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HOOPA -- A man was arrested in Hoopa after a Humboldt County sheriff’s deputy recognized he was driving a stolen vehicle.

Gabriel McCovey was driving the vehicle on Highway 96 yesterday, with two others in the car, when officials conducted a felony traffic stop at Bair Road and detained them at gunpoint.

The 44-year-old McCovey was arrested and booked into the Humboldt County...

Post date: Wed, 02/10/2016 - 17:23

EUREKA -- There's still time to purchase some handmade Valentine's cupcakes you can have delivered to your loved ones on valentine's day, and doing so will demonstrate your love for animals, as well.

"Cupcakes for Conservation" is a fundraiser put together by the Redwood Coast American Association of Zookeepers. Over the years it has raised thousands of dollars.  

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Post date: Wed, 02/10/2016 - 17:15

EUREKA -- Three people suffered stab wounds in a home invasion on H Street Wednesday when two brothers allegedly forced themselves into an acquaintance’s home.

According to police, officers responded to a home on the 800 block of H Street, where a stabbing had been reported. They found a male victim suffering from injuries to his hand and knee.The victim said two men had just tried to...

Post date: Wed, 02/10/2016 - 17:12

EASTERN HUMBOLDT – State Route 96 near Hoopa reopened to two way traffic Tuesday when crews finished reinforcing an active slide area.

Caltrans closed the road on January 28 due to an unstable hillside that sloughed off significant amounts of rock and dirt onto the roadway.

One way controlled traffic opened after a few days. Crews set up more cable wire mesh and a concrete k-rail...

Post date: Wed, 02/10/2016 - 00:15

SACRAMENTO - A Humboldt County Supervisor is endorsing a candidate running for Barbara Boxer’s senate seat after Boxer announced she wouldn’t seek another term.

Rex Bohn has come out in support of Duf Sundheim who steps in the race after Republican, Rocky Chavez bowed out due to financial reasons. Bohn cited Sundheim’s enthusiasm and positive ideas as well as his request for the...

Post date: Wed, 02/10/2016 - 00:02

FORTUNA - A project that has polarized several segments of the City of Fortuna had even deeper lines drawn in the sand Tuesday night.

A project under appeal that was initially denied by the City of Fortuna was approved at a special meeting. The council voted 4-0 in favor of the appeal. Mayor, Sue Long abstained due to a conflict of interest.

Developers Dennis Wendt and Wally...

Post date: Tue, 02/09/2016 - 23:43

A Hoopa man sought in connection with a stabbing last week in Eastern Humboldt has been arrested.

 

Authorities responded to a stabbing last Thursday at Marshall lane at Big Hill in Hoopa and found a victim with a large laceration. The suspect, 19-year-old Charles McCovey, fled the scene, according to law enforcement.

 

He was located in Hoopa on Saturday and...

Post date: Tue, 02/09/2016 - 22:39

EUREKA - Area seniors got their groove on today and celebrated fat Tuesday at a Mardi Gras party hosted by the Humboldt Senior Resource Center. 100 diners came to the Eureka site for a special menu of chicken and shrimp jambalaya and king cupcakes in place of the traditional king cake. 

 

One lucky diner found a coin under their dessert and won a Mardi Gras hat full of treats as...

Post date: Tue, 02/09/2016 - 18:33