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HUMBOLDT COUNTY- It’s been over a year since the hunt for Shane Miller first began. He’s the former Humboldt County man wanted in the death of his wife and two young daughters in Shasta County.
 
The search is now gaining national attention. On Sunday night, Miller was featured on CNN’s premiere episode of “The Hunt With John Walsh.” Following the episode Humboldt...

RIO DELL- In response to the water emergency in Rio Dell, the City Council is considering giving fines to residents who use excessive amounts of water.

Rio Dell was ordered to cease and desist water usage from the Eel River by the state, the city's only source of water. Residents have had to cut their water usage by as much as 50 percent, using 50 gallons of water per day per person....

EUREKA- The Humboldt County Sheriff's Deputy that was shot while serving a civil eviction in Shelter Cove was honored Monday with a Purple Heart.

Deputy Bang Cao was given a Humboldt County Sheriff's Purple Heart by Sheriff Mike Downey. He was honored in front of fellow law enforcement, the Sheriff of Mendocino County, members of the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors and newly...

ARCATA- The new President of Humboldt State University, Dr. Lisa Rossbacher, spent her first day on the job on Monday. HSU's first female President spent her day settling into her new office and introducing herself to faculty and students.

Rossbacher comes to Arcata from Georgia, where she was President of Southern Polytechnic University. She replaces Rollin Richmond, the sixth...

EUREKA- Organizers of the weekend's Relay for Life raised $198,000 and expect more donations to come this week.

Gary Gundlach, the event chair, said they raised about $50,000 less than last year, but hope to make up for some of it with remaining fundraising.

Thousands of supporters were at the event this year, Gundlach estimates more than last. The money, he said, will help...

EUREKA- To enhance community policing, the Eureka Police Department will begin its restructuring process this week.

At Tuesday’s city council meeting, Police Chief Andrew Mills will make a presentation to the council. It will include a map that splits Eureka into two districts, one that is mainly residential and one that is predominantly commercial.  Chief Mills says this will allow the...

FERNDALE- The Ferndale VFW Honor Wall bears the names of more than 300 veterans, and now the post is looking to add more.

The Honor Wall at the Kenneth Rasmussen Post 6353 was unveiled last Veterans’ day. VFW members say people have shown interest in adding names to the wall since it first went up. Now, the post is planning to build two additional walls. Members of the VFW say...

EUREKA- Members of Humboldt Bay Fire had specialized training on Monday.  The training was practicing search and rescue situations in urban or industrial environments.

High Angle Rope Rescue Training is held 4four times a year. Members of the Humboldt Bay Fire Urban Search and Rescue Team and three engine companies participated. Crews practiced multiple scenarios, including rescuing...

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