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BLUE LAKE - Residents and business owners near the Logger Bar in Blue Lake are claiming the bar’s excessive noise and drunken patrons are disrupting the neighborhood.

Residents have filed written complaints and petitions with the city, claiming music can be heard down the street late into the night, and the bar’s customers have caused property damages. Filed complaints request the bar...

Post date: Tue, 09/08/2015 - 17:28

MCKINLEYVILLE - Hundreds of students stood outside of McKinleyville High School Tuesday afternoon, as part of the school’s annual safety day.

As students and faculty settle in to the new school year, McKinleyville High uses safety day to insure everyone is up to date on emergency procedures. Students participate in a series of workshops, going over school rules and precautions, plus...

Post date: Tue, 09/08/2015 - 17:21

EUREKA- There was a flag outside of the Humboldt County Courthouse, at half-staff Tuesday in honor of a Deputy Sheriff who lost his battle with cancer.

Corporal Rich Schlesiger was diagnosed with cancer in January of 2014 and after a long fight, he died Monday afternoon.

Schlesiger worked for the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office for 20 years, spending 10 years as one of the lead...

Post date: Tue, 09/08/2015 - 17:21

FIELDBROOK - A man was caught on camera stealing gasoline from an elementary school van in Fieldbrook, early Monday morning. 

This isn't the first time the Fieldbrook Elementary School has had gasoline stolen. Officials say it's been an ongoing problem for at least five years, usually happening on the weekend and at night. Gasoline was siphoned out of the van while sitting in the school...

Post date: Tue, 09/08/2015 - 17:18

WEITCHPEC- We’re learning more about the suspect who was killed in the officer-involved shooting in Weitchpec Friday night.

According to the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office, 27-year-old Richard Keith Kelley of Humboldt County shot a 39-year-old man in the leg Friday night at Ray’s Food Place in Hoopa. The victim’s gunshot wound was not life threatening. Kelley then stole the victim’s...

Post date: Tue, 09/08/2015 - 17:08

EUREKA- We've learned the identity of the victim in Saturday's deadly shooting at Hammond Park.

Police say around 10 Saturday night, 18-year-old Dax Clay Edward Brown of McKinleyville was shot at the park, located on 14th and E Street in Eureka. When officers arrived on scene, they found brown unresponsive. He later died in the hospital.

The Eureka Police Department...

Post date: Tue, 09/08/2015 - 17:05

FORTUNA  - A female repeat offender was arrested following a burglary and vehicle theft in Fortuna.

21-year old Angeleke Smith was taken into custody this past Friday. An alert neighbor noticed Smith loitering near 3000 block of Sunset View then leaving in a stolen green sedan. Officers found Smith on Rohnerville Road near the abandoned car. She was allegedly found in possession of...

Post date: Mon, 09/07/2015 - 23:37

EUREKA - He was an advisor to President Reagan and his clients were a who’s who of major corporations. Peter Hannaford died this past Saturday.

He had a long career in public relations and politics. He wrote ten books mostly about past U.S. Presidents and media relations and hundreds of articles for magazines and newspapers.

He most prominent and influential role was an assistant...

Post date: Mon, 09/07/2015 - 20:46