On Friday, August 1 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. there will be training scenarios taking place near Commercial and 4th streets in Eureka. The scenarios are part of the College of the Redwoods Crime Scene Investigators Course:    

January 2014

EUREKA- The sentencing for Joshua Slater, the man who pled “no contest” to killing a horse with a crossbow in Alton back in April, was sentenced on Friday.

The judge sentenced Slater to five years of supervised felony probation because he said that would keep Slater under supervision longer than the other possible sentences. Some of the conditions of Slater’s probation are that he can...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- The numbers are in.  The Employment Development Department reports Humboldt County’s unemployment rate went down slightly from November to December.

They also report the rate went down more than two percent from December 2012 to December 2013, from 9.8 percent to 7.5 percent. Still, Humboldt County slipped from 20th to 21st place in lowest...

EUREKA- A rollover crash in Eureka sent two people to the hospital on Friday.

The accident took place around 1:30 p.m. at the intersection of 5th Street and E Street.  It involved a red sedan and a brown pickup truck.  Witnesses told police the brown pickup truck ran a red light while traveling along 5th Street and the red sedan which was driving along E Street clipped the...

EUREKA- The last comprehensive General Plan update in for land use in Eureka was in 1997, but for the 2040 General Plan Update, you can give your input from the comfort of your own home.

Eureka City officials are offering a virtual workshop, which will last from February 10th through the 24th.  At that website, people will be able to give their input about what...

From the Northern California Community Blood Bank: 
 
McKinleyville Barber Shop owner and long time apheresis donor LeRoy Murrell has donated 80 Gallons of blood and blood components!
 
LeRoy has been donating for over 25 years and as an apheresis donor is able to donate as many as twenty-four times a year. Donors can give platelets...
From the California Highway Patrol:
 
On 1/23/2014 at approximately 3:45 PM, a person entered the Garberville CHP Office to report a forklift that had went over the hill, at the scrap metal yard across from the CHP Office.  Officers responded and located John Schaafsman, age 61, of Redway, CA, on top of his all-terrain forklift.  He sustained major injuries as a...

Do you want to be the face of summer activities in Arcata?

If you do, a photo contest is underway and all you have to do is submit a picture of you and your family having some good old fashion fun at say the marsh or the community forest. Photos must be taken within the city of Arcata and be in some of the following categories: play, nature, exercise, and gathering places among others....

Fire fighters were called to a brush fire near Centerville Beach late this afternoon. At around 4 pm, the Ferndale Fire Dept received a phone call that a resident burn pile fire had expanded to include the hillside nearby. Fire crews from Ferndale, Fortuna, Loleta, Cal Fire and High Rock Conservation Camp responded. Crews battled the blaze that was in steep terrain for several hours. At around...

EUREKA- Over a hundred members of the community packed into the Turf Club at Redwood Acres to come together to deal with methamphetamine abuse and addiction in Humboldt County. Thursday's meeting was the start of the discussion of what those attending said is serious problem.

Community members from healthcare, law enforcement and education attended the meeting. Several members of the...

ARCATA- Arcata has received an "A" grade from the American Lung Association after passing their smoking ban ordinance last year. The city has a better grade than in 2012 when the received a "C" grade for the category of 'smoke free outdoor area.'

In June, the city council voted unanimously to pass the ordinance that prohibited smoking within the downtown area, Arcata Marsh and Wildlife...

EUREKA- An Arcata woman has donated $100,000 to the Youth Service Bureau of Redwood Community Action Agency to help support young adults leaving foster care. The money will help the agency to purchase an apartment complex to provide transitional housing to young adults leaving foster homes.

Arcata resident, Sara Turner, made the donation to the local organization on Tuesday. The...

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