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EUREKA - Even in relatively mild North Coast temperatures, law enforcement reminds you how dangerous it can be to leave your child unattended in a car for any length of time.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration points out that a car's interior can top 100 degrees when the temperature is in the 60's. And that's even if windows are cracked or the vehicle is parked in shade...

Post date: Mon, 06/19/2017 - 17:46

EUREKA - You’re spending less at the gas pump, and keeping more in your pocket.

Gas prices have dropped recently. A week ago, prices were about ten cents higher but relief at the pump hit locally. The cost per gallon at many stations is now hovering around three dollars and 12 cents for regular. Costco is the lowest at 2-85 a gallon…

The drop is credited to oil plummeting from...

Post date: Mon, 06/19/2017 - 17:43

EUREKA - Two men wearing masks allegedly get away with money after an armed robbery at a Eureka gas station.

 

The clerk told police that two men entered the Broadway Texaco with their faces covered by masks or bandanas at around 5:20 Sunday morning. One waited by the door while the other pulled out a black semi-automatic hand gun and demanded money.

 

After the...

Post date: Mon, 06/19/2017 - 17:38

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