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EUREKA - A remnant of yesterday’s traffic jam, a rusted relic of the road, junk cars of every make and model are an issue in Eureka. The city's Police Services Officers used to handle abatement, but once those positions were eliminated last summer due to budget cuts it was unknown who would address the situation. That's until the Police Department developed its Volunteer Abatement Team this...

Post date: Tue, 04/12/2016 - 16:23

ARCATA - The City of Arcata has been awarded $90,000 to connect HSU to the Arcata Community Forest.

The state Natural Resources Agency gave the environmental enhancement and mitigation grant last month. Cal Fire also chipped in $150,000 and the City of Arcata, $5,000 to be used to purchase a 20-acre forested parcel along the Jolly Giant Creek that will merge HSU into the Arcata...

Post date: Mon, 04/11/2016 - 23:58

ARCATA- A Eureka man was arrested last night after refusing to yield, then running from police who had tried to pull him over. 

Around 10:45 pm Sunday night, 28-year-old Audrick Tatman was driving a silver Chevrolet sedan north on Highway 101. When an Arcata police officer tried to pull Tatman over, he refused to yield. He finally stopped his car in the center median near Giuntoli lane...

Post date: Mon, 04/11/2016 - 17:41

REDWAY -- Redway will play host Tuesday to an innovative garden party to not only distribute fresh produce and seed packets but a whole lot more.

The Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services teamed up with the U.C. Cooperative Extension program and North Coast Community Garden Collaborative.

Food for People will be on site to hand out produce to visitors, while...

Post date: Mon, 04/11/2016 - 16:52

HOOPA -- A man was arrested after allegedly trying to run down law enforcement with his vehicle.

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office says just before 2 Friday afternoon, deputies were dispatched to help quell a domestic disturbance between a woman and her son, 18-year-old Mervin George, III.

After making contact, deputies were briefly diverted to another call. Upon their return...

Post date: Mon, 04/11/2016 - 16:49

ARCATA -- The city has been awarded $90,000 to connect HSU to the Arcata Community Forest.

The state Natural Resources Agency gave the environmental enhancement and mitigation grant last month. Cal Fire also chipped in $150,000 and the city of Arcata $5,000 to purchase a 20-acre forested parcel along Jolly Giant Creek that will merge HSU into the Arcata Community Forest.

The...

Post date: Mon, 04/11/2016 - 16:48

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT - A Eureka woman is in custody after leading law enforcement on a high speed chase which ended in a multi-vehicle crash. 54-year old Kelly Winchester was arrested.

Around 11:30 this morning, a Fortuna man reported that his grey Honda Accord was stolen. As Fortuna Police were taking the report, the CHP reported they were chasing the vehicle driven by Winchester on...

Post date: Mon, 04/11/2016 - 16:46

SHELTER COVE -- Quick and determined action by the Shelter Cove Volunteer Fire Department and Cal Fire kept a debris fire from wreaking havoc near Gale Point.

Around 2 Sunday afternoon, crews responded to Combs Road near Gale Point where residents reported seeing smoke from a one-acre debris fire. According to the fire district, crews sat on the fire for five hours to make sure the...

Post date: Mon, 04/11/2016 - 16:45