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FORTUNA - A Fortuna woman was arrested for alleged burglary of a beauty salon. Taken into custody was 55-year old Theresa Smith.

Just after 8 Sunday night, police were called to the 400 block of North Fortuna Boulevard for a burglary in progress. When officers arrived, no suspects were found but a shoe was propping open the back door.

Around 4 Monday morning, law enforcement made...

Post date: Mon, 12/21/2015 - 23:36

KLAMATH- The Yurok Tribal Council has officially declared the reservation a GMO-free zone.

The council unanimously voted to enact a genetically engineered organism ordinance, which is the first of its kind in the nation. This new ordinance prohibits the propagation, raising, growing, spawning, incubating, or releasing of genetically engineered organisms within the tribe's territory....

Post date: Mon, 12/21/2015 - 18:12

EUREKA - The city of Eureka is looking to cut costs associated with chronic inebriates on the streets while encouraging rehabilitation.

It’s called a serial inebriate program and city council requested the police department research implementing one. If someone is arrested more than five times in one month for intoxication they will be sent through the court system; a judge will have...

Post date: Mon, 12/21/2015 - 17:48

KLAMATH- After several months of work, the Yurok Tribe’s Watershed Restoration Program has completed its first large scale project on the Trinity River.

Located six miles east of Weaverville on a property managed by the Bureau of Land Management, the Limekiln Gulch Project is in an effort to help the salmon and steelhead habitat. Tribal members used heavy machinery to produce side...

Post date: Mon, 12/21/2015 - 17:41

MANILA - Senator Mike McGuire was on the north coast Monday and stopped by Redwood Coast Montessori School in Manila.

A select group of students from the school met Senator McGuire earlier this year in Sacramento and discussed a variety of topics. They were so intrigued with his efforts to protect the north coast environment and the economy that they invited him for a special visit....

Post date: Mon, 12/21/2015 - 17:39

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Local law enforcement agencies are cracking down on drunk driving this holiday season. This past weekend marked the start of a Winter Holiday DUI Campaign.

According to Fortuna Police, six arrests were made countywide from 12:01 a.m. on Friday through Sunday at midnight. Over the course of the next several days, saturated routine traffic enforcement will continue along...

Post date: Mon, 12/21/2015 - 17:35

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- If you’re looking for a career in the teaching field, now might be a great time to apply.

Eureka City Schools is gearing up for its hiring period at a time when a large number of teachers are retiring and the teacher program at Humboldt State continues to shrink. According to the Superintendent of Eureka City Schools, ten years ago if there was an elementary school...

Post date: Mon, 12/21/2015 - 17:28

FORTUNA- On December 20, 2015 at approximately 8:05 pm, officers with the Fortuna police department responded to a report of a burglary in progress at Miracle’s Salon located in the 400 block of North Fortuna Blvd. Upon arrival, officers determined that the suspects had fled out a rear door prior to arrival. Officers processed the scene for evidence and during the course of the investigation...

Post date: Mon, 12/21/2015 - 09:19