News

Search for News

E.g., Thursday, January 29, 2015

News Archive

Local Stories

Two members of the 113th class of cadets at the College of the Redwoods Basic Law Enforcement Academy received scholarships, courtesy of the Eureka Police Department.

On Friday, the winners of the two scholarships were announced.  Pranay Manghirmalani, who is 22 years old, won the $2,500 scholarship and 26-year-old John Castro received the $1,500 scholarship.  This is the...

EUREKA- The preliminary numbers are in.  By all accounts, the 24th annual Redwood Coast Jazz Festival in Eureka was a success.

Festival organizers confirm about 2,400 attendees came to Jazz Fest during the three days.  That number is calculated without counting sales from three businesses that sell festival tickets.  Organizers say more tickets were sold this year than last...

GARBERVILLE- College of the Redwood's Garberville Instructional site will remain open for the upcoming Fall 2014 semester. The site will offer more lifelong learning and community education courses along with general education classes.

The college's Board of Trustees were considering closing the site down due to decreased enrollment and increased expenses at the site. Community members...

FORTUNA- Candidate for State Senate Mike McGuire met with business owners this afternoon at a Fortuna Chamber of Commerce meeting. The candidate was there to discuss his candidacy for the position and answer members questions.

McGuire is a democrat currently serving as a Supervisor of Sonoma County. He is running for the second district, which includes Marin, Mendocino, Lake, Humboldt,...

FORTUNA- While most of their classmates had Ceasar Chavez day off from school, almost a hundred Humboldt State Students were volunteering at Miranda's Rescue. All the students are members of the campus' Youth Educational Services, a network of 15 individual campus volunteer groups led by students.

The students volunteer for the Serve-a-thon every year by picking one local non-profit and...

Four men are arrested in Fortuna after police respond to a report of a verbal argument on Saturday night.  Charges for the men range from maintaining a drug house to possession of a taser by a felon. Plus, Humboldt County is working to acquire the McKay Tract Community...

NORTH COAST- A female called in a bomb threat at a Fortuna gas station after midnight Saturday. Fortuna Police surrounded the building to search for the device, but did not locate it. Plus, the jazz festival is in full swing bringing tourists into Eureka. In Arcata, the community shared seeds at the 16th...

The following is from the Fortuna Police Department:

On Saturday at approximately 12:29a.m. , an employee with the Fortuna Chevron contacted the Fortuna Police Department Communications Center regarding a bomb threat that the employee had just received. The employee advised that a female caller had phoned the business reporting that an “explosive device” had been placed into one of the...

Pages