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EUREKA- A Eureka man is dead after he was struck on his motorized scooter.

At around 10:20 Tuesday morning, a female driving a Chevy Silverado was turning into Victoria Place from Broadway when she struck 70-year-old John Williams on his scooter.

He was taken to the St. Joseph Hospital Trauma Unit where he died later that evening.

DUI was not a factor.

Any witnesses...

Post date: Wed, 07/19/2017 - 17:45

EUREKA- Following setbacks with the Elk River Water Stewardship Program, the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors have decided to withdraw the county’s participation.


At their meeting Tuesday, supervisors signed a termination letter of the grant agreement for the Elk River Watershed Stewardship Program.


The program was originally intended to provide support for...

Post date: Wed, 07/19/2017 - 17:42

TRINIDAD- Trinidad has adopted its budget with a single exception.

Members unanimously approved the $600,000 budget but tabled a recommendation for a 2% raise for public employees. That would have cost the city $6,800 a year but will have to wait until Council Member Susan Rotwein conducts a salary study for both short- and long-term staff. 

Council expressed support for a fiscal...

Post date: Wed, 07/19/2017 - 17:11

EUREKA - Community members came out to say goodbye to Eureka Police Chief Andy Mills.

Nine-year-old Gabriela told the chief, "how much I'm going to miss him, and it's not going to be the same in our neighborhood and well the whole world without him." She presented the chief with a hand-made card at the Wharfinger Building where it was standing room only for a going away reception.

Post date: Wed, 07/19/2017 - 17:03

EUREKA - Eureka Council unanimously affirmed the city's commitment to restoring Indian Island to the Wiyot Tribe.

Tribal Chairman Ted Hernandez was in attendance to emphasize the island's importance to the Wiyot people. The letter of agreement outlines the city's commitment to collaborating in good faith. No timeline for the transfer was established due to ongoing legal issues including...

Post date: Wed, 07/19/2017 - 16:51