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HUMBOLDT COUNTY- The 2016 report card for Humboldt County's water infrastructure was released today. 

There are 19 water systems in Humboldt that work to provide clean water. There are seven different criteria used to asses the systems, that include the condition, maintenance, operation, and safety.

The overall grade was a "B" for the 'water' infrastructure in Humboldt County....

Post date: Thu, 03/24/2016 - 17:44

DEL NORTE COUNTY- There's a new Deputy at the Del Norte County Sheriff's Office. She was also honored by District Attorney Dale Trigg as the 2015 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year.

Sarah Asbury was raised in Humboldt County, where she also worked for the Rio Dell Police Department. She later headed to Crescent City PD, working the front desk. However, Asbury's goal was to become an...

Post date: Thu, 03/24/2016 - 17:42

EUREKA- A man was arrested for assault and robbery in Eureka, where he pistol whipped the victim leaving visible injuries..

Around 5 p.m Wednesday, Humboldt County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the 4600 block of Union Street. The victim stated that 40-year-old Aaron Ray Waggoner had assaulted him, taken his belongings, and then fled in a green Chevy pickup. Eureka police later found...

Post date: Thu, 03/24/2016 - 17:40

EUREKA- A Eureka High School student was honored with an award from President Obama, after being nominated by the school.

Francim Aguilar was recognized for her volunteering service. Some places she's donated her time include the Betty Chinn Day Center, Coats for the Cold, and Food for People. She also put together fundraising events for various charities as well those that were...

Post date: Thu, 03/24/2016 - 17:38

ARCATA- Almost 100 students from Arcata High School donated blood today.

The Northern California Community Blood Bank mobile was there throughout the day; Within the first 90 minutes of arriving, 40 students had already donated! Blood donations are used for various things such as cancer treatments, trauma injury, and bleeding disorders. One donation does not just help one life in need...

Post date: Thu, 03/24/2016 - 17:37

EUREKA - DNA taken from the crime scene of where a Eureka priest was murdered on New Year’s Day 2014 was confirmed Thursday, to be that of defendant Gary Lee Bullock. This is day four in the trail of Bullock, who is accused of breaking into the St. Bernard’s Church rectory, brutally torturing and killing Father Eric Freed, then fleeing in Freed’s car.

DNA evidence was collected from...

Post date: Thu, 03/24/2016 - 16:13

FORTUNA - Several loud explosions were heard near Fortuna Wednesday night, reportedly coming from the river bar. Shannon Miranda lives and operates Miranda's Rescue off Highway 36 next to the river bar, and he's fed-up with the noise traumatizing his animals.

Miranda says there's an on-going issue of gun-shooting in the area despite there being a rifle range close-by. Miranda mentions a...

Post date: Thu, 03/24/2016 - 16:08

NORTH COAST - Local engineers are set to release a report card on drinking water infrastructure for the north coast on Thursday.

The report includes an evaluation of the drinking water distribution and treatment of 19-water systems within the county, including Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District, the single regional wholesale supplier, 6-cities, 11-communities and one tribe.

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Post date: Wed, 03/23/2016 - 22:34