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EUREKA - City of Eureka will recognize local entrepreneurs through a Business of the Month program following council's approval.

The program will include weekly and monthly honors as well as additional recognition for Business of the Year.

Officials hope that highlighting individual enterprises will boost the economy overall.

Staff will also be reviewing applications to...

Post date: Wed, 06/21/2017 - 18:05

EUREKA - The investigation continues into the fire that damaged or destroyed six Eureka businesses, and Humboldt Bay Fire is asking for your help.

The blaze ripped through storefronts on 4th Street early Tuesday morning, causing more than a million dollars in damage.

Fire investigators were back on scene today, talking to witnesses and trying to piece together the timeline of...

Post date: Wed, 06/21/2017 - 17:48

EUREKA- Final preparations are underway at the “Best of Humboldt” Fair at Redwood Acres.

If it’s food, fun, and farm animals then the fair is opening and the carnival is in town. The “Best of Humboldt” Fair is open tomorrow and excitement is in the air.

Food booths are being prepared, with kettle corn, funnel cakes, cotton candy and of course everyone’s fair favorite, the corn...

Post date: Wed, 06/21/2017 - 17:35

EUREKA - The city now has to plan for clean up of the burnt out structure left behind from Tuesday's early morning fire.

Some of that work already began when crews knocked down what remained of the building to prevent materials from falling on to the sidewalk or roadway.

The Public Works Department reached out to the two property owners to develop a plan for demolition and debris...

Post date: Wed, 06/21/2017 - 17:35

EUREKA - One man is taken to the hospital after sustaining a gunshot wound in Eureka.

Just before 6 Tuesday evening, the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a shot fired. Law enforcement discovered a male with a gunshot wound at a residence on the 3900 block of Union Street.

The victim was transported to St. Joseph Hospital for treatment.


Post date: Tue, 06/20/2017 - 22:03

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA - Now that our warmer weather is here and officials have declared the beginning of our fire season, PG&E is getting proactive with aerial fire detection patrols.

The patrols began this week and are timed due to the rising temperatures and higher winds. Patrols will continue through the summer and especially during the Independence Day holiday with its risk of...

Post date: Tue, 06/20/2017 - 21:33

EUREKA - With June designated by law enforcement at National Gun Violence Awareness Month, Eureka Police is asking the public to raise its awareness about the issue.

On average every day in this country, 93-Americans are killed by gun violence and countless others injured. EPD has implemented several programs like their Gun Buyback Program and S.A.F.E or Secure All Firearms Effectively...

Post date: Tue, 06/20/2017 - 21:23

EUREKA - If you were near the Bayshore Mall this Tuesday afternoon you might have thought someone was getting rescued by the Coast Guard. Not to worry though. It was just a drill. Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay Air Station was practicing maneuvers in the bay behind the mall.

The training takes place once a month with the large cutters like the Dorado or Barracuda and several times a...

Post date: Tue, 06/20/2017 - 21:16