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EUREKA - Where should homeless in Eureka go? It’s the on-going question for city officials. Now staff is proposing two new areas.

At the city council meeting Tuesday night they will look at amending the city’s shelter crisis to include the additional sites. Currently homeless can sleep overnight and use tents at the parking lot on Washington and Koster streets. City Manager Greg Sparks...

Post date: Mon, 06/06/2016 - 17:49

EUREKA- Fire officials continue to investigate the cause of the blaze that displaced eight people in Eureka.

Humboldt Bay Fire responded around 5 a.m Friday to Humboldt Honey Wine on 4th Street. 600 gallons of water was used to knock the fire down. According to HBF, they are still conducting interviews to find out what could have started the blaze. The building was so damaged and...

Post date: Mon, 06/06/2016 - 13:45

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT- The identity of the man who drowned in the Eel River has been identified.

Around 2 p.m Sunday, HCSO responded to the end of Holmes Flat Road near Redcrest. Multiple agencies including the coast guard assisted in the search for 33-year-old Timothy Hatten of Fortuna. His body was found less than 2 hours later. According to a relative, he went in the water to save his...

Post date: Mon, 06/06/2016 - 13:41

MCKINLEYVILLE- A notice to those traveling through McKinleyville- there will be some lane closures in effect starting Wednesday.

Humboldt County Public Works says it's part of the Central Avenue Highway Safety Improvement project. Bike lanes, crosswalks, and medians will be constructed to make the area safer for those traveling. One-way controlled traffic will occur at various locations...

Post date: Mon, 06/06/2016 - 11:28

MCKINLEYVILLE- A notice to those traveling through McKinleyville- there will be some lane closures in effect starting Wednesday.

Humboldt County Public Works says it's part of the Central Avenue Highway Safety Improvement project. Bike lanes, crosswalks, and medians will be constructed to make the area safer for those traveling. One-way controlled traffic will occur at various locations...

Post date: Mon, 06/06/2016 - 11:28

HOLMES - A 33-year-old man is dead after he disappeared while swimming in the Eel River.

Just before 2 p.m. Sunday, multiple agencies responded to the end of Holmes Flat Road near Redcrest for a possible drowning.  

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office, CALFIRE, Redcrest Fire and City Ambulance performed search and rescue efforts. According to authorities the man went underwater...

Post date: Mon, 06/06/2016 - 09:24

A man is found dead less than two hours after he disappeared in the Eel River. The Samoa Drag Strip makes a big comeback after being the victim of theft. Dozens attend the 7th Annual Oyster and Tri-Tip BBQ in Cutten. Local students show off their hard work at the Best of Humboldt Youth Expo. 

Post date: Sun, 06/05/2016 - 19:04

EPD to crack down on illegal dumping of vehicles. Eureka City Council to consider amendment to Shelter Crisis Declaration. Redwood Coast Energy Authority urges community members to drive electric. Pony Express Days continues in McKinleyville with parade on Central Avenue. Children & adults walked through Ferndale Saturday morning with costumed pets. Citywide Yard Sale draws hundreds to...

Post date: Sat, 06/04/2016 - 16:09