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TRINIDAD - It's peak season for north coast surfers and Saturday they'll be showing off their skills at the first annual Wavesgiving surf contest.

Hosted by The Shop in Arcata, 24 contestants will kick off the open shortboard division at Trinidad State Beach Saturday morning. First prize receives a new Firewire surfboard, second, a Rip Curl wetsuit and third, a surfing influenced...

Post date: Fri, 11/13/2015 - 17:05

EUREKA- You don't have to travel to the bay area anymore to see a cardiologist. St. Joseph Hospital is now expanding its Cardiology Department to meet the demands in the community.

The Eureka Hospital has a new cardiac cath lab, echocardiogram machines, and now a total of five cardiologists. Dr. Andrew Michaels, the Chief of Cardiology at St. Joseph Hospital trained at UC San Francisco...

Post date: Fri, 11/13/2015 - 17:01

ARCATA - The Community Pride Project in Arcata is a growing grassroots initiative, aiming to create positive solutions to issues in the city. Friday, taking efforts to the streets with a plaza clean up. 

Members picked up garbage and broken glass, with one member collecting 20 cigarette butts in less than a minute. The city's Environmental Services department also pitched in providing...

Post date: Fri, 11/13/2015 - 16:49

From Eureka Police: 

At approximately 5:43 p.m. Thursday, EPD officers responded to multiple reports of shots being fired near Grant and D Streets. As officers were responding to the scene, additional calls came in reporting there was a female gunshot victim at an apartment in the 1000 block of E Street. Officers responded to the apartment and located the victim. The apartment was...

Post date: Fri, 11/13/2015 - 11:20

On Thursday, November 12, 2015 at approximately 11:45 a.m. Investigators with the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office arrested 44 year old Charles William Huntzinger, Jr. on a Ramey warrant. The Ramey warrant was issued by the Humboldt County Superior Court for PC664/187(a) – Attempted Murder and PC245(a)(1) – Assault with a Deadly Weapon. Huntzinger was transported to the Humboldt County...

Post date: Fri, 11/13/2015 - 08:57

MCKINLEYVILLE- Preparations are underway for a busy holiday season of travelers at the Arcata-Eureka airport. They’ve added extra flights and coming soon, a brand new jet will permanently join the fleet.

The holiday travel season is about to get underway, and like many airports, the Arcata-Eureka Airport is gearing up for one of the busiest times of year.

"United airlines has...

Post date: Fri, 11/13/2015 - 08:37

CRESCENT CITY - Del Norte County authorities are warning the public regarding a wanted felon believed to be conducting fraud operations in the area.

Law enforcement says 65-year old Shirley Rush has a long history of this type of behavior. It is believed she wrote over $40,000 in bad checks to purchase a local home and restaurant; among other schemes.

She has active felony...

Post date: Fri, 11/13/2015 - 00:36

EUREKA- The Eureka Police Pop Team shut down a known drug house after an investigation and citizen complaints.

36-year old Jesse Martin and convicted sex offender,  Michael Healy, (photo) were arrested after agents found 3-ounces of heroin packaged for sales, scales, packaging materials and over $12,000 in cash. A shotgun and handgun that had its serial number removed were also...

Post date: Fri, 11/13/2015 - 00:25