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NORTH COAST - If you’re a recreational fisherman, Wednesday is last day for halibut fishing on the north coast for the rest of the year.

In an effort to keep catches from exceeding the federally set quota of 25,220 net pounds; The California Department of Fish And Wildlife and the National Marine Fisheries Service have strict regulations for the Pacific Halibut Fishery off the...

Post date: Wed, 08/12/2015 - 16:13

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT- On 08-10-2015 at 4:25 p.m. Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Deputy took a missing person report, regarding 44 year old, Scott Joseph Fitzgerald. The Deputy spoke to Fitzgerald’s sister on the telephone. She lives in Lansdale, Pennsylvania.

She said Scott was last heard from on 07-26-2015 and she was concerned about his welfare, because he has...

Post date: Wed, 08/12/2015 - 11:39

EUREKA - A Eureka business sustained substantial damage after a vehicle crashed into the side of the building.

Just before 10 Tuesday night, Eureka Police were called to 900-block of Broadway. Witnesses say a woman from out of town was driving her car southbound near Broadway and Washington Streets when she was cut off by an unknown vehicle which fled the scene. The victim swerved to...

Post date: Tue, 08/11/2015 - 23:36

EUREKA - A local high school girl could make history as one of the army’s first female combat engineers.

Sara Huett of Eureka had a dream to be in the army and originally wanted a career in military police. Unfortunately, she didn’t pass an important test. After encouragement from friends who are future soldiers themselves and recruiters, Sarah reapplied herself and passed the important...

Post date: Tue, 08/11/2015 - 19:40

DEL NORTE COUNTY - As Caltrans explores more options for bypassing the Last Chance Grade in Del Norte County, another county voiced its support for the completion of an alternative route.

Sonoma County Transportation Authority wrote a letter of support for the efforts to resolve issues for that section of highway which continues to inch towards the ocean. The letter cited the...

Post date: Tue, 08/11/2015 - 19:32

TRINIDAD- At Wednesday night's meeting, the Trinidad City Council will vote to extend the City's current cap on total vacation rental units.

Officials report the percentage of vacation units in the city has increased steadily over the last decade and is now about 25 percent of total dwellings in Trinidad.  Residents have recently complained that they don't know as many of their...

Post date: Tue, 08/11/2015 - 18:35

EUREKA- A candidate has emerged to possibly take Supervisor Lovelace's position as Humboldt County Third District Supervisor at the beginning of 2017.   Commissioner of the Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District, Mike Wilson, will run for the open seat in June. 

Wilson is endorsed by Supervisor Lovelace and several others.  Wilson, who grew up in Humboldt County and...

Post date: Tue, 08/11/2015 - 18:33

EUREKA- Humboldt County 3rd District Supervisor Mark Lovelace will not seek reelection next June.  Lovelace, who is the senior member of the Board of Supervisors, made this announcement on Monday.

In his announcement, he said that it's been an honor to serve in his position for the last six and a half years.  Some of the accomplishments he's most proud of include helping provide secure...

Post date: Tue, 08/11/2015 - 18:31