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EUREKA- After election night, just 12 votes separated the Division 5  Harbor District race. Now, one week later and the Humboldt County Elections Office has released the final results.

There were some changes in the final outcome but incumbent Patrick Higgins extended his lead. He edged out Susan Rotwein by 81 votes.

For a complete listing of election results, go the Humboldt...

Post date: Fri, 11/13/2015 - 21:22

LOLETA- Congressman Jared Huffman is visiting the North Coast this weekend paying visits to local businesses and students.

After visiting a local distillery, Huffman stopped by the Humboldt Creamery. The congressman was led on a tour of the facility and then had a chance to taste test a new line of organic ice cream products.

The creamery says it's doing better than ever six...

Post date: Fri, 11/13/2015 - 17:43

EUREKA- The suspect in a shooting that injured one Thursday night in Eureka is behind bars.

The Eureka Police Department says Steven Nicholas Upton, 26, of Eureka was arrested around 9:30 p.m. Thursday at the county line on State Route 36. Upton is accused of shooting a woman multiple times at an apartment on the 1000 block of E Street just after 5:30 p.m. According to EPD the victim, a...

Post date: Fri, 11/13/2015 - 17:39

EUREKA- With the number of school shootings on the rise, local colleges are continuing to make safety their top priority.

At College of the Redwoods, several safety upgrades are now in the works at its Eureka and Del Norte County campuses.

"I really appreciate that CR is doing something to you know, help prevent our school to be next in one of these unfortunate situations," said...

Post date: Fri, 11/13/2015 - 17:16

TRINIDAD - It's peak season for north coast surfers and Saturday they'll be showing off their skills at the first annual Wavesgiving surf contest.

Hosted by The Shop in Arcata, 24 contestants will kick off the open shortboard division at Trinidad State Beach Saturday morning. First prize receives a new Firewire surfboard, second, a Rip Curl wetsuit and third, a surfing influenced...

Post date: Fri, 11/13/2015 - 17:05

EUREKA- You don't have to travel to the bay area anymore to see a cardiologist. St. Joseph Hospital is now expanding its Cardiology Department to meet the demands in the community.

The Eureka Hospital has a new cardiac cath lab, echocardiogram machines, and now a total of five cardiologists. Dr. Andrew Michaels, the Chief of Cardiology at St. Joseph Hospital trained at UC San Francisco...

Post date: Fri, 11/13/2015 - 17:01

ARCATA - The Community Pride Project in Arcata is a growing grassroots initiative, aiming to create positive solutions to issues in the city. Friday, taking efforts to the streets with a plaza clean up. 

Members picked up garbage and broken glass, with one member collecting 20 cigarette butts in less than a minute. The city's Environmental Services department also pitched in providing...

Post date: Fri, 11/13/2015 - 16:49

From Eureka Police: 

At approximately 5:43 p.m. Thursday, EPD officers responded to multiple reports of shots being fired near Grant and D Streets. As officers were responding to the scene, additional calls came in reporting there was a female gunshot victim at an apartment in the 1000 block of E Street. Officers responded to the apartment and located the victim. The apartment was...

Post date: Fri, 11/13/2015 - 11:20