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BLUE LAKE - The Blue Lake City Council will review options Tuesday on how to deal with noise and crime complaints stemming from the city's Logger Bar.

The Sheriff’s Office will have the option to forward written complaints to the District Attorney or the Alcohol Beverage Control staff. Voluntary efforts through mediation with the Logger Bar owner and bothered neighbors is also suggested...

Post date: Mon, 09/21/2015 - 18:34

MANILA - Wednesday marks the United Nation’s International Day of Peace and la ocal Montessori school chose to celebrate in a big way.

“We need to start listening to our spiritual connection to the earth and to all the animals and to all life on the planet. We need peace on earth,” said Robert Hepburn, Veterans For Peace.

“Focusing on peace is an inside job and being willing to...

Post date: Mon, 09/21/2015 - 18:32

ARCATA - Humboldt State is receiving $300,000 to focus on sexual violence prevention.

The grant will allow HSU to work with The North Coast Rape Crisis Team, Humboldt Domestic Violence Services, and The Arcata Police Department, to enhance safety and provide assistance to victims. Grant funds will also go toward the school’s student-led, sexual assault, dating violence and stalking...

Post date: Mon, 09/21/2015 - 18:14

Humboldt DHHS organizational study completed, on county agenda

EUREKA- A long list of recommendations are being brought before county supervisors Tuesday as Humboldt County ramps up it's recruitment for a new Health and Human Services director.

The county hired an Oregon firm in April to conduct a review of the department. While that agency found that DHHS should remain...

Post date: Mon, 09/21/2015 - 16:26

TRINIDAD- The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office needs your help finding the man believed to have robbed the Trinidad Chevron station.

Authorities say they believe Gene Chester Nelson, 28, robbed a gas station employee at knifepoint just before 8 a.m. September 12. The suspect fled on foot with cash. The sheriff's office has issued an arrest warrant for nelson with a bail of $100,000....

Post date: Mon, 09/21/2015 - 16:24

LAKE COUNTY- It’s being called one of the most destructive wildland fires in California history.

The Valley Fire in Lake County has charred more than 75,000 acres and is now 70% contained. Over 1,000 homes are destroyed and it’s believed 150 businesses are lost. Four firefighters have been injured and 3 people have died.

The State of California has flooded the county with...

Post date: Mon, 09/21/2015 - 13:35

RIO DELL- Rio Dell residents may soon be faced with a drastic increase on their water bills.

At Tuesday’s City Council meeting, the council will address final questions regarding a water rate hike. Last week, a special meeting was held, informing ratepayers that rates could be increasing 60 to 70%.

Mayor Frank Wilson says the hikes could produce an estimated 1.1 million dollars...

Post date: Mon, 09/21/2015 - 13:24

MCKINLEYVILLE- The Teen & Community Center currently under construction in McKinleyville needs a name and is asking for your ideas.

McKinleyville residents, organizations, businesses and property owners are encouraged to weigh in and submit a name you think is best. A naming committee will review all the proposals and from there, the McKinleyville Community Services District will...

Post date: Mon, 09/21/2015 - 13:16