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HOOPA - Law enforcement is still looking for a man wanted in a homicide investigation. The man is wanted in the murder of a 30-year-old male in Hoopa. Around 8:30 Saturday morning police responded to the Hoopa mini mart gas station on Highway 96 for a reported disturbance. Upon arriving, deputies and medical personnel attempted life-saving efforts on a 30-year-old male. He was being prepared...

Post date: Mon, 02/15/2016 - 18:53

HOOPA-Caltrans continues one-way controlled traffic on State Route 96 between Hoopa and Willow Creek due to a rock slide.

​Slide activity started at the end of January during a period of heavy rains.

​It was open intermittently over the last two weeks but closed again this weekend before one lane was opened to controlled traffic. Drivers should expect up to 30...

Post date: Mon, 02/15/2016 - 18:48

HOOPA - More than a week after he went missing, Hoopa tribal member Mark Nelson has still not been found. He disappeared after evading pursuit and jumping into the Trinity river.

​Nelson went missing February 5, after he fled Sheriff's deputies who sought him in connection with a previous night’s stabbing. He was later cleared of any involvement in the stabbing, yet never...

Post date: Mon, 02/15/2016 - 18:44

ARCATA- International Education Week festivities have kicked off at Humboldt State University with an opening ceremony Monday afternoon.

Local samba group, Samba Da Alegria as well as HSU students, carried flags from various countries while parading through campus. All week long there will be featured lectures and presentations, workshops on studying abroad and food from around the...

Post date: Mon, 02/15/2016 - 17:40

MCKINLEYVILLE- McKinleyville residents will soon be able to learn more about a plan for homeless in the area that puts housing first.

On Wednesday, the new head of the County Department of Health and Human Services, Connie Beck, will present the Focus Strategies plan that was the subject of a joint meeting between the Humboldt Board of Supervisors and the Eureka City Council earlier...

Post date: Mon, 02/15/2016 - 17:30

A Fortuna man is in custody after allegedly stealing the tip jar off the counter at Shotz Coffee Friday then again on Valentine’s Day.

According to Fortuna police, the first incident happened Friday, when 26-year-old Garret Gibbs of Fortuna allegedly took the tip jar from the Main Street coffee shop and fled. They were unable to locate him until a repeated incident happened on Valentine...

Post date: Mon, 02/15/2016 - 17:22

EUREKA- It’s common to back fences on baseball diamonds and sports fields around the country, now advertising may soon stare Eureka sports fans in the face.

City Council will vote whether to allow for paid advertisements at various parks and ballfields in the region, including Carson and Highland Parks and the field at the intersection of Walnut and Hemlock near the water reservoir....

Post date: Mon, 02/15/2016 - 17:21

One lane of U.S. Highway 101 near Scotia was closed for about an hour as officials cleaned up lumber from a crash.

At around 7:30 Monday morning, 75-year-old Stuart Cox was driving southbound when he lost control of his Ford pickup, with which he was hauling a trailer filled with fence boards.

His vehicle went down the embankment at the Scotia exit and crashed into a tree. In...

Post date: Mon, 02/15/2016 - 17:10