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BLUE LAKE - A Blue Lake City Councilmember who stepped down from the position earlier this year due to health reasons, has died. 

Lana Manzanita served as Blue Lake's Mayor Pro Tem, a member of the Redwood Empire League of California Cities, on the Humboldt Waste Management Authority board and a columnist for the Mad River Union. Her community involvement included organizing the Annie...

BLUE LAKE - The Blue Lake Rancheria was recently recognized by President Obama as a 2015 Climate Action Champion. Now the tribe is expanding those efforts with a low-carbon community energy micro grid. Monday afternoon a groundbreaking ceremony was held for the project.

The Blue Lake Rancheria has partnered with the HSU Schatz Energy Research Center to develop and construct the low-...

EUREKA- Cannabis regulation is back before the Humboldt County Board of supervisors Tuesday.

California Cannabis Voice Humboldt has concluded it's 45-day public comment period on it's proposed cultivation compliance and excise tax ordinance. On Tuesday the group will present public comments received to the Board of Supervisors for review.

The initiative aims to regulate outdoor...

EUREKA- Campaign season has begun for Humboldt Bay Harbor Commissioner hopefuls. On Monday Division One candidate Larry doss kicked off his campaign at the foot of Eureka's C Street.

Doss is the president of Ming Tree Realtors and has served on the Humboldt Bay Fire District Board of Directors, along with the Humboldt Association of Realtors.

Dozens came out to support the...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Thirteen people were arrested this weekend for driving under the influence.

Friday began Avoid the 8 DUI Task Force's end of summer special enforcement period. This year's number of arrests is one fewer than this time last year.

For the next two weeks local law enforcement will deploy saturated patrols and DUI check points throughout the county looking for...

WILLOW CREEK- The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office has a person of interest following an arson fire that destroyed two Willow Creek businesses one week ago.

The man in this picture is suspected of burglarizing The Golden Ratio and then lighting it on fire, destroying the store and River Song Natural Foods. It happened last Monday, just after 5 a.m. Firefighters with the River Complex...

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA- A new technology is being used to get firefighters in the right place in order to fight wildfires.

Those fighting the River Complex and the South Complex are using this new Air Attack Infrared technology. It allows those in the air to actually see through smoke and spot fires while communicating with those on the ground at the Incident Command Center in Willow Creek...

ARCATA- More students than ever were on Humboldt State University’s campus for the start of the university’s 102nd school year.

Nearly 1,500 freshman are enrolled in the university, which is a new record according to preliminary figures. Overall enrollment is 8,600 students, which is also a new record for HSU. Forty-four percent of the incoming freshman class is Hispanic or Latino,...