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CLAM BEACH- A 74-year-old man from Eureka was found dead on the shore of Clam Beach on Thursday after reportedly spending the morning clamming.

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received the report just after 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, about half of a mile south of the Clam Beach Campground. The Humboldt County Coroner's Office confirms Alan Arthur Blomquist is the victim.  People at...

EUREKA - Juan Joseph Ferrer was found guilty last month of killing Douglas Anderson-Jordet in Arcata, November 2013. This week he received his sentence.

Ferrer will serve 12 years in prison for voluntary manslaughter with a special allegation of using a deadly and dangerous weapon.

Ferrer's 50-year-old victim was fatally stabbed in the heart after an argument that escalated too...

EUREKA- Some local veterans are working to make the first Humboldt Bay Marathon even more memorable for the winners.

The Blue Ox Veterans Program is a partnership with College of the Redwoods that was created about a year ago. For one of their summer projects, the veterans are crafting dozens of medals for the winners in the Humboldt Bay Marathon this August. The veterans are making ...

EUREKA- Local public health officials are weighing after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration gave food
manufacturers three years to stop using trans fats.

Trans fats first appeared in the U.S. during the mid 20th century when food manufacturers began adding hydrogen to their liquid oil to increase the shelf life of foods. However, health officials say transfat increases the...

From the Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services:

Environmental Health officials with the Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) are issuing an early warning this year to recreational users of all bodies of fresh water to avoid contact with algae.

Historically, algae warnings come out between late July and early August, but the low flows...

SALMON CREEK - A one-acre vegetation fire was contained in Southern Humboldt.

Crews from Cal Fire, Miranda, Salmon Creek and Briceland all responded. The fire was reported just before five Wednesday and was located in the Salmon Creek area. Crews were on scene for several hours for mop up duty. Tthe cause is under investigation.

ARCATA - It was a packed city council meeting tonight in Arcata and attendees discussed the Innovation Overlay Zone, the proposed fiscal budget and potential dog parks. 

The adopted budget has a slight decrease in its police and park and recreation departments but there will be no layoffs. Officials say, with several people retiring this year, they were able to dissolve city positions...

EUREKA - A kitchen fire got out of hand and caused around $10,000 of damage in Eureka.

Humboldt Bay Fire responded to the 3300 block of Ingley Road just before 4 this afternoon where smoke was showing from a house. All occupants had exited the building. Firefighters quickly extinguished the blaze that was limited to the kitchen. Officials say a resident was cooking in a frying pan and...