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NORTH COAST - A local third generation dahlia gardener received top honors Tuesday in a national flower competition.

Almand Dahlia Gardens owner, Doug Almand entered the 2015 National Heirloom Exposition’s very first dahlia competition, held in Santa Rosa. Almand made the court of honor with five entries, several best of show and first place in the size category. Almand, his wife,...

Post date: Thu, 09/10/2015 - 19:20
EUREKA - The rezoning of the Eureka Waterfront was approved Thursday after a Coastal Commission board meeting.
 

The city of Eureka has worked for two years to expand the number of principally and conditionally permitted uses within the Waterfront Commercial Zone. With the rezoning, businesses such as bike shops, spas, shoe stores and small theaters will not be...

Post date: Thu, 09/10/2015 - 19:17

ARCATA - The last suspect in a paintball gun shooting this past July, which severely injured a man at Humboldt State, has been arrested. 

Marcus James Finney was taken into custody on a warrant for the assault, after being spotted at a football game in Eureka. University Police began investing the incident after 27-year-old Sean Leydon was a victim of a random drive-by shooting while...

Post date: Thu, 09/10/2015 - 19:12

BROOKINGS - The City of Brookings will be making some significant street improvements starting on Monday.

Over 12,000 linear feet of pavement throughout the city will get resurfacing treatment. On Monday and Tuesday, there will be several street closures. Residents of the affected areas will receive hand-delivered notices with specific date and time information. Temporary no parking...

Post date: Thu, 09/10/2015 - 15:03

WILLOW CREEK - A Willow Creek man is in custody after a cryptic note was left at a business and led authorities to an illegal grow operation.

Deputies arrested 44-year old Kenneth Richard Ashe after a note was left on a vehicle at a business indicating a woman’s life was in danger and she was being held at a residence against her will.

On Tuesday, Law enforcement responded to the...

Post date: Wed, 09/09/2015 - 22:23

EUREKA - The 19-year-old accused of a deadly hit-and-run accident south of Fortuna last week pled not guilty in court Tuesday.

Last Tuesday,  “Carley Kathryn Palsson” was allegedly driving southbound on Highway 101 north of the 36 when her vehicle left the roadway, traveled onto the shoulder and collided with 47-year-old “Lawrence Kenneth Bryant” of Fortuna. Bryant was pronounced dead...

Post date: Wed, 09/09/2015 - 22:11

MCKINLEYVILLE - The McKinleyville Community Watch group has grown to over 2,300 members. Now they’re aiming to strengthen the relationship with law enforcement and county officials.

Watch group administrators say gang related issues in McKinleyville are of primary concern. Residents want to know how those issues are being addressed. At a meeting Thursday, members will discuss how to...

Post date: Wed, 09/09/2015 - 17:55

BLUE LAKE - Excessive noise and drunken customers from The Logger Bar are becoming a nuisance to the neighborhood. That’s according to some Blue Lake residents who filed complaints to the city two weeks ago. Those complaints were addressed Tuesday night at the city's council meeting.

Formal complaints made to the city of Blue Lake stated live music from The Logger Bar goes late into the...

Post date: Wed, 09/09/2015 - 17:53