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SAMOA- Races are now a go! The Samoa Drag Strip located their specially designed sprayer that was stolen.

We reported last week that thousands of dollars worth of equipment was taken from their storage shed at the raceway. The items included emergency medical equipment and power tools.The stolen track prep sprayer was later found on Samoa Beach. There was no vandalism and not a lot of...

Post date: Tue, 05/31/2016 - 17:32

REDWAY- A transient man was arrested after leaving a Redway grocery store without paying for his lunch. The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office responded to the Shop Smart at around 2 p.m Saturday.

The store clerk reported that the suspect, 32-year old Jeremiah Gene Branscum, walked out of the store with a sandwich. When the clerk tried to stop him, he took out a knife.

Branscum was...

Post date: Tue, 05/31/2016 - 17:28

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Nine people in Humboldt County were arrested for DUI over the Memorial Day weekend.

That’s down seven from last year during the maximum enforcement period. It ran from Friday until Monday at midnight. The purpose is to keep travelers safe during the heavy amount of traffic.  

About 38-million Americans were on the road. 

Post date: Tue, 05/31/2016 - 17:26

ARCATA-The City of Arcata will hold a public hearing to discuss the budget for the 2016 to 2017 fiscal year.

Wednesday will be the first of two hearings, before the formal adoption of the budget. At the meeting, the council will also look to authorize a co-application for the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities program grant with Danco. This would be developed on 30th Street...

Post date: Tue, 05/31/2016 - 17:23

MCKINLEYVILLE- Wildland firefighters with the Six Rivers National Forest are sharpening their safety skills ahead of this year's fire season.

A live-fire training session is underway and will run through Wednesday. At least 25 new recruits and returnees are participating each day. Tuesday morning began with classroom training. Next, crews got their gear on including a self-contained...

Post date: Tue, 05/31/2016 - 16:39

EUREKA- Some major changes are coming to Humboldt County's Juvenile Hall facility.

At Tuesday morning's meeting, the Board of Supervisors approved construction of a new Juvenile Hall to go out to bid. The project will replace the current 45-year-old facility with a brand new building, located on the same property.

The current facility is an old linear design with long hallways....

Post date: Tue, 05/31/2016 - 16:30

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Humboldt County's Planning & Building Department is taking steps to create a new division that will take care of all marijuana ordinance related items.

This comes after planning staff has been struggling to keep up following the passage of the county's Medical Marijuana Land Use Ordinance back in February. The Cannabis Services Division will help the current...

Post date: Tue, 05/31/2016 - 16:25

EUREKA - Cats are disappearing from a Eureka neighborhood and now a resident says a cat was found tortured.

Merrilee Anderson lives on 14th Street in Eureka. She says her neighbor’s cat went missing then was returned Monday after being found severely injured near Mission Linen.  

"I just know that somebody came and stole this cat, tortured it and that it was so badly tortured...

Post date: Tue, 05/31/2016 - 16:17