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EUREKA- Eureka has a new City Councilman; Chet Albin took the Oath of Office on Tuesday for the Ward 5 Eureka Council seat. 
 
Albin replaces Lance Madsen who resigned in October citing health reasons. Madsen was first elected to the council in 1990 and served 8 years. He came back in 2010 for another term and was set to serve until November of 2014. The council...
EUREKA- The Eureka City Council voted on Tuesday to put off destroying police records until January despite a recommendation from Chief Andy Mills.
 
The delay comes as a request from the attorney of Eureka Police Sergeant Adam Laird. Laird is currently in court facing allegations of an assault while on duty and then filing a false police report about the incident...

The Palco Pharmacy in Scotia was robbed just before 4 this afternoon. The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office says the suspect walked into the pharmacy wearing a hooded rain jacket and hockey mask.

The subject brandished a long barreled large caliber handgun and demanded Oxycontin and Oxycodone.  The suspect then ran across the street, got into a dark colored pickup and fled the area at a...

A man died Tuesday night after a motorcycle crash in Southern Humboldt… 

The California Highway Patrol said just after seven, a man was riding a motorcycle on old Briceland road and for an unknown reason crashed into a ditch.

Emergency personnel responded to the scene where the man was pronounced dead. The cause of the crash is under investigation.

From the Humboldt Bay Fire Department:
 
“SHARE THE MAGIC OF CHRISTMAS” TOY DRIVE
 
With the help of our local community, Humboldt Bay Firefighters have collected toys at numerous locations around the Eureka area.  The Salvation Army will distribute these toys to local children in our community that may not otherwise receive a new toy for...

NORTH COAST- Pacific Gas and Electric and the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors are looking into a high-energy use tax in the unincorporated areas of the county. On Tuesday, supervisors directed staff to sign an agreement with PG&E to provide data on the number of customers who exceed 600 percent of baseline energy use. The decision was made in response to Arcata's new electricity tax...

EUREKA- A rally of people gathered outside of the courthouse Tuesday afternoon in support of the McKay Tract Community Forest. As Humboldt County received funding for the first phase of the project, many community members wanted answers about the second phase. 
 
"I think we can all agree that including one of the most significant and beautiful second redwood...

ARCATA- The City of Arcata is working with neighbors near Greenview Park to update the almost fifty year old playground. One homeowner near the park has been spearheading the project and is planning to raise the money to make the park more accessible to children.

"It's just a little outdated," said Daniel Bixler, who has been working with the city on the park.

Bixler has been...

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