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HUMBOLDT COUNTY- The Harbor District has moved one step closer to finally dredging King Salmon’s main channel in Humboldt Bay, a goal that hasn't been accomplished in more than 30 years. Given that delay, residents are concerned.

The depth has gotten so shallow from sediment accumulation that during lower tides it’s become difficult to move in and out of the channel and private slips....

Post date: Thu, 03/03/2016 - 17:48

FORTUNA- Three men are arrested and escape serious injury after a brawl using knives and at least one handgun in Fortuna.

Wednesday evening around 7, Fortuna police responded to the 1200 block of home avenue where an altercation between two groups had been reported. The melee allegedly grew out of an earlier fight between two group members. According to police, one group fled before...

Post date: Thu, 03/03/2016 - 17:45

The man accused of killing his young wife by shooting her in the back of the head with an assault rifle was found guilty Thursday by a Washington state jury. Guilty, that is, of first degree manslaughter.

He will ultimately face an enhanced sentence for using a gun.

Skylar Nemetz, 20, and his wife Danielle, who was 19 at the time of her death, both originally hail from Humboldt...

Post date: Thu, 03/03/2016 - 17:43

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Law enforcement is searching for 4 suspects after a victim to ride along with a stranger is assaulted in Loleta.

A man was burned, cut, and robbed by several strangers who offered him a ride and ended up holding him against his will. According to Humboldt County Sheriff's Office, the victim was walking in Eureka when a group of strangers offered him a ride in a brown...

Post date: Thu, 03/03/2016 - 17:42

A bill that would raise the legal smoking age in California from 18 to 21 years was passed by the State Assembly today and appears to likely to become state law.

The proposal -- put forward by Assemblyman Jim Wood, a democrat from Healdsburg, and two others -- would exempt 18- to 21- year-olds who are actively serving in the U.S. military.

The bill quickly moves onto the State...

Post date: Thu, 03/03/2016 - 17:40

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- An investigation bears fruit. Last night, an arrest was made in connection with a robbery in McKinleyville we first told you about last month.

At around 7:30, Humboldt County Sheriff's deputies responded to a report that a wanted man, 34-year-old Joshua Reed Keyes, was at Cher-rae Heights Casino. Once contacted, Keyes tried to flee from deputies but was soon apprehended...

Post date: Thu, 03/03/2016 - 17:38

After working jointly to move forward on the homeless issues here on the North Coast, the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors and Eureka City Council will move forward on passed ordinances.

Implementation of a housing first directive is getting off the ground to have 30 homeless people in a residence in 60 days. The start date for that directive is still a ways away as housing and...

Post date: Thu, 03/03/2016 - 17:34

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office, the Department of Fish and Wildlife and local ranchers came together to discuss the escalating problem of dogs killing livestock in the rural areas of Humboldt.

Officials have seen a recent spike in the number of incidents. Now, dog owners may face criminal charges if their pet is responsible.

In rural areas, enforcement will be stepped up to...

Post date: Thu, 03/03/2016 - 17:25