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MCKINLEYVILLE - Hundreds of students have been learning a different meaning to Christmas over the past three days at the Winter Express in McKinleyville.

The McKinleyville Lions Club Winter Express is all about gifts, but mainly the gift of giving.

"This program came about as something for the community and it gives the kids something happy to think about coming into the...

Post date: Fri, 12/11/2015 - 09:48

CRESCENT CITY - The second convicted suspect in a vehicle pursuit with Del Norte law enforcement will spend time in prison.

18-year old Daniel Cardy  of Crescent City will serve 4 years for being the driver in a high speed chase of a stolen vehicle last March.

His passenger, Brandon Proctor fired a shotgun at a pursuing Del Norte County Sheriff’s Deputy. The vehicle crashed and...

Post date: Thu, 12/10/2015 - 23:48

ARCATA - New leaders have been selected to head up the City of Arcata.

Paul Pitino will serve as mayor and Susan Ornelas, vice-mayor after a meeting with the city council Thursday. Both positions are for 1-year terms.

The mayor will preside at council meetings and represent council at community events and other ministerial duties. The vice-mayor presides in the mayor’s absence....

Post date: Thu, 12/10/2015 - 23:35

EUREKA - College of the Redwoods welcomed the 116th graduating class from its Basic Law Enforcement Academy Thursday.

Thirty cadets participated in the 23-week intensive. Of those graduating, 19 have been hired by various law enforcement departments and others are in different stages of the selection process. Courses in law, search and seizure, defensive tactics physical...

Post date: Thu, 12/10/2015 - 20:05

EUREKA - Police are on the lookout for four people who burglarized several stores in the Bayshore Mall.

Two black males and two black females were caught on surveillance cameras stealing items around 2:30 yesterday afternoon. The suspects were in and out of two stores quickly and fled with several thousand dollars in merchandise. EPD reports the Medford Police published photos (male and...

Post date: Thu, 12/10/2015 - 19:26

FORTUNA- Marijuana is on the forefront of discussion across the state after lawmakers handed down new regulations for the medical marijuana industry. On Thursday Fortuna City Council Members worked to make sense of those regulations.

In a special workshop that the wastewater treatment plant, the council began discussing a medical marijuana cultivation ordinance. Under new state...

Post date: Thu, 12/10/2015 - 17:37

NORTH COAST- High winds, heavy rain and hail impacted the North Coast Thursday as a winter storm swept across the region.

From Wednesday night into Thursday, 13,000 customers in Humboldt County lost power.

As of Thursday afternoon, just over 2,000 were still in the dark as the second round of rain hit the north coast. Some areas experienced hail, that hail covered the roads in...

Post date: Thu, 12/10/2015 - 17:36

GARBERVILLE- In Southern Humboldt, heavy rains caused the Eel River to rapidly rise putting three in danger last night after river water surrounded their truck.

The Southern Humboldt Technical Rescue team was called out to the river bar near Tooby Park in Garberville around 4:30 a.m. Thursday where the rising river stranded three people. Two men and a woman parked on the river bar to...

Post date: Thu, 12/10/2015 - 17:34