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CUTTEN - Cutten will be getting a new traffic signal after the project bid was awarded Tuesday morning by the Board of Supervisors to Wahlund Construction.

The intersection is at Walnut and Fern streets, and currently provides a four way crosswalk for pedestrians. The new project will install a new stop light, as well as dedicated left turn lanes on Walnut street.

The hope is...

Post date: Tue, 10/04/2016 - 16:17

HUMBOLDT COUNTY-It's National Crime Prevention Month. The NCP Council has information on how you can get involved, along with a list of resources posted on their website; That includes preventing identity theft, gang violence, and drug abuse.

The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office is also getting involved by offering some tips. To help prevent vehicle burglary they advise people to take...

Post date: Tue, 10/04/2016 - 15:15

ARCATA- The Arcata Police Department may be getting some new vehicles.

City Council just has to approve it during their meeting Wednesday night. The two vehicles will be 2017 Ford SUV's. Each one will cost around $30,000, with a total amount of over $60,000. Also on the agenda, council will consider adopting changes in an ordinance pertaining to non-medical marijuana. 

To hear...

Post date: Tue, 10/04/2016 - 15:06

EUREKA- A Eureka man is wanted by the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office. This isn't the first time he's been in trouble with the law. 

28-year-old Joshua Wentworth was arrested last year after he was found with drugs and a handgun.. He was also believed to be involved in a string of residential burglaries. Now, a convicted felon, Wentworth is on the lose and wanted for a long list of...

Post date: Tue, 10/04/2016 - 15:01

GASQUET- A dead woman found in a vehicle over an embankment has been identified. It was located off Highway 199 in Del Norte County. 

43-year-old Mary Lynn Dezern, a former Humboldt County Correctional Officer from Eureka, was driving to Oregon. Officials said she never made it to her destination and went missing. Monday afternoon, CHP responded to a rural area between Gasquet and...

Post date: Tue, 10/04/2016 - 14:58

EUREKA - Last year we told you about a Vietnam veteran who saw heavy action and during a conflict, found a diary from an enemy soldier. Wendell Schautz was a paratrooper for the Army who spent over a year in the jungle fighting North Vietnamese soldiers.

During a particularly intense fire fight, Schautz found the diary. He held on to it for nearly 50 years and made the decision last...

Post date: Mon, 10/03/2016 - 22:08

ARCATA - One of the country’s most respected and prolific composers is beginning a week-long residency at HSU that started Monday.

The music of Libby Larson was featured in a concert Monday evening and showcased 25-years of the composer’s work. Some of those compositions included trios for both violin and viola with cello and piano, a work for 4-hand piano, one for solo guitar and songs...

Post date: Mon, 10/03/2016 - 21:51

EUREKA - A man who has already served substantial time in prison will be heading back after multiple convictions for kidnapping, robbery, assault and burglary. 42-year old Sean Blackmon had previously served prison time for criminal threats.

The recent charges stem from an incident October 3 on Buhne Street in Eureka. Two victims came home for lunch and found Blackmon burglarizing their...

Post date: Mon, 10/03/2016 - 21:00