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Despite the church blaze only steps away, the Garberville Farmer’s Market came off with out a hitch.

The market was only feet away from the church fire but was able to open as usual. Many people were taking pictures of the fire’s damage as they walked to the market. Some were browsing, some were buying, but everyone enjoyed the market despite unfortunate circumstances just a short...

Post date: Fri, 06/16/2017 - 18:56

ARCATA - The Humboldt Crabs helped an Arcata school celebrate the end of the year.

Fuente Nueva Charter School welcomed four players for the annual field day. Students jumped in potato sacks, danced and held relay cart races.

The Crabs taught the kids how to bat and run the bases.

This is the fourth year the team has joined in the festivities and pitcher Zachary Wallace...

Post date: Fri, 06/16/2017 - 18:45

A narcotics detection K-9 helps investigators turn up over 200 grams of suspected heroin and 5 grams of suspected meth.


At 9AM Friday, special agents with the Humboldt County Drug Task Force and investigators from the District Attorney’s office served a search warrant to a residence in the 2500 block of C Street in Eureka.


Three residents were found who said...

Post date: Fri, 06/16/2017 - 18:43

A group of property owners in Fortuna are proposing annexation from the city so they can pursue cannabis grows.


Residents from the Nelson-Hillside Lane area have formed a group called the Nelson-Hillside Association and have provided a letter to city council saying they would “genuinely like to be annexed” as to not fall under city cannabis restrictions.



Post date: Fri, 06/16/2017 - 18:43

It’s the time of year when Humboldt capitalizes on being the “Oyster Capital of California”.


On Saturday the 27th annual Arcata Bay Oyster Festival expects to host over 13,000 people for one of the largest events in Humboldt County.


Organizers say this year there will be a focus on local makers and talent – pulling vendors from around our community....

Post date: Fri, 06/16/2017 - 18:41

EUREKA - So far, Eureka has received only one application to host Visitor Center.

City Council chose not to continue its contract with the Greater Eureka Chamber of Commerce in March then released a request for proposals to seek additional suitors.

As of Friday afternoon, only Humboldt Made had applied for the job.

While staff reviews applications, they will also consider...

Post date: Fri, 06/16/2017 - 18:38

EUREKA - A wanted felon led an officer on a high speed chase before trying to run him over with his SUV.

Around 9:15 Friday morning, a Eureka police officer saw 37-year-old Samuel Summers, the driver of a Dodge Durango run a stop sign near Wabash and B Streets. Two fled the vehicle before Summers took off, running more stop signs and reaching speeds of 60 miles per hour. Witnesses say...

Post date: Fri, 06/16/2017 - 18:29

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT - A brush fire in Southern Humboldt was quickly extinguished.

Officers with California Highway Patrol were first on scene of this 300' brush fire along Northbound Highway 101 south of Pesulah Road.

They notified Calfire and directed drivers through the area while crews extinguished the blaze.

Garberville CHP Officer Wunderlich said no one was injured and...

Post date: Fri, 06/16/2017 - 18:18