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FERNDALE- It's the fifth armed robbery in 11 days for Humboldt County, and this time it happened in Ferndale. 

Around 8 p.m. Monday, Ferndale police responded to the Red Front Store on the 500-block of Main Street. A suspect wearing a mask and carrying a silver revolver stole an undisclosed amount of cash from the register. He fled in a maroon passenger vehicle with a circular decal in...

Post date: Tue, 11/15/2016 - 10:44

TRINIDAD - Humboldt County and the City of Trinidad are interested in hearing from the community regarding waterless toilet technology at a meeting scheduled for Thursday afternoon at Trinidad Town Hall.

DHHS officials will be present to answer questions about existing regulations. Staff wants to hear from those with experience or interest in using, building or studying the use of...

Post date: Mon, 11/14/2016 - 21:40

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s help in locating a wanted felon.

Officials say 26-year old Dale Michael Carter is wanted for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, and also being a felon in possession of a firearm.

He’s 6’0 tall and around 230 pounds with dark hair. Anyone with information is asked to call law enforcement....

Post date: Mon, 11/14/2016 - 21:34

From motels, to sleeping in cars and even camping out in the woods, studies show thousands of college students across America are currently homeless or have been homeless while attending school; a struggle we see effecting campuses right here in California and in our county.

"We took a leap of faith with all of our belongings; we camped and lived in motels for the past ten weeks," said...

Post date: Mon, 11/14/2016 - 17:59

TRINIDAD - just a year after tainted crab kept boats in harbor, commercial fisherman are gearing up for this year’s season.

Toxic algae blooms that incubated the neurotoxin domoic acid have receded to normal levels.

State health officials have not declared any advisories, so fisheries south of Point Reyes will open on schedule at midnight tonight.

fishermen on the Humboldt...

Post date: Mon, 11/14/2016 - 17:24

FORTUNA-Fortuna High School students return to campus on Monday after an alleged plotted threat last week.

Fortuna Police were assisted by Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies and CHP Officers Monday morning to patrol the high school upon students return. Two 15-year-old students are in custody for conspiracy, terrorist threats and possession of components of an explosive device. Fortuna...

Post date: Mon, 11/14/2016 - 17:23

EUREKA - Now that California voters legalized recreational marijuana, City of Eureka will consider adopting a moratorium on cannabis activities.

Prop 64 allows local control of marijuana, but cities that don’t enact regulations are subject to the state’s legal framework. At the last council meeting, City Manager Greg Sparks recommended a moratorium until such time as council is able to...

Post date: Mon, 11/14/2016 - 17:21

MCKINLEYVILLE- A mountain lion was spotted again near a McKinleyville school. 

A concerned parent shared the photo on social media. The animal was spotted near Dow's Prairie Elementary School around 7:15 a.m. Monday. The worried parent did not send her child to school and stated that the school should call the parents, have more volunteers out to watch kids, and keep them out of the...

Post date: Mon, 11/14/2016 - 17:18