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June 2014

RIO DELL- The Rio Dell City Council moved to continue metering the Fire Department’s water usage but not charge them for that consumption at Tuesday night’s meeting. 

It was standing room only in the council chamber as dozens of citizens filled the room to support the fire department. At the meeting council members discussed the 2014-2015 Fiscal Year Budget. In that budget was the...

Post date: Tue, 06/17/2014 - 17:12

FORTUNA- Due to a budget deficit, parents placing their children in Fortuna Parks and Recreation’s Summer Fund program will pay an increased fee.

Fortuna city council approved an increase in fees for summer Parks and Recreation activities, as well as community development services at its meeting last night. although the increases are small, council officials say those fees are being...

Post date: Tue, 06/17/2014 - 17:11

EUREKA- The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors expressed their frustrations Tuesday about the progress of a proposed Outdoor Medical Marijuana Ordinance.

The ordinance was drafted by the supervisors in response to citizen complaints that smells coming from small plot outdoor medical marijuana cultivation sites in several neighborhoods were a nuisance to the public. If approved, the...

Post date: Tue, 06/17/2014 - 17:10

SAMOA- A pipeline break was discovered in the southern portion of the Samoa Peninsula.  On Tuesday afternoon, crews with the Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District isolated the leak. Water district officials say this break, which is the fifth in the last 20 years in this area, highlights the need for an upcoming project that is designed to make the make the pipes stronger.

The break...

Post date: Tue, 06/17/2014 - 16:24

EUREKA- The Peace Run is a global event, where once every two years, runners in 140 different countries run a total of 35,000 miles.  They do this to symbolize global harmony and peace. On Tuesday, a team of runners was greeted at Eureka City Hall.

The 12 international runners on the North American Team began the relay run in New York City in April, and will return to New York City in...

Post date: Tue, 06/17/2014 - 16:22
The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office says the inmate who died while in custody is 42 year old Daren Ethan Borges from Eureka. 
An autopsy has been scheduled for Saturday to determine the cause of death. 
From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
On 06-13-2014, at...
Post date: Tue, 06/17/2014 - 09:50
From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
On 06-16-2014, at approximately 7:40 p.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s received a 911 call regarding a verbal argument and three shots being heard coming from the intersection of Johnson Road and Hugh Lane, Hydesville. While deputies and California Highway Patrol Officers (C.H.P.) were responding to the scene, the...
Post date: Tue, 06/17/2014 - 09:37

Eureka - Fire fighters are called to a grass and brush fire near Pound Road just west of the Herrick Avenue Park and Ride.

Just after 8 this evening, two units of Humboldt Bay Fire were responded to a remote section of the green belt in South Eureka. A slow burning blaze had started and burned less than an acre of brush and small trees.  Fire authorities believe it was human caused but...

Post date: Tue, 06/17/2014 - 00:17

Two boys have donated money from a lemonade stand to their dad diagnosed with a rare cancer.

12-year old Christopher Rose and his 9-year old brother, Ty, recently donated all their earnings on Lemonade Day to help their dad get better. Dennis Rose has a rare form of cancer that is so rare no place in the US treats it. The family will be seeking treatment in Basel, Switzerland; the only...

Post date: Tue, 06/17/2014 - 00:07

Eureka- A man dies at the Humboldt County Jail after he was arrested for impairment. 

Last Friday, Eureka police booked a man into the Humboldt County Jail for being under the influence of drugs or alcohol. He was examined and medically cleared by staff and placed in a sobering-safety cell. Per department policy, he was checked every 15 minutes. But around 4 pm, an officer noticed the...

Post date: Mon, 06/16/2014 - 22:36

A man in McKinleyville is sent out of the area with a fractured skull after an argument over a stolen motorcycle.

On Sunday, June 15th a little after 1 pm , Sheriff’s Deputies were called to the 1600 block of Anderson road in Mckinleyville. Two brothers had recognized a 25-year-old male who they believed stole their motorcycle 6-months before…they followed him to the Anderson...

Post date: Mon, 06/16/2014 - 22:24

FIELDS LANDING- Thieves took thousands of dollars in equipment Sunday night from a Humboldt Bay Sea Scouts storage facility.

The Sea Scouts organization is a co-ed branch of the Boy Scout Club that teaches kids ages 14 to 21 leadership and life skills through aquatic activities.

The thieves broke into the storage facility through a window, leaving with the organization’s canoe,...

Post date: Mon, 06/16/2014 - 16:51