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CRESCENT CITY – North Coast Congressman, Jared Huffman took Oregon Representative, Peter DeFazio on a flight with Caltrans to tour Last Chance Grade. They got the chance to see potential crisis from a full overview perspective, from the most problematic landslide areas to regions that need adjustment. The flight was followed by a briefing on a decision regarding an alternate route to be...

Post date: Fri, 10/28/2016 - 16:43

CRESCENT CITY – Crescent City officials are in the works of creating a new “Point of Honor” veteran’s monument.

The monument is set to be situated at the Southwest corner of US HWY 101 and Front St. The structure will represent the men and women who served in world war I, II, Korea, Vietnam, and more. At this time, the project estimated $400,000 dollars with designs including a golden/...

Post date: Fri, 10/28/2016 - 16:42

California Medical Association awarded one of our very own Humboldt county doctors.

Doctor Willard Hunter was awarded best country doctor for 2016. The annual award is granted to a California physician who best shows the ethics and practice of a rural country practitioner. Graduating from UCLA, Dr. Hunter previously worked at Redwood Memorial Hospital. He has been on staff at Saint...

Post date: Fri, 10/28/2016 - 16:40

SAMOA - Congressmen Jared Huffman was on the North Coast Thursday touring the new Redwood Marine Terminal II building. The new terminal is now open after cleanup of the old Samoa Pulp Mill site.

The new terminal will be an incubator for new business. The goal is to make the area a real center for commerce, trade and innovative ideas.

The congressman will head to Del Norte County...

Post date: Thu, 10/27/2016 - 21:20

MCKINLEYVILLE - A massive fire that consumed a gym under construction in McKinleyville is now being investigated as arson.

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s help in identifying who is responsible for the fire. The estimation of damage is over 3.3 million dollars.

Early Sunday morning firefighters were alerted to the two story structure that was fully...

Post date: Thu, 10/27/2016 - 20:57

EUREKA - Humboldt Bay Fire didn’t let the rain stop them from training in open water rescue.

Water rescue team members practiced a variety of scenarios at Humboldt Bay’s Bonnie Gool Guest Dock including rescuing an unconscious swimmer, working with capsized boats and patient triage.

The crews wore dry suits and used specialized equipment to ensure their own safety and the safety...

Post date: Thu, 10/27/2016 - 17:35

EUREKA - A local restaurant remains closed after the owner was assaulted. Police say the woman was punched in the face by 38-year-old Jason Neil Curtis of Eureka. The owner and chef of Stuft Potato on Broadway is in her mid-70’s and goes by the name Ivonne.

Police say she asked Curtis to leave the business several times on Sunday morning when, unprovoked, he turned and struck her in the...

Post date: Thu, 10/27/2016 - 17:34

HOOPA- A Hoopa man was taken into custody following an officer involved shooting in Eastern Humboldt.


At 3:30 a.m., Humboldt County Sheriff's deputies responded to the south of end of Hoopa. It was reported that the man had a medical problem and fired gun shots out of his home. 


Deputies were on scene for several hours, until the suspect confronted them,...

Post date: Thu, 10/27/2016 - 17:21