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MCKINLEYVILLE- A Bayside man is dead after a suspected DUI collision in Mckinleyville.

Around 2 a.m Monday, 37-year-old Dahmay Shiday was driving a Subaru WRX, at a high rate of speed, westbound on Murray Road. The car went off the roadway near the on-ramp to HWY 101, striking a tree. Emergency crews used the 'Jaws of Life' to free Shiday, and transported him to Mad River Community...

Post date: Mon, 06/27/2016 - 17:46

A Southern Humboldt high school graduate got a free car this weekend- This was all part of the Safe and Sober graduation car give-away that started 30 years ago.  Ten local high schools picked one senior to meet at Harper Motors and Mid City Motor World Saturday morning.

The ten students each drew a key, and the one that fit in the car won. Codi Millsap from Ferndale High walked away...

Post date: Mon, 06/27/2016 - 17:46

DEL NORTE COUNTY- Another collision happened in Del Norte county.

Around 1:30 Friday afternoon, 53-year-old Renee Marie Glenn, from Hornbrook was heading northbound on 199, just north of Jed Smith Campground. She was driving a 1993 Buick car when CHP says she became distracted and went off the highway, hitting a tree. She sustained minor injuries, but her passenger, 53-year-old Merle...

Post date: Mon, 06/27/2016 - 17:44

EUREKA- Police are searching for a man who robbed a Eureka gas station.

Around 2:30 p.m Sunday, EPD responded to the Patriot on Broadway. Witnesses say a man entered the store with a knife and cornered the employee. The suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.

He is described as either a Native American or Hispanic male. He was wearing a black hoodie with a white design,...

Post date: Mon, 06/27/2016 - 17:44

A stolen van was recovered Monday morning in the water at Fields Landing.

 

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office notified the owner of the stolen van who later arrived on scene at the Jimmy Smith Boat Launching Facility. 

 

Humboldt Bay Fire, along with Humboldt Towing and the Harbor District boat helped recover the vehicle out of the water.

 

Anyone...

Post date: Mon, 06/27/2016 - 17:32

MCKINLEYVILLE - A new device called the ‘ID Mate’ let the Low Vision group in Mckinleyville, “see” Monday morning.

The group, which calls themselves ‘The Bumpers’ because they “bump into things and each other, and read bumps of Braille,” heard, touched, and tried out the device which scans bar codes on things like food, and then reads all of the information on the packaging. This even...

Post date: Mon, 06/27/2016 - 15:52

EUREKA - Tuesday morning the Board of Supervisors are set to pass their budget for the 2016-2017 fiscal year.

The new budget will come in at over $3.5 million.

Second District Supervisor Estelle Fennell said that it is a hefty budget, but that it should not warrant too much more discussion. The fiscal year begins this week on July 1.

Fennell said they are almost in the red...

Post date: Mon, 06/27/2016 - 15:42

MCKINLEYVILLE - You can get your fireworks for the Fourth starting Tuesday at noon, but only if your local fireworks stand has been properly inspected.

Arcata Fire District’s Jenny Wiliamson was out and about Monday, and she’d already done five inspections before noontime.

She has plenty more on her schedule for the rest of the week.

Firework stands may not receive or...

Post date: Mon, 06/27/2016 - 15:37