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ARCATA - The California Welcome Center celebrated 15 years of serving Humboldt County.

"The welcome center is a big part of the community although it's located here in Arcata, it's an asset of the entire community of Humboldt county and beyond. I think it's really made a big influence on our tourism industry and it's really done a great thing for our visitors who come here. Our staff...

Post date: Wed, 06/24/2015 - 17:34

BLUE LAKE - The city of Blue Lake adopted it’s fiscal budget and has a new councilmember after it’s Tuesday night city council meeting.

The city adopted an $856,805 budget which only increased $3 over last year. Water and sewer budgets were estimated on the Blue Lake Power Plant remaining closed. No cuts are expected at this time.

Adelene Jones retired Eureka teacher and former...

Post date: Wed, 06/24/2015 - 17:29

ARCATA- A woman in Arcata was sent to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries after her boyfriend allegedly attacked her on Monday night.

Officials with the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office say at about 8:50 p.m., the 39-year-old victim reported that 35-year-old Adam William Loomis became angry with her for unknown reasons and struck her several times in the head with a rock. ...

Post date: Tue, 06/23/2015 - 19:55

CLAM BEACH- The Humboldt County Coroner’s Office has released the cause of death of the man who died on Clam Beach last week.

Officials confirm 74-year-old Arthur Blomquist of Eureka died from a heart attack last Thursday morning while clamming on Clam Beach. The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office recovered the body about a half of a mile south of the Clam Beach Campground. People at the...

Post date: Tue, 06/23/2015 - 19:51

EUREKA- Meth, scales and packaging materials were found inside a Eureka home Monday while the EPD P.O.P. Unit served a search warrant.

58 year old Charles Didier was arrested around 4 p.m. At his home on the 700 block of Allard Avenue. EPD officers say they found nearly 2 ounces of meth, enough for almost 560 individual hits of the illegal drug.

Didier was booked into the jail...

Post date: Tue, 06/23/2015 - 18:09

EUREKA- Humboldt County Board of Supervisors passed the 2015-2016 Fiscal Year Budget on Tuesday, with slight adjustments to Measure Z funding.

The board voted 4 to 0, with Supervisor Mark Lovelace absent, to pass the $319 million budget. As part of that budget, proposed measure z funding allotments for the sheriff and D.A.'s office were cut by 10 percent, to allow funding for road...

Post date: Tue, 06/23/2015 - 18:08

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT- The Emerald Triangle is the target of the Humboldt County Drug Task Force's marijuana eradication efforts this week. Deputies are serving warrants as part of a tri-county marijuana enforcement operation.

Deputies are serving search warrants on properties near where the Humboldt, Trinity and Mendocino Counties meet, particularly the Island Mountain area. The operation...

Post date: Tue, 06/23/2015 - 18:07

EUREKA- A big change is coming to Humboldt Bay fire, now that Chief Ken Woods has announced his plans to retire.

Chief Woods began his career in the fire service 27 years ago in Sacramento and he’s had an exceptional career here in Humboldt County. He was awarded the Ronny Jack Coleman California Fire Chief of the Year Award in 2012. But just three years later, has decided to retire....

Post date: Tue, 06/23/2015 - 17:21