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EUREKA- One week after communications on the North Coast were completely cut off, Humboldt County officials want to hear from you.

The county is attempting to assess the total impact the outage had on local communities and businesses. On September 3, a severed AT&T fiber line in Ukiah knocked out internet and phone lines. Those with AT&T were left digitally dark, including law...

Post date: Thu, 09/10/2015 - 19:58

EUREKA- The state legislative session comes to a close Friday and lawmakers are working diligently to get a medical cannabis regulation bill to the governor. While it's unclear what language will be in the bill, a policy shaped by Humboldt and five other counties is putting the north coast's concerns on the map.

The counties were recently recognized by the California State Association...

Post date: Thu, 09/10/2015 - 19:57

EUREKA- Law enforcement agencies said goodbye to a deputy in his final roll call Thursday morning.

Corporal Richard Schlesiger lost his battle with cancer Monday after a more than year and a half fight. He worked for the Humboldt County Sheriff's office for 20 years. On Sunday, September 13 there will be a procession of law enforcement starting at 9:30 a.m. from Eureka, through...

Post date: Thu, 09/10/2015 - 19:49

NORTH COAST - A local third generation dahlia gardener received top honors Tuesday in a national flower competition.

Almand Dahlia Gardens owner, Doug Almand entered the 2015 National Heirloom Exposition’s very first dahlia competition, held in Santa Rosa. Almand made the court of honor with five entries, several best of show and first place in the size category. Almand, his wife,...

Post date: Thu, 09/10/2015 - 19:20
EUREKA - The rezoning of the Eureka Waterfront was approved Thursday after a Coastal Commission board meeting.

The city of Eureka has worked for two years to expand the number of principally and conditionally permitted uses within the Waterfront Commercial Zone. With the rezoning, businesses such as bike shops, spas, shoe stores and small theaters will not be...

Post date: Thu, 09/10/2015 - 19:17

ARCATA - The last suspect in a paintball gun shooting this past July, which severely injured a man at Humboldt State, has been arrested. 

Marcus James Finney was taken into custody on a warrant for the assault, after being spotted at a football game in Eureka. University Police began investing the incident after 27-year-old Sean Leydon was a victim of a random drive-by shooting while...

Post date: Thu, 09/10/2015 - 19:12

BROOKINGS - The City of Brookings will be making some significant street improvements starting on Monday.

Over 12,000 linear feet of pavement throughout the city will get resurfacing treatment. On Monday and Tuesday, there will be several street closures. Residents of the affected areas will receive hand-delivered notices with specific date and time information. Temporary no parking...

Post date: Thu, 09/10/2015 - 15:03

WILLOW CREEK - A Willow Creek man is in custody after a cryptic note was left at a business and led authorities to an illegal grow operation.

Deputies arrested 44-year old Kenneth Richard Ashe after a note was left on a vehicle at a business indicating a woman’s life was in danger and she was being held at a residence against her will.

On Tuesday, Law enforcement responded to the...

Post date: Wed, 09/09/2015 - 22:23