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EUREKA- A Coast Guard helicopter flying over Eureka around 9:30 Wednesday night was struck by a laser, hitting one crewmember directly in the eyes.

The Federal Aviation Administration has had a growing increase in reported laser incidents over the past several years.

While the Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay did not have their camera rolling during Wednesday's incident, this is...

EUREKA- Big congratulations to all the high school graduates across Humboldt County.

At Eureka High School, cheering family and friends packed the Albee Stadium to watch 270 students graduate Friday afternoon. Staff says dozens of students went above and beyond during their high school years, many graduating with honors or being members of the California Scholastic Federation.


DEL NORTE COUNTY - A 63-year old Crescent City man was sentenced to jail after molesting several minors.

Paul Reyman will spend 75-days in jail after a jury found him guilty. The convicted man who owns and operates Silly Susie’s Ice Cream Van is required to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life.

Reyman used his employment to take advantage of both young female...

BENBOW - Multiple emergency responders are helping out in a tactical rescue effort in Southern Humboldt.

Just after 7:30 Thursday evening, reports of a solo ATV accident 12-miles up Reed Mountain road near Benbow sent Calfire, CHP and other agencies to the area for an unknown injured party. Details are still very limited at this time. We will update this story as information becomes...

SAMOA - The future of the Samoa Pulp Mill is getting a nice boost with the addition of an economic development grant courtesy of Congressman Jared Huffman.

The $155,000 grant will provide technical assistance to the Humboldt Bay Harbor District. Harbor District officials are now working with the county to attract waterfront dependent businesses to the reclaimed site.

Huffman said...

BLUE LAKE - Kids are all smiles after a new playground was installed in Blue Lake.

The structure was donated to the city by St. Joseph Health. Public Works employees completed the installation on June 5th. Thursday was the first full day it was available to the public. A plaque will be posted near the structure regarding the donation by St. Joseph Health.


BENBOW- State Park rangers, Fish and Wildlife wardens and the National Guard worked together Wednesday to address an illegal marijuana grow at the Benbow Lake State Recreation Area.

The operation was discovered in a heavily wooded section of the park while rangers were looking for a homeless encampment. At the site they found fertilizer, food, camping gear and ammunition. Authorities...

EUREKA- Humboldt County has hired consultants to assess the efficiency of the Department of Health and Human Services ahead of director Phillip Crandall's retirement in January. W. Brown Creative Partners began work last month gathering information from staff, clients and providers.

"What we really are doing is what most people hear of as a 'SWOP,' We're doing a 'SWOB,' that's the...