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EUREKA - The Greater Eureka Chamber Of Commerce held a local election forum to vet ballot measures and candidates.

Chamber members gathered to hear arguments for and against Measure S, the marijuana cultivation tax, and Measure U, a countywide transportation sales tax. Both are supported by city council candidates Austin Allison and John Fullerton. Each 4th ward candidate outlined his...

Post date: Thu, 09/22/2016 - 16:44

EUREKA - The Eureka Chamber Forum for city council candidates and local Measures S and U will be held Thursday. The event will go from noon to 1:30 at the Red Lion Hotel.

Chamber members and their guests are invited to attend this business-focused forum with Eureka City Council candidates John Fullerton and Austin Allison as well as representatives on Measures S and U.

Cost is $...

Post date: Wed, 09/21/2016 - 20:21

TRINIDAD - The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s help in finding a man they believe was involved in a car burglary in Trinidad last month. The incident took place August 17.

A male and female were hiking near Trinidad’s Frontage Road and reported their vehicle was broken into. The female victim’s wallet and credit cards were stolen. A short time later, one of those...

Post date: Wed, 09/21/2016 - 20:08

ARCATA- The Greenview Park Playground received a $15,000 grant, thanks to the Dr.Pepper Snapple Group and non-profit Kaboom.

The money will be used to install the playground equipment in Arcata. The Greenview Playground Committee began last year- kids, parents, and educators partnered up with the City to create the playground. It's the first in Humboldt County. Kaboom started 20 years...

Post date: Wed, 09/21/2016 - 18:31

CALIFORNIA- Senator Mike McGuire will chair an oversight hearing regarding psychotropic medications prescribed to foster kids. 

California's auditor claimed that all levels of the state's government have not properly overseen these prescriptions being given to the kids.

It was also disclosed that there was a system-wide failure to track medications. The audit showed that...

Post date: Wed, 09/21/2016 - 18:30

NORTH COAST- A family is asking for help on locating a missing woman who was last seen heading to Eureka.

Ariana Duncan was last spotted almost 2 weeks ago in Washington, getting on a Greyhound bus heading to Humboldt County. Duncan is 5 feet tall, and weighs about 100 pounds. She has brown hair and eyes with tattoos on her arms. Following the North Coast she was supposed to transfer...

Post date: Wed, 09/21/2016 - 17:46

EUREKA - "Another day, another gun." That was Eureka Police Chief Andrew Mills’ response on Twitter after a 14-year-old was found with a sawed off shotgun. 

Around 10:45 last night, officers attempted an enforcement stop as the juvenile was riding his bicycle near Buhne and Williams Streets.    The young man fled police then ditched his backpack and bike in a backyard. Officers...

Post date: Wed, 09/21/2016 - 17:28

RIO DELL - Rio Dell is making progress on some major water projects. 

Council accepted funds from the state to continue work on the Metropolitan Wells Project which will serve as an emergency water supply when complete. Rio Dell is providing $57,000 of the nearly $2 million budget. The rest is funded through federal and state grants.

Also on the agenda last night, Rio Dell will...

Post date: Wed, 09/21/2016 - 17:26