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EUREKA- Two Eureka men have filed for one of the two Eureka City Council seats up for grabs in November's election.

Alan McCloskey submitted his forms for Ward 4, the same seat John Fullerton also filed for. Melinda Ciarabellini currently holds the Ward 4 seat. As for the 2nd Ward, which is held by Linda Atkins, Matt Owen turned his forms in Wednesday. Council Woman Atkins will not run...

Post date: Wed, 08/10/2016 - 17:28

TRINIDAD - A fixture in Trinidad is getting a makeover from the Chamber of Commerce.

This is one of two signs that was first installed in the pre-internet, mid-70's to direct tourists around town. A storm knocked down the other last winter. Rather than use the damaged sign, the chamber decided to replace it with a new one. 

It will be in place by the end of summer, featuring...

Post date: Wed, 08/10/2016 - 17:20

PETROLIA- A man allegedly tried killing a woman in Petrolia. However, thanks to a nearby citizen who used a gun to save her, the suspect is behind bars.

Around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, BLM officers and Humboldt County Sheriff Deputies responded to a reported shooting at a BLM campground in the mouth of Mattole River. A 31-year-old man reported that he shot 50-year-old Patrick Harris in the...

Post date: Wed, 08/10/2016 - 15:04

HUMBOLDT COUNTY – The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors is moving forward placing a marijuana tax on the November ballot. It was a unanimous vote.

Illegal marijuana grows continue to be a hazard to local communities. Supervisor Lovelace felt damage to forests, diverting water and the use of pesticides puts a huge strain on the environment. Regulating and taxing the legal marijuana...

Post date: Tue, 08/09/2016 - 22:10

FORTUNA - A Fortuna man missing since early Monday morning is happily back in his home.

79-year old Frank Nienburg was last seen August 8 just after 3:15 am. Fortuna Police had issued a silver alert because Nienburg has an illness that could make him disoriented.

Authorities report Tuesday afternoon around 3, he drove safely back to his home after reportedly getting lost.

Post date: Tue, 08/09/2016 - 21:59

EUREKA - The suspicious death of a man found with a gunshot wound has now been declared a homicide.

Last Saturday evening, just past 5:30, deputies responded to an area on Crestview Drive in Eureka. 41-year old Brials McCutcheon died from a gunshot wound after he was taken to the hospital. Following a search of the victim’s vehicle and numerous items of evidence, detectives are now...

Post date: Tue, 08/09/2016 - 21:14

EUREKA - The suspicious death of a man found with a gunshot wound has now been declared a homicide.

Last Saturday evening, just past 5:30, deputies responded to an area on Crestview Drive in Eureka. 41-year old Brials McCutcheon died from a gunshot wound after he was taken to the hospital. Following a search of the victim’s vehicle and numerous items of evidence, detectives are now...

Post date: Tue, 08/09/2016 - 21:14

RIO DELL- It's an event for the entire family- Wildwood Days kicks off Wednesday in Rio Dell. 

This is a fundraiser coordinated by the Rio Dell Volunteer Fire Department, to help keep the community safe.

The five day event begins with a car cruise and show at DJ's Burger Bar. The following day is Kids Night, where there will be fire truck rides and games, followed by a talent...

Post date: Tue, 08/09/2016 - 17:56