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EUREKA - High winds and rain knocked out power to nearly 120 PG&E customers in Eureka Wednesday night.

Officials with the utility say a power pole was broken and lines came down off Walnut Drive.

Power was restored early Thursday morning.

Post date: Thu, 03/10/2016 - 00:07

CRESCENT CITY  – A former Pelican Bay State Prison correctional officer was sentenced Wedneday to time and probation after being caught on surveillance footage stealing money from a suspect’s wallet. 34-year old Mathew Yates will serve 30-days in the Del Norte County Jail and be on probation for 3-years. It stems from a case that involved convicted drug felon James Banuelos who is now serving...

Post date: Wed, 03/09/2016 - 23:59

FORTUNA - A Loleta woman is tazed then arrested after allegedly assaulting an officer at an area hospital.

Fortuna police say 36-year old Jamara Knight was in the Redwood Memorial Emergency Room for about an hour. Without receiving treatment, she threw items and walked out to her car. Knight then reportedly punched a police sergeant multiple times in the face. A tazer was used to bring...

Post date: Wed, 03/09/2016 - 23:45

HUMBODLT COUNTY - With an eye toward the future, dozens of local leaders and residents learned about biomass infrastructure in Humboldt County and where the industry is heading.

This afternoon at the Humboldt Agricultural Center, officials with UC Cooperative Extension shared the current state of biomass in Humboldt County and explored options to support the industry.

In a round...

Post date: Wed, 03/09/2016 - 18:38

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - Two Humboldt County paramedics were honored in front of the State Senate to recognize their heroic efforts saving two gunshot victims.

Several months ago City Ambulance paramedics Brandon Harlander and Michael Lee were called to the scene of a shooting with multiple gunshot victims in a rural area of the county. They transported the victims more than an hour to a Medi-...

Post date: Wed, 03/09/2016 - 18:35

ARCATA- Arcata Police is searching for a man suspected of firing shots at two people.

Around 9 p.m Tuesday, police responded to a report of gun shots fired around 11th and F Street. Witnesses saw two people run up a dirt embankment from tea garden apartments, and a third person firing shots at them. The two victims fled in a early 90's Toyota Corolla heading east on 11th Street. The...

Post date: Wed, 03/09/2016 - 17:44

EUREKA- Students at Zane Middle School were out and about today, on the streets of Eureka. They were observing and assessing safety in their neighborhoods, all part of the Safe Route to School Campaign put on by DHHS. 

It was a community event - as parents, city council members, and some law enforcement officers attended. Some of the issues addressed included walking and biking safely...

Post date: Wed, 03/09/2016 - 17:43

EUREKA- Three arrests were made at a Eureka motel after police found explosive devices during a routine search.

Around noon Tuesday, officers performed a probation search in a motel room at the Econo Lodge. Five men were detained who were believed to be involved with gangs.

During the search, police found three explosive devices, and as a result, motel guests had to be evacuated...

Post date: Wed, 03/09/2016 - 17:41