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SANTA ROSA - It is a major concern on the North Coast and financial fortunes are in the balance. A meeting between state leaders, fisheries and aquaculture committees, and stake holders is set for this Thursday in Santa Rosa to discuss the unopened crabbing season.

Due to high levels of Domoic acid, officials have delayed the opening of both recreational and commercial operations....

Post date: Mon, 11/30/2015 - 21:03

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT - Four Phillipsville residents were arrested after law enforcement found a stolen vehicle and drugs. Taken into custody were 46-year old Donna Yacks, 68-year old Steven Ball, 42-year old Ronald Lebrun and 33-year old Jesse Adams (pictured).

This past Friday morning, an alert deputy patrolling the parking lot of Bear River Casino in Loleta, noticed an alleged stolen...

Post date: Mon, 11/30/2015 - 20:52

FORTUNA- The McLean Foundation is launching a capital campaign to bring a new healthcare alternative to the North Coast.

The foundation, in partnership with Open Door Community Health center, needs to raise $3 million to build a Community Health and Wellness Center in Fortuna.

"Right now the Eel River Valley is suffering, like the rest of the united states, with a healthcare...

Post date: Mon, 11/30/2015 - 17:43

FORTUNA- Humboldt County is just three days away from it's very own ice-skating rink.

Crews began setting up a tent, leveling a sand box and laying coils this weekend for the Humboldt Ice Rink in Fortuna. This week they will begin laying down a freezing agent to create the ice. While organizers have only raised half of the $120,000 needed to bring the rink to Fortuna, they say the...

Post date: Mon, 11/30/2015 - 17:40

EUREKA - Changes could be coming to the city of Eureka’s Medical Cannabis Ordinance. That’s if city council approves an amendment at it’s meeting Tuesday night. 

With new state regulations signed last month, in order for a city to maintain local control over medical marijuana business, a modification must be made to the city’s zoning code and become effective before March 1st. The city'...

Post date: Mon, 11/30/2015 - 17:22

EUREKA - A two car collision in Eureka injures one and lands another in handcuffs.

Just before 2:00 Monday afternoon a white Toyota Tacoma collided with a Dodge minivan at the 2800 block of Union and Henderson Streets, leaving the van on it’s side in a neighboring lawn. The driver of the van was taken to the hospital, coherent and speaking. According to witnesses the driver of the truck...

Post date: Mon, 11/30/2015 - 17:16

EUREKA - The defense rested Monday for the man accused of killing Dorothy Ulrich at her Hoopa home and running over a group of joggers in Freshwater hours later, killing Suzanne Seemann.

This marks week four in the Jason Warren double murder trial with the Defense Glenn Brown only calling two witnesses’ to the stand. Traffic Collision Reconstruction Consultant Steven Walker reviewed the...

Post date: Mon, 11/30/2015 - 17:13

RIO DELL- It’s the public’s last chance to weigh in on the proposed water rate increase in Rio Dell.

A public hearing on the issue is being held at Tuesday’s City Council meeting. There, the city will also collect protest ballots. Property owners and residents in the city were notified of the rate hikes 45 days ago. The change would increase water bills by an average of 15 dollars. If a...

Post date: Mon, 11/30/2015 - 16:36