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EUREKA- A local group is asking for the public to participate in an online survey with an incentive.

Cooper Gulch Common Grounds is a non-profit organization. They want to engage the community to help improve the Cooper Gulch Park, providing a safe space to enjoy recreational activities. The 33 acre park is located in Eureka and features a skate park, trail, and playing field. It...

Post date: Mon, 08/15/2016 - 17:37

PETROLIA- The suspect who tried strangling a woman in Petrolia, was released from the hospital. He's now in jail with a half a million dollar bail.

Last Tuesday, Humboldt County Sheriff Deputies responded to a BLM campground at the mouth of the Mattole River. 50-year-old Patrick Harris sustained a bullet wound to his leg. A citizen had shot him, after seeing Harris attacking a woman...

Post date: Mon, 08/15/2016 - 17:31

BRICELAND- A Briceland man was arrested for selling drugs, following the discovery of a hash lab.

On Friday, the Humboldt County Drug Task Force responded to Greta Lane to serve a search warrant. Agents located over 700 grams of heroin, methamphetamine, and butane honey oil combined. They also found over $4,000 cash from narcotic sales. 58-year-old Karl Alan Hohstadt was arrested for...

Post date: Mon, 08/15/2016 - 17:27

EUREKA - The city of Eureka is set to approve resolutions regarding its local coastal plan at its council meeting Tuesday night.  

The resolution passes amendments of the implementation portion of the local coastal plan to the California Coastal Commission for certification.

This includes but not limited to conditional use permit authority to the planning commission, secondary...

Post date: Mon, 08/15/2016 - 17:27

ARCATA - A death from overdosing on heroin is prevented by quick action taken by Arcata Police. However officials say this is just one incident that adds to the growing concern of overdoses in Humboldt County.

Sunday evening the Arcata Police Department responded to the Arcata Marsh Parking Lot on South G Street. Officers located a 29-year-old man who was unconscious and displaying...

Post date: Mon, 08/15/2016 - 17:26

MCKINLEYVILLE- A McKinleyville couple was robbed at gunpoint inside their own home. 

Around 7 a.m. Friday, Humboldt County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the 2700 block of Bolier Avenue. A 37-year-old male victim reported that he and his wife woke up following a loud noise. The victim then saw four armed men in his living room. They were described as white males, wearing dark clothes,...

Post date: Mon, 08/15/2016 - 17:21

RIO DELL - The Rio Dell city council will meet Tuesday night to discuss and take possible action on the medical marijuana land use ordinance.

The ordinance was originally shot down by the majority of council members back in June. However after much outcry from the community in Rio Dell and impassioned arguments on both sides, the council voted to put the measure back on the agenda....

Post date: Mon, 08/15/2016 - 17:08

SOUTH JETTY - After a boating accident off the South Jetty that left one dead and three injured last Thursday, fisherman Bruce Adams, who helped with the rescue, was shaken by the incident.

He was hoping that the Coast Guard could have responded a little quicker than they did being that they are the closest to the jetty.

"We had people on that pier that needed warm clothing,"...

Post date: Mon, 08/15/2016 - 17:01