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FERNDALE- With the school year around the corner, kids of all ages are enjoying the carnival rides at the 119th annual Humboldt County Fair. The President and CEO of California Carnival Company, Kevin Tate, told News Channel 3 what safety measures are in place for those thrilling machines.

"As they're assembled, they're inspected.  Then they get inspected after they're done being...

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT - The Horse Fire burning near Shelter Cove has stabilized for the time being.

Fire officials breathed a sigh of relief when high winds that were expected never materialized Thursday night. New GPS measurements have reduced the fire acreage from 250 to 137. It is now 15-percent contained. Snags left over from the Saddle Fire in 1988 pose substantial hazards to...

SHELTER COVE: The Horse Fire, burning 6 miles north of Shelter Cove in the King Range Wilderness, is being held at 250 acres and is 12% contained as of Friday morning. A total of 692 personnel are battling the blaze including: Bureau of Land Management, California Department of Corrections, California Conservation Corps, Humboldt County Sheriff, Humboldt Office of Emergency Services, Shelter...

HOOPA- The Hoopa Valley Tribe declared a State of Emergency on Tuesday, August 18, due to sustained unhealthy air quality conditions resulting from several wildfire complexes burning in Humboldt and Trinity Counties. A clean air facility is available to the community from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., 7-days a week, at the Hoopa Neighborhood Facilities. There is also a clean air facility available to...

SACRAMENTO  - Smokers could have new taxes on cigarettes after a new bill passed in Sacramento.

Mike McGuire co-authored legislation that is aimed at reducing the devastating health impacts of tobacco. Nearly 40,000 Californians die every year from smoking or tobacco related diseases. It continues to be a public health crisis.

The new bill empowers counties to place locally...

SHELTER COVE - A pesky fire in Southern Humboldt is proving to be a serious challenge for firefighters. The Horse Fire continues in a remote area covered with thick brush and trees and crews are being pushed on all fronts.

The blaze ignited Tuesday morning in the King Range area about 6 miles northeast of Shelter Cove.  Personnel have been able to stabilize the fire at 250 acres. It is...

GARBERVILLE - As of Thursday, CAL FIRE has a new place to station it’s helicopters if needed.

The Humboldt County Aviation Division has issued temporary flight restrictions at the Garberville Airport except for firefighting aircrafts. The airport will allow CAL FIRE to use the space if more helicopters are deployed due to wildfires. The Dinsmore Airport is also currently closed to the...

ARCATA - A local Life Scout is looking to earn the rank of Eagle Scout and the California Highway Patrol is helping him get there.

17-year-old Tyler Roney of Troop 53 has selected a flag retirement ceremony as his Eagle Scout project. He approached the CHP to assist him in gathering the old flags. Roney has researched proper flag disposal and will explain American flag symbolism and the...