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August 2013

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office said a man walking his dog near the McKay Tract off Harris Street in Eureka spotted a dead body just after 6 p.m. tonight.

Our reporter on the scene says officials have confirmed that it is a deceased man but do not know the age or the identity.

Deputies tell us the body was found about 100 ft. from a nearby trail. Officials also say a silver...

Post date: Mon, 08/19/2013 - 19:44

GARBERVILLE- A new bus stop was recently added in Humboldt County in front of the Cedar Street Senior Apartments in Garberville. The Southern Humboldt local bus line services nearly 20 stops but was experiencing a decrease in ridership. In an...

Post date: Mon, 08/19/2013 - 18:25
NORTH COAST- The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors has submitted a letter to the U.S. Department of the Interior urging the Bureau of Reclamation proposal to release water from the Trinity River into the lower Klamath.
The release of the water was scheduled to begin Aug. 13, but the federal court in Fresno granted a request from the San Luis and Delta-Mendota...
Post date: Mon, 08/19/2013 - 18:24
EUREKA- The preliminary hearing for the couple who allegedly caused a hash oil explosion was continued Monday. Andrea Ruiz-Guerrero, 19 and Logan Hughes, 21 are accused of illegally manufacturing hash oil that caused an explosion Aug. 2 at their Eureka apartment. They are facing felony charges after the blast landed their two-year-old child in critical condition with severe burns.They both...
Post date: Mon, 08/19/2013 - 18:16

Humboldt Bay Fire crews are fighting a large vegetation fire in a greenbelt area behind the Bayshore Mall in Eureka. 


The fire started at about 1:30 p.m. and the smoke cloud has grown rapidly, creating limited visibility in the area around the mall and south on...

Post date: Mon, 08/19/2013 - 15:08

The new Trinidad Library has officially opened, and the community was there to celebrate the grand opening. Plus, Humboldt State is temporarily closing a familiar building for repairs. Also, we have the latest on the fires that continue to burn in Eastern Humboldt.

Post date: Sun, 08/18/2013 - 19:21

An armed robbery, assault on a peace officer, and carjacking, the suspect at large. Plus, Arcata Police holds their first ever safety fair. Also, Eureka residents honor the men and women of the U.S. Coast Guard. 

Post date: Sat, 08/17/2013 - 19:27

EUREKA- Local churches from all different faiths have come together to help out the blood bank. Find out why this year they decided to partner up.  

Post date: Sat, 08/17/2013 - 19:00
The following is a Press Release from Crescent City Police: 
Saturday, August 17, 2013, at approximately 7:01 AM at the Subway Sandwich Shop, located at 850 Hwy 101 North an armed robbery occurred and a press release was disseminated to advise the public. The suspect was located by an alert Yurok Tribal Peace Officer in the Klamath area. Other law enforcement...
Post date: Sat, 08/17/2013 - 16:53
The following is a Press Release from Crescent City Police: 
The public is being asked to assist the Crescent City Police Department to help solve an armed robbery that took place on Saturday, August 17, 2013, at approximately 7:01 AM at the Subway Sandwich Shop, located at 850 Hwy 101 North. Upon arrival, officers made contact with the store clerk who advised...
Post date: Sat, 08/17/2013 - 13:09

EUREKA- For the first time in two months the unemployment rate in Humboldt County is up by half a percentage point, with a jobless rate at 9 percent. The total Humboldt industry employment has declined by 1,400 jobs between June and July. The Employment Development Department says this is because schools were cutting back for summer break. However, compared to last year the jobless rate is...

Post date: Fri, 08/16/2013 - 19:29

A Eureka man is the first in Humboldt County to have his life saved by a medical technology that’s new to the region. It’s called the “life vest”.


"Thank god for the vest," said 78-year-old patient Philip Wentworth, "It's one of these devices that keeps you alive."


He was fitted with the vest after his heart started to give out in June of 2013.



Post date: Fri, 08/16/2013 - 18:24