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EUREKA-A Eureka man was arrested Tuesday night for allegedly ditching his gun after spotting police at a nearby incident. 

According to police, at around midnight 28-year-old Michael Owen of Eureka was leaving the Red Lion Lounge with a female companion. He noticed police nearby who had been deployed to an incident near the lounge. When Owen saw the officers, he and the woman returned...

Post date: Wed, 02/17/2016 - 18:03

EUREKA- The Eureka Woman's Club had a tea today to disperse the money they raised from their waffle breakfast fundraiser.

The Woman's Club raised a total of $2,800. The money got split up and handed out today for various organizations and causes. Those included the milk fund, Humboldt Literacy Project, Saint Vincent de Paul Dining Facility, and the Senior Resource Center.

Post date: Wed, 02/17/2016 - 17:59

HUMBOLDT COUNTY-Residents in the Willow Creek and Hoopa areas will get an opportunity to voice their concerns and be heard at a meeting hosted by the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department. 

Sheriff Mike Downey and other departments will be there to field questions, update services to the area and allow local community members to voice concerns and make suggestions.

The meeting...

Post date: Wed, 02/17/2016 - 17:47

FORTUNA - Residents of the friendly city have weighed in on new proposed smoking restrictions and after Tuesday night's city council meeting, they’re one step closer to becoming law. 

Fortuna’s updated smoking ordinance would change the definition of smoke to include vapors from electronic smoking devices. The proposed regulations would also prohibit smoking in the common areas of multi...

Post date: Wed, 02/17/2016 - 17:30

ARCATA - Arcata's Brio Baking Incorporated is now offering more than just food. Shares of the business are also on the menu.

Brio Breadworks and Cafe Brio make up the corporation that's in need of upgrades and wants to pay off debt. For $100 per share community members can now invest in the Arcata born business, purchasing up to 10 shares with a targeted dividend of 3.5%. With the...

Post date: Wed, 02/17/2016 - 17:15

NORTH COAST - The Humboldt Mobile Homeowners Coalition is making big moves with their effort to gain rent stabilization within the county. The group recently submitted an ordinance and now needs 4,000 signatures to get the initiative on the November ballot. 

The ordinance would restrict park owners to raise lot fees only once a year and the raise would be limited. The coalition went...

Post date: Wed, 02/17/2016 - 16:59

NORTH COAST - The state of the California crab season was discussed at Tuesday’s meeting of the Dungeness Crab Task Force.

Levels of Domoic acid have slowly lowered and test results showed improvements with a few negative readings off of Patrick’s Point, Fort Bragg and Bodega Bay

Once a zone gets opened up, it kicks in a 30-day period of protection to allow only local crabbers to...

Post date: Tue, 02/16/2016 - 22:07

EUREKA - Humboldt Bay Fire and Eureka Police are investigating what appears to be another hash lab explosion in a Eureka neighborhood.

Just before 5 pm Tuesday, fire officials responded to an apartment building in the 1800-block of E Street. The bathroom and bedroom windows were blown out of the residence on the second floor.

According to Battalion Chief, Kent Hulbert, there was...

Post date: Tue, 02/16/2016 - 20:12