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NORTH COAST - Dungeness crab lovers on the North Coast are licking their lips in anticipation. The recreational crab season opens Saturday.

Advanced placement of traps is not allowed for recreational crabbing. Limit is ten male or female crabs per day and their shells must be at least 5.75 inches across or greater.

The State Department of Public Health has issued a warning for...

Post date: Fri, 11/04/2016 - 20:10

NORTH COAST - It’s getting to be the time to start thinking about setting your clocks back for Daylight Savings.

The official change takes place at 12:01 Sunday morning so before you go to bed Saturday night you’ll want to fall back one hour. Fire officials are also advising you to change all batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide alarms.

Nationwide, over 62% of civilian fire...

Post date: Fri, 11/04/2016 - 19:58

KING SALMON- Two people are behind bars following a drug bust in King Salmon.

Thursday evening, Humboldt County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the 100-block of Perch Street. They received tips of alleged drug activity at a trailer. 56-year-old Tommy Duncan, and 45-year-old Monika Wissel, both from King Salmon, were arrested for maintaining a drug house and selling narcotics. Over 16...

Post date: Fri, 11/04/2016 - 17:22

HOOPA - Hoopa will be getting a new manufacturing plant in the current Hoopa Modular building.

The new business, Altree, will manufacture state of the art composite material similar to plywood sheeting.

Currently, Hoopa Modular designs modular homes.

According to Tribal Chairman Ryan Jackson, they "...produce several homes a year, which is not what we had hoped or expected...

Post date: Fri, 11/04/2016 - 17:15

WILLOW CREEK - The new Trinity River sheriff station is up and running in Willow Creek after a grand opening earlier this week.

The sheriff’s office saw the need for more law enforcement in the area and they say they are being well received by the community so far.

They will cover from Willow Creek to Pecwan, to the county line at Siskyou, and east to the Trinity County line....

Post date: Fri, 11/04/2016 - 17:05

EUREKA - Multiple armed robberies took place in Eureka late last night.

Police say around 11:40, a white male in his 20's entered a gas station on 4th Street. He had a shotgun and demanded money. The cashier told the suspect to leave after noticing the gun appeared to be unloaded. The suspect is further described as 6’5” with a thin build, wearing dark clothing and a fake beard and...

Post date: Fri, 11/04/2016 - 16:44

FORTUNA - Similar fires, same location. Arson was determined as the cause for both fires started in Rohner Park.

Yesterday, just after 12:30 in the afternoon the Fortuna Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched and arrived on the scene battling a structure fire that was completely involved, for approximately an hour. The fire destroyed a single-story storage unit for equipment, uniforms...

Post date: Fri, 11/04/2016 - 16:42

EUREKA – Eureka High School gets more exposure in the community with a mural displayed on the Old Harris Street Water Tower. Saint Bernard’s Academy is next in line.

A little over a year ago, the Eureka High School Athletic Director approached St. Bernard’s regarding the mural on the water tower. The Academy was in support of the idea, but the student body at St Bernard’s wanted a...

Post date: Fri, 11/04/2016 - 16:42