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EUREKA - Clean up continued on Thursday after a small structure fire at the 800-block h street in Eureka that morning.

 

Fire Chief Hulbert told us that the building was vacant and being occupied by transients who were burning rubbish.

The first fire engine saw people leaving the building and covering the door when they left.

It was a single engine response.

Post date: Thu, 06/09/2016 - 17:26

NORTH COAST - As of today, smokers must be at least 21 to buy tobacco products.
Last month, Governor Brown signed legislation to raise the state's minimum age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21.

The law classifies e-cigarettes as tobacco products so these devices, popular...

Post date: Thu, 06/09/2016 - 17:22

EUREKA - Physics students at St. Bernard’s now know the path that their class’s weather balloon took.

The balloon’s location tracker helped the class find the balloon near Pilot Rock last Saturday afternoon.

The balloon had a flight time of about 2 hours and 22 minutes.

Student Colton Stokesberry was responsible for editing all of the GoPro footage together for the class...

Post date: Thu, 06/09/2016 - 17:22

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - June is elder abuse awareness month. It’s a chance to help stop the mistreatment and exploitation of seniors.

Elder abuse takes many forms. Department of Health and Human Services Adult Protective Services receives 130 calls each month for everything from physical abuse to emotional neglect and economic exploitation. Seniors can be targeted by service providers,...

Post date: Thu, 06/09/2016 - 17:19

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - It’s a Battle of the Badges, a unique competition between law enforcement and fire personnel to see who can donate the most blood.

It’s the first of its kind on the North Coast and anyone can donate. Go to the Bloodmobile near the Arcata Fire Station this Saturday. Then donate and pick which group you want your donation to count towards, firefighters or peace officers...

Post date: Thu, 06/09/2016 - 17:15

EUREKA - A faithful Humboldt cub scout was called into action Thursday, when he heard that some flowers had been stolen.

Seven–and-a-half-year-old Remington Choi made a special delivery of flowers to the Humboldt Senior Resource Center this afternoon.

His mom saw a Facebook post on a neighborhood watch group about flowers being stolen right out of the ground just a few weeks ago...

Post date: Thu, 06/09/2016 - 17:08

MCKINLEYVILLE- It's a role that impacts the community- Red Cross is looking for volunteers, and they opened a new office in McKinleyville.

Friday, there will be an Open House that will include an informational presentation on how to get involved. 96% of their work force is made up of those who donate their time. Volunteers play an important role during natural disasters, and they are...

Post date: Thu, 06/09/2016 - 14:43

SHELTER COVE- A man is behind bars after a large amount of marijuana plants and cash were found in Shelter Cove.

At 2:30 p.m Wednesday, the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office responded to the 1300 block of Toth Road and 300 block of Blueridge to serve a search warrant.  Deputies found a total of over 2,100 marijuana plants, over $65,000, and some guns. 54-year-old Todd David Athey was...

Post date: Thu, 06/09/2016 - 14:35