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EUREKA - A Fortuna man is in custody after allegedly attempting to burglarize a home in Eureka. Arrested was 37-year old Roosevelt Hester. 

Around 9:45 Monday night, Eureka Police responded to reports of a suspicious person attempting to gain entry at a residence on the 3400 block of N Street. When officers arrived, they recognized Hester as a suspect from an attempted burglary the...

Post date: Tue, 09/22/2015 - 20:38

SCOTIA - A wounded suspect is wanted by authorities after attempting an armed assault on a Scotia man.

Around 6:45 this past Friday evening in the North Court area, a 64-year old male reported he heard a knock at the door. When he opened it, an unknown male forced his way into the home brandishing a gun and threatening to shoot. A struggle ensued and the victim was able to obtain a...

Post date: Tue, 09/22/2015 - 20:18

ARCATA - People across the nation traded their cars Tuesday for a greener method of travel as part of World Car-Free Day.

Created in 2000, motorists are encouraged to give up cars for a day to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and traffic congestion. Advocates say people in 1,500 cities celebrated Tuesday by bicycling, walking, and using public transportation. Arcata became one of those...

Post date: Tue, 09/22/2015 - 18:36

ARCATA - The California State University Chancellor has kicked off a tour to visit all 23 of the system's universities. The first, Tuesday, at Humboldt State.

“I really wanted to spend some time, some in depth time with our faculty, and our students and our staff. To really understand the learning environment as they see it through their lens today,” said Timothy White, CSU Chancellor...

Post date: Tue, 09/22/2015 - 18:28

FORTUNA- The Fortuna Police Department is targeting homelessness one shrub at a time. Authorities are asking business and private property owners to clear out excess brush and vegetation.

The agency says the city has been experiencing a slight up-tick in illegal campsites, with a large population residing behind the redwood village shopping center. The department is working with that...

Post date: Tue, 09/22/2015 - 17:38

EUREKA- A 91 page report detailing Humboldt County DHHS' strengths and weaknesses went before the Board of Supervisors Tuesday morning.

The review is a precursor to the search for a new health and human services director. Current director Phillip Crandall is set to retire in January.

As part of the study, county employees and residents were asked what they thought was good about...

Post date: Tue, 09/22/2015 - 17:38

EUREKA- The Eureka Rescue Mission held a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday in Old Town.

The Mission has been serving those in need since 1967 and is now expanding it’s 2nd Street location. 

"We'll have a cafeteria that will hold from 150 probably occupancy. We’ll also have a brand new kitchen which we need so bad because this building that we’re in right now is over 100...

Post date: Tue, 09/22/2015 - 17:05

EUREKA- The Eureka Woman’s Club is inviting local professionals to join it’s Afterwork Network.

Wednesday night, the Woman’s Club is hosting an open house for those in the community to learn what it’s all about. On the third Wednesday of each month, the Afterwork Network invites members to a social event and an educational workshop. Previous workshops include project management 101, job...

Post date: Tue, 09/22/2015 - 16:56