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From the Humboldt County Corner's Office:

On August 15, 2015 at about 1:30 PM the Sheriff's Office was notified of a possibly deceased person on the beach at College Cove, Trinidad.

Due to the location of the body, assistance was requested by the Coast Guard Helicopter. The helicopter was able to place a USCG Rescue Swimmer and one Deputy...

Post date: Mon, 08/17/2015 - 09:17

The Humboldt County Coroner's Office is working to identify a male body found near College Cove. Thousands of dollars in merchandise stolen from Eureka store. U.S. Forest Service reminds hunters of forest closures now that bow hunting season is underway. Firefighters wrap up two-days of training drills in Arcata. School is almost in session at Humboldt State University. Dozens of dogs compete...

Post date: Sun, 08/16/2015 - 19:21

An investigation is underway after body is discovered near College Cove. The community gathers for a run to remember a fallen Navy Seal from Arcata. A memorial service is held for a U.S. Forest Service Firefighter killed last weekend. More than 30 firefighters from three local agencies participate in vehicle extrication drills. Dozens of lanterns are decorated for the 33rd Annual Arcata...

Post date: Sat, 08/15/2015 - 19:48

CRESCENT CITY - Two Del Norte suspects received prison sentences and a third could face up to 6 years after a planned beating left a Crescent City man with permanent injuries.

25-year old Joshua Andritsch and 24-year old Ashley Piekosz were sentenced to 7 and 4 years respectively after they were found guilty of assault and causing great bodily injury. A third party, 23-year old Chase...

Post date: Sat, 08/15/2015 - 00:25

ARCATA - A memorial run in honor of a fallen Navy SEAL is set for Saturday, the 15th in Arcata. It’s the 2nd Annual Kevin Ebbert Memorial Trail Run.

Ebbert, a Navy SEAL from Arcata was killed in action in Afghanistan in November of 2012. He went through local schools and graduated from Arcata High. In 2003, he graduated from U.C. Santa Cruz then enlisted in the Navy.


Post date: Fri, 08/14/2015 - 23:46

EUREKA - One man is in custody after an armed home invasion robbery and vehicle theft in Eureka.

Just after 3:30 Friday afternoon, Eureka Police were called to the 2100-block of Buhne Street. The victims told officials an unknown man tied them up at gun point, took several items from the home, and then fled in the victim's car. Officers located that vehicle a short time later and...

Post date: Fri, 08/14/2015 - 23:36

WEOTT - Another wildfire broke out Friday afternoon in Southern Humboldt.

Just after 2 pm, firefighters responded to Bull Creek Road near Weott. An air tanker and helicopter along with engines and hand-crews quickly stepped in to fight the 2 acre fire.

The cause is under investigation.  

Post date: Fri, 08/14/2015 - 22:30

RIO DELL - A motorcyclist was transported to the hospital with major injuries after a solo accident in Rio Dell. It happened just after 1 this afternoon, on Highway 101 near Davis Street. For unknown reasons, the rider lost control of the motorcycle and crashed.

We'll have more information as it becomes available.

Post date: Fri, 08/14/2015 - 22:23