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ARCATA – An emergency drill at Humboldt State University was in full operation. Testing the campus and the community response team.
University Police, Arcata Fire Department, and Arcata Mad River Ambulance participated in the drill. The simulation is set to be as lifelike as possible. It includes smoke coming from the hall, actors calling out for help, and...
Post date: Wed, 08/10/2016 - 21:13

EUREKA – After 27 years in business a locally owned video store in Eureka is closing its doors.

Going to the local video store used to be a tradition for many movie lovers. Citizens of Eureka frequented Figueiredo’s Video Movies on Harris Street since it opened in the late 80’s.

"When I was a kid we came here to get videos and it was cutting edge then,” said Mike Bishop, a ...

Post date: Wed, 08/10/2016 - 17:49

EUREKA- In a suspected DUI collision, a Eureka man sustained injuries to his skull following a vehicle collision.

Around 1:30 a.m. EPD, Humboldt Bay Fire, and City Ambulance responded to Cleveland Street and South Avenue. A 27-year-old man was driving a Toyota Celica that had hit a telephone pole. When officers arrived, it was on it's roof and the male was outside with injuries to his...

Post date: Wed, 08/10/2016 - 17:41

EUREKA- It's a free event with free lunch. The Housing First Summit takes place Thursday, and seats are still available for the community.

The all day event takes place at the Adorni Center. The founder of Pathways to Housing, that developed the Housing First model, will be speaking. There will be a presentation by the non-profit law firm HomeBase, a public interest group dedicated to...

Post date: Wed, 08/10/2016 - 17:35

TRINIDAD - It was a multi-million dollar project to upgrade the City of Trinidad's water treatment plant. City council members, engineers and public works staff celebrated with a ribbon cutting today.

The State Water Board and Trinidad Rancheria funded the installation of pre-filtration systems and a chlorine contact pipe. That means the city will use fewer chemicals to deliver its...

Post date: Wed, 08/10/2016 - 17:28

EUREKA- Two Eureka men have filed for one of the two Eureka City Council seats up for grabs in November's election.

Alan McCloskey submitted his forms for Ward 4, the same seat John Fullerton also filed for. Melinda Ciarabellini currently holds the Ward 4 seat. As for the 2nd Ward, which is held by Linda Atkins, Matt Owen turned his forms in Wednesday. Council Woman Atkins will not run...

Post date: Wed, 08/10/2016 - 17:28

TRINIDAD - A fixture in Trinidad is getting a makeover from the Chamber of Commerce.

This is one of two signs that was first installed in the pre-internet, mid-70's to direct tourists around town. A storm knocked down the other last winter. Rather than use the damaged sign, the chamber decided to replace it with a new one. 

It will be in place by the end of summer, featuring...

Post date: Wed, 08/10/2016 - 17:20

PETROLIA- A man allegedly tried killing a woman in Petrolia. However, thanks to a nearby citizen who used a gun to save her, the suspect is behind bars.

Around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, BLM officers and Humboldt County Sheriff Deputies responded to a reported shooting at a BLM campground in the mouth of Mattole River. A 31-year-old man reported that he shot 50-year-old Patrick Harris in the...

Post date: Wed, 08/10/2016 - 15:04