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EUREKA - Humboldt County 4th District Supervisor Virginia Bass will be taking on a new role for the California State Association of Counties.

The CSAC elected Bass as their Second Vice President for this year, and she was installed last Thursday at their annual meeting.

Bass has served previously on the CSAC's board of directors.

She says she is excited to begin this new...

Post date: Tue, 12/06/2016 - 18:28

EUREKA - Three people are in jail in connection with possessing and selling a controlled substance after a traffic stop in Eureka Monday.

Authorities arrested 42-year-old Christopher Stacy for possession, transportation, and being under the influence of a controlled substance.

During the traffic stop the sheriff’s deputy could see a package of processed marijuana.

After...

Post date: Tue, 12/06/2016 - 18:24

EUREKA - A preliminary hearing for the man accused of murdering a Fortuna Fire Captain started Tuesday.

Jon Goldberg appeared in court while three witnesses gave their testimony of what went on that day in late September.

Goldberg is accused of shooting and killing Fortuna Volunteer Fire Captain Tim Smith.

Smith’s wife Jessica Springer took the stand, as well as his son,...

Post date: Tue, 12/06/2016 - 18:16

Eureka police were involved in a reported officer involved shooting near 5th and A in Eureka.
 
The suspect was transported by ambulance to St. Joseph Hospital.

Fifth Street is closed at A Street. 
 
Eureka police have called in Humboldt County Sheriff, Arcata police to the scene.
More to follow

Post date: Tue, 12/06/2016 - 17:41

EUREKA- Yarn in Eureka collected 400 handmade hats for low-income families to be donated in the next two weeks. In its third year of the Caps for Kids Program, Yarn collects the knitwear all year-long. If you'd like to make a donation, the caps can be dropped off at their store in the Henderson Center and they ask for hats that are soft and washable. 

I love that we're collecting these...

Post date: Tue, 12/06/2016 - 16:24

MCKINLEYVILLE- Tis’ the season of giving and the McKinleyville Lions Club gave students the opportunity to do a little Christmas shoppping.

To make a donation for next year please contact Cyndi Bainbridge at (707) 496-6695.

Post date: Tue, 12/06/2016 - 16:21

MCKINLEYVILLE - A victim in an assault is later arrested for attempted murder after getting treated for injuries at a hospital.

Around  6:30 Saturday morning, 32-year old Erick Battersby refused to cooperate with law enforcement after allegedly getting assaulted at a McKinleyville residence.

While at Mad River Hospital, law enforcement was called to Ray’s Food Place on Anna...

Post date: Mon, 12/05/2016 - 23:37

EUREKA - One of Eureka’s iconic citizens who always seemed to have the pulse of the city has died. Leo Sears passed away Monday morning.

Sears was a big presence in all things to do with the City of Eureka and the question of taxes. He worked for the county for many years then retired and was a vocal presence for the Humboldt County Taxpayers League and one of their staunch...

Post date: Mon, 12/05/2016 - 23:26