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FORTUNA-Fortuna Volunteer Fire Department welcomes new members to the team after losing one of their own.

A badge pinning ceremony was held tonight to honor 11 youth Fire Explorers, 10 new firefighter recruits and 4 officer promotions.

Before the pinning, a moment of silence was taken on behalf of Captain Tim Smith, leaving community members tearful in each others supporting...

Post date: Tue, 09/27/2016 - 21:48

FORTUNA - The City of Fortuna is alerting residents that soon they’ll be shifting to a winter billing structure for water and sewer.

From November through April, rates are based entirely on consumption; the more you use the more you pay.

From May through September, your bill is based on your previous winter month’s average; saving water during the winter will lower your bills...

Post date: Tue, 09/27/2016 - 21:02

CRESCENT CITY - An investigation continues in Del Norte County after a 60-year old Crescent City woman was discovered dead under suspicious circumstances.

Deborah Fillman was found in her home September 19. Items from her residence were missing including a vehicle. Several hours later, 38 year old Robert Sinnott of Crescent City was arrested by police in Eureka in possession of that...

Post date: Tue, 09/27/2016 - 20:51

EUREKA - At Tuesday’s special meeting, Eureka City Council voted unanimously to move Betty Chinn’s container village to Washington and Koster Street.

Council chose to move forward with this site after the Coastal Commission objected to staff's recommended location at the end of Marina Way. The commission also asked that council amend the local coastal plan to include overnight sleeping...

Post date: Tue, 09/27/2016 - 19:58

FORTUNA- The Apple Harvest Festival is coming to Fortuna, and it's right around the corner.

This Saturday and Sunday, enjoy an old fashioned fair filled with music and different food vendors. Clendenen Cider Works will host tours through their apple orchard. Main Street will be open only to walking traffic, and will have crafts. There will also be speeder car rides. Here's a link for...

Post date: Tue, 09/27/2016 - 18:30

ARCATA - NBC reporter Kerry Sanders is in town for his very first time, speaking to HSU students about his career as a national correspondent.

Sanders is friendly with a professor at the university, who’s been trying to get him to come speak for a while now. He spent today talking to many different students, mostly in journalism classes.

Tuesday night he gave a talk open to the...

Post date: Tue, 09/27/2016 - 18:21

EUREKA- Eureka City Council candidates will be at the Samoa Cookhouse for lunch, and you can join in and get to meet them.

The Samoa Humboldt Bay Harbor working group will welcome Pastor Heidi Messner, who's running unopposed for Ward 2. John Fullerton and Austin Allison, both running for Ward 4 will also be there. Wednesday, lunch will be served from noon until 12:30 p.m., followed by...

Post date: Tue, 09/27/2016 - 17:51

EUREKA- It's a $323,000 grant and it will be used for the ongoing work of the Eureka Waterfront Trail.

Congressman Jared Huffman made the announcement today. The grant will be coming from the National Park Service and the Land and Water Conservation. The money will be used to remove four buildings that were previously mills. They will be replaced with a new park, in addition to...

Post date: Tue, 09/27/2016 - 17:19