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ARCATA – Chairman Jason Akana submitted his resignation from the Planning Commission. The city council will soon be reviewing and selecting his replacement.

Having a full committee gives the commission more sentiments to evaluate issues in the city.

Akana has been serving with the commission for over four years, and last week with his recent departure, the commission has only had...

Post date: Wed, 04/26/2017 - 18:36

EUREKA – Job interviews are one of the most crucial and apprehensive steps in the 'finding a job' process. Wednesday at the Betty Chinn Day Center in Eureka, a 3-part workshop has made it a whole lot easier.

“Today was the first day of Pathway to Payday, it’s a free job workshop series through a partnership with the Betty Chinn Day Center, Eureka’s Park and Recreation,” says CAPE...

Post date: Wed, 04/26/2017 - 18:35

ARCATA – For Arcata, leaving reusable items on street corners is ill-advised.

The city is encouraging those students and residents to think twice about leaving those “free” boxes on street corners.

“A lot of students are getting done with the semester, getting ready to move, graduating or doing something else for the summer. When you’re cleaning out your apartment, you don’t know...

Post date: Wed, 04/26/2017 - 18:34

The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors are moving forward with the Civil Rights and Diversity Resolution, and will create an ad hoc committee to make further changes to the wording of the ordinance.

The committee will be made up of 2nd District Supervisor Estelle Fennell and 3rd District Supervisor Mike Wilson.

The resolution entails that the board would, “encourage…law...

Post date: Wed, 04/26/2017 - 18:19

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - In case you didn’t know, this week is National Volunteer Week and celebrates those who give so much to our communities.

The celebration was established in 1974 by President Richard Nixon. Each year since that time, the sitting US President has issued a proclamation designating the celebration.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 60-million...

Post date: Wed, 04/26/2017 - 00:15

LEGGETT - Travelers and suppliers will have to go back to the waiting game. Highway 101 near Leggett is closed again after more slide materials came crashing down to cover the road.

The notification from Caltrans came in about 9 pm Tuesday evening. Crews had been able to make quite a bit of progress this past week but this picture shows just how much of that progress has been completely...

Post date: Tue, 04/25/2017 - 22:54

CRESCENT CITY - Del Norte law enforcement is on the lookout for an out of area suspect wanted for multiple sexual crimes.

41-year old Joseph Anthony Lopez whose last known address is in Santa Cruz is sought by Crescent City authorities on suspicion of multiple unlawful sexual acts with a minor. In addition, he’s suspected of corporal injury to a spouse, kidnapping, dissuading a witness...

Post date: Tue, 04/25/2017 - 21:45

EUREKA - Two burglary suspects are convicted and could spend some serious time in prison.

Tuesday, a jury found Samantha and Francisco James guilty of first degree burglary of a residence and second degree burglary of a storage shed. A special allegation that a resident was inside the home during the incident will also stand.

The conviction stems from an incident in Fortuna in...

Post date: Tue, 04/25/2017 - 21:34