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FORTUNA -- Since Eureka’s panhandling ordinance took effect last Thursday, 12 people have been cited.  Now, the city of Fortuna is pushing to adopt a similar ordinance.

The first reading of such an ordinance banning aggressive solicitation was approved during last night's council meeting. The purpose is to address the ongoing issues involving the public’s safety and welfare.

The...

Post date: Tue, 04/19/2016 - 16:14

Blue Lake - Another Humboldt County gas station is robbed; this time in Blue Lake.

Just before 5 Monday afternoon, a short white male adult, wearing a white mask and backpack walked into a gas station on the 200 block of Blue Lake Boulevard.  The suspect had a black handgun and demanded cash then fled on foot with an unknown amount of money.

Anyone with information on this...

Post date: Mon, 04/18/2016 - 23:39

North Coast - With the great weather we've been having on the North Coast, you may want to take the opportunity to visit our national parks.

This is the 100th anniversary of the park system and we have one of the most beautiful national parks anywhere.  Redwood National and State Park features breathtaking views, abundant opportunities to see wildlife and a chance to get away...

Post date: Mon, 04/18/2016 - 16:36

EUREKA -- Five College of the Redwoods student-artists will be featured in a showcase at the Annual California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Art in Davis.

The widely celebrated event gathers national and international ceramic artists. This is the eighth year CR students have been invited to participate.

Sarah Jackson, Josh Stanley, Ashleigh Jay, Jasmine Brown and...

Post date: Mon, 04/18/2016 - 16:34

EUREKA -- Two people are wanted for grand theft after stealing more than a thousand dollar’s worth of inventory from a Bayshore Mall store.

Police responded to Kohl’s at around 1:40 Monday afternoon after a man and woman allegedly filled their carts and fled the store.

The suspects are described as caucasians in their thirties. The woman was last seen wearing a green tank and...

Post date: Mon, 04/18/2016 - 16:28

ARCATA -- Humboldt State University is honoring five alumni with its "Who's Who Award." It recognizes individuals who are outstanding contributors in their community or who have become leaders in their field.

Greg Beck volunteered for the Peace Corp in Nepal. He also served in the Obama Administration as deputy assistant administrator, managing funds amounting to more than $2 billion in...

Post date: Mon, 04/18/2016 - 16:25

CARLOTTA -- A man with a history of violence against his family was arrested Friday for allegedly assaulting his father.  

According to the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to the 100 block of Church Lane where a 65-year-old man had reportedly been in an altercation with his son. The victim told authorities he had already obtained a restraining order against 33-year-...

Post date: Mon, 04/18/2016 - 16:24

FORTUNA -- Authorities believe a fire that happened in Fortuna was likely intentionally set.

The fire occurred early Monday morning in the ticket booth at the Fortuna Rodeo Grounds. 

Around 3 a.m., fire crews and Fortuna police responded to a fire at the Fortuna Rodeo Grounds, in the facility’s ticket booth. The fire was put out moments after crews arrived on scene, after causing...

Post date: Mon, 04/18/2016 - 16:23