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ARCATA - The Arcata House Partnership has recently lost grant funding for it’s programs and now is looking to the city to help trim monthly costs.

The partnership helps adults in need of shelter, provides permanent supportive housing staff, prepares and stores Calfresh food, and facilitates case management. The partnership recently lost 40% of grant funding, resulting in staff layoffs...

Post date: Tue, 08/18/2015 - 16:12

ARCATA - Hundreds of freshmen students unloaded their vehicles this morning and moved into HSU’s residence halls.

“It's fun. We're having a great time. We've got folks from all over the campus interacting with the students and their families. Making them feel welcome and making them feel good about being here and that's what it's all about," said Stephen St. Onge, HSU Housing &...

Post date: Tue, 08/18/2015 - 16:08

ARCATA - A motorcyclist sustained major injuries and had to be rescued after crashing over an embankment in Arcata.

Just after 7 Monday evening, emergency personnel were called to North Bank road near Hunt’s Drive. The male rider of a Harley Davidson Motorcycle for unknown reasons lost control and crashed 30-feet down an almost vertical embankment. CHP and Arcata Fire had to make a rope...

Post date: Mon, 08/17/2015 - 23:30

EUREKA - A Eureka man is in custody after allegedly assaulting and burning a 60-year old victim.

Arrested was 24-year old Gary Lee Ross. Police were called to a bar on the 200-hundred block of 3rd Street. They found the victim who had injuries to his hands and face and significant burns. Ross initially claimed to be a witness but after an interview, he confessed to the crimes...

Post date: Mon, 08/17/2015 - 20:49

DEL NORTE COUNTY - Senior citizen volunteers are taking a bite out of blight in Del Norte County.

The program is helping to clean up areas of Crescent City that are frequent panhandling spots by transients that accumulate trash and become eye sores for the community.

Started by Supervisor, Roger Gitlin, the “Take a Bite Out of Blight Progam” has volunteers help clean up those...

Post date: Mon, 08/17/2015 - 20:11

NORTH COAST - Two suspects were arrested for two different burglaries in Humboldt County.

Around 1 Sunday morning, Arcata Police responded to 3000-block of Janes Road where a resident found 28-year old Richard Boone of McKinleyville allegedly rummaging through the garage. Boone fled the scene but was apprehended during a traffic stop Monday just after 2 am by a Humboldt County Sheriff's...

Post date: Mon, 08/17/2015 - 19:47

TRINIDAD- A Colorado man's death has been ruled accidental. The Humboldt County Coroner's Office says Anthony Wayne Hodson, 46, died when he fell 75 feet from a Trinidad cliff.

Hodson's body was found on the beach at College Cove around 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Because of the location, a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter and rescue swimmer were called in to help retrieve the Denver man's body....

Post date: Mon, 08/17/2015 - 18:44

EUREKA- After two weeks off, it's back to work for the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors. Tuesday afternoon the board will revisit a medical marijuana dispensary ordinance put on hold last month.

At the board's last meeting the supervisors voted to continue it's review of the proposed ordinance due to Supervisor Ryan Sundberg's absence and community concerns. The proposed ordinance...

Post date: Mon, 08/17/2015 - 18:43