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Arcata - A Blue Lake man was arrested in Arcata after police searched his vehicle and found a large amount of heroin.

Taken into custody was 33-year-old Robert Louis Huntzinger. An APD officer conducted a traffic stop after observing marijuana in Huntzinger’s vehicle. After a search, one half pound of heroin packaged for sale along with several grams of methamphetamine and over $1,700...

ARCATA - Two men and one woman all from Eureka have been arrested after police discovered marijuana, heroin and guns.

Taken into custody were: 25-year old Kayla Throgmorton, 30-year old Paul Horn and 34-year old Mario Garcia. EPD’S POP Team served a search warrant at the 3400 block of California Street after numerous complaints.

Detectives found two loaded guns, heroin for sales...

NORTH COAST - Senator Mike McGuire and Congressman Jared Huffman are introducing legislation that will prevent a proposed strip mining operation on the Smith River.
 
The bill, SJR-03, is being called the “Smith River Watershed Protection Measure and calls on President Obama and Congress to permanently safeguard the river from any mining activity. Currently, the...

EUREKA- A female employee at a Eureka restaurant was robbed at gunpoint Thursday evening.

Just before 10 pm, a man approached the register of the Fresh Freeze Restaurant on Harris and F Streets in Henderson Center, brandished a gun and escaped with an unknown amount of cash. He was last seen running north on F Street.

He’s described as around 5’5 inches tall, 140 pounds, with...

EUREKA- A state assembly bill introduced in December is geared to change the requirements for children riding in car seats. AB 53 proposes a requirement for all children ages two and under to sit in rear-facing car seats. Currently, only children up to one years old weighing 20 pounds or less are required to sit rear-facing.

The bill still has a ways to go before it could be passed into...

REDWAY- A Redway business is out of thousands of dollars this week after being the latest target of thieves.

These are photos of specialty knives stolen from a business on the 100 block of Briceland Thorne Road. The owner reports that the business was burglarized sometime between January 14 and January 20.

According to the sheriff's office, an unknown suspect broke a window on...

HOOPA- The Humboldt County Coroner's Office is working to determine whether three bone fragments discovered in Hoopa yesterday are part of human remains.

Construction workers discovered the bones while installing a water pipeline for a new Senior Nutrition Center on Loop Road behind Hoopa High School. They were buried nearly 3 feet under ground and are less than 3 inches in size. The...

EUREKA- Third graders at Washington Elementary got a special surprise Thursday: their very own dictionaries. It's part of an initiative to bring the gift of words to third graders on the North Coast.

Thursday, the eureka rotary helped move that goal forward delivering dictionaries to nearly 100 boys and girls. Rotarians delivered the books in person, calling out each student's name as...