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EUREKA - If there’s something you’d like to chat to a police officer about Tuesday is your chance.

It’s coffee with a captain time. EPD officers will be at Ramone’s Bakery in Old Town at the new parklet to engage in good conversation over a hot or cold beverage. The event will run from 11 am to 1 pm. And all are invited.

It is an opportunity to chat with Captains, Steve...

Post date: Mon, 05/23/2016 - 23:53

EUREKA - Law enforcement is searching for an armed man after a victim is kidnapped at gunpoint following an alleged argument in Eureka. The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public to be on the lookout for 31-year old Travis Morgan, Jr.

Sunday, around noon, the victim stated he was near a residence on the 1300-block of Walker Point Road in Eureka when Morgan, Jr. pointed a...

Post date: Mon, 05/23/2016 - 23:40

NORTH COAST - It’s one of the worst disasters in modern fishing history. The west coast closures of the Dungeness crab season have impacted crabbers up and down the coast but also the grocery stores, restaurants and service organizations that support the industry. Back in 2015, state leaders were forecasting over 376 million dollars would be lost for those stakeholders from a simple microbe...

Post date: Mon, 05/23/2016 - 22:09

FORTUNA-The man who survived a traffic collision last week has been identified. 

31-year-old Ventsislav Aleksandrov Donchev from Chicago was heading eastbound on HWY 36 from Fortuna. For unknown reasons the vehicle went off the road and down a steep embankment. It took him three days to climb up and reach the road, as he sustained major injuries and had no food for days. He was taken to...

Post date: Mon, 05/23/2016 - 17:38

FERNDALE-Over 1,500 people in Ferndale were without power.

PG&E officials say the electricity went out close to 1 am Monday. The reason- they had equipment problems.

The power was restored a little after 8 am.

Post date: Mon, 05/23/2016 - 17:33

EUREKA-A new officer has joined the Eureka Police Department.

Officer Mychal Huynh was born in So Cal and raised in the Bay Area. However, he's no stranger to the North Coast- He  graduated from Humboldt State University in 2014. Chief Mills says they are happy to welcome him. "He is a bright, well educated officer and will be an asset to our department. We are working diligently to...

Post date: Mon, 05/23/2016 - 17:30

MCKINLEYVILLE- A little scare for parents today. McKinleyville Middle School was temporarily on lockdown.

Around 10 a.m Monday, HCSO responded to the central avenue area. People reported hearing what sounded like suspected gun shots. The school was on lockdown for 15 minutes. Luckily, there was no shooting and no injuries. Deputies said it was illegal fireworks.  

Post date: Mon, 05/23/2016 - 17:24

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Humboldt County is better prepared in case a disaster were to hit our region following a week-long disaster training specific to our area.

75 local city and county officials flew to Emmitsburg, Maryland to take part in FEMA's Integrated Emergency Management Course. It allowed for agencies that normally don't work together to join forces. This included Eureka City Staff...

Post date: Mon, 05/23/2016 - 17:21