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A crab season that never opened has already devastated crabbers in California and now those same fishermen are taking another hit.

The Pacific Fisheries Management Council released three options for west coast salmon fisheries for the 2016 sport and commercial seasons. Each of the proposed options will cut the number of salmon fishing days for commercial fishing by 20 percent.


Post date: Tue, 03/15/2016 - 16:57

A new candidate has stepped forward to challenge Estelle Fennel in her re-election bid for the 2nd District supervisorial seat.

Glen Bud Rogers is a woodworker by occupation and received bachelor degrees in psychology and anthropology, he’s a past president of the Garberville-Redway Chamber of Commerce, past commander of the American Legion and former president and team...

Post date: Tue, 03/15/2016 - 16:55

Yurok Tribal Chairman James Dunlap resigned abruptly after information surfaced from his past.

Vice Chairman David L. Gensaw Sr. said, “There is no doubt about it, this is a sad and frustrating day for the Yurok people, but we have prevailed over bigger challenges in our past and we will overcome this too.”

Back in 1988, the San Jose Mercury News published a story regarding a...

Post date: Tue, 03/15/2016 - 16:53

The Humboldt State University student who died Sunday in a car crash that left two others injured has been identified. The incident happened on U.S. Highway 101 in Del Norte County, just north of the Newton B. Drury exit.

According to police, 21-year-old Robert Romeri was driving a Ford Mustang headed north, when it swerved off the road and crashed into a tree, killing him. Romeri was...

Post date: Tue, 03/15/2016 - 16:49

The Fortuna Police Department arrested multiple people after a statewide decoy operation that involved more than 80 agencies, including the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, who funded the program.  

During the operation - which took place Saturday - a minor stood outside a liquor store asking people to buy them alcohol. In Fortuna, the minor -- who was under police supervision...

Post date: Tue, 03/15/2016 - 16:47

The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office is searching for two suspects involved in an armed robbery and assault in Loleta.

Around 3:30 yesterday afternoon, deputies responded to a residence on the 100 block of Hay Rake Lane. A 54-year-old man had been pistol whipped, kicked, and punched after two suspects reportedly smashed through a sliding glass door. The two suspects were identified as...

Post date: Tue, 03/15/2016 - 16:45

For the second time in four years, a Eureka liquor store was robbed, but this time the owner decided enough was enough.

Around 11:30 Monday night, Eureka police responded to N&S Liquors and located 25-year-old Aaron Christopher King of McKinleyville, who was on the floor and restrained by three people.

Surveillance video showed King trying to shoot at the owner, however the...

Post date: Tue, 03/15/2016 - 16:44

EUREKA (from EPD)- On 03/14/16 at about 9:37 p.m., officers responded to a liquor store on the 1500 block of 5th Street for the report of a man causing a disturbance with a firear...

Post date: Tue, 03/15/2016 - 12:07