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HOOPA - After Ray’s Food Place elected to pull their operations out of Hoopa due to infestation issues, Humboldt County Health and Human Services mobile outreach teams are joining local agencies to help increase access to resources in Eastern Humboldt.

The DHHS mobile outreach vehicle will join with the UC Cooperative Extension Master Food Preserver Program. They’ll set up in the old...

Post date: Mon, 07/25/2016 - 20:22

HUMBOLDT COUNTY  - Humboldt County unemployment rates have continued to improve according to a recent report.

Last month, the county was ranked 17 out of 58. For the month of June it moved up one spot. San Mateo County enjoyed the #1 ranking with unemployment at only 3.3-percent; Humboldt’s was 5.2.

Rio dell sported the highest rate in the county at 7.1. The lowest rate was Blue...

Post date: Mon, 07/25/2016 - 20:12

ARIZONA- A former Humboldt State University football player faces 105 years to life in prison, if convicted in the murder of a Southern California man.

In May of 2013, an El Cajon man was fatally shot in the head while riding in a car with a friend on Interstate 8. Although police say he’s not a gang member, they do believe the shooting was a result of a gang feud. 

In the last...

Post date: Mon, 07/25/2016 - 17:44

EUREKA- Do you have any questions for local law enforcement? Want to get to know them better, in a casual setting? On Tuesday, the EPD will be at the Old Town Farmers Market from 10 a.m. until noon.

Every month, Coffee with the Captains is held at a different location. Members of the community can drop by at any time; this allows both parties to get to know each other.

On August...

Post date: Mon, 07/25/2016 - 17:34

FORTUNA-Two are behind bars for a Fortuna  burglary, after officials located the stolen property in a vehicle.

At 2:45 a.m. Sunday, police responded to the 800 block of 12th Street. The victim said when she got home, she found two people in her residence who later fled. Officials that include Rio Dell, Fortuna, and Ferndale police searched the area but did not find any suspects.


Post date: Mon, 07/25/2016 - 17:29

FERNDALE - A 19-year-old Fortuna man is clinging to life tonight after a tragic accident at Centerville Beach Saturday night.

Judah Helton was digging a six foot deep hole with his friends when it collapsed on him, trapping him inside.

His friends unburied his head the best they could but the weight of the sand made it impossible for him to breathe for about a half hour.


Post date: Mon, 07/25/2016 - 17:23

EUREKA- Three people have picked up nomination forms for the two Eureka City Council seats open in November.

However, nobody has submitted any for Ward 2.Councilwoman Linda Atkins won't run due to term limits. John Yalcinkaya and Mathew Owen picked up forms for Ward 2, but haven't turned it in. Owen is married to Humboldt County Supervisor Virginia Bass. As for Ward 4, John Fullerton...

Post date: Mon, 07/25/2016 - 17:23

EUREKA - Eureka police say that the percentage of violent crime is up in the city.

EPD says the increase of 17 percent is concerning and they are looking at what their next move will be to stop it.

These numbers are not just up in eureka, but also statewide in california.

Chief Mills thinks it is too early to tell the cause but said he thinks AB 109 and Prop 41 have had a...

Post date: Mon, 07/25/2016 - 17:18