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FORTUNA- The Fortuna Police Employees Association says it's officers are among the lowest paid in the county. With an expired contract and over six months of negotiations, the association is set to go before the city council Monday.

The council will review and discuss a proposed memorandum of understanding drafted during negotiations. Twenty employees at the department have been without...

Post date: Mon, 11/16/2015 - 18:36

EUREKA- Eureka High School students are getting a first hand look at the dangers of distracted driving.

About 250 students of all grade levels took part in a drunk driving and texting simulation as part of the Arrive Alive Tour.

"We hook sensors up to the steering wheel, brakes and gas pedal of this jeep patriot, and you wear virtual reality glasses for your perspective of the...

Post date: Mon, 11/16/2015 - 17:32

EUREKA- While it's highly dangerous and illegal, butane hash oil lab explosions continue to put lives at risk in Humboldt County.

Fire officials say they believe a hash lab explosion caused a fire Sunday in the 1100 block of L street in Eureka. Around 4 p.m., Humboldt Bay Fire arrived on scene to smoke coming from a single garage unit, in a row of garages. Fire officials say butane...

Post date: Mon, 11/16/2015 - 17:24

EUREKA - Double murder suspect Jason Warren was in court again Tuesday. His trial now stretches into the third week of testimonies. Tuesday morning, the forensic pathologist that performed autopsies and determined the cause of death for both victims took the stand.

Warren is accused of killing Dorothy Ulrich at her Hoopa home then running over and killing Suzanne Seemann near Freshwater...

Post date: Mon, 11/16/2015 - 16:45

EUREKA - Police departments all over the nation are facing scrutiny on how they enforce the law. So in an effort to have transparency, the Eureka Police Department is requesting approval from city council Tuesday night to purchase body cameras for it’s officers. 

The department is proposing to spend $60,000 to implement the system. Costs would cover forty Watch Guard Vista HD extended...

Post date: Mon, 11/16/2015 - 16:40

Two Willow Creek homes robbed at gunpoint

From HCSO:
On Saturday, November 14, 2015, at approximately 2 p.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an armed robbery that occurred near Horse Mountain in Willow Creek. The robbery occurred around 2:00 a.m. on Friday the 13th. The victim was asleep in his vehicle when he was blinded by flashlights and struck with a...

Post date: Mon, 11/16/2015 - 14:28

An alleged hash oil lab caused more than 20 explosions in Eureka. The first big storm arrives to Humboldt County. Arcata Mayor Michael Winkler weighs in on the racial assault of two students in Arcata. HSU Student Labor Union is gearing up for a walk out. Congressman Huffman visits the North Coast. Cal Fire will continue to maintain staff through the winter. Loleta Flea Market raises funds for...

Post date: Sun, 11/15/2015 - 19:13

One person killed, another injured in accident on Highway 101 near Richardson Grove. Community members are working to revitalize Hammond Park following September's deadly shooting. Humboldt Bay Fire responds to smoke coming from a roof on Campton Road. Cal Fire raises hundreds of dollars in the Fill the Boot Campaign. Big waves arrive in time for a surf competition in Trinidad. 

Post date: Sat, 11/14/2015 - 19:09