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EUREKA - Eureka City Council will consider forming a Business of the Month program to honor the city's noteworthy enterprises.

According to the staff report, Development Services will select a Business of the Week and highlight their products and accomplishments on social media and in the city's newsletter.

The city's Economic Development Commission will sift through nominees for...

Post date: Mon, 06/19/2017 - 17:35

EUREKA - Despite objections from the prosecutor, accused murderer Jon Goldberg will be allowed visitation with his son. 

In Monday's hearing at the Humboldt County Courthouse, more was learned about that deadly day last September when Jon Goldberg allegedly shot and killed Fortuna Fire Captain Tim Smith.

Deputy District Attorney Luke Bernthal said that earlier that morning,...

Post date: Mon, 06/19/2017 - 17:26

TRINIDAD - Visiting the famous 145-year-old Trinidad Head Lighthouse, spectators look through the spyglass at history through the lighthouse keepers wife.

During this is a free event that occurs periodically throughout the year, those in attendance delve into the history of the lighthouse.

The bureau of Land Management and Trinidad Museum put on these interpretative tours for the...

Post date: Sun, 06/18/2017 - 20:27

EUREKA – It will be harder to challenge a parking ticket in Eureka, now that the enforcement officer is wearing a body camera.

EPD Officer, Lynda Punch started wearing the watch guard camera to provide more evidence when drivers contest tickets.

Like other officers, the camera is activated when Punch begins her route, it captures things like meter numbers and where exactly a...

Post date: Sun, 06/18/2017 - 20:26

EUREKA – The Humboldt County DHHS (Department of Health and Human Services) is trying to reduce drowning’s by offering safety gear.

DHHS is making 192 life jackets available to community members of all ages with funding coming through a grant from the Sea Tow Foundation.

Reportedly, 42 people have drowned in Humboldt between 2011 and 2016.

The areas waterways have swift...

Post date: Sun, 06/18/2017 - 20:25

EUREKA – A fire in Eureka leaves an abandoned vehicle completely destroyed.

Dispatched around 11:30 Sunday morning Humboldt Bay Fire responded to the call of a burning station wagon completely engulfed in flames.

The vehicle fire took place on Marina Way in Eureka.

Several calls came in from bystanders reporting flames were coming from the vehicle and spreading quickly --...

Post date: Sun, 06/18/2017 - 20:24

TRINIDAD – The Fish Festival took place Sunday in Trinidad bringing in fish lovers from all over the County and beyond.

The festival is in its 60th year and it is the biggest street festival in Trinidad.

Family, friends and new members of the community came out -- soaking in all the sun while enjoying the live music, art and delicious fish.

This event is hosted...

Post date: Sun, 06/18/2017 - 20:23

EUREKA – Local high schools are now on break for the summer and students are eager to find that first and second summer job, but it can be tricky. Places like The Job Market in Eureka are here to help.

Connie Lorenzo, Program Manager of the Training Division of the Job Market and the Department of Health and Human Services says it’s time to start applying now.

 The Job Market...

Post date: Sun, 06/18/2017 - 20:22