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EUREKA- The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office union is speaking out against the allocation of Measure Z funding, claiming it isn't being used for what it was "promised" to do.  Union members say the money was supposed to fund the addition of 13 new deputies by July 1.  The Sheriff says that was not promised, and would not have been possible.

"They're making statements that by July 1st,...

Post date: Thu, 08/06/2015 - 17:54

DEL NORTE- The Del Norte County Fair is in full swing, expecting more than 28,000 visitors in it's four day run.

From the food to the games and rides, there’s something for everyone at the Del Norte County Fair.

"My favorite food, the curly fries are pretty food. We get those every time," said Fairgoer, Richard McCovey.

"A lot of fun that we get to go on rides," said...

Post date: Thu, 08/06/2015 - 17:51

EUREKA - A man allegedly under the influence was taken into custody after crashing into a vehicle and leading police on a high speed pursuit through Eureka.

Authorities arrested Brett Mehrtans just before 6 Wednesday evening after he failed to stop at a stop sign near 14th and California Streets.  Mehrtans fled from police, driving on the wrong side of the road and crashed into a...

Post date: Thu, 08/06/2015 - 00:53

Jury Finds Kristina Babauta Guilty of DUI and Other Charges

Post date: Wed, 08/05/2015 - 23:29

FORTUNA - A historical decision was made by the California Fish and Game Commission Wednesday; a statewide ban on bobcat trapping.

Hundreds showed up at the River Lodge in Fortuna as the California Fish and Game Commission was to make a decision for the future of bobcat trapping in California.

“We have tens of thousands of people who have written and contacted the commission to...

Post date: Wed, 08/05/2015 - 21:56

ARCATA - Four people were arrested by Arcata Police after a “minor decoy and shoulder tap operation.”

The operations involved youths who worked under direct supervision of officers. The minors attempted to purchase alcohol from six different retail establishments. Those six businesses did not break the law and sell the decoy any alcohol.

However, four individuals in the shoulder...

Post date: Wed, 08/05/2015 - 21:12

EUREKA- Eureka City Staff are working to narrow down a list of possible plans to develop the Waterfront between C Street and F Street.

Last week, more than 100 people participated in four workshops and two public site tours of this space.  Then, community members pitched their ideas for development, which included an up to 120-room hotel, retail recreational activities like a Ferris...

Post date: Wed, 08/05/2015 - 20:34

EUREKA- County officials answered questions from the Eureka City Council and community members about Multiple Assistance Center at a special open meeting on Tuesday night.

In the beginning of July, the MAC reopened from housing single people and couples without children as opposed to families participating in CalWORKS.  DHHS officials shared that the Center currently serves 29 people,...

Post date: Wed, 08/05/2015 - 20:31