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FORTUNA- On December 22, 2015 at approximately 2:10 pm Officers from the Fortuna Police Department received a request for back up from Cal Fire Law Enforcement Officer that he was following a confirmed stolen vehicle that he observed in the area of Hydesville headed towards Fortuna. The vehicle was occupied by three males. The vehicle entered into the City limits of Fortuna where Fortuna...

Post date: Wed, 12/23/2015 - 09:44

HOOPA- On Monday, December 21, 2015 at approximately 1:20 p.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the Hoopa Post Office for a patrol check on a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot. When deputies arrived, they contacted a male and a female in the vehicle. The deputies recognized the occupants from prior law enforcement contacts.

While speaking with the deputies, the...

Post date: Wed, 12/23/2015 - 09:21

EASTERN HUMBOLDT - The recent heavy rains have done wonders for our main supplier of water.

Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District officials say for the first time in the 2015-16 fiscal year Ruth Lake is full. The official water year starts on October 1. Usually the lake fills in December or January so this is an early start.

Paul Helliker, the water district’s general manager...

Post date: Wed, 12/23/2015 - 00:31

EUREKA - Tuesday was the last night of the annual live nativity in Eureka.

For ten years now First Covenant Church on J Street has held the event. They decided to create their live nativity after seeing it done at another out of area church. With their long street front property, it seems a perfect fit. Volunteers began the planning for the event in September  

Post date: Wed, 12/23/2015 - 00:03

EUREKA - Several suspects are taking advantage of busy retail shops and costing business owners in a big way. Eureka police have issued a “BE On The Lookout” for 3 individuals who allegedly have stolen large amounts of clothing from local stores.

Police say 1 male and 2-females left the scene in a black Kia Forte, license number - 6LUS253 after the two females (1 pictured) stole several...

Post date: Tue, 12/22/2015 - 23:38

HYDESVILLE - Family and friends of a fatal and horrific crash off Highway 36 east of Hydesville August of last year are speaking out Tuesday after memorials for the victims were removed and getting them back up has proved challenging.

It was one of the most deadly collisions on the north coast in more than a decade, killing four occupants on impact and severely injuring four other...

Post date: Tue, 12/22/2015 - 18:21

EUREKA- Local Philanthropist, Betty Chinn is gearing up for her annual prime rib dinner for the homeless.

“I eat my prime rib at my home for Christmas dinner. Why not you? So I tell them, don’t ask why and just enjoy your steak dinner and then the tears roll down their face," said Betty Chinn of the Betty Kwan Chinn Day Center.

Wednesday at 4 p.m., Betty Chinn will provide a...

Post date: Tue, 12/22/2015 - 18:13

LOLETA- Two men are safe after being rescued from flooding water near Crab Park in Loleta.

Multiple agencies received a call around 9:30 Tuesday morning after a farmer heard cries for help on Cannibal Island Road. The Coast Guard spotted a man standing in a bed of a submerged white pickup waving his arms. Another man was then spotted clinging to a log with his face down. The Coast Guard...

Post date: Tue, 12/22/2015 - 17:41