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EUREKA- The Eureka Chamber of Commerce has awarded nearly $6,000 in scholarships to four local high school students.

Nineteen local high school juniors competed in the Rhododendron Youth Ambassador Program, which is designed to teach kids about the business world and community involvement while providing financial assistance to college bound students.  School counselors recommend the...

Post date: Wed, 06/10/2015 - 19:24

EUREKA- The Eureka Chamber of Commerce has awarded nearly $6,000 in scholarships to four local high school students.

Nineteen local high school juniors competed in the Rhododendron Youth Ambassador Program, which is designed to teach kids about the business world and community involvement while providing financial assistance to college bound students.  School counselors recommend the...

Post date: Wed, 06/10/2015 - 19:24

MCKINLEYVILLE- You may have seen it flying over Eureka Tuesday or Wednesday afternoon for those north of the city. The Goodyear blimp made a pit-stop at the Arcata-Eureka airport as part of it's summer farewell tour.

"We're transitioning to the Goodyear zeppelin entity which we're calling the new Goodyear blimp which is actually bigger, faster and more maneuverable," said William...

Post date: Wed, 06/10/2015 - 17:49

ARCATA­- Car trouble landed two men behind bars Tuesday afternoon when a deputy responding to help found 95 marijuana plants and almost $4,000 worth of stolen jewelry in the vehicle.

It happened around 4:45 pm. State parolee Shad Andreu Sovereign, 33, and Michael Wayne Ayer, 25, were arrested after the deputy made the discovery.

The two were outside of a black 2001 Jeep SUV that...

Post date: Wed, 06/10/2015 - 17:49

EUREKA- Warm weather expected this weekend you might be heading inland for a swim. But the Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services says before you jump in that water this summer, remember a few safety tips.

The department says never swim alone and make sure you know how to swim. Adults and children who aren't strong swimmers should wear a life vest or flotation device....

Post date: Wed, 06/10/2015 - 17:46

EUREKA- A national trend toward clean power and energy independence is coming to the unincorporated areas of Humboldt County. On Tuesday, the board of supervisors voted to make the HERO Property Assessed Clean Energy program available to residents.

The program allows residential and commercial property owners to make water and energy efficiency improvements and pay them off through...

Post date: Wed, 06/10/2015 - 17:43

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors is asking for the public's input on what you want to see in the next Department of Health and Human Services Director.

Current Director, Phillip Crandall is set to retire in January of next year. Crandall has held his position for more than 15 years and has been with the department for more than 30.

The Board of...

Post date: Wed, 06/10/2015 - 17:21

WESTHAVEN- The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors are listening to Westhaven residents as they begin to finalize land use changes in their general plan update.

It was a packed house Tuesday night at the Land Use Designation Workshop with more than 150 in attendance.

"The planning commission and the planning department are trying to standardize the different land uses in...

Post date: Wed, 06/10/2015 - 17:11