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EUREKA - Washington Elementary School was on lockdown this morning after a suspect wanted for an alleged assault fled Sheriff’s deputies.

Around 10:00, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department responded to a reported domestic disturbance on the 2200 block of Fern Street.

22-year-old Isiah Beacham had fled the residence before deputies arrived. Eureka police were called in to assist...

Post date: Wed, 06/15/2016 - 17:15

Sacramento - A bill to end observance of daylight-saving time has passed through its first committee easily.

Assembly Bill 385 could make California the third state not to observe the tradition that was adopted back in 1942 as “War Time.”

There have been many adjustments over the years and the amount of time we observe the practice has varied. Debating the tradition is something...

Post date: Tue, 06/14/2016 - 21:39

HAPPY CAMP – Firefighters caught a break Tuesday as they continued to respond to the Pony Fire burning 15-miles southwest of Happy Camp. However there was one injury.

Over a thousand personnel are on the lines. The large blaze has burned nearly 2400-acres and is 20 percent contained. Cooler temperatures and some scattering of rain has helped crews construct containment lines closer to...

Post date: Tue, 06/14/2016 - 21:20

NORTH COAST - A plan for a long neglected North Coast river was released today by 22-public agencies, tribes, non-profits and other stakeholders called the Eel River Forum.

Their Eel River Action Plan is the culmination of 4-years of hard work and collaboration among the large group of organizations to address water diversion, water quality, habitat restoration and protection of the Eel...

Post date: Tue, 06/14/2016 - 21:06

ARCATA - The Arcata City Council will host a second public hearing at its meeting Wednesday night and possibly adopt the city’s 2016-2017 fiscal year budget.

The city estimates it will bring in roughly $33 million in revenue and is planning a budget of just over $31 million. The city says it’s on the right-track and $5 million under last year’s budget. Staff proposes to update many of...

Post date: Tue, 06/14/2016 - 18:11

EUREKA - Last week the Eureka City Council approved a parking lot rotation for homeless to sleep overnight. Since the night of June 11 homeless have been allowed to camp at the foot of Del Norte Street from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. The area is near a public park and pier. Over the past two days News Channel 3 has received calls, emails and Facebook messages stating that the general public is afraid to...

Post date: Tue, 06/14/2016 - 18:10

HOOPA- Ray's Food Place in Hoopa has until June 15 to fix the corrections listed on the inspection report regarding a rat infestation. A store representative says they are currently open, and a pest control team has been working to fix the issue.

The inspection report was conducted by Humboldt County's Health and Human services. Rat droppings and a strong urine smell was noticed...

Post date: Tue, 06/14/2016 - 17:37

EUREKA- A man was arrested at a Eureka gas station.

Just before 8 Tuesday morning, Eureka Police responded to a report of a man passed out in his car on the 3500 block of Broadway. The man was identified as 24-year-old Cody Wuillmier of Eureka. He was reportedly sitting on a loaded gun, and arrested after it was located. Wuillmier was also under the influence when officers arrived....

Post date: Tue, 06/14/2016 - 17:34