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EUREKA - A $4 million dollar project with an eye on the future is nearly complete.

Crews are putting the finishing touches on the third phase of Zoe Barnum High School’s modernization project. New cafeteria, smart walls, and brand-new commercial kitchen where students will produce food for the district’s lunch menu.

Zoe Barnum is currently being used by older kids. If district...

Post date: Thu, 09/29/2016 - 17:29

ARCATA- The State Coastal Conservancy awarded a $550,000 grant to the City of Arcata.  

The money will be used for construction on the Humboldt Bay Trail North Project, that runs from Samoa Boulevard through the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary. It will also integrate with Highway 101 and the railroad corridors near Bracut Industrial Park. The total length of the multi-use trail will...

Post date: Thu, 09/29/2016 - 17:28

In celebration of the National Parks 100th year anniversary, Bill Sycalik, former New York management consultant, traded in his suit and tie to run all 59 parks in the United States.

To keep travel costs at a minimum, Sycalik stays at hostels or in his car top camper. This weekend will mark his 16th park. The project will take about 1 to 2 years to complete. He says, he hopes...

Post date: Thu, 09/29/2016 - 17:26

EUREKA - Jon Goldberg pled not guilty in the murder of Fortuna Volunteer Fire Captain Tim Smith at his arraignment today.
Goldberg is charged with one count of murder with a special allegation of discharging a handgun, causing great bodily injury or death. The prosecutor stated that Goldberg and Tim Smith knew each other and were friends. He went on to say that there is reason to...

Post date: Thu, 09/29/2016 - 17:26

FORTUNA- A Go-Fund-Me donation page has been set-up for Captain Tim Smith, who was fatally shot Monday. 

Captain Smith was a member of the Fortuna Volunteer Fire Department and Eel River Valley Technical Rope Rescue Team. He was also part of the strike team that went to Monterey to battle the Soberanes Fire. Those in the community say that he will be missed- he was an amazing person and...

Post date: Thu, 09/29/2016 - 17:21

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - Low income seniors are encouraged to take advantage of a low cost shingles vaccine offered by the Department of Health and Human Services.

Those qualifying can get the shingle vaccine at the public health clinic in Eureka for a reduced cost. The onetime dose is available year round but at their regular price of over 200-dollars.

According to the Centers for...

Post date: Wed, 09/28/2016 - 20:01

McKinleyville - An injured small dog found loose at a rest stop in Mendocino County with a broken leg is in need of surgery.

Ricky is a 3-month old Heeler mix and was brought to the Humboldt County Animal Shelter Monday. The surgery to fix his leg cannot be done locally and must be completed by a specialist in the Medford area. It’s estimated the cost of the surgery is around $2,800....

Post date: Wed, 09/28/2016 - 19:47

EUREKA - A Tennessee man could face up to 3-years in prison after a felony conviction for driving recklessly while evading a police officer. 26-year old Ervin Sweat is scheduled for sentencing November 7.

In June of 2014, police responded to the McDonalds parking lot in Fortuna for a possible DUI driver. When the officer approached, Sweat fled in his vehicle driving at speeds in excess...

Post date: Wed, 09/28/2016 - 19:38