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MCKINLEYVILLE- If you have an instrument laying around that you no longer use, the McKinleyville Union School District wants to hear from you.

The district is holding an Instrument Drive, looking for trumpets, clarinets, flutes, trombones, and saxophones. There's a new curriculum at Morris Elementary, and beginning next trimester, music will no longer be an elective, but a requirement...

Post date: Tue, 10/13/2015 - 16:44

HUMBOLDT/DEL NORTE COUNTIES- While temperatures are cooling down, fire season is not over and all burn suspensions are still in affect.

Fire season typically wraps up at the end of October, after the first big rainfall. At that time, burning will reopen to residents. For the Cal Fire Humboldt-Del Norte Unit however, it is believed that the peak of fire season is over. Crews had a busy...

Post date: Tue, 10/13/2015 - 16:39

SCOTIA- There’s been an outpouring of support from the community to reopen the doors of the Scotia Gym.

Most recently, Helen Clark of Rio Dell made a 5,000-dollar donation in memory of her late husband Jimmy. They used to play pool volleyball at the gym all the time and she says the moment they got into the pool, age didn’t matter.

Scotia Elementary School has submitted...

Post date: Tue, 10/13/2015 - 16:34

EUREKA- The future of the cruise ship industry in Humboldt Bay is looking bright. That's according to the county's cruise ship marketing director. Who gave an update to the Board of Supervisors Tuesday morning.

One ship is already confirmed and scheduled to arrive in the bay May 9, 2017. But Cruise Ship Marketing Director Bruce Conner says three other cruise lines have shown serious...

Post date: Tue, 10/13/2015 - 16:29

EUREKA- A Eureka man accused of sexually assaulting a victim at a Downtown Eureka motel has been arrested.

Markis Shirley, 23, was arrested around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday following a foot chase near the 2500 block of Union Street. He's accused of sexually assaulting a victim last Sunday morning.

EPD says he was spotted walking down Union Street prior to the chase. He was booked into...

Post date: Tue, 10/13/2015 - 16:23

Press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:

At approximately 9:00 a.m. on today’s date, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Investigators arrested Jared Damien Boyce, 27, of Fortuna, for the murder of Stephanie Lee Fowler. 

Stephanie was reported as a missing...

Post date: Tue, 10/13/2015 - 16:19

DEL NORTE COUNTY - Two Crescent City residents were injured in a solo vehicle crash in Del Norte County.

Last Friday morning, 34-year old Brent Preston was driving his Toyota Tacoma southbound on highway 101 near Wilson Creek Road. For an unknown reason, he drifted off the shoulder, overcorrected and crossed over the northbound lanes. The vehicle then crashed into a dirt embankment...

Post date: Mon, 10/12/2015 - 22:20

FORTUNA  - A Fortuna hardware store was evacuated Monday morning after a bomb threat was called in to police.

Just before 9 am, authorities say a male voice called the dispatch center and reported a bomb was at the Ace Hardware on the 140 block of Fortuna Boulevard. Emergency personnel responded and the store was evacuated.

No suspect or explosive was found. The business was back...

Post date: Mon, 10/12/2015 - 20:11