fills the sky and blankets the area of Hoopa, as a result of nearby fires in Humboldt and Trinity...

MCKINLEYVILLE - McKinleyville Middle School students will start the school year with a brand new gymnasium.

The $2.7 million gym funded by the city’s Measure C bond is now complete after a year of construction. The Division of the State Architects provided oversight for the building, which is ADA accessible and has assisted listening systems available for the hearing impaired. With...

ARCATA- Employees at one local hospital are getting a surprise this week.

On Friday Mad River Hospital employees received bonuses, a thank you for their hard work and accomplishments over the past year. The bonuses came alongside a thank you note from CEO Doug Shaw. In the letter Shaw commends staff for excellent quality care and eco-friendly initiatives.

The hospital gives out...

HOOPA- The Hoopa Valley is seeing high water and faster currents this week thanks to extra water  releases on the trinity river.

The releases began on Monday to support the Hupa Boat Dance. While those flows wound down this morning, the Bureau of Reclamation began releasing more water this afternoon from Lewiston Dam. The second release is meant to protect fish in the river. The tribe...

ARCATA - It started as a way to bring the community together at the Creamery District in Arcata. Now, it’s the second year of the Creamery Arts Festival and it begins Friday night.

“It really highlights everything we’re doing in the neighborhood. It's special, it's fun and it's great family fun as well,” said David Ferney, Festival Coordinator.

The three day Creamery Arts...

NORTH COAST- A smoke related health emergency has been declared in Humboldt County due to the numerous wildfires burning across Northern California. Public Health, weather and air quality officials alerted the public on Friday to start taking emergency precautions, especially people living in Eastern Humboldt.

Officials say if you live in a smoky area, stay indoors, especially during...