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MCKINLEYVILLE- Ahead of the rainy season, contractors are getting the area around the McKinleyville Fire Station prepared for construction and renovations.

Built in the 1960’s, the current fire station will be renovated into administrative offices for the Fire District, there will be new living quarters for on duty crew members, and new apparatus bays with access off Gwin Road. Arcata...

Post date: Wed, 10/28/2015 - 17:11

EUREKA- As trick or treaters are gearing up to take to the streets, the Eureka Police Department says safety, rather than candy should be a top priority this Halloween weekend.

Parents should remain vigilant for possible hazardous or dangerous situations. To make sure Halloween is memorable and safe for everyone, here are some tips: remember to always walk on sidewalks when available...

Post date: Wed, 10/28/2015 - 17:06

ARCATA- Students at Sunny Brae Middle School showed their Halloween spirit Wednesday, performing a flash mob to Michael Jackson’s hit song, Thriller.

Around 130 students dressed in zombie attire, rode a school bus to the Arcata Plaza and performed right there on the grass. The teacher behind it all says the 6th, 7th and 8th grade students have been...

Post date: Wed, 10/28/2015 - 17:02

NORTH COAST - With the holiday’s right around the corner, Six Rivers National Forest is making Christmas tree permits available beginning in November.

Many people enjoy being able to cut their own tree. Some families make it a yearly ritual. From November 2nd through December 23rdthe permits may be purchased at most Six Rivers Forest Offices or by...

Post date: Wed, 10/28/2015 - 14:35

NORTH COAST - A study by a New York financial company has rated Humboldt as having some of the lowest per capita county debt in California.

Each region was analyzed by the amount of debt residents had across three categories. They compared credit cards, auto and mortgage costs to income. Humboldt came in 7th, San Francisco County was first, Siskiyou County came in 6th...

Post date: Tue, 10/27/2015 - 23:37

EUREKA - A Eureka woman was taken into custody following a high risk traffic stop.

It happened just before 1:30 Tuesday afternoon near the 1100 block of Searl Street. An EPD officer stopped an allegedly stolen black Kia Optima at gunpoint.

33-year old Sherrie Bazan was booked into jail for vehicle theft ,possession of stolen property, suspected methamphetamine, driving on a...

Post date: Tue, 10/27/2015 - 20:53

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT - Two teens were arrested for drugs and warrants after a high speed chase through Southern Humboldt.

Just before 7:30 Monday night, a California Highway Patrol Officer observed a Lincoln L-S traveling at a high rate of speed southbound on Highway 101 near Pepperwood. The officer attempted a traffic stop but the vehicle sped up. Additional C-H-P units joined the pursuit...

Post date: Tue, 10/27/2015 - 19:57

EUREKA- Kids across the nation are putting on red, celebrating good character and good choices.

On Monday, as part of Red Ribbon Week, students at Alice Birney Elementary School in Eureka, made a pledge to be drug free. On Tuesday, re-enforcing that stand, kids wore red and the whole school lined up in a heart shape. Alice Birney Principal Georgeanne Pucillo was lifted high into the air...

Post date: Tue, 10/27/2015 - 17:51