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EUREKA - A Fieldbrook man, driving on a suspended license was arrested after a search turned up a large amount of drugs. 30-year old Kaleb Severe was taken into custody.

Wednesday evening just before 9:30, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies pulled over a vehicle whose license plate light was not working. When law enforcement contacted Severe, a strong smell of marijuana was...

Post date: Fri, 02/26/2016 - 21:37

DEL NORTE- A Crescent City Man was sentenced to 3-years in state prison for a DUI crash that injured two people.

Last December, 21-year-old David Scarborough crashed his vehicle into a parked car injuring a man and child. The felon’s blood alcohol level was three times over the legal limit.

This was Scarborough’s third conviction for DUI over the last year. He will be required to...

Post date: Fri, 02/26/2016 - 21:22

ARCATA - An Oakland man was arrested Friday afternoon in the HSU library for alleged lewd behavior.

University Officials say Justin Patrick approached a woman seated at a table on the 2nd floor of the library, stood over her shoulder and began touching his genitals through his clothing while talking to her. Repeated requests from the victim that he leave her alone were...

Post date: Fri, 02/26/2016 - 21:09

DEL NORTE COUNTY - A Crescent City man could face up to 16 years in state prison after being charged for multiple counts of sexual abuse of a juvenile male.

From 1997 through 1999, 57-year old Christopher Renner allegedly engaged in substantial sexual contact with a male child between 5 and 7 years of age. Alternative counts were also filed for lewd acts upon a child under 14 years of...

Post date: Fri, 02/26/2016 - 20:58

EUREKA - Humboldt County made history Friday as its Commercial Medical Marijuana Land Use Ordinance is now in effect people can now apply for permits.  

Humboldt is the first county in the state to develop a local regulatory system that coincides with the recently passed Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act. Businesses can apply through the county's Planning and Building...

Post date: Fri, 02/26/2016 - 18:02

EUREKA - Female students in the Redwood Teen Challenge program in Eureka are finding new hope with a new home.

Women in the program live at the Streams of Living Water Women’s Center, which recently moved from 7th and P to Myrtle Avenue.

"One year ago the Board of Directors saw the need to expand the women's center and they heard about the Hospice of Humboldt moving...

Post date: Fri, 02/26/2016 - 17:57

EUREKA- The Eureka Police Department hosted its monthly service fair Friday afternoon for those living in the Palco Marsh. It could soon be coming to an end however, as plans are in the works to extend the waterfront trail, urging homeless individuals to find elsewhere to live, come April.

More than two dozen support and service groups filled the back parking lot of the Bayshore Mall to...

Post date: Fri, 02/26/2016 - 17:43

CALIFORNIA- Just when we brought you good news of gas prices plummeting, it's now predicted to increase. It may even go up thirty cents over the weekend in some areas of California.

Monday we told you the cheapest gas in Humboldt was found at Costco; However that price has already gone up by 6 cents. Once winter is over and warmer weather approaches, refineries change fuel to a more...

Post date: Fri, 02/26/2016 - 17:40