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April 2014

EUREKA- The Lady Washington has docked in Humboldt Bay.  Beginning Friday, people will have the chance to tour the tall ship.

The original Lady Washington was built in the 17 80’s and was used for trading along the west coast of the Americas and with China.  The new Lady Washington is now 25 years old, and still holds a crew of about 12 and operates on many of the same kinds of...

Post date: Thu, 04/10/2014 - 23:06

SAMOA- People will have the chance to enjoy some fishing and help the Samoa Peninsula Fire District raise money this weekend.

This weekend will mark the 5th annual Perch’n on the Peninsula Surfperch Fishing Tournament Fundraiser, where people will compete to see who can catch the biggest surfperch fish from the ocean. Three adult winners and 3 winners in the kids group will...

Post date: Thu, 04/10/2014 - 23:03

KING SALMON- A 71-year-old man was pulled out of the water early Thursday morning by Deputies with the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office. Currently Ted Cooper of King Salmon is being treated at Saint Joseph Hospital for hypothermia.

The rescue occurred around 4 a.m. on Thursday in King Salmon after someone reported hearing a man yelling “help.” When deputies found Cooper, he was stuck in...

Post date: Thu, 04/10/2014 - 23:02

GLENN COUNTY, Calif.  —At least nine people are confirmed dead after a fiery crash involving a bus and a FedEx truck in Northern California.

The charter bus was carrying high school students from the Los Angeles area for a campus tour of Humboldt State University.

California Highway Patrol says the FedEx truck and the bus collided and both vehicles burst into...

Post date: Thu, 04/10/2014 - 19:44

SAMOA- The U.S. Coast Guard along with the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office are on scene of a water rescue at Samoa Beach. According to law enforcement, just before 5 p.m. Thursday two men went swimming but one didn't return. The victim is on shore and is en route by ambulance to the hospital. We'll have updates as they become available. 

Post date: Thu, 04/10/2014 - 17:37

Eureka-Mother's strolled through Old Town and Downtown wearing their babies on Thursday. The 'Wear Your Baby Walk' was hosted by the local Women Infant and Children program and Public Health office to promote the benefits of wearing infants.

Organizers said there are multiple benefits like freeing up parents hands, calms infants and helps breast feeding. At the event were low calorie...

Post date: Thu, 04/10/2014 - 14:26

MCKINLEYVILLE- The McKinleyville Union School Board has asked the district to gather more information on a plan that would restructure both elementary schools. The board will meet again in a special meeting on April 30th to discuss the change

The McKinleyville Union School District Superintendent recommended to the board on Wednesday that Dows Prairie Elementary School start serving...

Post date: Thu, 04/10/2014 - 14:24
From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
On 04-10-2014, at approximately 3:50 a.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from a King Salmon resident who resides near Buhne Drive and King Salmon Drive. The resident said he was hearing a man calling, “Help”. The resident was unsure where the sound was coming from. Deputies were dispatched to...
Post date: Thu, 04/10/2014 - 11:45
Lost hiker found in good health Thursday morning in good health. 
From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
Arthur Barrett was located at 10:05 a.m., 04-10-2014, by deputies and is in good health. He was located off a trail off Jacoby Creek Road, Arcata.
Post date: Thu, 04/10/2014 - 09:59

EUREKA- A probation search has landed two men in jail for drugs and outstanding warrants. The Eureka Police Department’s Problem Oriented Policing unit conducting a probation search on an apartment at the 800 block of Broadway, found a man, 47-year old Cyle Abbott, Sr. sitting on a bed with thirty three hundred dollars in cash, 6.5 grams of heroin, 16.4 grams of methamphetamine and 760 grams...

Post date: Wed, 04/09/2014 - 23:44

ARCATA- The City of Arcata is working to transform two streets to make them safer for bicycles. The city is working on a project that will turn 10th and I Streets into Bicycle Boulevard.


Under the proposed plan the streets would have more signage and striping to calm traffic and improve bike safety. The modifications to the street would stretch on I Street from 17th to Samoa...

Post date: Wed, 04/09/2014 - 18:18

BLUE LAKE- 8th Graders at Blue Lake Elementary were the first to play in the schools new gym. The new addition to the elementary schools was recently completed and will serve as a recreation space and assembly space for students.

The project was funded by Measure K funds approved by voters in 2010. The project has been in place since then.

The gym will be a tournament center for...

Post date: Wed, 04/09/2014 - 18:15