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HUMBOLDT COUNTY- The Humboldt County Administrative Office says residents may be able to receive money for recent storm damages. 

On Tuesday the Board of Supervisors declared a local disaster. Claims can now be submitted for reimbursement. Agricultural producers and both private and public facilities were ruined following the severe flooding, as well as roads. If your business was...

Post date: Thu, 01/19/2017 - 11:23

MENDOCINO COUNTY- A Garberville man is one of multiple suspects wanted following a robbery and homicide in Mendocino County.

In November, Mendocino Sheriff's Deputies responded to a homicide in Laytonville. A commercial marijuana grower was fatally assaulted while his employees robbed him for 100 pounds of cannabis. Seven suspects were identified and two were arrested.

On Monday...

Post date: Thu, 01/19/2017 - 10:40

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - The Humboldt Harbor District will convene a special meeting Thursday to consider the expansion of Coast Seafood’s oyster operations.

The commissioners will review the final environmental impact report, CEQA recommendations and it is expected they will approve the expansion. The impacts that were acknowledged like air quality issues with more boats traversing the area...

Post date: Wed, 01/18/2017 - 23:32

Local shelters are running into problems this week - they're running out of room.The Humboldt county animal shelter currently has 56 dogs, but only 52 kennels, and while Miranda's Rescue usually only takes in 40 dogs, they currently have 60. 

Workers at Miranda's Rescue are particularly frustrated because when owner's try to return dogs to the Humboldt County Shelter, those dogs are...

Post date: Wed, 01/18/2017 - 19:32

EUREKA - Rain and wind continue to batter the North Coast on Wednesday night, leaving approximately 2700 PG&E customers in the Humboldt Division without power, and PG&E says less than half of those are in Humboldt County.

According to PG&E spokesperson Deanna Contreras, the number one cause of outages like today’s, are trees falling on power lines, and so PG&E enlists...

Post date: Wed, 01/18/2017 - 17:40

ARCATA - As students return to Humboldt State University, the campus community is mourning the loss of 19-year-old student Jenna Santos.

Santos was returning from a trip to Humboldt with a friend on the night of January 11th when her car veered off of Highway 101 and into Outlet Creek in Mendocino County.

Rescue teams located the vehicle the next day where Santos was found...

Post date: Wed, 01/18/2017 - 17:15

EUREKA - Zane Middle School was the site of a power outage this year. Rather than sending students home, administrators chose to keep the doors open even though the lights were off.

A tree limb broke loose Wednesday morning and struck a transformer off-campus. PG&E shut down remaining power to the school while the line was repaired.

After an all-call to parents to let them...

Post date: Wed, 01/18/2017 - 17:15

EUREKA - It was a tense back and forth at last night’s meeting. Eureka City Council ultimately voted four to one to support a resolution affirming human rights.

3rd Ward Councilmember Kim Bergel introduced the idea in December. It’s patterned after a resolution adopted by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.

The document enumerates support for immigrants, the LGBT community...

Post date: Wed, 01/18/2017 - 17:14