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The Arcata Fire District is searching for a suspect who stole a generator from their temporary headquarters in Arcata.
Around 7 Thursday morning, a Kubota generator was stolen from their parking lot on the corner of 6th and I Street.
The suspect was seen fleeing in an old tan or gold Suburban, with mismatched wheels and tinted windows. The suspect's described as a...

Post date: Fri, 03/11/2016 - 09:59

HUMBOLDT BAY - A water quality study to be conducted by the California Department of Public Health may result in turning portions of Humboldt Bay red.

The study will take place from March 14-25 and will provide information to protect commercial shellfish growing areas from potential sources of pollution. A similar study was done in 2004.

Authorities assure the public the water...

Post date: Fri, 03/11/2016 - 00:08

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - In a unanimous vote at a special board meeting, the Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District Board of Directors selected attorney, Neal Latt of Eureka to replace Kaitlin Sopoci-Belknap. Latt will represent Division 1 in Northwest Eureka and the Samoa Peninsula.

He will complete the remainder of Sopoci-Belknap’s term through December 8 due to her resignation and relocation...

Post date: Thu, 03/10/2016 - 23:51

REDWAY - Law enforcement is on the lookout for suspects after a store is damaged and burglarized in Southern Humboldt.

Wednesday morning just before 8:30, sheriff’s deputies responded to the Redway Feed Store. A reporting party noticed the front door of the business was broken and a glass donation jar for Hospice was emptied of $50.00 in cash. Two flashlights valued at nearly $300.00...

Post date: Thu, 03/10/2016 - 23:37

UPDATE: U.S. Highway 101 is down to one lane near Standish-Hickey State Park due to a rockslide. Expect delays. From Caltrans.


Alderpoint Road is closed at Casterlin Road due to power poles and lines down. From County Roads


LEGGETT - Highway 101 north of Leggett has been closed due to an active slide.

The California Highway Patrol said that just before 7...

Post date: Thu, 03/10/2016 - 20:17

CALIFORNIA-Forty-thousand Californians die each year from tobacco related diseases; Senator Mike McGuire is pushing forward to reduce smoking use. Senate bill ABX2 10 was passed which would allow local voters to dictate their own tobacco tax.

It’s been 16 years since California raised the tobacco tax. Although passing this bill does not force counties to increase the tax, it at least...

Post date: Thu, 03/10/2016 - 17:56

EUREKA-Over 300 PG&E customers were without power on the North Coast, after a windy storm passed through the area.

Around 9 p.m Wednesday, a downed power pole on Walnut Drive in Cutten left 140 residents in the dark and a downed tree on Harris and Lowell Street left 50 people without power. 78 customers in Fortuna also lost electricity.

With the hard work of crews, power was...

Post date: Thu, 03/10/2016 - 17:41

HUMBOLDT COUNTY-Volunteers were in action Thursday answering phone calls, all to raise money for St. Jude's Children Hospital. It's the first day of a two day telethon held at Bicoastal Media's radio station at Spruce Point.

The fundraiser started at 6 in the morning and within the first four hours, they raised over $9,000. St. Jude's is a research and treatment facility for kids with...

Post date: Thu, 03/10/2016 - 17:32