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EUREKA - Two portable restrooms supplied by the Harbor District for homeless individuals in the Palco Marsh were destroyed.

Humboldt Bay Fire crews responded around 5:30 Tuesday morning to reports the units were on fire. However, once crews were on scene, the restrooms were burned to the ground.

Over a year ago, the Harbor District rented “porta-potties” and they had to be...

Post date: Fri, 03/25/2016 - 00:26

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - The Humboldt County Superior Court is looking for individuals interested in serving on the county Civil Grand Jury for the 2016-17 fiscal year.

The jury consists of 19-people who investigate citizen complaints relating to local government agencies and non-profit organizations that receive public funding. Although an arm of the superior court, it is an entirely...

Post date: Fri, 03/25/2016 - 00:13

FORTUNA - Some scary moments Thursday in Fortuna. The high school went into lockdown mode after a threat of violence from a student.

The incident took place around 9:45 in the morning. The threat was over in a short amount of time and school was back in session in less than 30 minutes.

Because the threat was from a juvenile, very little information is being released. There were...

Post date: Thu, 03/24/2016 - 23:59

EUREKA - The Eureka Police Department’s athletic abilities were on display Thursday evening.

It was all fun and games as Chief, Andrew Mills led some of his officers in the 2nd Annual Hoops and Heroes barbeque and basketball game.

The bragging rights were up for grabs as law enforcement took on the Zane Middle School Basketball Team. Volunteers cooked up hot dogs....

Post date: Thu, 03/24/2016 - 23:34

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- The 2016 report card for Humboldt County's water infrastructure was released today. 

There are 19 water systems in Humboldt that work to provide clean water. There are seven different criteria used to asses the systems, that include the condition, maintenance, operation, and safety.

The overall grade was a "B" for the 'water' infrastructure in Humboldt County....

Post date: Thu, 03/24/2016 - 17:44

DEL NORTE COUNTY- There's a new Deputy at the Del Norte County Sheriff's Office. She was also honored by District Attorney Dale Trigg as the 2015 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year.

Sarah Asbury was raised in Humboldt County, where she also worked for the Rio Dell Police Department. She later headed to Crescent City PD, working the front desk. However, Asbury's goal was to become an...

Post date: Thu, 03/24/2016 - 17:42

EUREKA- A man was arrested for assault and robbery in Eureka, where he pistol whipped the victim leaving visible injuries..

Around 5 p.m Wednesday, Humboldt County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the 4600 block of Union Street. The victim stated that 40-year-old Aaron Ray Waggoner had assaulted him, taken his belongings, and then fled in a green Chevy pickup. Eureka police later found...

Post date: Thu, 03/24/2016 - 17:40

EUREKA- A Eureka High School student was honored with an award from President Obama, after being nominated by the school.

Francim Aguilar was recognized for her volunteering service. Some places she's donated her time include the Betty Chinn Day Center, Coats for the Cold, and Food for People. She also put together fundraising events for various charities as well those that were...

Post date: Thu, 03/24/2016 - 17:38