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A Redway man is behind bars after leading police on a stolen vehicle pursuit and foot chase. Fortuna Police are on the hunt for a thief caught on surveillance footage at a local business. Eureka residents weigh in on the state of California. Residents are urged to use caution when visiting beaches following a high surf advisory. Storm preparation is underway ahead of Sunday's severe weather....

Post date: Sat, 01/16/2016 - 18:02

A chase involving a stolen vehicle Friday night in Eureka resulted in one arrest.
 
Just after 11:30, a Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputy noticed a stolen Jeep driving westbound on Myrtle Avenue near Redwood Acres.
 
The deputy attempted to make a vehicle stop but the Jeep failed to yield and struck a street sign. The California Highway Patrol then assisted in the...

Post date: Sat, 01/16/2016 - 01:20

NORTH COAST - The Humboldt County Office of Emergency Services is encouraging the public to be proactive in preparing for more upcoming winter storm conditions.

With more rain expected along with high winds, officials say it’s a great time to replenish those emergency supplies. Make sure you have plenty of water, working flashlights,  battery lanterns, and critical medications. These...

Post date: Sat, 01/16/2016 - 00:03

TRINIDAD - A rare sighting Friday. A large seal that annually migrates to Alaska has decided to rest along the North Coast. No one knows why he stopped but he definitely was drawing a crowd.

The young adult male Northern Elephant Seal chose Trinidad Beach not too far from the Seascape Restaurant to take a break from his travels.

Officials with the Northern Marine Mammal Center in...

Post date: Fri, 01/15/2016 - 20:31

ARCATA - The City of Arcata has a new free map and parking app.

The new app is available using Avenza Systems PDF Maps Mobile Phone Application. It shows locations for Arcata’s 2 and 4 hour parking zones, red zones, parking meters, and permit only parking. It’s available on Apple and Android devices and allows users to navigate with GPS, record their tracks, add placemarks and photos to...

Post date: Fri, 01/15/2016 - 20:12

RIO DELL- The City of Rio Dell is reconsidering its current Medical Marijuana Commercial Land Use Regulations.

Thursday night, the Planning Commission held it’s first special meeting. For several years, the city has had a regulation banning outdoor cultivation of marijuana but allowed indoor cultivation on a small scale for personal use. Now, they are looking at some potential changes...

Post date: Fri, 01/15/2016 - 17:40

EUREKA- The Harbor District is moving forward with plans to place two portapotties near homeless encampments on the bay.

In a 4 to 1 vote Thursday night, Harbor District Commissioners voted to purchase two portapotties from company, B&B. They will cost 300 dollars each and be about 200 per month to maintain. One will be placed behind the Bayshore Mall, the location of the other one...

Post date: Fri, 01/15/2016 - 17:36

Fortuna-There's been a lot of earthquakes rattling up Humboldt County. But what exactly causes them? Ellen Osten, a teacher at Toddy Thomas Middle School, took her students on a field trip to find out how geologist detect ground movements using GPS systems. Students got to listen to Adam Wallis from UNAVCO talk about the GPS system that's installed in Fortuna. 

Post date: Fri, 01/15/2016 - 17:25