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EUREKA - It's out with the old and in with the new Monday at the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office.

Allpoints Signs of Eureka began installing a new outdoor sign. The previous sign was over 30 years old. The new sign will light up, stand 10 feet tall and is slightly larger than the old one at three feet by six feet wide. The sign costs approximately $8,500. Electrical work on the sign...

Post date: Mon, 07/27/2015 - 18:02

RIO DELL- A new book has hit the shelves giving readers a historic look of Scotia and Rio Dell.

“It's a great pictorial history of our community and it kind of shows what it was like being in that time period and living in that era,” said Jim Garrison, Humboldt County Historical Society Collection Archivist and Book Author.

Rio Dell native Jim Garrison didn’t know much about his...

Post date: Mon, 07/27/2015 - 17:59

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Members of the Korean War Veterans Association and the U.S. Coast Guard boarded the Barracuda Monday morning for a special Wreath Laying Ceremony. On this day back in 1953, an armistice was signed ending the Korean War.

A bell rang out after each of the twenty four names were read honoring those from Humboldt County who lost their lives while fighting for our country....

Post date: Mon, 07/27/2015 - 17:34

EUREKA- The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors could lift a ban on new medical marijuana dispensaries in the unincorporated areas if a draft ordinance is approved Tuesday.

The supervisors will review the dispensary ordinance Tuesday afternoon. As part of the ordinance, dispensaries would have to prepare a detailed plan of operations, consent to county inspections and submit annual...

Post date: Mon, 07/27/2015 - 11:31

EUREKA - The Sequoia Humane Society is asking the public’s help in securing more shredded paper and other needed items.

The “no-kill” animal shelter uses the paper for puppy kennels and needs strips not cross cuts. Other wish list items include: feather wands, catnip or crunchy cat treats, canned cat food and hard dog toys.

The Humane Society does donate dry dog food to the Food...

Post date: Sun, 07/26/2015 - 19:42

NORTH COAST – The Queen Fire is still posing challenges for firefighters near Pecwan.  The Paul  E. Mudgett  Memorial  Bridge repairs are moving along nicely - A local fish hatchery is helping other hatcheries in need as water temperatures rise and trout are in peril. It’s the last day of Fortuna’s Redwood Auto Expo and a new nature app had it’s official unveiling in Loleta.

Post date: Sun, 07/26/2015 - 19:09

NORTH COAST- A 200-acre wildfire is burning five miles southeast of Pecwan.  No one is injured after an ambulance collides with a minivan in Downtown Eureka.  The 25th annual Fortuna Redwood AutoXpo is held.  The City of Eureka Parks and Recreation Department organizes the second annual Get out and Play Day.  Hundreds of local residents go to the Gem Faire at Redwood Acres.  Community members...

Post date: Sat, 07/25/2015 - 19:10

ARCATA - Arcata Fire District announced their award winners a little belatedly this year with good reason. One of their own passed away.

Back on April 10, the Fire Protection District held its 76th Annual event. Unfortunately, Captain Alan Davis, the Volunteer Fire Fighter of the Year passed away the night of the ceremony. Davis spent countless hours working to improve fire...

Post date: Sat, 07/25/2015 - 00:16