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EUREKA - There is no decision yet from the Board of Supervisors on the possible interim uses for land that is zoned as the coastal-dependent industrial zone.

The Board met Tuesday for their first July meeting, and heard a presentation from the planning commission on possible development of quote “underutilized” coastal land. This means the land could be used for other industry besides...

Post date: Tue, 07/05/2016 - 16:17

MCKINLEYVILLE- A building is completely destroyed following a structure fire in McKinleyville.

Around 10:18 p.m Monday, Arcata Fire District responded to a vacant building off of Murray Road, at the very end of Annie Lane. The fire also spread to nearby vegetation. Fieldbrook Fire Department, Humboldt Bay Fire, and Cal Fire also assisted; Within 40 minutes the fire was knocked down....

Post date: Tue, 07/05/2016 - 14:38

SISKIYOU COUNTY - After being missing for nearly one week in the Marble Mountains, a man and his son are now safely at home in Eureka.

14-year old Cody Hopkins and 54-year old Joseph Hopkins were reported missing June 29th after a 10-day hike.  The expected trip was to depart from Let’er Buck Trailhead and end at Wooley Creek Trailhead, but they never returned. The two were...

Post date: Tue, 07/05/2016 - 12:49

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- A Eureka man sustained severe injuries after he was hit by a car.

Shortly after 9 p.m Sunday, 38-year-old Joshua Culbertson was crossing northbound HWY 101, 500 feet north of the Indianola cut-off. 33-year-old Michael Wise Jr. was driving his Honda Accord north on HWY 101 and struck Culbertson.

Culbertson sustained major injuries and was transported to St. Joseph...

Post date: Tue, 07/05/2016 - 11:12

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- The Humboldt Area CHP made a total of 7 DUI arrests over the July 4th weekend.

Maximum enforcement began Friday evening at 6 p.m until 11:59 p.m Monday. Officers watched for speeding, distracted drivers, or anyone driving under the influence.

During last year's Independence Day weekend, CHP reported that statewide, 26 people died on the roads, and over 300 were...

Post date: Tue, 07/05/2016 - 10:56

Orick- The man found guilty of robbing the Orick market, faces a maximum of 10 years in state prison.

In February, 39-year-old Tays Salazar entered the market and demanded money from the clerk. The victim believed Salazar had a gun and in fear of his life gave him $1,400. Salazar also stole a pack of cigarettes. He was arrested a few days later and has been in custody since, with the...

Post date: Tue, 07/05/2016 - 10:25

EUREKA - Emergency crews had to extricate a driver after he allegedly drove through a red light in Henderson Center.

According to police, just after 8 pm Monday night, a man driving a Volvo sedan was traveling North on F Street when he failed to stop at a red light and crashed into a Dodge Neon traveling East on Harris. The Volvo flipped over and the driver was transported to St. Joseph...

Post date: Tue, 07/05/2016 - 00:32

OUTER SPACE - It’s an amazing thing when you contemplate the logistics and all the things that have to go right for this to happen.

After traveling for five years and trekking through 1.8 billion miles, NASA’s Juno spacecraft was expected to reach its destination at 11 pm Eastern Standard Time Monday night. The mission: Jupiter’s orbit. The craft accomplished its goal just after 11:20...

Post date: Tue, 07/05/2016 - 00:18