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EUREKA - While the North Coast crab season is delayed due to toxic levels of domoic acid found in Dungeness crab, The Eureka Crab Celebration will carry on.  

Eureka Main Street has teamed up with Wild Planet to import toxic free crab from Washington and Oregon. The organization says even with the obstacle, they aim to support the crabbing industry because it’s important to the economy...

Post date: Thu, 01/07/2016 - 16:26

EUREKA - There was a very special birthday celebration Thursday afternoon in Eureka, as Mrs. Florence Baker turned 103 years old.

Born in Nebraska 1913, Florence Baker now resides at Frye’s Care Home. She has two children, a son and daughter, and now her family has expanded to 90 grand and great-grandchildren. Florence enjoyed her birthday with family, flowers, cards and a pink birthday...

Post date: Thu, 01/07/2016 - 16:21

EUREKA - Toys for Tots is frustrated after a truckload of donated toys was unable to make it to Humboldt County this Christmas.

Toys for Tots was offered a last-minute donation of $67,000 worth of toys, however due to truck restrictions along highway 101 through Richardson Grove and a limited time frame, the toys were sent to another organization. Toys for Tots provides one major toy...

Post date: Thu, 01/07/2016 - 16:16

MCKINLEYVILLE - A McKinleyville teen is in custody after leading law enforcement on a foot chase.

The 14-year old male was suspected of stealing a vehicle off Chance Lane. Tuesday around 2 pm, authorities were notified the vehicle was in front of Smug’s Pizza on Central Avenue.

When sheriff’s deputies arrived, the suspect fled on foot into a wooded area. An hour later he was...

Post date: Wed, 01/06/2016 - 20:43

LOLETA - An update to an arrest of an Oakland man in Loleta.

Tuesday afternoon around 12:30, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department responded to Bear River Casino. Hotel staff found 41-year old John Augborne was trespassing and had fallen asleep with a firearm lying next to him in one of their rooms. Deputies were able to enter the room undetected and remove the weapon. A search also...

Post date: Wed, 01/06/2016 - 20:34

FERNDALE - After a nearly two year legal battle between Stuart and Caroline Titus and the Humboldt County Fair Association and its directors, a settlement has been made; but, not without a price tag of $150,000.

The lawsuit stemmed from Stuart Titus’s 22-year tenure with the association being terminated after the its board of directors voted twice not renew his employment. The couple...

Post date: Wed, 01/06/2016 - 20:22

EUREKA - In an effort to get the next generation of Eureka residents invested in the city’s future, staff invited 16-30 year olds to share their ideas at “Next Generation Eureka”.  At the two-hour meeting participants were given 100 Eureka bucks and asked to choose how they would prioritize the budget. Youth then broke into groups focusing on one of four topics: creating night life and outdoor...

Post date: Wed, 01/06/2016 - 18:45

EUREKA - The City of Eureka wants your input on food trucks. City regulations currently limit food trucks to a few areas. Staff will explore expansion of these locations at a public meeting Thursday, January 7th at the Wharfinger Building from 5:00 to 7:00p.m. Community members can share their opinions about three types of mobile food facilities including small groups of food trucks called “...

Post date: Wed, 01/06/2016 - 18:41