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EUREKA- This year's Eureka Crab Celebration has been canceled due to the commercial crab industry on the west coast being put on hold.

As we mentioned before, crabbers have been on strike since they have not reached an acceptable price agreement with Pacific Group.

All of the event components that include the crab crawl, festival, crab movie, and run will not happen. Sponsors of...

Post date: Fri, 01/06/2017 - 15:23

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- The Humboldt County Public Works crews are prepared for the storm. Are you? 

They are on call 24/7, in case there are any emergencies. They are aware of the problem areas in the county, and stay in contact with law enforcement and Office of Emergency Services.  Although they aren't handing out sandbags, they say people should have them on hand for emergencies. You can...

Post date: Fri, 01/06/2017 - 14:30

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office is reminding people that you can't have fun in the snow wherever you want.

Only areas marked with US Forest Service is available for public use. Everything that doesn't have the sign is private property. The first five miles of Tiltow Hill Road from Highway 299 is private land, and the owners have been having to clean up after...

Post date: Fri, 01/06/2017 - 14:21

MCKINLEYVILLE- A Willow Creek man was arrested in McKinleyville following a traffic stop by CHP.

Around 8:30 p.m. Thursday, an officer attempted to pull over a Honda civic for speeding on the 1300 of Fernwood Drive. The vehicle took time pulling over, and three men jumped out from inside the car. The officer held the men at gunpoint for safety reasons until additional law enforcement...

Post date: Fri, 01/06/2017 - 14:17

REDWAY- A man was assaulted with a deadly weapon in Redway.

Around 4:30 a.m. Friday, Humboldt County Sheriff's deputies responded to the intersection of Whitmore and Empire Avenue. A 23 year old man was assaulted with a baseball bat, but the suspect told law enforcement he thought the man was going to steal from his car.

The incident is under investigation. 

Post date: Fri, 01/06/2017 - 14:13

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - Local advocates are asking the Bureau of Land Management to continue their tradition of stewardship of public lands as they draft a blueprint for future management practices in our area.

The BLM offices in Arcata and Redding are currently revising a guiding plan that will determine how they care for public lands for the next decade or more.

Nearly 396,000 acres...

Post date: Fri, 01/06/2017 - 00:02

EUREKA - Not much is going on along the West Coast as crabbers continue to stay tied up in protest over a reduction in price per pound by Pacific Group.

This is what you’d normally see this time of year. Crabbers doing what they love doing...but now it’s pretty quiet. No boats are being unloaded with tubs full of the sea’s bounty. Dungeness crab season is at a standstill and the entire...

Post date: Thu, 01/05/2017 - 23:50

EUREKA - Eureka residents were on alert today following the threat of a mass shooting Thursday morning.
Police say 54-year-old Bobby Ladd made the 911 call from this pay phone across from the Humboldt County Courthouse on 4th street just before 9:00a.m.

EPD treated the threat seriously and notified the public as a precautionary measure. No specific targets or locations...

Post date: Thu, 01/05/2017 - 17:05