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ARCATA - Bond refinancing, it’s what the city of Arcata has been waiting for and there’s substantial savings in the report given at Wednesday night’s city council meeting.

Representatives from Umpqua Bank gave a presentation on how refinancing the former Development Agency's outstanding bonds, is going to help the city.

The purpose is to reduce city debt with the state and...

FORTUNA- Seventy Fortuna California Conservation Corps members are getting needed dental treatment this week.

Last July corps members lost dental coverage from the state. On Thursday, the Open Door Health Clinic dental bus began providing those services on site. Fortuna's Corps base is the only one out of 20 across the state to bring dental services to it's members.

The bus is...

EUREKA- If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. That's what one local man has to say after he got a phone call offering $9,000, no strings attached.

Mark Blume says he got a call from someone claiming to be the U.S. Grant Department. They told him that he had been selected to receive a grant, all he had to do is go to Walmart and wire $250. The caller gave a confirmation code...

CARLOTTA- An out of area man was taken to the hospital last night with major injuries after crashing his vehicle into a tree on Highway 36.
The 36 year old man was driving a 1998 Mercury Grand Marquis East near Fox Creek Road around 8 last night. For unknown reasons, his car veered off of the road and into a tree.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the man sustained...

EUREKA- The coroners office has identified 57 year old Kyle Scott McKaskle as the man whose body was discovered near Indian Island Tuesday.

The office says there are no signs of foul play. An autopsy to determine cause of death is scheduled for Friday at 1:30 p.m.

EUREKA- Officials with the Eureka Police Department and Humboldt Bay Fire are investigating a rash of arson fires in Eureka over the last two days.

One dumpster fire occurred around 4 a.m. behind Carpet Express on Broadway. Also on Wednesday morning, Eureka City Staff reported seeing the remnants of two small fires outside Eureka City Hall when they arrived to work.  The largest of the...

EUREKA- A panel of community members will begin consulting the Eureka Police Department this June.

The Chief’s Advisory Board will be a seven-member panel chosen by the chief of police, mayor and city manager.  The board will meet once a month concerning all aspects of the department, including the budget, training, policies, procedures and personnel investigations. The panel could...

SPRUCE POINT- A Eureka police officer made an arrest on the way to work on Wednesday night after spotting a reportedly stolen vehicle on the roadway.

The Jeep Cherokee was reportedly stolen out of Eureka on Tuesday.  Around 9:30 p.m., the officer pulled the vehicle over near the intersection of Humboldt Hill and South Broadway. The female driver and male passenger were ordered out of...