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EUREKA - Bernie Sanders was in Eureka today. Well, not physically. It was a live stream broadcast, one of 3,500 all over the nation. Close to 100 people packed the Labor Temple to hear what Sanders had to say.

The 73-year old Independent Senator from Vermont gave his thoughts regarding the state of the country. Several times during his talk it was interrupted with applause.

The...

Post date: Thu, 07/30/2015 - 00:26

EUREKA - A longtime Humboldt County executive is leaving the area.

Economic Development Director, Jacqueline Debets is resigning to take another position in Auburn.

The fifth generation resident of Humboldt County said this area will always be home but the lure of a great job in one of the fastest growing counties in California is a great opportunity she couldn’t pass up. She’ll...

Post date: Thu, 07/30/2015 - 00:03

EUREKA - Harbor and city officials met today for an in depth look at the potential for sea level rise in the Humboldt Bay harbor. It’s something that an expert says is a real pressing issue.

It was a preemptive meeting of sorts designed to learn information about the phenomenon and get plans in place before problems arise. Those problems, although seemingly far off, are already starting...

Post date: Wed, 07/29/2015 - 20:28

ARCATA- A 27-year-old Arcata man was shot in the eye in an apparent random drive-by paintball shooting early Monday morning.  Now, he is speaking out to the attackers.

Sean Leydon was walking northbound along L K Wood Boulevard next to Sunset Avenue early Monday morning, when he heard what he thought were four paintball shots, turned around and was struck by one in the eye.

"I...

Post date: Wed, 07/29/2015 - 18:24

EUREKA- Two women allegedly involved in an assault in Eureka now face robbery charges. Early Tuesday morning, officers responded to 6th Street and V Street for a report of a woman being beaten with hammers and bats and robbed.  Police did not locate the victim at the scene.

They did make contact with 27-year-old Katherine Carlson who was arrested for being in possession of a billy club...

Post date: Wed, 07/29/2015 - 18:21

EUREKA- An early morning structure fire damaged a detached garage in Eureka early Wednesday morning.

The homeowners at the residence on the 2700 block of Ocean Avenue woke up from the fire just after 2:30 a.m. and called 911.  Humboldt Bay Fire officials report flames were visible on the garage when crews arrived on scene and it took firefighters 10 minutes to get the blaze under...

Post date: Wed, 07/29/2015 - 18:19

ARCATA- The Highway 101 northbound off-ramp to Highway 299 was closed for several hours today due to a truck that overturned

According to the California Highway Patrol, at about 9:45 a.m. on Wednesday, a big rig carrying 90,000 empty beer bottles to a local brewery, overturned on the off-ramp.  Police say the driver, 33-year-old Joshua Polloreno of Eureka, was traveling at an unsafe ...

Post date: Wed, 07/29/2015 - 18:18

FORTUNA - With cliffside rescues an ongoing concern for the Coast Guard, they’re aiming to maintain their skills with advanced training scenarios.

Wednesday, the Coast Guard practiced vertical high risk evolutions at the Rohnerville Air Attack Base in Fortuna. The training serves to enhance coordination between pilots, flight mechanics and rescue swimmers. Sector Humboldt Bay has...

Post date: Wed, 07/29/2015 - 17:35