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EUREKA- Locals can now enjoy a new outdoor space at the corner of 2nd and G Streets in Old Town Eureka.

The area’s second parklet was officially opened to the public during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday afternoon in front of the Humboldt Bay Tourism Center. The parklet replaces one street parking space and is a unique boat shape, which embraces the history of Victorian Old...

Post date: Fri, 03/04/2016 - 16:01

From EPD: 

EUREKA-On 03/03/16 at about 3:50 p.m., Officers with the Eureka Police Department responded to the parking lot of the 3300 block of Broadway for the report of an assault that had just occurred....

Post date: Fri, 03/04/2016 - 11:29

DEL NORTE COUNTY - Two Crescent City men are sentenced to state prison after being found guilty for assault and various drug charges.

23-year old Warren Bailey will have to serve 85-percent of his 6-year sentence before he is eligible for parole. He was found guilty of assaulting a fellow student with a knife at the Del Norte campus of College of the Redwoods in April of 2015. The...

Post date: Thu, 03/03/2016 - 23:44

EUREKA - Mass shootings are becoming more frequent and effecting communities across the nation. Now training the public on how to respond in an active shooter situation is becoming equally as common. The Eureka Police Department held two such sessions Thursday.

Hundreds of community members, teachers, city council members, and various organizations filled the Sequoia Conference Center...

Post date: Thu, 03/03/2016 - 19:09

ARCATA - The city of Arcata made a big leap in moving forward with its medical marijuana innovation zone Wednesday night. City council adopted an amended land use code, a regulatory scheme, and requirements for permits. 

The zone is a location for medical marijuana entrepreneurs to cultivate, manufacture, test and store products. The zone will include all property along West End Road...

Post date: Thu, 03/03/2016 - 19:00

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - It's a big budget for Humboldt County, $300 million big and the Board of Supervisors want your input on how that money should be spent.

Supervisors are hosting an interactive community budget meeting from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday from five locations throughout the county. The meeting provides an opportunity for the community to discuss current issues with elected...

Post date: Thu, 03/03/2016 - 18:46

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- The Harbor District has moved one step closer to finally dredging King Salmon’s main channel in Humboldt Bay, a goal that hasn't been accomplished in more than 30 years. Given that delay, residents are concerned.

The depth has gotten so shallow from sediment accumulation that during lower tides it’s become difficult to move in and out of the channel and private slips....

Post date: Thu, 03/03/2016 - 17:48

FORTUNA- Three men are arrested and escape serious injury after a brawl using knives and at least one handgun in Fortuna.

Wednesday evening around 7, Fortuna police responded to the 1200 block of home avenue where an altercation between two groups had been reported. The melee allegedly grew out of an earlier fight between two group members. According to police, one group fled before...

Post date: Thu, 03/03/2016 - 17:45