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ARCATA- The City of Arcata is receiving two awards this week for its energy conservation efforts.

The Institute for Local Government and the Statewide Energy Efficiency Collaborative are awarding the city with silver and platinum Beacon Spotlight Awards for sustainable practices. The city will receive the silver award for reducing natural gas consumption by 8% this past year. The...

Post date: Mon, 09/28/2015 - 17:20

EUREKA - Jury selection is now underway for Jason Warren. This comes three years after his alleged crimes of killing Dorothy Ulrich at her home in Hoopa, then running down a group of joggers in Freshwater, resulting in the death of former HSU Professor Suzanne Seemann.

Warren is charged with two counts of murder and two counts of attempted murder along with two special allegation...

Post date: Mon, 09/28/2015 - 17:11

ARCATA - Local business owners are feeling confident and optimistic about their futures in Humboldt County. That’s according to a new report released by Humboldt State’s School of Business and the Humboldt County Workforce Development Board. 

In the report, 83 small and large business owners were surveyed, with 78% expressing high confidence in the health and performance of their...

Post date: Mon, 09/28/2015 - 17:07

ARCATA- As the Arcata Fire District wraps up its station remodel on 9th and F Streets, the agency is planning for it's next steps.

Tuesday night, the district will hold a meeting outlining it’s new project at the McKinleyville Station on Central Avenue. By the end of this year, the rebuilding process will begin on new administrative offices, as well as living quarters and an...

Post date: Mon, 09/28/2015 - 17:07

EUREKA - The trial continues for Jason Arreaga, the man accused of killing 37-year-old Harley Wayne Hammers and 37-year-old Angel Robin Tully in Fieldbrook last September. Monday, both victims’ toxicology reports were brought into evidence.  

The prior two days of trial involved testimonies from Mr. Hammers' estranged wife, who was present during the murders, and Humboldt County Sheriff...

Post date: Mon, 09/28/2015 - 17:00

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- If you have extra produce in your garden or farm, Food for People wants to hear from you.

As part of Food for People's Gleaning Program, food bank volunteers are harvesting fruits or vegetables that residents are not able to use or sell. The organization is in need of leafy greens and root vegetables like carrots, onions and potatoes but anything will be accepted....

Post date: Mon, 09/28/2015 - 16:49

Another pedestrian is hit and killed on Highway 101 in Eureka. A parolee is captured after escaping a Rio Dell Police vehicle. Redwood Pals Rescue needs foster care for dogs at the Humboldt County Animal Shelter. Local motorcycle riders are raising awareness about prostate cancer. It's International Red Panda Day and the Sequoia Park Zoo is celebrating. Community members took part in the 2nd...

Post date: Sun, 09/27/2015 - 19:37

U.S. Coast Guard aided two kayakers who fell out of their kayak at the mouth of the Eel River. AA restaurant on 4th Street catches on fire, an investigation continues. Three people hospitalized following multi-vehicle collision in Eureka. Community members learn more about bringing affordable housing to Humboldt County. Middletown Mustangs played their first football game following the...

Post date: Sat, 09/26/2015 - 18:11