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ARCATA- Ronald Sanchez Jr. walked away from a work crew at 10 a.m. Wednesday near Sunset and Highway 101 in Arcata. 
 
Sanchez is 26 years old and was last seen wearing blue jeans and a blue shirt. According to the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office, he lives in the Rhonerville Road area of Fortuna and also has family in Eureka. Sanchez is serving a sentence for...

FORTUNA- The Fortuna City Council approved a Title VI compliance plan for the Fortuna Senior Bus Transit Program on Monday. The Fortuna Senior Bus provides transit services for seniors and disabled persons.

Title VI is a federal statue within the civil rights act that prevents discrimination on the grounds of race, color or national origin.

“The title VI program is something new...

FORTUNA- When Fortuna High School seniors were told they would change the world this year, they knew it wouldn’t be easy.

Instead of completing the schools’ required 15 hours of community service, all 170 seniors were asked to create a project that would make a difference

“The whole project is just amazing. It's insane what a bunch of high school students can do in a short amount...

EUREKA-Even with three major elections in Humboldt County, election officials are not expecting high voter turnout for the primary elections. 

Carolyn Crnich, the Humboldt County Clerk and Registrar said she only expects 35 percent of Humboldt County voters to cast ballots for this years primary elections. "They're not as concerned about who wins in the primary. They'll worry about it...

EUREKA- Union Street in Eureka, between Sea Avenue and Madison Avenue, is closed during the day until June 6th.  On Wednesday, a public meeting will be held to provide tentative dates for other upcoming closures in this area over the summer.

The County of Humboldt Department of Public Works is working on a nearly one-mile stretch of Union Street, between Silva Avenue and...

EUREKA- The name of the motorist who crashed into a power pole in Eureka and sustained life threatening injuries has been released.

Officials with the Eureka Police Department confirm 67-year-old James Smith of Eureka was the driver of the pickup truck that crashed into a power pole Hodgson Street on Monday. Police say it appears Smith suffered a medical issue that caused him to crash,...

The man who pled not guilty to shooting a deputy last month in Shelter Cove appeared in court on Tuesday.

Fifty-five-year-old William Nelson is accused of shooting a Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputy in the chest when deputies were serving Nelson a notice to leave the premises. Two law enforcement officials, who are witnesses, were not available to be at the hearing Monday morning. Now,...

DEL NORTE COUNTY- A Crescent City man is killed while walking across Highway 101 near North Indian Road outside of Smith River.
 
According to the California Highway Patrol, on Saturday night 58-year-old Everett Moorehead was walking from west to east across the highway. Meanwhile traveling in the northbound lane was a 45-year-old Brookings man, who reportedly...

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