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ORLEANS - A hunter missing in Eastern Humboldt is found and then arrested.

19-year old Taren Aubrey of Yreka went on a hunting trip last week in the Orleans area. On Thursday, he separated from his brother in law with plans to meet up near Whitey’s Peak but Aubrey never showed up.

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office said he fell down several embankments and was injured. A CHP...

Post date: Tue, 09/29/2015 - 20:04

EUREKA - The Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office has added to its growing staff.

Brent Kling of San Francisco was hired Tuesday by Maggie Fleming. He will be assigned to misdemeanor cases.

Kling is a graduate of UC Santa Barbara and the Golden State University School of Law. At Golden State, he taught trial techniques and also interned as a law clerk at the U.S. Attorney’s...

Post date: Tue, 09/29/2015 - 19:52

FORTUNA- The Fortuna Business Improvement District confirms a holiday ice rink is set to open for skaters December 4.

Two weeks ago the Humboldt Ice Rink committee was short $60,00 in funding the $100,000 ice rink. However, FBID says the company providing the ice rink, Ice Rink Events, has agreed to a financing plan. That means a rink with real ice will be up and running in Newburg Park...

Post date: Tue, 09/29/2015 - 17:38

FORTUNA- Citizen tips helped capture a robbery suspect Tuesday after he was caught on surveillance robbing the Fortuna Burger King.

James Colin Hamer, 34, of eureka was arrested just before 9 a.m. Tuesday. Surveillance photos depict Hamer grabbing money from the cash register after placing an order at the burger king on South Fortuna Boulevard around 8 p.m. Monday. Fortuna Police...

Post date: Tue, 09/29/2015 - 17:37

FORTUNA- It's distribution day at the Fortuna Volunteer Fire Department, firefighters sorting through new breathing apparatuses soon to be given to area fire departments.

"This stuff is lighter, less fatigue on the fire fighters, more dependable," Fortuna Fire Chief Lon Winburn said. "So when it comes down to the safety aspect, it's really great compared to what we are used to back in...

Post date: Tue, 09/29/2015 - 17:35

ARCATA - The city of Arcata’s efforts in addressing childhood obesity has caught Michelle Obama's attention.  City officials received a special invite, out of only 50 cities in the U.S., to visit the White House this month.

Arcata, one of the founding cities in the state for the Healthy Eating - Active Living program, adopted Mrs. Obama’s “Let’s Move” program just a few years ago. The...

Post date: Tue, 09/29/2015 - 17:15

EUREKA- Local special needs students got an up close look at the vehicles that serve our community. It was all for Transportation Day at Glen Paul School in Eureka.

Students at Glen Paul School had quite the treat Tuesday, with a fire engine, an ambulance, and a garbage truck, among others all on display.

"It’s very very impressive to me. The response in the community, not only...

Post date: Tue, 09/29/2015 - 17:13

CRESCENT CITY - A reward is now being offered for information regarding a vandalism that occurred last week in Crescent City.

Tuesday evening, a rock was thrown through a large window of the city’s Cultural Center at 1001 Front Street. The window will cost over $1,500 to replace. This is the second window broken this month. Anyone with information about the crime is asked to contact the...

Post date: Tue, 09/29/2015 - 17:11