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DEL NORTE COUNTY – A Crescent City man convicted of attacking and assaulting former roommates was sentenced to state prison.

51-year old Todd Nastiuk was sentenced Thursday to six years after he was found guilty of a first degree burglary with with a person present. The sentence stems from an incident where Nastiuk attacked several men in a homeless encampment with a hand axe and stole...

Post date: Fri, 03/25/2016 - 23:45

EUREKA- In just over a month, the homeless camps in Palco Marsh will be empty.

The City of Eureka has established May 2, as the deadline for when illegal homeless encampments need to be gone. This is for the construction of the waterfront trail, and also  environmental and safety concerns. The city is asking for proposals from third parties interested in setting up temporary city-...

Post date: Fri, 03/25/2016 - 17:45

KLAMATH- Five months and 700 hours later, construction is complete on a brand new home for a Yurok elder. It was built thanks to the hard work of trainees and the first of it's kind training program the region.

"The words how can I say? Ah, I can't say," said New Homeowner, Butch Sanderson.

The Yurok Tribal Member was speechless after he saw his home for the first time Friday...

Post date: Fri, 03/25/2016 - 17:42

EUREKA- Music filled the room, and decorations were seen everywhere as The Humboldt Senior Resource Center had a spring celebration.

The Easter celebration was held in both Eureka, Arcata, and Fortuna.

The smell of fresh food radiated the center; pineapple baked ham, scalloped potatoes, and fresh fruit cups were just some of the many things served. There was also a spring bonnet...

Post date: Fri, 03/25/2016 - 17:42

ARCATA - The Humboldt State University campus was covered with newly admitted freshman and transfer students Friday, all taking part in the school’s spring preview.

The event provides future HSU students and their family members an opportunity to learn more about academic and campus life. The event includes campus and residence hall tours, informational sessions, and a wide-range of...

Post date: Fri, 03/25/2016 - 17:20

KLAMATH- As spring gets underway, the health of the Klamath River remains a top priority for the Yurok Tribe. 

The naturally-based resources tribe, has a large environment programs department with a number of projects conducted along the river. This includes water quality monitoring, pollution prevention, and a climate change project that's currently underway. Funded through a 900,000...

Post date: Fri, 03/25/2016 - 17:18

EUREKA - The cause of death for Father Eric Freed was presented Friday in the trial of murder suspect Gary Lee Bullock. Freed was brutally murdered in the rectory of St. Bernard’s Church in Eureka New Year’s Day 2014.

Over the last week the jury has seen surveillance video of Bullock on St. Bernard’s Church property the night of the crime, heard phone calls he made to his family while...

Post date: Fri, 03/25/2016 - 17:09

EUREKA-A Eureka man in now in custody for the 2015 death of 63-year-old Terry Lee Thomas.

Last September, Eureka Police responded to the 900 block of 4th Street to a reported physical altercation. Thomas was found on the ground unconscious, bleeding from his head and face. He later died in the hospital from the injuries. 

 

On Thursday, 24-year-old Layton Johnson of Eureka...

Post date: Fri, 03/25/2016 - 12:35