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KLAMATH- The results are in for the Yurok Tribe elections, which was held Wednesday.

For the East District, Joseph James beat Laura Borden with three-fourths of the votes. In the South District Lana McCovey won against Sarah Smoker, with about 70% of the votes. Mindy Natt ran unopposed for the Pecwan District.

To certify the results, the election board will hold a meeting on...

Post date: Thu, 10/13/2016 - 14:07

NORTH COAST- Fire alarms helped alert neighbors in Wednesday's Humboldt Hill structure fire. In fact, Cal Fire is reminding people to check their indoor alarms because this week is 'Fire Prevention Week.'

It could save your life. The National Fire Protection Association conducted a survey that showed the public had several misconceptions about smoke detectors, putting them at risk in...

Post date: Thu, 10/13/2016 - 12:23

DEL NORTE- The Del Norte County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help on locating a wanted sex offender.

A 'Be on the Lookout,' or 'BOLO' has been issued for 53-year-old Guydon Blaine Curven. Curven failed to register as an offender. He is known to frequently visit Smith River and Curry County. 

If anyone sees him, officials ask to not approach him. Instead, contact...

Post date: Thu, 10/13/2016 - 12:15

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - We told you about the planned closures of three skilled nursing facilities in the area. Well, a planned protest is scheduled for Thursday.

The North Coast Peoples Alliance along with National Union of Healthcare Workers are some of the organizers of the event which will take place from 4:30 to 6 pm at Pacific Rehabilitation and Wellness Center at 2211 Harrison Street...

Post date: Wed, 10/12/2016 - 23:28

MCKINLEYVILLE - A dog who was dropped off at the Humboldt County Animal Shelter with a broken leg is much better thanks to his recent surgery. Ricky, a 3-month old healer mix was found at a rest stop on Highway 101 in Mendocino County. A good Samaritan brought it to the shelter and emergency surgery was performed. The Sheriff’s Department would like to thank all those who donated to the $2,800...

Post date: Wed, 10/12/2016 - 22:02

FORTUNA - A Fortuna man is in jail after attempting to redeem stolen lottery tickets and resisting arrest.

27-year old Timothy Belisle was arrested at the Chevron gas station on the 800-block of Main Street. Police say he was allegedly trying to cash in stolen lottery scratch tickets. An officer contacted Belisle and attempted to handcuff the suspect who refused to cooperate. A backup...

Post date: Wed, 10/12/2016 - 20:44

REDWAY - A wanted Southern Humboldt man is behind bars after leading authorities on a high speed chase. 37-year old Jesse Surbrugg was arrested.

Just after 3:30 Wednesday afternoon, law enforcement on patrol near the 3100-block of Redwood Drive in Redway, recognized Surbrugg as a felon with a warrant for weapons violations.

A traffic stop was attempted but Surbrugg rode off on a...

Post date: Wed, 10/12/2016 - 20:35

DEL NORTE COUNTY- Del Norte County residents have a chance to hear from local candidates running in the November election.

The Del Norte Tea Party Patriots is hosting an open forum- each candidate attending will be given time to speak.  Community members will also be able to ask questions. It's a chance to learn about propositions as well. Former Sheriff Dean Wilson will be moderating...

Post date: Wed, 10/12/2016 - 17:36