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REDWAY - The Redway Community Services Department has lifted the boil order for those residents in Southern Humboldt.

Due to silted water from heavy rains on the Eel River last weekend, water officials directed residents not to drink any water unless it was boiled or bottled..

Two consecutive samplings 24-hours apart were tested. They showed no issues with contamination. The go-...

Post date: Sat, 01/23/2016 - 00:07

ARCATA - An HSU student and football player was taken into custody Thursday night for alleged sexual assault.

25-year old Raul Sierra was named as the suspect. Authorities say the incident took place last November in a campus residence hall with an acquaintance. The declaration from police was after an extensive investigation.

If convicted, Sierra faces not only criminal charges...

Post date: Fri, 01/22/2016 - 23:57

EUREKA - For 125 years one of the oldest chambers of commerce in the state has been right here in Humboldt County.

Friday night, the Eureka Chamber of Commerce celebrated that longevity but also the important people that drive the business community.

A packed house at the new Sequoia Conference Center was poised to celebrate business and achievement in the city. They didn’t have...

Post date: Fri, 01/22/2016 - 23:47

FORTUNA - On January 21, 2016 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.

During the investigation, officers were...

Post date: Fri, 01/22/2016 - 17:53

NORTH COAST - Local fishermen, get ready, because Humboldt Steelhead Days is back for it's third year.

The event kicks off Friday night with an expo Saturday, and will last two weeks. This time of year is the peak of the steelhead run with the highest concentration of steelhead in the state. Mad River Alliance, California Trout and Trinity Mountain Community and Culture are hosting the...

Post date: Fri, 01/22/2016 - 17:49

EUREKA- A mountain lion spotting at College of the Redwoods in Eureka has prompted school officials to issue a safety alert.

Around 9:45 Thursday night, a public safety officer saw the back end of the lion as it was walking up the hill near the Creative Arts Building. Spotted at the northwest end of campus, the officer said it was a good-sized cat. An emergency alert was sent out via...

Post date: Fri, 01/22/2016 - 17:48

EUREKA- Friends of the Palco Marsh hosted it’s weekly lunch Friday after a shelter crisis was declared in Eureka just three days ago. The homeless are hopeful change is coming their way after learning about the news.

“I noticed there were a lot more people today and it does feel like they’re happier, you know, a little more relaxed I guess they know that they’re going to have a place...

Post date: Fri, 01/22/2016 - 17:39

ARCATA - The city of Arcata is looking to make access into Humboldt Bay easier at low tide.

There is currently a floating boat launch station on south I Street for small boats, kayaks and paddle boards. However, when the bay is at low tide the dock does not extend far enough to enter the water. An environmental analysis has been performed and they city is applying for a grant through...

Post date: Fri, 01/22/2016 - 17:38