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EUREKA - The suspicious death of a man found with a gunshot wound has now been declared a homicide.

Last Saturday evening, just past 5:30, deputies responded to an area on Crestview Drive in Eureka. 41-year old Brials McCutcheon died from a gunshot wound after he was taken to the hospital. Following a search of the victim’s vehicle and numerous items of evidence, detectives are now...

Post date: Tue, 08/09/2016 - 21:14

RIO DELL- It's an event for the entire family- Wildwood Days kicks off Wednesday in Rio Dell. 

This is a fundraiser coordinated by the Rio Dell Volunteer Fire Department, to help keep the community safe.

The five day event begins with a car cruise and show at DJ's Burger Bar. The following day is Kids Night, where there will be fire truck rides and games, followed by a talent...

Post date: Tue, 08/09/2016 - 17:56

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT- A Fortuna woman has been identified as the passenger who died in a Southern Humboldt collision. The driver of the car has not been located still.

Around 10:30 p.m. Friday night, a Honda Civic was heading south on HWY 101 near Redcrest. After colliding with a bull, the car flipped. 37-year-old passenger Monica Laurilliard died at the scene. Two other men were riding in...

Post date: Tue, 08/09/2016 - 17:52

EUREKA- A McKinleyville man was arrested for alleged DUI in Eureka.

Around 9:48 p.m., EPD responded to the Myrtle Avenue and 8th Street area. Callers reported seeing a red truck collide with a power pole and sign then flee east on Myrtle Avenue. After the damaged pole was located, police found 32-year-old Travis Holt in his vehicle near 15th Street. He was arrested for hit and run, DUI...

Post date: Tue, 08/09/2016 - 17:49

CALIFORNIA- This time it's not a battle against fire, but one for fair pay; CAL FIRE union members will be rallying this month.

CAL FIRE Local 2881 is a non-profit union for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Firefighters. They have chapters throughout the state, including Humboldt and Del Norte County. The Executive Board has been meeting with Governor Brown's...

Post date: Tue, 08/09/2016 - 17:46
ARCATA – With the increasing cost of tuition, books, and housing it’s leaving students with little money to spend on food.
“It’s hard to find time to make meals. To struggle and have to buy meals, it’s just an extra weight on our shoulders that shouldn’t be there.”
For a student to get food assistance in the US Department of...
Post date: Tue, 08/09/2016 - 16:42

FERNDALE - Congressman Huffman is on the North Coast. He’s meeting with landowners and representatives from Ferndale to hear an update on the Salt River Restoration Project.

Humboldt County Resource Conservation District laid the groundwork for Salt River restoration nearly 30 years ago.

The project aims to rebuild the estuary system that once supported fish and commerce in...

Post date: Tue, 08/09/2016 - 16:12

FORTUNA - It’s been one month since two 14-year-old girls were killed in a Fortuna hit-and-run and still no arrest has been made.  

The California Highway Patrol quickly established two people of interest. Marcia Kitchen, one of the victim’s mother and her boyfriend Joshua Pearlston. Kitchen is the registered owner of the 2015 Jeep Wrangler that was involved in the collision. It was...

Post date: Tue, 08/09/2016 - 15:57