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The Arcata/Eureka Airport may be getting a rescue and firefighting facility.

 

Tuesday, Humboldt County Supervisors are prepared to approve plans for the airport safety building which would be about 9,000 square feet to accommodate the airport’s firefighter staff, emergency response vehicles and equipment.

 

The federal aviation administration is tentatively...

Post date: Mon, 06/19/2017 - 18:27

LOLETA- A grandmother is arrested after allegedly leaving her two-year-old grandchild in her SUV while at a casino to gamble.

 

At around 7 Sunday evening, the Sheriff’s Office was contacted by the Bear River Casino regarding an unattended child locked inside a Ford Explorer in their parking lot.

 

Security staff was able to gain entry and found the child...

Post date: Mon, 06/19/2017 - 18:24

EUREKA - Even in relatively mild North Coast temperatures, law enforcement reminds you how dangerous it can be to leave your child unattended in a car for any length of time.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration points out that a car's interior can top 100 degrees when the temperature is in the 60's. And that's even if windows are cracked or the vehicle is parked in shade...

Post date: Mon, 06/19/2017 - 17:46

EUREKA - You’re spending less at the gas pump, and keeping more in your pocket.

Gas prices have dropped recently. A week ago, prices were about ten cents higher but relief at the pump hit locally. The cost per gallon at many stations is now hovering around three dollars and 12 cents for regular. Costco is the lowest at 2-85 a gallon…

The drop is credited to oil plummeting from...

Post date: Mon, 06/19/2017 - 17:43

EUREKA - Two men wearing masks allegedly get away with money after an armed robbery at a Eureka gas station.

 

The clerk told police that two men entered the Broadway Texaco with their faces covered by masks or bandanas at around 5:20 Sunday morning. One waited by the door while the other pulled out a black semi-automatic hand gun and demanded money.

 

After the...

Post date: Mon, 06/19/2017 - 17:38

EUREKA - Eureka City Council will consider forming a Business of the Month program to honor the city's noteworthy enterprises.

According to the staff report, Development Services will select a Business of the Week and highlight their products and accomplishments on social media and in the city's newsletter.

The city's Economic Development Commission will sift through nominees for...

Post date: Mon, 06/19/2017 - 17:35

EUREKA - Despite objections from the prosecutor, accused murderer Jon Goldberg will be allowed visitation with his son. 

In Monday's hearing at the Humboldt County Courthouse, more was learned about that deadly day last September when Jon Goldberg allegedly shot and killed Fortuna Fire Captain Tim Smith.

Deputy District Attorney Luke Bernthal said that earlier that morning,...

Post date: Mon, 06/19/2017 - 17:26

TRINIDAD - Visiting the famous 145-year-old Trinidad Head Lighthouse, spectators look through the spyglass at history through the lighthouse keepers wife.

During this is a free event that occurs periodically throughout the year, those in attendance delve into the history of the lighthouse.

The bureau of Land Management and Trinidad Museum put on these interpretative tours for the...

Post date: Sun, 06/18/2017 - 20:27