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EUREKA - An assault at Eureka’s Budget Motel, one of 200 in the last year.

Eureka Police responded to the motel on 4th street around 5:30 last night where an 18-year-old man was allegedly assaulted following an argument. He was taken to the hospital for treatment of non-life threatening lacerations, but he did not cooperate with the investigation. This incident marks 197...

Post date: Wed, 08/31/2016 - 17:08

EUREKA - Eureka Police Department’s records management system is taking some getting used to.

The system made by Sungard moves record-keeping from pencil and paper transcription to electronic databases. That change has shifted some data entry from records clerks to officers, impacting the entire department. Implementation of such a complex system is difficult but necessary according to...

Post date: Wed, 08/31/2016 - 17:03

EUREKA - It's called Museums For All and it's coming to the Morris Graves Museum of Art. Museum director and curator Jemima Harr brought the program to the North Coast to increase museum access for all families. Anyone who qualifies for Calfresh can show their EBT card with an ID then get in to the Morris Graves Museum without paying the $5.00 admission fee. Staff hopes this program helps kids...

Post date: Wed, 08/31/2016 - 17:02

EUREKA - One man is transported to the hospital after an alleged assault with a hatchet.

Just before 5:30 Tuesday evening, Eureka Police responded to the Budget Motel on 4th Street. Law enforcement says several subjects were engaged in an argument. One man was taken to St. Joseph Hospital with unknown injuries. No arrests have been made at this time.

This isn’t the...

Post date: Tue, 08/30/2016 - 23:33

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Several Tribal Youth are in need of a safe and loving home. The Yurok Social Services will be holding an event Wednesday in Eureka for those interested in opening their home to these kids. 

The event, Foster Parent Dinner, will not only have food, but a raffle prize drawing, an informational,  and childcare. It will be held at Worthington School from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m...

Post date: Tue, 08/30/2016 - 18:25

CALIFORNIA- Legislation proposing new voting methods has been sent to Governor Jerry Brown's office.

Senate Bill 450 would allow all counties to distribute a ballot to every person who is registered to vote, then collect them at drop boxes or by mail. This would reduce the number of voting centers where people cast ballots ten days before elections. A similar voting system was put into...

Post date: Tue, 08/30/2016 - 17:25

EUREKA- There are some new faces at the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office.

Five new employees were sworn this week- two new Deputy Sheriff's, Tyler James and Tim Jones, two new Correctional Deputies, Roque Flores and Richard Sanchez, and Correctional Cook Katrina Gutierrez. Measure Z funds were used for one of the new hires and the rest were hired from the department's regular budget....

Post date: Tue, 08/30/2016 - 17:20

NORTH COAST - The Federal Aviation Administration released new drone regulations that local operators have been waiting for.

Formerly, operators had to earn a pilots license in order to fly a drone commercially. Now, prospective flyers need only to pass a remote pilot certification test and register with the FAA.

Drones must still be within view of the operator at all times and...

Post date: Tue, 08/30/2016 - 17:14