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March 2014

EUREKA- A former Eureka City Council member will run against incumbent Virginia Bass for the Humboldt County 4th District Supervisor seat. Chris Kerrigan announced his plans to run for the position in front of supporters at the Humboldt County Election Office on Friday.

"Humboldt is waiting for its Eureka moment," Kerrigan said in his speech. He previously served on the Eureka City...

Post date: Fri, 03/07/2014 - 18:05

ARCATA- Authorities found an alleged hash lab with growing marijuana, multiple cans of butane and a loaded handgun at an Arcata home.

The Humboldt County Drug Task Force and Arcata Police served a search warrant on the 1200 block of Delvin Court Friday morning. Authorities found four people inside the home. During the search authorities allegedly found a hash lab, 75 growing marijuana...

Post date: Fri, 03/07/2014 - 18:02
FORTUNA- Fortuna woman, Danielle Nicole brooks has been missing for almost a month. Detectives told News Channel 3 they are now investigating some new leads. 
Thursday, March 6th was Danielle’s 24th birthday, and last night the family held a candle light vigil at Rohnert Park.
At first investigators thought she was dropped off in the...
Post date: Fri, 03/07/2014 - 17:59

EUREKA- A 64-year-old has been arrested for allegedly selling prescription medication and having stolen property inside his home. Complaints of foot traffic in and out of the home led Eureka Police to serve a search warrant on the 100 block of 2nd Street Wednesday.

Patrick Dale Berg was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance for Sales and, police said, will be charged for...

Post date: Fri, 03/07/2014 - 17:59

Millions of dollars has been poured into the local economy, thanks to the redwoods.

Dave Murphy lives in San Francisco and is enjoying a four day trip to the north coast to see redwood national and state parks.  He’s staying in Trinidad, and supports local businesses during his vacation.

"We have a nice breakfast in the bed and breakfast obviously.  And then we just hit the road...

Post date: Fri, 03/07/2014 - 16:58

EUREKA- Eureka City Schools and the Eureka Teachers Association have reached a tentative agreement for teacher compensation through the 2014/2015 school year.

Teacher compensation negotiations began in the beginning of 2013.  The tentative agreement reached yesterday mandates a 3 percent raise to teachers’ salaries retroactively for the 2013/2014 school year, and an additional 3 percent...

Post date: Fri, 03/07/2014 - 16:56
UPDATE: The deceased body found Friday morning in Loleta has been identified as 44-year-old Westley Wright of Eureka. 
Wright is the man accused of stabbing his own dog with a knife back in December. He was supposed to appear in court Friday afternoon, the same day he was found dead.
(Pictured: Wright arrested back in December) ...
Post date: Fri, 03/07/2014 - 16:37
From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
On 3/7/14, at approximately 7:45 a.m., Humboldt County Drug Task Force (H.C.D.T.F.) Agents, assisted by the Arcata Police Department, served a Humboldt County Superior Court search warrant in the 1200 block of Devlin Court, Arcata.
When agents arrived at the residence they saw one of the...
Post date: Fri, 03/07/2014 - 13:27

From Eureka Police Department:
On the late afternoon of 03/05/14, detectives from the Eureka Police Department’s Problem Oriented Policing Unit (POP) served a Search Warrant in the 100 block of 2nd Street. The Search Warrant was authored in response to numerous complaints of in and out foot traffic at this location.

As a result of the warrant service, detectives located a large...

Post date: Fri, 03/07/2014 - 10:58

From Humboldt County Sheriff's Department:
On Wednesday, at approximately 10:20 a.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a report of man at Redwood Memorial Hospital, Fortuna who was being treated for an assault.

A deputy responded to the hospital emergency room and met with the 22 year old male victim from Fortuna, and his 19 year old girlfriend who witnessed the...

Post date: Fri, 03/07/2014 - 10:56
LOLETA- The following is a press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:
At around 6:50 a.m. Friday, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a possible deceased male along the side of Singley Hill Road, Loleta. Medical personnel was summoned to the scene and confirmed the male was deceased. Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies and...
Post date: Fri, 03/07/2014 - 09:11

Recent rains have had a beneficial effect on the main source of water for our seven municipalities. Ruth Lake is now full.

This is footage earlier in the year when drought conditions were at a critical stage. Because of the forecasted shortfall of rain, officials from the Humboldt Bay Water District shut down the hydro portion of the dam that feeds power into PG&E’S grid this past...

Post date: Fri, 03/07/2014 - 00:04