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February 2014

JAPAN- The Del Norte High School students visiting Japan reunited on Wednesday with the boat they worked so hard to restore.
The students are in Rikuzentkata, an area devastated by the 2011 Japanese Tsunami. Donning their ‘Del Norte High School’ sweatshirts, the students spent the day interacting with Takata High School students. 
Post date: Wed, 02/19/2014 - 18:21
EUREKA- If you’ve watched News Channel 3 recently, you may have seen our latest station promotion. One of the biggest fans of the commercial is this one-year-old Eureka boy seen in this video. 
His name is Cankane Maunder. This isn’t his first time on TV, last year he appeared on News Channel 3 as the 2013 New Year’s Baby. 
Post date: Wed, 02/19/2014 - 18:03

EUREKA- At Tuesday night’s Eureka City Council meeting, officials adopted a new ordinance that will make it easier for developers or home builders to accommodate people with disabilities. 

At Tuesday night’s Eureka City Council meeting, after the second reading of the “Reasonable Accommodation Ordinance,” the ordinance was adopted.  It will allow developers and home builders to have...

Post date: Wed, 02/19/2014 - 17:39

EUREKA- City officials expect West Avenue to be safer by the end of the summer, after a bid was awarded at last night’s Eureka City Council meeting.

In 2010, experts with U.C. Berkeley’s Transportation Technology Department made 10 recommendations for a safer West Avenue, between Myrtle Avenue and 6th Street.  Now, in part thanks to a federal grant, the City of Eureka will...

Post date: Wed, 02/19/2014 - 17:30

EUREKA- Eight members of the Eureka Volunteer Patrol were awarded the Eureka Police Department’s Valor-Service Challenge Coin Award at Tuesday night’s city council meeting.

Police Chief Andrew Mills and the EVP Commander, Acting Captain Len Johnson, gave each of the eight members a coin and a letter of appreciation for their dedicated service to Eureka.  These eight members have...

Post date: Wed, 02/19/2014 - 17:28

Press Release from the Fortuna Police Department
On February 19, at about 08:30 am the Fortuna Police Department received a telephone call from a motel located on Riverwalk Drive in Fortuna. Staff was concerned as a guest; Terry Turley (54) had left her dog in one of the rooms and was two days late in checking out of the hotel.

Officers responded and determined that the female...

Post date: Wed, 02/19/2014 - 16:33

Eureka Police have arrested a man for harassment and/or alleged attempted molestation of two teenaged girls.

Police say that  26 year-old David Lee Dues, known to law enforcement from previous contact and on probation, tried to solicit massages from the girls who were in town to visit Humboldt State University. The two victims told police they were approached by Dues as they were...

Post date: Tue, 02/18/2014 - 22:58

An Arcata man and his daughter were taken to the hospital after swerving off the road and crashing into a grove of trees Tuesday.

The California Highway Patrol said just before five this evening, thirty year-old Patrick Rex was driving his Toyota 4-Runner just north of the Sunset exit on highway 101 near Humboldt State University, when he allegedly turned around to say something to his...

Post date: Tue, 02/18/2014 - 20:28

ARCATA- Attendees at this years Oyster Festival will not have to pay to get inside the event, but will have to enter through designated areas between the fence to get inside. The plaza will be partially surrounded by a combination of barricades, snow and chain length fencing that will help control traffic inside the event.

The plan for the June 14th event was announced Tuesday by...

Post date: Tue, 02/18/2014 - 18:20

FIELDS LANDING- Gas cans, tires, vacuums, and two trailers are part of an illegal dumpsite that sits on the edge of one neighborhood in Fields Landing. Over the past six months the dump site has grown and nearby residents have had enough.    

"I have to see this everyday,' said Anita Hart, who lives closest to the dump site and can see it from her kitchen window. Hart purchased her home...

Post date: Tue, 02/18/2014 - 18:09
TRINIDAD- The city of Trinidad is holding a special meeting on Wednesday, to further discuss the Vacation Dwelling Unit Ordinance. The city is considering regulating the number of vacation units allowed within the city, parking restrictions, and tenant capacity. Currently there are over twenty-five vacation rentals within city limits. City Manager, Karen Suiker said that figure is large in...
Post date: Tue, 02/18/2014 - 18:08

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- A Eureka man with a show on Animal Planet where he searches for Bigfoot made sure an episode for the upcoming season takes place in Humboldt County. 

An episode of season 2 of Animal Planet’s “Finding Bigfoot” took place in Northern Humboldt County.  Monday, shooting ended for an episode from next season that takes place in Southern Humboldt county.


Post date: Tue, 02/18/2014 - 17:42