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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

EUREKA - Some Humboldt County farmers will bring new expertise to bear when they start planting this spring. It all comes after a series of workshops designed to help them be more successful as producers and businesses. Today's presentation was the fifth and final winter workshop, and was organized by the North Coast Growers Association and the UC Cooperative Extension. Over the last month,...

Post date: Tue, 02/16/2016 - 18:54

MCKINLEYVILLE- Design efforts are underway in McKinleyville to transform percolation ponds into habitats for coho salmon.

Located south of School Road and to the west of Fischer Road, the McKinleyville Community Services District is working to decommission the ponds. When the District can’t discharge treated wastewater into the Mad River, it goes to the ponds. Due to regulatory...

Post date: Tue, 02/16/2016 - 18:13

EUREKA- A Eureka Subway was targeted in an early morning burglary today after someone threw a rock through the glass front door.

According to Eureka Police, the suspect entered the West Harris Street Subway location around 4 in the morning, after heaving a rock through the glass entrance. An undisclosed amount of money was taken from the cash register.

The suspect left before...

Post date: Tue, 02/16/2016 - 18:12

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Measure Z bore fruit today, by allowing the Humboldt County Sheriffs' Department to add three new deputies through increased funding.

Nicholas Adrian, Kaleb Cohoon, and Craig Wolff were sworn in by the Board of Supervisors. Measure Z funding paid for the staffing increase. Although Measure Z funded positions are now full, other positions remain open. To apply, visit the...

Post date: Tue, 02/16/2016 - 18:09