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A Eureka man wanted for methamphetamine sales has been arrested again for attempting to flee police officers.

31-year-old Pia Cheng was on Highway 101 near Branscomb Road when he committed a traffic violation and a deputy attempted to stop him.

He continued driving north when the deputy initiated emergency lights and a siren.

Eventually he stopped and the deputy was...

Post date: Thu, 03/23/2017 - 17:27

Three tiny kittens were born in the pouring rain, and luckily thanks to Animal Control of Eureka, they were saved.

On Monday, Animal Control got a call that a cat was having kittens behind Western Chainsaw.

When they arrived, the mother cat was suspected to be feral and was too scared to go with them, but the baby kittens, less than 24 hours old, were collected and able to go to...

Post date: Thu, 03/23/2017 - 17:26

ARCATA - A man wearing a ski mask robbed the Alliance 76 gas station in Arcata.

According to an employee, the robber entered the store at around 10:30 Wednesday with his face covered, carrying a plastic garbage bag.

The clerk did not see a weapon.

He demanded the money from the register and the worker complied, giving him an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspect...

Post date: Thu, 03/23/2017 - 17:24

Right now with Prop 64 the state says that residents can have up to 6 marijuana plants, but citizens and city officials of Fortuna are trying to adjust this rule by requiring permits, fees and other regulations to make it more difficult to grow within the city.

As of March 2016 the city implemented a zero tolerance cannabis ordinance, and now they are going back to see if changes need...

Post date: Thu, 03/23/2017 - 17:23

EUREKA - The small claims case against Floyd and Betty Squires is now in its ninth day with the Chief of Police subpoenaed to testify.

Chief Mills took the stand for two days to answer questions about calls for service at two Squires-owned properties on the 1600 block of G Street. Floyd Squires entered numerous letters into evidence, many of them addressed to EPD, requesting additional...

Post date: Thu, 03/23/2017 - 17:07

EUREKA - For the next two days, Eureka Police and Humboldt County Sheriff's Office will give you money in exchange for your unwanted firearms.

The agencies are collaborating on a gun buyback program that offers pre-paid gift cards in exchange for firearms no questions asked.

No ID or other personal information will be required. All unloaded firearms will be accepted, but the guns...

Post date: Thu, 03/23/2017 - 17:01

EUREKA - The five suspects will head to trial for the shooting death of Tyson Claros.

Judge Miles found there was enough evidence to try Brandon Mitchell, Catherine Fode, Hector Godoy-Standley, Cesar Valenzuela and Tamara Thomson for homicide and carjacking. Mitchell is accused of firing the gun.

During the three day preliminary hearing the district attorney introduced...

Post date: Thu, 03/23/2017 - 16:50
ARCATA – This week for Humboldt State, CSU board of trustees approved a tuition increase for the fall 20-17 school term
For Humboldt State students, tuition for resident in there undergraduate year will see an increase of $270.00. This will ultimately generate 77.5 million dollars in the net revenue. 
The funds collected are said to...
Post date: Thu, 03/23/2017 - 16:32