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EUREKA - It's become a weekly task for the city of Eureka, cleaning up garbage along the waterfront greenbelt from homeless illegally camping in the area.

Clean ups began in July and are done by inmates from the Sheriff’s Work Alternative Program or SWAP. They are over-seen by Eureka Parks and Recreation, and Eureka Police. More than 200,000 pounds of trash has been hauled off from the...

Post date: Thu, 11/12/2015 - 17:49

EUREKA - The Jason Warren murder trial continued Thursday morning with surveillance video of Warren at the home of one of his alleged victims on the day she was murdered.

Warren is being charged with killing Dorothy Ulrich at her Hoopa home September 27th, 2012. Warren then allegedly ran over a group of joggers near Freshwater, injuring two and killing Suzanne Seemann. Thursday video...

Post date: Thu, 11/12/2015 - 17:39

ORICK: The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office reports 20 year old Michael Springs has been arrested. He was taken into custody in a transient encampment in Orick yesterday morning. Springs had been on the run since escaping police custody last Thursday morning in Trinidad. At that time, Springs was being arrested a suspect in a string of burglaries from the Trinidad Water Treatment Plant. He...

Post date: Thu, 11/12/2015 - 09:24

KLAMATH - The Yurok Tribe has spoken. Tribal members have elected a chairperson and vice-chairperson.

The run-off election was held Tuesday and new chairperson, James Dunlap prevailed over Thomas P. O’Rourke, Sr. By a 60% to 40% percent margin.

In the vice chairperson run-off, David Gensaw, Sr. received nearly 57% to Susan Masten’s 43%.

The election board will meet...

Post date: Wed, 11/11/2015 - 21:19

FORTUNA - A special ceremony for veterans was hosted by the city's Senior Center on Wednesday.

The 11th Annual Salute to Veterans was held at the Fortuna Veterans Building. At the event, veterans of all branches and their families were honored with a color guard and patriotic songs.

The event's featured speaker was Coast Guard Commander, Olav Saboe from Sector Humboldt Bay. He...

Post date: Wed, 11/11/2015 - 21:05

FORTUNA –If you saw a large emergency response in Fortuna Wednesday, everything was just fine. It was only a drill.

Emergency crews practiced what they would do in the event of an accidental chemical release at the waste water treatment plant on Dinsmore Drive. The 3-part drill allowed staff to develop evacuation plans and set up a protocol for logistics at the 12th Street...

Post date: Wed, 11/11/2015 - 20:56

KLAMATH – The Yurok Tribe hosted a special veterans celebration Wednesday at the tribe’s visitor center in Klamath.

During the event, the Yurok Tribe honored three WWII veterans who attended and the families of tribal servicemen and women who died in combat. The gathering featured the book “Original Patriots” which includes 60 interviews of Yurok Tribe WWII veterans. During both world...

Post date: Wed, 11/11/2015 - 18:21

CRESCENT CITY - Patriotism shined bright, sounds from a high school marching band filled the air and American flags waved in every direction as Del Norte County citizens showed their support for local veterans Wednesday.

"We've got a wonderful country, the greatest country in the world and we need stand up for that. A lot of flag waiving, it's ok to be patriotic and for the kids to see...

Post date: Wed, 11/11/2015 - 18:16