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BROOKINGS - Law enforcement and family are asking the public’s help in finding a 63-year old Brookings man who was reported missing ten days ago.

William J. Ahearn is an avid hiker and camper. Allegedly, he was last seen in Crescent City by Eric Smith, a goldsmith. Family have tried contacting Mr. Smith to follow up but no calls have been returned.

Ahearn is 6 ft. tall with blue...

FORTUNA - the City of Fortuna was host to the crowning of the 2015-16 District 1 Dairy Princess Friday night at the River Lodge.

This year, Sarah Richardson of Ferndale was chosen princess with Colleen Sundberg of Fortuna, 1st Alternate and Maria Amador, also of Fortuna, 2nd Alternate.

Contestants from Del Norte and Humboldt Counties competed. Richardson...

ARCATA - An Arcata man with no pants or underwear was arrested after allegedly firing a weapon in city limits

Taken into custody at gun point was 21-year old Chaise Allen Horn. Just before 1:30 am Friday, officers located the suspect in the 900-block of 5th Street near a large residential party. A .22 caliber assault style rifle allegedly stolen out of Las Vegas in 2014 was...

EUREKA- Public safety officials are weighing in after the Measure Z Citizens Advisory Committee finalized its recommendations for the Humboldt
County Board of Supervisors.
Measure Z, a 5-year, half-cent sales tax in Humboldt County, passed in
November.  Over the last several months, the Measure Z Citizens
Advisory Committee reviewed 46 applications to order...

EUREKA- Eureka City Staff and the City Council came together on Friday to
discuss what they will do over the next year to implement the City’s
long term goals.

At the Strategic Visioning Meeting, which was open to the public,
staff began by discussing the City’s accomplishments during the last
year. Then, officials discussed how to work on long-term...

RIO DELL- A juvenile allegedly associated with a series of property crimes since April was arrested during a Rio Dell Police Department special operation.

The department used marked and unmarked vehicles to identify the suspect. When police contacted a group of suspicious individuals on Wednesday in the downtown area, they ran. Two juveniles from Rio Dell and Scotia were detained with...

EUREKA- Firefighters say an early morning arson fire could have been much worse had a neighbor not reported it sooner.

"I looked out the window and I seen flames shooting up higher than the tree and so I woke my husband up and said come quick and so we kind of stood and looked out our kitchen window," Jennifer Barrett, a nearby neighbor said.

Officials with Humboldt Bay Fire say...

CALIFORNIA- The drought is responsible for killing a growing number of trees in California’s National Parks including right here on the North Coast.

According to Six Rivers National Forest, while redwood trees are affected less directly because they are in a wetter zone, in general, all trees are currently more susceptible to diseases. In our area, the drought is more pronounced in the...