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EUREKA- A long time chief of the Eureka Fire Department passed away Monday at the age of 76.

Flags at the five Humboldt Bay Fire stations are at half staff Tuesday for Vern Cooney, who died after a five year battle with cancer.  He joined the Eureka Fire Department in 1961 and served as Chief from 1983 to 1994.  He was instrumental in bringing the 911 system to Eureka and for the...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Tuesday is National 211 day, but it is an even more special day for 211 Humboldt.

Today is the one year anniversary of 211 Humboldt, which is a free phone service operating under United Way of the Wine Country for people in Humboldt County. 211 Humboldt connects them to more than 2,800 basic needs agencies in the county. Officials with 211 Humboldt say the amount of...

TRINIDAD- The Trinidad Civic Club has helped to establish the public library, museum, city hall and the town's memorial lighthouse. The group celebrated their 100 year anniversary with the community Tuesday.

"It's about planning for the future. Not only as we grow older, but looking around our community and seeing what needs their are," said Vice President of the club, Donna Haddock....

EUREKA- The grassroots group looking to solve methamphetamine problems in Humboldt County have been awarded a $2,000 grant. The money was donated to the group from the Humboldt Area Foundation to start up their organization.

The Humboldt Meth Abuse Awareness Project will use the funds to establish basic administrative needs and develop an advertising campaign.

The group is a...

 
EUREKA- Caltrans is working to address traffic issues on Broadway in Eureka, a main thoroughfare of Highway 101 that runs straight through the city. 
 
This week the department announced the second and final public open house for the Broadway Feasibility Study. According to Caltrans officials, the study aims to make improvements along the three-mile...
From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
 
On 2-7-2014, approximately 11:20 a.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a burglary victim who resided in the 1900 block of Simmons Road, Eureka. When the investigating deputy arrived on scene, the 62 year old male victim who is the homeowner told the deputy he left his home for a few minutes to...
From the Fortuna Police Department: 
 
FORTUNA, CA - The Fortuna Police Department is continuing the check fraud investigation involving James Cunha and Rebecca Hamline which resulted in a search warrant being served in the 1000 block of Loni Drive (City of Fortuna).
 
The department is asking that anyone who accepted a Check or Cashier’s...

MCKINLEYVILLE- A man threatened to pepper spray another man in the Kmart parking lot in Mckinleyville. Just before 1:30 Monday afternoon, Arcata police say a couple in their car were approached by another man and woman who demanded money and threatened to pepper spray the male victim.

The victims said they recognized the alleged robbers as Lance Andrew Borgner and Christina Ann Higgins...

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