Search for News

E.g., Saturday, November 1, 2014

News Archive

Local Stories

After three years, five months and approximately a 40-minute ceremony, Eureka has a permanent police chief.

"It’s been— it's been busy," Chief Andy Mills said.

Mills said it’s been a long process getting to this point, but he's ready to move forward.

"Now we start the hard we work,” Chief Mills said. “We start meeting with people, we start talking to people and finding out...

A local reusable artists pieces will be featured at SCRAP Humboldt's store at Friday's Arts! Arcata. The artist, Dmitry Tokarsky's Castaway Creations, will be featured for the entire month of November.


Tokarsky's featured artwork are all reusable household items created from items purchased at SCRAP. The artist features work from reused cork and reclaimed wood.



Fieldbrook residents approved a measure that will increase residents fire tax. The measure passed with 80 percent majority vote, enough needed to reach a 2/3 majority to pass a tax initiative.


The tax will increase residents fire protection tax from $42 to $75 for the next ten years. The money will go toward remodeling the volunteer fire station to bring it up to code and make...

The Blue Lake city council unanimously approved a proposal that will start negotiations for the city's new contract with the sheriff's office. City staff will start negotiations based off of suggestions compiled from the city's Public Safety Commission.


The city is asking for more opportunities to develop neighborhood watches, yearly data reports on crime and animal control...

It’s just after 8 a.m. on a Thursday. A group is about to start their weekly hour-long meeting to address homeless related issues in Humboldt County.

"We put up some goals, issues, ways we can address these problems," Humboldt County Supervisor Rex Bohn said.

It’s a group made up county and city agencies— all bringing something different to the table in hopes of getting people...

From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
0n 11-6-2013, approximately 2:30 a.m., a Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputy on patrol stopped a gold Toyota Camry for a traffic violation on Pickett Road near Central Avenue, McKinleyville. When the deputy contacted the driver identified as Anthony George Miller, 46 years old from McKinleyville, he smelled the strong...
Results for Humboldt County: 
Board Member Trustee Area 1

EUREKA- The Eureka City Council has decided to bypass a special election and instead will appoint someone to fill the Ward Five Seat. Lance Madsen announced he was resigning in October for health reasons.

Madsen was first elected to the council in 1990 and served 8 years. He came back in 2010 for another term and was set to serve until November of 2014. Mayor Frank Jager says they’ll...