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WEITCHPEC - Two suspects were taken into custody after a large drug bust in Eastern Humboldt.

Sheriff’s Deputies working with Yurok Tribal Police located an illegal marijuana grow of over 10,000 located on two parcels of land off of Mitchell Road in Weitchpec. Authorities discovered evidence of a butane hash oil operation and a creek had been diverted to water the marijuana.


Post date: Wed, 07/01/2015 - 20:26

EUREKA - Humboldt Bay Fire Station #4 is officially closed as of July 1st.

The station, located near Myrtle and West Avenues, is un-staffed and closed until further notice. It comes as a result of budget cuts the City of Eureka made for 2015-16.

Although there is no staff on site at Station 4, there is an emergency phone line available at the front door to the building that...

Post date: Wed, 07/01/2015 - 20:16

EUREKA- Less than one week after the Humboldt Bay Harbor Commission voted to work with the city of eureka to place porta-potties near the Palco Marsh, otherwise known as the devils playground, on Wednesday the B&B's arrived.

The harbor voted last Thursday to place the B&B's as a way to cut down on bay contamination. They brought the issue forward to the city this week, who...

Post date: Wed, 07/01/2015 - 17:51

EUREKA- Eureka residents are taking the homeless issue into their own hands.

"We want the community out here to look at us as humans here," Palco Marsh/Devil's Playground Resident Terrie Smith said. "We don't want them to look at us as all bad people. All drug addicts or whatever you know. We're actually humans too."

On Wednesday campers in the Palco Marsh area got a free lunch...

Post date: Wed, 07/01/2015 - 17:50

FORTUNA- A local Rotarian is taking on a big role to represent the North Coast.

On Wednesday Erin Dunn with the Fortuna Sunrise Rotary began her new role of governor for district 5130. Dunn will represent 47 clubs from six counties including Lake, Sonoma and Napa.

Dunn is the first district officer for the club since it's creation 20 years ago. As governor, Dunn will help...

Post date: Wed, 07/01/2015 - 17:49

EUREKA- The Multiple Assistance Center in Eureka has reopened after temporarily closing in April.  The MAC closed in order to transition to housing single people and couples without children instead of families participating in CalWORKS.

"Those individuals with serious mental illness being part of the most vulnerable population we need to serve and once we get those individuals then we...

Post date: Wed, 07/01/2015 - 17:15

TRINIDAD- The Trinidad City Council unanimously adopted the City’s balanced budget on Tuesday night.

The approximately $970,000 budget will provide reserve funds. Also at last Tuesday night’s meeting, the City shared the results of the community survey that was meant to identify what residents believe should be the most important city projects moving forward. It revealed community...

Post date: Wed, 07/01/2015 - 17:12

EUREKA- The City of Eureka is working to address sea level rise issues moving forward before they become a reality.

Last year, the City received a $250,000 grant from the California Ocean Protection Council to make a sea level rise adaptation plan. The City has hired Trinity Associates to determine which critical assets in Eureka are at risk from sea level rise, when they will be...

Post date: Wed, 07/01/2015 - 17:05