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A pit bull mix is recovering after sustaining gunshot wounds.

 

On Monday morning Humboldt County Sheriff’s Animal Control Officers responded to a report of an injured dog at Old Rail Road Grade Road in the McKinleyville-Fieldbrook area.

 

Officers found the dog to have one, possibly two gunshot wounds to the neck.

 

He was taken to a local...

Post date: Tue, 06/27/2017 - 18:15

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - The Humboldt County Civil Grand Jury tackles the issue of waste management on the North Coast.

Their 6th report of the 2016-17 fiscal year analyzes the critical nature of waste disposal.  The circumstances are due to isolation in our rural area and how vulnerable road closures are to market forces at work outside our communities.

The financial...

Post date: Tue, 06/27/2017 - 01:03

EUREKA - A Ferndale woman suspected of assault, battery and attempted murder of her 11-year old daughter has criminal proceedings against her suspended due to questions regarding her mental competence.

On June 16th, Ferndale resident, Kimberly Felder was observed allegedly stripping her daughter naked and trying to hit, bite and choke her as well as shove sand in her eyes and...

Post date: Tue, 06/27/2017 - 00:51

FORTUNA - The Friendly City is once again gearing up for its annual 4th of July Celebration a day early on July 3rd. The 9th annual event goes from 5:30 to 10:30 pm at McClean field in Newberg Park.

The festival includes a BBQ, music, fireworks, vendors, an apple pie eating contest and tons of kid’s activities. The festival is free to attend but kids must be...

Post date: Tue, 06/27/2017 - 00:36

EUREKA  - Caltrans issues a statement after several media outlets question the agency on a recent post to their Facebook site regarding the total cost of the Willits Bypass.

An initial amount was reported as 300 million dollars. Officials now say that was a mistake. That amount was previously shared at a meeting in 2014. Support costs including staff and consultants added another 159...

Post date: Tue, 06/27/2017 - 00:06

EUREKA- A motorcyclist is dead after a crash in south Eureka.

At around 6:20 Monday night, a motorcyclist traveling southbound on Broadway collided with a van that was leaving chin’s restaurant. The 39 year-old man was ejected from the motorcycle.

 

Humboldt Bay Fire crews had to use the jaws-of-life to free the female driver from the van, 59 year-old Lee Lysathong of...

Post date: Mon, 06/26/2017 - 22:48

On Monday, community members had the opportunity to chat over a cup of coffee with Eureka police.

 

Coffee with the Captains is now a monthly event which started about two years ago to give citizens a chance to come out to meet the captains and discuss any issues they may be having.

 

This is an event where all are invited - Captain Watson told us a community member...

Post date: Mon, 06/26/2017 - 18:22

Humboldt County Supervisors are expected to approve budget adjustments for the 2017/18 fiscal year.

 

The total county budget up for adoption at Tuesday’s meeting is 377 million dollars.

 

This number has increased by 3.1 million due to additional Measure Z allocations and additional board recommendations to address ADA mandates and increased staffing for the...

Post date: Mon, 06/26/2017 - 18:20