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MCKINLEYVILLE - They’re usually not the type of homes law enforcement visits right off the bat.

3 suspects were taken into custody after the Humboldt County Drug Task Force finds marijuana grow operations at three brand new homes. Arrested were 24-year old Haley Paulson, 25-year old Emily Page and 31-year old Andrew Grigsby.

Thursday morning around 7:30, task force members and...

Post date: Fri, 09/18/2015 - 23:38

NORTH COAST - Caltrans and Sunny Brea Middle School are partnering to bring joy to kids devastated by the Valley Fire burning in Lake County.

The program is called “Kids Helping Kids. It was spearheaded by student, Tiernan Langtry who came up with the idea. Caltrans is helping transport the toys. Employees from both the state agency and school have all contributed time, money and gifts...

Post date: Fri, 09/18/2015 - 21:46

ARCATA – A wanted felon was arrested Friday after law enforcement had to talk him off a rooftop in Arcata.

37-year old Brian Mello of McKinleyville, was taken into custody. Just before 11 am. Arcata police received a call that Mello was near the Coast Central Credit Union near 6th and F streets. When officers arrived, a foot chase ensued and the suspect ran west on 7th...

Post date: Fri, 09/18/2015 - 19:39

NORTH COAST - The Northern Humboldt Union High School District has won a $819,000 grant to sustain it's career initiative program.

The program includes Arcata, McKinleyville and Six Rivers High Schools. It hosts speakers, community leadership and career panels, career fairs and facilitates job shadows as a way for students to gain career insight. Volunteer mentors are currently needed...

Post date: Fri, 09/18/2015 - 19:07

EUREKA - It’s a way to encourage new businesses and promote growth and development. It’s called a business incubator. There’s over 1,400 in the U.S. and now the city of Eureka is looking at options of developing one.

Eureka officials say the city’s business formations are four times higher than the national average, showing great interest in entrepreneurship. However, the high rate of...

Post date: Fri, 09/18/2015 - 18:48

EUREKA - A California man has peddled thousands of miles across the nation, raising money for the American Cancer Society. This week, he made a stop in Humboldt County.

In 2011 Flynn Donoho took off from his home in Huntington Beach, to embark on the journey of a lifetime, all with positive outlook on life and his bicycle. 

“I came to this town and was on your TV channel in 2011...

Post date: Fri, 09/18/2015 - 18:19

EUREKA- A couple celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary this month traded the flowers and chocolates, for gift cards. Not meant for each other, but for those who have kept them safe all these years.

Local police and fire were surprised Friday morning by the couple's gift.

"He told me he wanted to purchase some hole in the wall gift certificates that he wanted to distribute to...

Post date: Fri, 09/18/2015 - 17:39

WILLOW CREEK- Police are searching for a suspect in an early morning armed robbery in Eastern Humboldt.

Around 5:30 a.m. Friday, two employees say a man walked into the Willow Creek Chevron gas station, pointed a firearm and demanded money from the cash register. The victims complied. The suspect then left on foot northbound on country club road.

He's described as a Hispanic or...

Post date: Fri, 09/18/2015 - 17:37