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FORTUNA- The Avoid The 8 DUI Task Force wants you to choose your side now for Super Bowl Sunday: drinking or driving.

The task force will deploy roving DUI saturation patrols during and following the big game. This Sunday's campaign slogan: "Fans Don't Let Fans Drive Drunk." law enforcement says if you plan to drink while rooting on your favorite team, make arrangements ahead of time to...

FORTUNA- A new health clinic for Eel River Valley residents is in the near future. On Tuesday, nearly two dozen community partners dedicated land set aside for the future of healthcare in Fortuna.

"The Eel River Valley had an excellent team of providers for the last 40 years and they are nearing retirement age or have begun to retire and this is an effort to put a modern facility in...

LOLETA- The man accused of burglarizing a used car lot in Fortuna and a residence in Loleta is now in custody.

41 year old Daniel Ray Fidler of Fortuna was arrested Sunday after allegedly burglarizing a residence on the 300 block of Echo Lane in Loleta. During the burglary, Fidler fled the property in a dark sedan when a neighbor fired warning shots. Deputies then searched the area and...

FORTUNA- The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office is searching for inmate who walked away from a work crew Tuesday afternoon in Fortuna.

Derek Ray Johnson was serving a sentence for petty theft and drunk in public, and was nearly three weeks away from release. Around 3 p.m. He walked away from a job site while working on the correctional facility's cal-trans crew.

Johnson is a white...

EUREKA- A Eureka motel will soon have to close its doors, as the City sites several violations.

In 2013, the Eureka City Council adopted the motel ordinance, which mandates that each hotel needs to apply for lodging permits, in addition to building permits.

"The council viewed it as a real priority to ensure that these properties are being maintained in an effective manner,” said...

EUREKA- The 2014 numbers are in, and Humboldt Bay Fire had about four percent more calls for service in the last year than in 2013.

The agency reports two fatalities this year, up from one in 2013. Vehicle fires were also up, and vegetation fires went down from 58 to 53.  Medical aid responses were almost identical, with just one fewer call in 2014 than in 2013.  However, there were 91...

ARCATA - It's the second week of protests in HSU’s Native American Forum and students have sent a negotiation letter to administration.

In that letter the Unified Students of Humboldt, claim they are not occupying the space, but residing in it. They say that HSU occupies Wiyot land, due to the results of colonization and by residing in the forum, they are liberating the land. Their...

EUREKA - A man is sent to the hospital Tuesday afternoon after his vehicle was struck by a truck and flipped over onto it’s roof.
 
Police say a black BMW was heading north on Glen Street when a green Ford Ranger drove through a stop sign and struck the BMW on the driver’s side. The BMW then lost control and rolled over at the corner of Highland Avenue.
 
The passenger...

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