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McKinleyville - An out-of-town man is lucky law enforcement was on hand Wednesday when he drove away leaving a garment at the airport.

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office reports one of their deputies assigned to ACV observed a black fleece jacket in the middle of Boeing Avenue. When the deputy picked it up, he found $7,000 dollars in cash in one of the pockets but no ID.


Post date: Fri, 05/06/2016 - 20:20

EUREKA - The Humboldt Yacht Club along with participating agencies will hold their annual opening day safety salute inaugurating the beginning of the summer boating season.

Festivities will be held Saturday morning from 10 to 3 at the Wharfinger building and public marina.

The salute is to focus on recognizing the organizations and men and women who provide public safety service...

Post date: Fri, 05/06/2016 - 20:14

KLAMATH - With a poor spring Chinook salmon season expected, the Yurok tribe is adopting new fishing regulations in the Klamath watershed.

A survey in 1964 saw over 11,000 spring Chinook in the south fork of the Trinity River. In four of the last twelve years, less than 100 fish were observed. Poor habitat is cited as the prime factor of the decline.

The tribe has decided to...

Post date: Fri, 05/06/2016 - 20:06

KLAMATH - The Yurok Tribe has filed a lawsuit to end illegal gillnet fishing in the lower Klamath River.

The suit was filed against the Resighini Rancheria as well as Rancheria secretary, Gary Dowd for unauthorized harvest of fish within the Yurok reservation. Dowd and other members of the Rancheria have already been cited numerous times for fishing on the lower Klamath without a Yurok...

Post date: Fri, 05/06/2016 - 19:58

EUREKA - They’ve got big signs and they’re hard to miss, they’re pawn shops. In part 2 of Pawn Shops The Real Deal, Eureka Trading Company on 4th and D Streets and the family business Humboldt Pawn on 5th Street explain how the pawn shop industry is regulated, how the pawn process works and if people on the North Coast use it. The Arcata Police Department also weighs-in on their relationship...

Post date: Fri, 05/06/2016 - 18:35

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- It's Mental Health Matters Month a time to reduce stigma and raise awareness.

Community members including those from the Department of Health and Human Services painted signs Friday afternoon for the upcoming Mental Health Walk in Eureka. There are over 25 free events this month including a film screening, several barbecues and a family skate night. 

According to...

Post date: Fri, 05/06/2016 - 18:14

EUREKA- More than 260 Dutch Bros. Coffee locations including right here in Humboldt and Del Norte Counties are donating all proceeds to a great cause.

It's the 10th Annual Drink One for Dane Day in memory of Dane Boersma who co-founded Dutch Bros. Coffee. In 2005, Dane was diagnosed with ALS and passed away in late 2009. All sales Friday go to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, the...

Post date: Fri, 05/06/2016 - 18:07

ARCATA- A driver allegedly under the influence of alcohol, ran over his passenger, sending her to the hospital.

Around 2 Friday morning, 45-year-old Timothy Bolton of Arcata was pulling into a driveway on Plunkett Road when passenger, Jennifer Mallet suddenly exited the land rover. The 35-year-old was run over. She sustained a broken leg, fracture pelvis and abrasions. The driver was...

Post date: Fri, 05/06/2016 - 18:01