August 2013

It’s been a busy week for service calls in the Greenbelt area of Eureka.

 

"The majority of calls are for vegetation or debris fires," Humboldt Bay Fire Chief Ken Woods said.

 

In the last week, crews have responded to 15 transient fires and two medical calls in the stretch of vegetation that borders the Humboldt Bay. And each time there’s a call— there’s also a...

NORTH COAST- In an effort to enable children to safely walk and bike to school, local officials have teamed up to provide uniform training for crossing guards.
 
Through a federal grant six law enforcement agencies have been trained as crossing guard instructors and are teaching safety to school crossing guards throughout Humboldt County. In a recent “Safe Routes...
EUREKA- After four years Winship Middle School in Eureka re-opened their doors and Congressman Jared Huffman was there to show his support Monday.
 
Students were welcomed back for their first day of school after the building closed in 2009 due to budget cuts. The school said they have about 400 sixth and seventh grade students this year and an eighth grade class...
EUREKA- The preliminary hearing for a couple facing charges for an explosive hash lab was continued for a second time Monday. Andrea Ruiz-Guerrero, 19 and Logan Hughes, 21 are facing felony charges after the Aug. 2 blast landed their two-year old child in critical condition at Shriners Hospital in Sacramento. The preliminary hearing was continued Monday morning to reassign an attorney for...

Richard Conway the interim general manager of the Humboldt County Fair talks about this year's event and what he hopes for next year. Plus, a woman is dead after driving into a tree off of Highway 36. 

The following is a press release from the Eureka Police Department:

On 08/24/13 around 11:15 AM Officers and emergency medical personnel were summoned to the greenbelt area west of the 3300 Block of Broadway Street for a report of a female having been assaulted with a machete....

The following is a press release from the Eureka Police Department:

 

On 08/24/13 around 9:30 PM the Eureka Police Department received several reports of shot(s) heard near Glatt and W Streets. Responding Officers found an adult female Eureka resident at the location...

Beer enthusiasts flock to the 10th annual Hops in Humboldt for brews, music and local foods. Plus, wildfires continue to burn across the state; how local resources are helping in the fight to put them out. 

A 27-year-old Carlotta man has died from injuries sustained in a crash in Fortuna back in the beginning of August.

 

Fortuna Police said Justin Weir was flown to Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital after a driver struck him at the intersection of Rhonerville Road and School Street...

FPD Targets multiple DUI repeat offenders 
 
FORTUNA- The Fortuna Police Department is cracking down on repeat DUI offenders. They will be targeting those that continue to drive, even though their license is suspended for multiple DUI’s.
 
How it works: After repeat offenses, the driver is entered onto the “DUI Hot List,” police then take...
The following if a Press Release from the Six Rivers National Forest:
 
EUREKA, CA–Forest Supervisor Tyrone Kelley reminds visitors to be careful while recreating on forest lakes and rivers, especially on the Trinity River. On Sunday, August 25, 2013, the Bureau of Reclamation will begin to increase releases from Lewiston Dam to the Trinity River in support of the...

Two suspects wanted for a homicide in Fresno were booked into the Humboldt County Jail Thursday.

 

Agents with the Department of Fish and Wildlife arrested Brandon Forrest and Samuel Whitmore, both 25-years-old. They were wanted by Fresno Police as the suspects in the alleged stabbing death of a Fresno area tattoo artist. Police say the incident last week was caught on...

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