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EUREKA - Yoga is a 5,000-year-old physical, mental and spiritual practice originating in India but now it’s practiced all over the world.  

On December 11, 2014, the United Nations General Assembly declared June 21st as the International Day of Yoga. 175 nations, including USA, Canada and China co-sponsored the resolution, which was the highest number ever of co-sponsors for any UNGA...

Post date: Tue, 06/21/2016 - 20:04

NORTH COAST - We haven’t talked about it much here on the North Coast but according to the World Health Organization nearly four million people could be infected with the Zika virus by the end of this year; with the epicenter being Puerto Rico. The territory is in major debt and on the verge of an economic collapse. Local 2nd District Congressman Jared Huffman says the two issues go...

Post date: Tue, 06/21/2016 - 20:01

HUMBOLDT - The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors weighed-in on a proposed excise tax measure for commercial cannabis cultivation Tuesday. The supervisors think the rates are too high.

At the supervisors meeting they decided to still consider placing the excise tax on the November 8 election ballot, but with adjustments. Staff proposed a cultivation tax ordinance be $1 to $12 per...

Post date: Tue, 06/21/2016 - 19:50

FAIRHAVEN- Deputies are searching for four suspects responsible for a home invasion in Fairhaven.

At 4:30 am Saturday, HCSO responded to the 2500 block of Park Street. The victims were a 90-year-old man and 86-year-old woman. Four men entered their room pointing a gun- the suspects broke their safe and stole items that include antique jewelry, collector coins, prescription medications,...

Post date: Tue, 06/21/2016 - 17:36

EEL RIVER-  PG&E is encouraging extra caution as they increase water flows on the Eel River. 

The reason is to conduct maintenance testing at the Potter Valley Powerhouse. The water flows will go up to 40-cubic feet per second. This will also include the Cap Horn Dam area and the Scott Dam area. They say the portion of the river is not appropriate for tubing, and is only appropriate...

Post date: Tue, 06/21/2016 - 17:33

EUREKA- An online fund was set-up to help a nurse and her daughter who lost their dog and home in a fire.

Wednesday night, Peggy Friehauf and her daughter woke up to a large amount of smoke. They evacuated and several fire crews responded to put out the blaze. Damage costs and content loss estimated to $175,000. Luckily the two made it out uninjured, but their dog was later found dead....

Post date: Tue, 06/21/2016 - 17:28

EUREKA- It's that time again, fire season is quickly nearing. Six Rivers National Forest and Redwood National Park are hosting a community meeting to discuss the upcoming season.

Last year, 100,000 acres burned on Six Rivers land. It was caused by 14 big wild fires that began with lightning.

Fire staff will share how they combat fires while keeping crews and the community safe....

Post date: Tue, 06/21/2016 - 17:23

McKINLEYVILLE - In Mcinleyville, $70,000 from the Measure Z sales tax will provide walkers and cyclists on McKinleyville Avenue a safer commute to school.

Humboldt County Public Works will widen McKinleyville Avenue from Murray Road to Gassaway Road and add a shoulder to be used as a bike lane and pedestrian walkway.

Now, commuters walk in the road or on makeshift paths in the...

Post date: Tue, 06/21/2016 - 17:00