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EUREKA - A Eureka man convicted of voluntary manslaughter and assault with a deadly weapon was sentenced to 11-years in prison Wednesday. Derek Payton admitted to the crimes.

It stems from an incident on the 400-block of Watson Street in October of 2015.  An argument with Payton, Elliott Walin, and two other victims led to Payton chasing them down and firing a weapon. Walin was struck...

Post date: Wed, 07/13/2016 - 20:20

REDWOOD NATIONAL AND STATE PARK - Park authorities are asking the public’s help in identifying a possible suspect in a string of burglaries in two state parks.

The incidents took place back on May 31st at Redwood National and State Park as well as Prairie Creek State Park. Two visitor centers and an employee residence were broken into and items were stolen.

The suspect...

Post date: Wed, 07/13/2016 - 20:10

EUREKA- A notice for those who were camping in the Palco Marsh- the deadline to reclaim property from the city is approaching.

The last day to pick up items that were stored in May, is August 5. You must bring an ID card with you. You can pick them up at the City Corp Yard on 14th Street beginning August 3. They will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. If you want your items beforehand, you...

Post date: Wed, 07/13/2016 - 18:08

ARCATA- It's the second armed robbery on the North Coast within the last three days. This time, a suspect got away with cash at an Arcata gas station.

Around 11:15 p.m Tuesday, police responded to Gas For Less, on the 3100-block of Alliance Road. The clerk said a single suspect entered carrying either a shotgun or rifle. The suspect demanded cash and fled north on Alliance Road. The...

Post date: Wed, 07/13/2016 - 17:55

ARCATA- HSU President Lisa Rossbacher sent out a notice about support during difficult times, such as the Dallas shooting. 

Two events were also set up on campus. One was Wednesday morning, were students and staff gathered to discuss how the incident affected students and staff. The other will be on KHSU's night talk Thursday at 7 p.m. HSU Police Chief Peterson will participate in a...

Post date: Wed, 07/13/2016 - 17:53

DALLAS- The funerals for the 5 officers killed in Dallas, Texas began Wednesday. Thanks to the generous support of the community, the Eureka Police Department was able to send three officers to attend. 

On July 7, Micah Johnson allegedly shot and killed the officers following a Black Lives Matter rally. Johnson said that he, "wanted to kill white people, especially white officers."...

Post date: Wed, 07/13/2016 - 17:50

NORTH COAST - Open Door Community Health Centers are hoping to change the way we think about healthcare. The RX for Wellness tool offers patients a chance to be a part of their own medical team.

Now in its fourth year, Open Door care providers in Humboldt and Del Norte counties use the RX for Wellness visual diagram to engage patients with a focus on nutrition, activity, hydration,...

Post date: Wed, 07/13/2016 - 17:42

NORTH COAST - Drivers of electric vehicles will be able to travel out of the area when a network of charging stations are installed on Highway 101.

California Energy Commission is funding the installation of electric vehicle fast-charging stations at regular intervals along Highway 101. This will enable electric-powered travel from the Oregon border to San Francisco, furthering the...

Post date: Wed, 07/13/2016 - 17:40