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HUMBOLDT COUNTY - The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s help in locating a missing Eureka woman.

31-year old “Jennifer Atkins” has not been heard from in the past 6 months. Her mother reported she was living in Eureka but occasionally stayed at a shelter in Arcata. Her family believes Atkins may be in the Willow Creek area and there are concerns for her welfare....

Post date: Thu, 05/19/2016 - 20:51

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- We continue with our special series of reports.

News Channel 3’s Alexa Bertola takes a closer look at Measure Z, the half-cent sales tax that was voted into law by Humboldt County voters back in 2014. 

That money started being available to different public safety & essential services last year. In part one of "The New Sales Tax: Is It Measuring Up?" we...

Post date: Thu, 05/19/2016 - 18:55

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - The June 7th primary is just a few weeks away, and Humboldt County elections officials are busy making sure all precincts will have adequate and accurate voting machines.

During the annual logic and accuracy test, employees filled in ballots so that every possible choice was selected at least once.

Poll workers ran those ballots through the electronic...

Post date: Thu, 05/19/2016 - 18:14

EUREKA- Local students are exploring their options when it comes to a future career path.

Saint Bernard's Academy hosted its first career and education fair. Nearly 300 students including some from Eureka High School had a chance to interact with Humboldt County businesses.

There were a variety of booths to explore in all fields from the California Conservation Corps and Marines...

Post date: Thu, 05/19/2016 - 17:34

ARCATA- City of Arcata officials are working to restore confidence within the community following Wednesday’s officer involved shooting.

Arcata City Manger, Karen Diemer is recognizing that it was a tragic event for the suspect, Arcata police officers and the community as a whole. Where the shooting took place at the corner of 14th and G Streets is described as a densely used commercial...

Post date: Thu, 05/19/2016 - 17:30

ARCATA- The identities of the Arcata police officers and suspect involved in Wednesday night’s officer involved shooting have been released.

Arcata Police Officer Matthew O’Donovan who was hired with the department in 2012 discharged his taser during the incident. Officer Don Arminio who was hired by APD back in 2008 discharged his firearm. He struck 26-year-old Joshua Hoffman of San...

Post date: Thu, 05/19/2016 - 17:25

DEL NORTE COUNTY- The search continues for a juvenile who escaped from a Del Norte County detention facility.

Law enforcement says Tuesday morning a 17-year-old incarcerated at the Bar-O-Boys Ranch escaped the facility. He was sighted a short time later and pursued along Little Jones Creek Road. He was able to evade search and rescue and CHP officers two separate times but is still...

Post date: Thu, 05/19/2016 - 17:22

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- This week, we continue with our special series of reports.  News Channel 3’s Alexa Bertola will take a closer look at a half-cent sales tax we pay here in Humboldt County.

It was voted into law back in 2014 and last year the money started being awarded to public safety and essential services. In the first year of measure z funding, there was almost 18-million-dollars...

Post date: Wed, 05/18/2016 - 19:00