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EUREKA-Two people were arrested in Eureka after detectives discovered drugs. It began when a EPD unit served a search warrant in a Palco Marsh tent due to drug sale complaints.

The incident occurred around 1 p.m Tuesday. They found meth and drug paraphernalia. 55-year-old Tracy Brooke and 52-year-old Teresa Wertz, both from Eureka were arrested. During a jail strip search they also...

Post date: Wed, 04/13/2016 - 17:41

EUREKA-A suspected gang member was arrested in Eureka after officials uncovered a loaded gun.

Around 4 p.m Tuesday, an EPD officer was patrolling the area near l and ninth streets. He approached 18-year-old Juan Olivares of Eureka. Olivares, who had tattoos associated with gangs and wore blue, was standing on a loaded firearm. He was arrested for carrying the concealed firearm, which is...

Post date: Wed, 04/13/2016 - 17:38

ARCATA - Infrastructure improvements for Arcata's pedestrians are in the works, with the plaza being first on the list.  

It's all part of the city's annual sidewalk ADA accessible and pavement project. The city chose to have plaza construction at H and 8th Streets done first so it's complete for summer events and the farmers market. Arcata's engineering department hired RAO...

Post date: Wed, 04/13/2016 - 17:13

ARCATA - Bird enthusiasts are flocking to the North Coast to attend the 21st Annual Godwit Days.

Day one of the week-long shorebird migration festival kicked off Wednesday morning in Arcata. The event started as a way to boost ecotourism and promote the diversity of bird species at the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary. Wednesday, local birder and wildlife illustrator, Gary Bloomfield...

Post date: Wed, 04/13/2016 - 17:09

FERNDALE - A routine traffic stop Tuesday afternoon in Ferndale turned up a small arsenal of guns and drugs and led to the arrest of two Fortuna men. According to police, the stop was made near the intersection of 5th Street and Pixley Avenue for a simple vehicle code violation.

The subsequent investigation turned up two loaded and unregistered AR-15 assault rifles, a semi-...

Post date: Tue, 04/12/2016 - 23:59

NORTH COAST - If you are running behind in filing those taxes by April 15th, not to worry; this year you actually have until April 18th.

The government has moved that annual due date thanks to a legal holiday: Emancipation Day celebrates when the nation’s capital abolished slavery.

This year it fell on a Saturday the 16th. Since it’s not a work day, the...

Post date: Tue, 04/12/2016 - 23:41

KING SALMON - Over a 1,000 PG&E customers are without electricity after a power outage Tuesday night south of Eureka.

Just after 8 pm, Humboldt Bay Fire and CHP crews responded to the 6,000-block of Loma Avenue and the Highway 101 King Salmon off ramp.

A power line had broken putting 1029 customers in the dark. PG&E crews were on scene in less than a half hour working to...

Post date: Tue, 04/12/2016 - 21:09

If you are running behind in an effort to file taxes by April 15, don’t worry. This year, you actually have until April 18.

The government has moved that annual due date thanks to a legal holiday. Emancipation Day celebrates when President Abraham Lincoln abolished slavery.

This year, it fell on Saturday the 16thof April. Since it’s not a workday, the legal...

Post date: Tue, 04/12/2016 - 17:50