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EUREKA - The crab industry has been hit hard financially due to a delayed season caused by high levels of domoic acid found in Dungeness and rock crab. Last week the Small Business Administration announced they would offer some relief with disaster loans. Local crab fishermen say the loans aren’t practical for the industry. 

The SBA has been at Woodley Island the past three days to...

Post date: Fri, 02/12/2016 - 19:11

EUREKA-The day of love is soon approaching and some people have already started celebrating. Music, warm food, and live entertainment were just a few of the many things provided at the Humboldt Senior Resource Center today .

The event was open to the public and held in Eureka. The room was decorated with hearts, red balloons, and roses. There was even a raffle. Singing also filled the...

Post date: Fri, 02/12/2016 - 17:57

EUREKA-It's the statewide Preteen Vaccine Week and public health is reminding families that their children meet vaccine requirements.

State law requires that students starting the seventh grade show proof of a Tdap booster. The shot protects against bacteria such as diphtheria, whooping cough, and more.

The public health clinic in Eureka offers a variety of services and...

Post date: Fri, 02/12/2016 - 17:54

KING SALMON- King Salmon residents are sounding off on a dredging project they say should have happened a long time ago.

The Humboldt Bay Harbor Recreation and Conservation District explains where the project stands and what’s next for these concerned residents.

This is the main channel of King Salmon, an area that hasn't been dredged since the 1970's according to local residents...

Post date: Fri, 02/12/2016 - 17:20

FORTUNA- The Humboldt Ice Rink Committee is weighing its options for bringing a permanent ice rink to the Friendly City.

More than 14,500 skaters hit the ice at Newburg Park when the first rink was here from December 4th to January 18th. Committee members say they want this year’s rink to be bigger and to open earlier. The ultimate goal is to have a permanent rink...

Post date: Fri, 02/12/2016 - 17:02

EUREKA - A shortage of EMT’S in the state has forced City Ambulance of Eureka to widen its recruitment pool to include all of California.

Following completion of an academic program and hospital training, paramedics must complete 1500 intern hours on an emergency medical service crew.

Whether for geographic or financial reasons, these internships are inaccessible for many...

Post date: Fri, 02/12/2016 - 00:51

TACOMA, WASHINGTON - The murder trial of Skylar Nemetz continued Thursday with the suspect giving his second day of testimony.

Prosecutors were exploring several relationships they felt contributed to a jealous rage that drove Nemetz to allegedly shoot his wife Danielle Rippeon-Nemetz with an AR-15 assault rifle. In Thursday’s testimony, Nemetz refuted those assertions by council.

Post date: Fri, 02/12/2016 - 00:30

EUREKA - Flags were at half-staff Thursday for long-time police volunteer, Gary Swanson.

The 17-year veteran of the Eureka Police Department’s Volunteer Patrol passed away recently.

Swanson was a Valor-Service Challenge Coin Award winner back in 2014 and in 2015 was the first recipient of the Community Service and Volunteerism Award. He donated more than 62-hundred hours of...

Post date: Fri, 02/12/2016 - 00:15