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EUREKA - For the next two days, Eureka Police and Humboldt County Sheriff's Office will give you money in exchange for your unwanted firearms.

The agencies are collaborating on a gun buyback program that offers pre-paid gift cards in exchange for firearms no questions asked.

No ID or other personal information will be required. All unloaded firearms will be accepted, but the guns...

Post date: Thu, 03/23/2017 - 17:01

EUREKA - The five suspects will head to trial for the shooting death of Tyson Claros.

Judge Miles found there was enough evidence to try Brandon Mitchell, Catherine Fode, Hector Godoy-Standley, Cesar Valenzuela and Tamara Thomson for homicide and carjacking. Mitchell is accused of firing the gun.

During the three day preliminary hearing the district attorney introduced...

Post date: Thu, 03/23/2017 - 16:50
ARCATA – This week for Humboldt State, CSU board of trustees approved a tuition increase for the fall 20-17 school term
 
For Humboldt State students, tuition for resident in there undergraduate year will see an increase of $270.00. This will ultimately generate 77.5 million dollars in the net revenue. 
 
The funds collected are said to...
Post date: Thu, 03/23/2017 - 16:32

FORTUNA – An ongoing investigation leaves Fortuna highway drivers on edge.

Reports from California Highway Patrol say that suspects are shooting at passing vehicles.

One Fortuna resident, caught in the mix of an on-going battle between drivers and a possible suspect shooting bb and or pellet guns at passing vehicles.

Around 1:44 in the afternoon, Mother, Kelila Gonzalez...

Post date: Thu, 03/23/2017 - 16:32

ARCATA - Humboldt State students and all those in the state university system will be seeing tuition hikes after the CSU Board of Trustees met Wednesday.

It is the first tuition hike in six years and will help generate over 77 million dollars in student success initiatives. With the decision, annual tuition for resident undergraduates will increase by $270.00. Officials said it’s a...

Post date: Wed, 03/22/2017 - 23:38

SACRAMENTO - A large sum of money will be set aside as part of a new affordable housing bond and North Coast counties will all qualify to access the funds.

Senator Mike McGuire is co-author of the legislation that was approved Wednesday. It will release 3 billion dollars for affordable housing construction for counties with 150,000 or less residents. Humboldt, Del Norte, Trinity,...

Post date: Wed, 03/22/2017 - 21:06

EUREKA - The Eureka Police Department is asking the public’s help in locating a second suspect from a string of recent robberies.

Between December 23 of 2016 and January 20 of 2017, four armed robberies took place in Eureka and in other areas of the county. One suspect, Ezra Williams of Rio Dell was taken into custody but 33-year old Rocky Keene is still at large.

Authorities say...

Post date: Wed, 03/22/2017 - 20:58

RIO DELL - The city of Rio Dell has been looking into a cannabis tax for about a year now, and this upcoming week they will have a plan drafted for voters to put into effect.

Tuesday night city council members committed to setting a competitive tax rate that will benefit the community of Rio Dell while also encouraging those wanting to do business in the city.

"What we're...

Post date: Wed, 03/22/2017 - 17:49