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EUREKA - A local charter school was evacuated Tuesday after smoke was seen coming from a hallway.

Just before four this afternoon, Humboldt Bay Fire responded to reports of a structure fire at Alder Grove Charter School on F Street in Eureka. Although no flames were visible, when smoke is observed, fire officials respond as if it is a structure fire. The school was evacuated by the time...

CRESCENT CITY  - The Del Norte District Attorney’s Office has filed multiple felony and misdemeanor complaints against two Crescent City residents for alleged poaching.

Authorities say 23-year old Douglas Eli Rice and 20-year old Lillian Eugenia Goodenough violated fish and game laws strictly prohibiting commercial sales of recreationally caught salmon and Dungeness Crab. An undercover...

GARBERVILLE - A marijuana policy forum to sort out and discuss public policy issues will be hosted by Congressman, Jared Huffman and Lt. Governor, Gavin Newsom in Southern Humboldt this Friday.

The state leaders will meet with stakeholder, marijuana advocates, law enforcement, environmentalists and regulators to find common ground in anticipation of legalization. The meeting is May 29th...

EUREKA - The father and son being charged with allegedly killing a man and injuring two others in a Hoopa shooting in March pled not guilty in court Tuesday.

Rodney Ortiz of Willow Creek is accused of shooting and killing 73-year-old Daniel Peter Colegrove and injuring two others. Rodney Ortiz’s son, Vincent was also arrested after evidence indicated he was an accessory to the crimes....

EUREKA - Silverio Sanchez appeared in court Tuesday. His jury trial is confirmed to begin July 25th.

Sanchez is accused of assaulting a U.S. Forest Service Officer on Highway 36 last year. Sanchez was originally charged with attempted murder, but that charge was dropped in exchange for adding two special allegations of “causing great bodily harm”.

Sanchez is currently...

EUREKA - Protesters gathered outside of the Humboldt County Courthouse Tuesday afternoon, opposing clear cuts and deforestation within Humboldt County.

The group addressed the Board of Supervisors stating, climate disruption is speeding up and two key factors need to be addressed. They say, humans have to stop emitting carbon and methane into the atmosphere and need to start removing...

MCKINLEYVILLE - The Six Rivers National Forest fire management staff gathered in McKinleyville, to gain hands on experience and prepare for the upcoming fire season.

Approximately 50 forest firefighters will participate in training over the next three days. The training covers handling low events with high risk, such as vehicle, dumpster and structure fires, which wild land firefighters...

MEYERS FLAT- A man was arrested over the weekend for assaulting a Meyers Flat resident with a rock.

Gage Ryan Morris, 24, was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon on Saturday. He allegedly threw a rock and injured a 44 year old male victim at a home on the 300 block of Boy Scout Camp Road in Meyers Flat.

According to the victim., Morris was making bizarre statements when he...

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