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EUREKA - A McKinleyville man still in jail for previous offenses is given new charges after police link him to a cold case armed robbery. 27-year old Andrew Barnes Jr. was arrested after the results of latent fingerprints were returned by the California Department of Justice.

Last March, two masked men entered a gas station on the 22-hundred block of Alliance Road in Arcata. They...

Post date: Wed, 07/20/2016 - 20:20

EUREKA - The city of Eureka is moving forward to crackdown on the amount of personal property left in public areas.

At Tuesday night's city council meeting there was a unanimous yes vote of the ordinance first reading, which would not allow personal property to be stored in public areas. It includes providing notice before obtaining personal property, allows for an item to be stored in...

Post date: Wed, 07/20/2016 - 17:52

MCKINLEYVILLE - The Goodyear blimp made its way back through the north coast after a three-and-a-half week tour to British Columbia, Canada.

It's big and it's blue, it's the Goodyear blimp. This one is called Spirit of Innovation. This summer Spirit of Innovation embarked on a trip that will total more than 2,000 nautical miles and nearly 3,000 miles for the land crew...

Post date: Wed, 07/20/2016 - 17:47

NORTH COAST - 51 cyclists taking part in the Humboldt Bike Challenge shattered their 5,000 mile goal, travelling 9,000 miles in one month.

Riders commuted to work, ran errands, and rode recreationally then logged their mileage on the National Bike Challenge website.

Ten challengers rode more than a hundred miles...  Sandy Earl totalled 896 miles.

According to the Bike...

Post date: Wed, 07/20/2016 - 17:03

EUREKA - A unique cast made up of local and Bay Area talent star in a four night run of the classic children’s tale, The Secret Garden.

The musical features thirty-three local actors as well as three performers from the Bay Area. 

The Secret Garden explores themes of personal growth and the love between family.

Catch a preview show tomorrow night. The Ink...

Post date: Wed, 07/20/2016 - 17:02

FERNDALE - Ferndale City Council will take up the proposed half-cent transportation sales tax at tonight’s meeting.

Ferndale is the final member of the Humboldt County Association of Governments to vote on the countywide tax. HCAOG already has the majority of cities needed to take the measure before the Board of Supervisors but the group is seeking unanimous support.

Council will...

Post date: Wed, 07/20/2016 - 17:00

ARCATA - You may have seen them walking around town, heads down, tapping on their phones. Today Pokémon Go players met on the Arcata Plaza for a special PokeStop event.

Event Organizer Lucas Hylton said, "Everyone knows your name on the street and in the town and we don’t have that. Times have changed but this game is helping bridge that and helping people find new ways to talk to each...

Post date: Wed, 07/20/2016 - 16:58

EUREKA - Law enforcement is searching for a man who robbed a Henderson Center bank Wednesday afternoon.
 
Just before 3:00, the Eureka Police Department responded to the Umpqua Bank located on the 2800 of E Street for a reported robbery in progress.
 
The suspect had a black handgun in his waistband, and was reported to be around 35 years old, 6’ tall, medium build,...

Post date: Wed, 07/20/2016 - 15:28