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EUREKA- The Eureka Police Department news channel 3 that it has gotten several leads on the possible whereabouts of a Salinas murder suspect believed to be in the city limits.

Nicolas "Brad" Azcona, 23, is wanted by the Salinas Police Department for attempted robbery and murder. He is believed to be a Norteno gang member and is considered armed and dangerous.

EPD tells us it's...

Post date: Wed, 10/07/2015 - 17:29

EUREKA - Two 25-year-old men from Texas were arrested at a Eureka motel Tuesday night after police found 50 pounds of marijuana.

Around 9 p.m. the Eureka Police Department along with the POP Unit and Drug Task Force responded to a disturbance call on the 2200 block of 4th Street. Officers contacted two males, Matthew Foty and Zachary Pereira and smelled marijuana. A search...

Post date: Wed, 10/07/2015 - 16:57

ARCATA - The North Coast Co-op is now accepting proposals from local non-profits, for grants offered through it’s Cooperative Community Fund.

Grants stem from the Co-op’s ten cent paper bag charge along with shopper donations. Grants will range from $500 to $2000. They will be awarded to organizations geared toward sustainable agriculture, food security, food nutrition and education....

Post date: Wed, 10/07/2015 - 16:48

EUREKA - A graduation ceremony was held Wednesday honoring heavy equipment mechanics in Caltrans' Official Apprentice Program. 

The program is designed to employ participants, while simultaneously providing them with industry experience on specialized equipment. Students work on big projects such as truck engine rebuilds and receive tool allowance increases with passed semester exams....

Post date: Wed, 10/07/2015 - 16:17

ARCATA - There are thousands of peace poles worldwide and the city of Arcata added to that number Wednesday with an installation at City Hall.

A peace pole is a physical representation of uplifting humankind toward harmony. Last month the city council voted unanimously on the design “Peace Grows Here” for the City Hall lawn. Made by Arcata artist Lauryn Axelrod, the pole is constructed...

Post date: Wed, 10/07/2015 - 16:16

RIO DELL - It’s been a complicated issue that has taxed officials and residents alike but the wait is over.

Water rates will be going up in the City of Rio Dell. That was a given. After lengthy discussions and focus groups, a set increase for attaining the city’s goal to be solvent on the water issue was reached.

A 70-percent increase will be instituted over a 7-year period; with...

Post date: Tue, 10/06/2015 - 23:34

RIO DELL – Three people were arrested after authorities closed down an alleged drug house.

It happened Tuesday on the 300-block of 2nd Avenue in Rio Dell. Police, the Drug Task Force and Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office found over 70-pounds of processed marijuana, growing plants, drug paraphernalia, ecstasy, methamphetamine and methadone tablets.

30-year old James...

Post date: Tue, 10/06/2015 - 20:18

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - After interviewing several candidates, the Humboldt County Superior Court has selected a new C.E.O.

Kim Bartleson will serve as Court Executive Officer and Jury Commissioner. She comes to the North Coast with 22 years of experience in Washington State.

Bartleson’s first day on the job will be October 26th.

Post date: Tue, 10/06/2015 - 20:11