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SAMOA - Congressmen Jared Huffman was on the North Coast Thursday touring the new Redwood Marine Terminal II building. The new terminal is now open after cleanup of the old Samoa Pulp Mill site.

The new terminal will be an incubator for new business. The goal is to make the area a real center for commerce, trade and innovative ideas.

The congressman will head to Del Norte County...

Post date: Thu, 10/27/2016 - 21:20

MCKINLEYVILLE - A massive fire that consumed a gym under construction in McKinleyville is now being investigated as arson.

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s help in identifying who is responsible for the fire. The estimation of damage is over 3.3 million dollars.

Early Sunday morning firefighters were alerted to the two story structure that was fully...

Post date: Thu, 10/27/2016 - 20:57

EUREKA - Humboldt Bay Fire didn’t let the rain stop them from training in open water rescue.

Water rescue team members practiced a variety of scenarios at Humboldt Bay’s Bonnie Gool Guest Dock including rescuing an unconscious swimmer, working with capsized boats and patient triage.

The crews wore dry suits and used specialized equipment to ensure their own safety and the safety...

Post date: Thu, 10/27/2016 - 17:35

EUREKA - A local restaurant remains closed after the owner was assaulted. Police say the woman was punched in the face by 38-year-old Jason Neil Curtis of Eureka. The owner and chef of Stuft Potato on Broadway is in her mid-70’s and goes by the name Ivonne.

Police say she asked Curtis to leave the business several times on Sunday morning when, unprovoked, he turned and struck her in the...

Post date: Thu, 10/27/2016 - 17:34

HOOPA- A Hoopa man was taken into custody following an officer involved shooting in Eastern Humboldt.


At 3:30 a.m., Humboldt County Sheriff's deputies responded to the south of end of Hoopa. It was reported that the man had a medical problem and fired gun shots out of his home. 


Deputies were on scene for several hours, until the suspect confronted them,...

Post date: Thu, 10/27/2016 - 17:21

FERNDALE – A $2 million federal grant was awarded with support from the elementary school staff, parents, administrators, and more. The grant is set to bring in more professional development staff that will work with the school district to aid teachers in areas like English, Science, and Math. The grant will also go towards after school programs for kids to not only do homework, but get extra...

Post date: Thu, 10/27/2016 - 16:53

EUREKA – Locals came out to protest in support of the patients affected by Rockport’s closure of the 3 skilled nursing facilities.

The day the State approved to close the three facilities, locals immediately took action with protests, expressing their concern.

Representatives from Rockport, the North Coast Peoples Alliance, and community members took to the streets, voicing their...

Post date: Thu, 10/27/2016 - 16:53

Redwood Community Action Agency’s Youth Service Bureau received about $175,000 in grant money from Health and Human Services. It will go toward their shelter program and their outreach program called The Raven Project. Each of these grants will last up to three years. 

"Both of them were highly competitive grants, and what they do is keep our doors open,” said Maura Eastman, Director of...

Post date: Thu, 10/27/2016 - 16:41