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Eureka - Fire fighters are called to a grass and brush fire near Pound Road just west of the Herrick Avenue Park and Ride.

Just after 8 this evening, two units of Humboldt Bay Fire were responded to a remote section of the green belt in South Eureka. A slow burning blaze had started and burned less than an acre of brush and small trees.  Fire authorities believe it was human caused but...

Two boys have donated money from a lemonade stand to their dad diagnosed with a rare cancer.

12-year old Christopher Rose and his 9-year old brother, Ty, recently donated all their earnings on Lemonade Day to help their dad get better. Dennis Rose has a rare form of cancer that is so rare no place in the US treats it. The family will be seeking treatment in Basel, Switzerland; the only...

Eureka- A man dies at the Humboldt County Jail after he was arrested for impairment. 

Last Friday, Eureka police booked a man into the Humboldt County Jail for being under the influence of drugs or alcohol. He was examined and medically cleared by staff and placed in a sobering-safety cell. Per department policy, he was checked every 15 minutes. But around 4 pm, an officer noticed the...

A man in McKinleyville is sent out of the area with a fractured skull after an argument over a stolen motorcycle.

On Sunday, June 15th a little after 1 pm , Sheriff’s Deputies were called to the 1600 block of Anderson road in Mckinleyville. Two brothers had recognized a 25-year-old male who they believed stole their motorcycle 6-months before…they followed him to the Anderson...


FIELDS LANDING- Thieves took thousands of dollars in equipment Sunday night from a Humboldt Bay Sea Scouts storage facility.

The Sea Scouts organization is a co-ed branch of the Boy Scout Club that teaches kids ages 14 to 21 leadership and life skills through aquatic activities.

The thieves broke into the storage facility through a window, leaving with the organization’s canoe,...


EUREKA- Three officers received “life-saving” awards Monday in a ceremony held at the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office. The awards are given to officers who have saved a life while in the line of duty.

Deputy Sheriffs Cyrus Silva and Seth Crosswhite were honored at the ceremony for saving the life of a 71 year-old man in King Salmon in April.

“We're not just out there to take...


EUREKA- As part of the General Plan Update process, the City of Eureka has been working to update its Housing Element.  On Tuesday, the council could approve that update at the Eureka City Council Meeting. 

Updating a city’s Housing Element is a state-mandated process required every five years. A housing element must identify and analyze housing needs, both now and projected. Also, the...


ARCATA- Arcata Fire Protection District and the Arcata Police Department are investigating the cause of a fire that destroyed a condemned mobile home in the Valley West neighborhood.

The fire ignited Sunday night for unknown reasons and spread to the neighboring home and threatened another.

The home was already condemned after catching fire months before. Fire Chief Desmond Cowan...