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FORTUNA - Fortuna Rodeo week continued Tuesday night with the annual Kids Games and a lot of fun was had in the Friendly City.

Families and especially kids came out and enjoyed themselves with the fireman’s muster, sack races, bounce houses and pony rides. There was even a visitor from warmer climes who attracted a lot of folks because it’s never seen much around these parts.

But...

Post date: Wed, 07/13/2016 - 00:09

UPDATE: The jeep involved in the fatal hit-and-run crash was located at 2:45 Wednesday afternoon on Becker Lane in Fortuna. The location is one mile from the crash scene.
 
Two female teenagers are dead after a fatal hit-and-run crash in Fortuna.
 
At around 9:15 Tuesday night, two 14-year-old girls on skateboards, were struck by a Jeep on Eel River Drive south of...

Post date: Tue, 07/12/2016 - 23:56

EUREKA - A sink hole that recently developed underneath northbound Highway 101 in Eureka will get some repairs.

Caltrans along with Wahlund Construction will work Tuesday from 7 to midnight at the intersection of 5th and E Streets. Crews will remove old damaged pipes and repair existing reinforced concrete pipe. Paving will take place from 9 to 11 am on Thursday. At that time, there...

Post date: Tue, 07/12/2016 - 23:40

EUREKA - A Eureka man is behind bars after getting caught breaking into an SUV.

Around 1:15 yesterday afternoon, 39-year old Shane Casey was arrested near 6th and G streets. Police say a manager of a nearby restaurant called authorities after witnessing Casey allegedly forcing entry into a locked sports utility vehicle.

When officers arrived, the manager was able to...

Post date: Tue, 07/12/2016 - 22:24

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - The Humboldt County Democratic Central Committee will swear in newly elected members at its meeting Wednesday night.  

The committee has a complete turnover ever four years with no staggered terms. It’s made of 21 people from the five districts and filing opened the same time as the supervisors’ race. The committee is mostly incumbent with only one new member, however...

Post date: Tue, 07/12/2016 - 18:23

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - How much water does the Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District have saved up and how will recent legislation regulate water diversion? These are just some of the topics that will be discussed at the districts monthly board meeting on Wednesday.

California was struck with severe drought and went into emergency regulation in February. However in May that regulation...

Post date: Tue, 07/12/2016 - 18:11

TRINIDAD - Trinidad City Council will discuss two sales tax ballot measures at tomorrow night’s meeting.

Council will consider the half-cent sales tax proposed by the Humboldt County Association Of Governments. The countywide measure would fund maintenance, rehabilitation and reconstruction of existing transit infrastructure and requires a two-thirds majority of municipalities to be...

Post date: Tue, 07/12/2016 - 17:29

Eureka – Measure S funded construction on Eureka City Schools is in full swing, though district officials say building behind the Redwood Curtain can be frustrating.

Approved by Eureka voters in 2014, Measure S is a $49 million bond that funds improvements to schools across the district.

This summer, Lincoln School and Alice Birney are receiving their makeovers.

Lincoln...

Post date: Tue, 07/12/2016 - 17:28