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DEL NORTE COUNTY- Flight attendance remains strong at the Del Norte County Regional Airport.

According to the Airport Manager, the number of passengers remained the same in 2015 as 2014 even with no flights for a period of last year. New airline, PenAir went into service in mid-September, after SkyWest terminated its flights in April of last year. PenAir has nonstop flights to Portland...

Post date: Fri, 01/08/2016 - 17:36

SAMOA- Arcata City Councilman and Humboldt County third District Supervisor Candidate, Mark Wheetley was arrested on suspicion of DUI.

At around 9:10 Thursday night Mark Wheetley was pulled over for speeding on State Route 255 at New Navy Base Road. The California Highway Patrol said he showed signs and symptoms of intoxication. Following a DUI evaluation, Wheetley was placed under...

Post date: Fri, 01/08/2016 - 17:31

EUREKA- H Street at Madrone Avenue in Eureka was temporarily closed Friday morning following a two-vehicle collision.

Just after 9, an elderly female driving a gold Cadillac sedan attempted to turn left onto H Street when she collided with a blue Honda. Both vehicles received major damage. The male driver of the Honda injured his wrist. The female driver was also injured. Both were...

Post date: Fri, 01/08/2016 - 17:28

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - The Department of Health and Human Services along with the Division of Environmental Health released important wastewater documents for public review and comment.

It’s all part of a process to gear up for new state regulations. Per a directive from the Humboldt County Supervisors, DHHS has developed a management program to oversee the compliance process which must be...

Post date: Thu, 01/07/2016 - 21:00

RIO DELL - A citizen's tip results in the arrest of a Rio Dell man.

According to Rio Dell Police, 33-year old David Bourland was taken into custody after law enforcement received information there might be stolen property at a residence on the 200-block of 2nd Avenue.

After a search, officers recovered the alleged property along with processed marijuana, hash lab...

Post date: Thu, 01/07/2016 - 20:42

DEL NORTE COUNTY - An altercation between two groups of people in Crescent City lands a man and woman in jail for attempted murder.

Wednesday night just before 10, Del Norte County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 150-block of Del Lane. An argument between two groups of people had broken out. As one party was leaving in a vehicle, 31-year old Klamath resident, Stanley “Buck” Scott”...

Post date: Thu, 01/07/2016 - 20:31

MCKINLEYVILLE- On Wednesday morning at around nine, Humboldt County Sheriff Deputies responded to Sagewood Drive, McKinleyville, for a report of an unwanted subject.

The subject, later identified as 24 year old John Davis, was refusing to leave an unfinished residence. Upon arrival, construction workers showed deputies where Davis was lying.

Deputies announced they were with the...

Post date: Thu, 01/07/2016 - 18:04

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Regional airports across the nation including right here in Humboldt County are feeling the effects of a pilot shortage.

According to the Arcata-Eureka Airport, in recent months flights have been cancelled due to the lack of crew. The FAA has increased the required flying time for commercial pilots from 250 hours to 1500 hours before they can hit the skies. This means a...

Post date: Thu, 01/07/2016 - 18:00