October 2013

Coast Guard Station Humboldt Bay has honored one of its own today. Victoria Taylor has accomplished something only 5 – percent of her colleagues…have ever done. Achieve the designation of Surf Man.  Vigorous training over 7 years got her here… training in some of the most treacherous waters on the West Coast.

There are only 161 Surf Men designates in the Coast Guard. Master Chief Gagnon...

Northern Humboldt Union High School District School Board met to adopt changes to their bylaws. The changes are to make board members uphold the same academic standards as students and faculty.

 

The board held the special meeting Friday in response to the controversy surrounding Trustee Dan Johnson's speech at Arcata High School's graduation. Johnson, however, was not at the...

Prehistoric Native American artifacts are expected to exist at other illegal marijuana grow sites in Humboldt County. Local tribes are working to identify the artifacts found at a grow site on Tuesday.

 

Archeologists have identified the artifacts to be from the Nongatl tribe, an extinct tribe indigenous to the area.

 

Law enforcement will have to obtain an...

A convicted felon is back behind bars after being arrested with a rifle, heroin and a cane sword. Hoopa Valley Police arrested the man after he started yelling and cursing at officers outside a Ray's grocery store in Hoopa.

 

According to police, Jason Edward Smith, was allegedly yelling and cursing in the parking lot where he was already banned from. An employee signed a private...

An Elementary school that had fallen on hard times has resurfaced as an example of community collaboration. Jefferson School on B Street in Eureka has begun to experience a renaissance…

It’s called the Jefferson Park and Community Center now…that’s it’s formal name. Most people just refer to it as the Jefferson Project. With Grant Money from Redwood Community Action Agency, it has begun...

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from the clerk at Freeway 76 Gas Station, Murray Road, McKinleyville, early Friday morning. The clerk reported to the dispatcher that he had just been robbed at gunpoint. Deputies responded to the gas station and also immediately checked the surrounding area...

 The California Department of Corrections has allowed News Channel 3’s cameras inside the Security Housing Unit (S.H.U.) at Pelican Bay State Prison.

 

The decision was a result of this summer’s inmate hunger strike. C.D.C.R. tells News Channel 3 they’d like the public to see the housing conditions inmates were striking about. 

 

A News Channel 3 reporter was able...

The Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office is investigating for arson after a fire ripped through a residence on the 700 Block of Macken Avenue in Crescent City last night.

 

Firefighters from Pelican Bay State Prison, and both the Crescent City Fire District and Volunteer Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire around 8 p.m. When they arrived on scene, the house...

SAMOA- Despite it being day three of the government shutdown workers from the Environmental Protection Agency have taken over the Samoa Pulp mill due to the hazardous threat it has on the surrounding community. 
 
On Tuesday federal officials and the US Coast Guard Pacific Rim Strike Force Team arrived at the old pulp mill site. In August the team made an...

The City of Arcata is moving forward to install a downtown restroom after years of debate. In a three to one vote, with Mark Wheetley dissenting and Alex Stillman abstaining, the council approved purchasing the restroom and determined a location.

 

The city will purchase a Portan Loo from the City of Portland for 110,000 dollars and install it 120 feet west of H street and 8th...

The City of Fortuna and Clendenen’s Cider Works is welcoming everyone to an annual event. It’s the Apple Harvest Festival. Held every year since 1985... the festivities begin this Saturday.

In 1905 the family patriarch, E.C. Clendenen  purchased a five-acre farm in 1905. Four years later he was making cider. He had no idea he’d set in motion a chain of events that would bring a major...

Arcata police responded to a call last night of a resident holding an alleged burglar in their home. According to police the woman entered the home through an unlocked door at the 700 block of 7th Street.

 

The woman was allegedly stealing the residents marijuana when he found her, restrained her and called police.

 

Detective Sergeant Todd Dokweiler of the Arcata...

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