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EUREKA - Floyd and Betty Squires motion to vacate a ruling that found them to be negligent property owners has been denied.

Judge Cissna recently found in small claims court that the Squires failure to properly manage two properties on G Street negatively impacted surrounding neighbors. Plaintiffs were awarded damages in the case ranging from a few hundred to several thousand dollars....

Post date: Fri, 06/23/2017 - 11:28

FIELDBROOK  - The Planned Parenthood Northern California Action Fund is showing its opposition to the new Trumpcare proposal by protesting in pink. The agency lit up a majestic redwood Wednesday night in Fieldbrook and gathered patients and supporters to “pink out the night.”

The agency is asking supporters across the country to demand from their political leaders to protect access to...

Post date: Thu, 06/22/2017 - 21:50

DEL NORTE COUNTY - A new program in Del Norte County is matching students up with prospective employers.

The Del Norte Unified School District, Workforce Center and the Building Healthy Communities Agency have partnered up to make the program possible. It’s called E-3 or Education, Experience and Employment. It provides students with job experience, a paycheck and skills on how to build...

Post date: Thu, 06/22/2017 - 21:47

MAD RIVER - The Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District will be convening a special joint meeting with the Ruth Lake Community Services District this Friday.

Participants will meet in Eureka and then travel to Ruth and tour various areas like the Ruth Lake hydro plant, make a boat tour for lake shore inspections and following lunch hold their joint board meeting at 1 pm at 200...

Post date: Thu, 06/22/2017 - 21:36

RUTH LAKE - Fire personnel shut down a potential wildland fire earlier Thursday morning at Ruth lake.

Around 9:30, the US Forest Service and the Southern Trinity Volunteer Fire Department responded to an area about a quarter mile from the Ruth Rec Campground near the end of the lake. Vegetation was on fire and authorities believe it was human caused but don’t know how it started.

Post date: Thu, 06/22/2017 - 21:22

For this week’s Pet of the Week – well, we couldn’t pick just one.


Maeve, Natalia, Padme, and Artoo are a litter of Labrador mixes the Sequoia Humane Society got in just two days ago.


They’re about ten weeks old and will grow up to be great family dogs with lots of energy.


When we visited them, they were very engaged and curious – even curious...

Post date: Thu, 06/22/2017 - 18:06

After a long winded chase a dangerous suspect is in custody.


50-year-old James Pawlyk is behind bars after allegedly committing a “crime spree”.


Pawlyk is suspected of trying to run over Walgreens employees with his gold Chevrolet pickup and twice brandishing a knife at Shafers Hardware shoppers.


He was also seen smashing several car windows on D...

Post date: Thu, 06/22/2017 - 18:05

EUREKA - Life jackets save lives and the Department of Health and Human Services loans them out to anyone who needs them.

The ribbon cutting ceremony for the life jacket program was held at Woodley Island Marina today.

One hundred and ninety-two life jackets are available for the public to borrow.  It’s part of their summer water safety program.

Between 2011 and 2016,...

Post date: Thu, 06/22/2017 - 18:03