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EUREKA - The city of Eureka’s dream to develop the waterfront continues to become a reality.

The Parks and Recreation Department just received a $125,000 housing related parks program grant. The money will go toward improvements and development at the Del Norte Street Pier Park; which includes a restroom and playground.

The area will serve as a trailhead and connect the city’s...

Post date: Fri, 07/08/2016 - 18:06

EUREKA - It was a horrific scene in Dallas Texas, 5 officers dead, 7 wounded, 2 civilians injured and one suspect killed after a sniper attack Thursday night. It all took place as Americans nationwide were protesting over the killings of two black men by police in two days.

The Eureka Police Department expressed their thoughts and condolences Friday.

Witnesses say protesters were...

Post date: Fri, 07/08/2016 - 17:58

DEL NORTE COUNTY- There's no catch- a dog who has been at the Del Norte County Animal Shelter for over a year and a half needs a home. His adoption fee is only $7.50.

Luigi is a 5-year-old Pit Bull mix who is neutered. He doesn't have any health problems nor does he need a special home. He has his current rabies vaccination. The shelter says he's good with kids and doesn't jump up. He...

Post date: Fri, 07/08/2016 - 17:39

ORICK- Crews were up early setting up for the Orick Rodeo Friday.

It's a two day event for the community that kicks off Saturday. It begins with a  jackpot roundup, followed by quad competition and kids games. There will also be steer and calf riding. Sunday, there will be more games, a rodeo, and deep pit beef BBQ. The event is sponsored by the Orick Chamber of Commerce.

For...

Post date: Fri, 07/08/2016 - 17:36

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA- Although it is the most common blood type, the Northern California Community Blood Bank says they are low on 'O' positive blood.

'A' negative and 'B' positive blood types are the next shortest supplied. Starting Monday, they will be on the road from Garberville all the way to Crescent City collecting donations.

Friday, they had to cancel their blood drive in...

Post date: Fri, 07/08/2016 - 17:33

EUREKA – Cancer survivors, friends, and family will fill Eureka High School's Albee Stadium to kick off 24 hours of relay for life. This is the world’s biggest fundraiser to end cancer.

Relay begins at 11:00 a.m. with the survivors lap. Those who beat cancer carry one paper chain link representing each year of survival.

Luminaria will be lit in the evening in remembrance of those...

Post date: Fri, 07/08/2016 - 17:29

HOOPA VALLEY - The Hoopa Valley has two new sheriff's deputies after a swearing in ceremony in front of the Hoopa Tribal Council yesterday.

Sheriff Mike Downey welcomed deputies Angel Yanez and Blake Hostler to the department.

Recent academy graduates, Yanez and Hostler were already serving as tribal police officers. This deputization authorizes them to enforce state laws they...

Post date: Fri, 07/08/2016 - 17:26

NORTH COAST - A candlelight vigil will be held tonight in Fortuna's Rohner Park. It's to honor the lives lost in Dallas and to bring the community together for a moment of peace.

Community members organized the vigil because they felt there was a need for reflection following last night’s fatal shootings.

Undersheriff Honsal and Chaplain Flores from the humboldt county sheriff’s...

Post date: Fri, 07/08/2016 - 17:24