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EUREKA- A pay raise could be in the future for Humboldt County Sheriff and now Coroner-Administrator Mike Downey.

A request to increase Sheriff Downey's salary by 10 percent will go before the Board of Supervisors Tuesday. The adjustment comes after Sheriff Downey took on the role of Coroner-Administrator following Coroner Dave Parris' retirement in January.

If approved, Sheriff...

EUREKA- The FBI is now investigating after a group claiming to be ISIS hacked dozens of U.S. websites, including the Sequoia Park Zoo.

The website was hacked Saturday with an ISIS flag and Arabic written on the site, translating to "there is no god, but god." also on the website a Facebook link was posted to a man named Mohammed Ali who claims to have hacked several other websites. The...

HOOPA - Cannabis cultivation could start very soon on the Hoopa Valley Reservation if their Title 34 is repealed.  

The Hoopa Tribe created Title 34, a Marijuana Cultivation Suppression Ordinance, to strictly prohibit growing marijuana under tribal law. However, with the Department of Justice decision to allow tribes to farm cannabis, tribal members became engaged in repealing the...

ARCATA - Not only has smoking become an issue in Arcata, but the remnants of smoking are a cause of concern for environmentalists.

With the growing number of cigarette butts getting into waterways, The Northcoast Environmental Center took action.

The NEC was approved for a $2,500 Keep America Beautiful grant that will be used to buy eight new industrial strength ash receptacles....

NORTH COAST - We’ve all set the clocks forward for daylight savings but studies show, losing just one hour of sleep can affect a person’s internal clock for up to a week.

The California Highway Patrol says daylight savings results in drowsy driving and increased fatigue-related collisions.

According to the New England Journal of Medicineaccidents increase by...

A Scotia woman is lucky to be alive, thanks to the heroism of a restaurant worker where she was dining.  LeeAnne Miller was dining at the Scotia Pub when she began choking on a piece of meat.  Matt Stevens, who aspires to be a nurse, jumped to save her life by administering the Heimlich maneuver.  Scotia Volunteer Fire Chief Jon Broadstock said LeeAnne was in serious trouble and owes her life...

SAMOA- A Yuba City based mining company has canceled plans to construct an aggregate-to-gold mine in the Samoa Peninsula.

U.S. Mine Corporation recently proposed the project, which would be constructed at the former Evergreen Mill. The mine would convert aggregate to gold, potentially using cyanide during the process.  The Humboldt Bay Harbor District owns the property and granted the...

EUREKA- It’s been nearly a week since a 14-year-old Eureka girl, who was reported as a runaway, was last seen.

Aicelynd Sarah Kellia Massey had permission to stay overnight at a friend’s house last Monday, but she never showed up to Eureka High School the following day.  She has not been heard from since and her mother says she could be with a 30-year-old Hispanic male with the first...