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ARCATA - Fifteen-hundred 8th grade students have been guaranteed admission to Humboldt State University, if they meet the requirements when they apply. This comes after attending the I've Been Admitted to College event, where the students from Del Norte and Humboldt County get to come to the university and experience what a day in college feels like. The event wrapped up today, and...

Post date: Fri, 01/22/2016 - 14:26

Sacramento - Mike McGuire is the recipient of a prestigious honor; the Patti Mattingly Award for Legislator of the Year. Humboldt County Supervisor, Rex Bohn is shown here giving the 2nd District Senator his award

It is given to a policymaker who has demonstrated leadership on rural issues and exhibited an understanding of the unique challenges that rural communities face....

Post date: Fri, 01/22/2016 - 00:31

NORTH COAST - With high winds pummeling Humboldt County on Thursday, PG&E had its hands full dealing with outages up and down the North Coast. Around 380 customers near 6th and O Streets in Eureka lost power due to equipment failure. Full restoration was expected by 11pm.

19 homes in Carlotta were without electricity at 7:30 pm. That cause is under investigation and PG...

Post date: Fri, 01/22/2016 - 00:00

From Fortuna Police: 
FORTUNA, CA - On Thursday at approximately 7:15 PM, the Fortuna Police Department received a call from a resident in the 3400 block of Renner Drive reporting that she had just arrived home and believed that someone had broken into her residence. Officers responded and upon arrival, determined that several items were missing from the residence.

Post date: Thu, 01/21/2016 - 22:33

Southern Humboldt - The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious death in Southern Humboldt.

Just before 10:30 Thursday morning, a resident in the area walking a dog reported the body on Alderpoint road near Dyerville Loop.

The Coroner’s Office said the male victim didn’t have any identification and had been deceased for 24 to 48 hours. A fingerprint test...

Post date: Thu, 01/21/2016 - 20:35

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - With El Nino credited with kicking up a storm every couple of days, county officials are asking residents to actively plan for flooding possibilities.

Heavy rains have saturated the ground and more large storms are predicted. It is important that everyone get proactive with protecting their property Experts say to have sand and sand bags on hand. Residents on private...

Post date: Thu, 01/21/2016 - 20:20

EUREKA- An investigation continues after a hash lab explosion in Eureka lands a 24-year-old man in the hospital with second degree burns.

Around 9:30 Wednesday night, Humboldt Bay Fire was dispatched to an explosion in the 3800 block of D Street. The first engine on scene reported light gray smoke from the back of the house and significant structural damage. The fire was contained to...

Post date: Thu, 01/21/2016 - 17:58

EUREKA- We’re learning what precautions the Humboldt County Coroner’s Office has taken after an autopsy revealed a deceased Phillipsville man showed possible signs of tuberculosis.

The victim passed away at the end of December of a heart attack so an autopsy was performed. The pathologist noticed that the man’s lungs had small blistering on them, instead of being flat and smooth. This...

Post date: Thu, 01/21/2016 - 17:42