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FORTUNA - One Fortuna resident is sent to jail after the Humboldt County Drug Task Force conducts a month long investigation and closes down an alleged drug house. 24 year old Joaquin Verdugo-Martinez was arrested.

Around 10 Tuesday morning deputies served a search warrant at an apartment building on the 24-hundred block of Newburg Road. Authorities found a pound of heroin, Three pounds...

Post date: Tue, 07/25/2017 - 21:16

"Go volunteer somewhere! If you have the least bit of free time. Try it! You'll like it!” exclaimed 102-year-old Ruth Farmer.

Every Tuesday Ruth volunteers at the Saint Vincent de Paul free dining facility.

She even drives herself.

"My driver’s license is good until I’m 105!”

Ruth was born in 1915 in a house in Eureka and has lived here ever since - except during...

Post date: Tue, 07/25/2017 - 18:09

NORTH COAST - Governor Brown has suspended the controversial SRA fire fees at least for now as part of the cap and trade bill.

All properties with habitable structures located outside of a fire agency's jurisdiction have been required to pay about $150 annually since 2011.

Many living on the rural North Coast called it an unfair or double tax.

But now it will be suspended...

Post date: Tue, 07/25/2017 - 18:05

EUREKA - The condition of a levee on Eureka's southernmost border continues to deteriorate and the city is working to secure funding for a permanent fix. 

The man-made levee near Herrick Avenue keeps the waters of Humboldt Bay from making their way inland and was formerly host to a rail line. The hillside below the line has eroded in many places, leaving the rail unsupported and...

Post date: Tue, 07/25/2017 - 17:57

CARLOTTA -  Mad River resident Joseph Daniel Westcott has died after a head on crash on Highway 36.

Just before 6:00 Tuesday morning, Brandon Barnwell was driving a fully loaded logging truck heading westbound on Highway 36 just past Church Lane in Carlotta.

California Highway Patrol says that for unknown reasons, Westcott's silver Honda Civic was traveling eastbound in the...

Post date: Tue, 07/25/2017 - 17:49