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HUMBOLDT COUNTY - The Department of Health and Human Services is warning the public about an overdose risk due to the presence of Fentanyl.

Locals who have experienced street drugs have a greater risk. These drugs look like common medications like Norco and Vicodin but may contain the opioid which is a hundred times more powerful than Morphine. Heroin may also be laced with Fentanyl....

Post date: Fri, 04/14/2017 - 20:10

EUREKA - The Humboldt Bay Harbor District will hold an important meeting i next week to consider a pre-permitting project and oyster expansion by the Yeung Oyster Farm.

The Draft Environmental Impact Report and the Humboldt Bay Intertidal Mariculture Pre-permitting Project will be evaluated because of their many similarities including proposed timing, location, shellfish culture methods...

Post date: Fri, 04/14/2017 - 20:02

Humboldt State's public radio station KHSU could potentially lose funding under Donald Trump's proposed budget cuts.

Under the new budget, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, which provides about $175,000 of KHSU's funding, would be cut to zero.

However, according to KHSU general manager, Peter Fretwell, CPB appropriations are made two years in advance, so funding should be...

Post date: Fri, 04/14/2017 - 17:34

A Humboldt County Most Wanted felon has been put behind bars after being found with a gun in the Bayshore Mall parking lot.

57-year-old Alvin Wingo, Jr. has been wanted by police since the beginning of the year when he was accused of kidnapping his estranged wife.

Wingo is suspected of repeatedly assaulting her and threatening to kill her with a firearm.

Last night, Eureka...

Post date: Fri, 04/14/2017 - 17:30

Fortuna City Council is aiming to alleviate flooding problems in the friendly city.

At their upcoming meeting, council is set to authorize a major flood control and habitat restoration project.

Work would be done off of 12th street where chronic flooding has been a problem due to the configuration of the creek.

The funding would come from the Fisheries Restoration Grant...

Post date: Fri, 04/14/2017 - 17:26

EUREKA – You think to call 911 when an emergency strikes; it is the lifeline, it ensures that police, fire, and medical personnel respond to emergencies.

Often time’s 911 operators go unnoticed. The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Dispatchers highlight the critical roles played during an emergency call.

One 5-year Sherriff’s Office Dispatcher says that the job is rewarding and...

Post date: Fri, 04/14/2017 - 17:10

EUREKA – A truck hauling lumber took an awful spill this afternoon south of Eureka on Highway 101.

The California Highway Patrol said just after 12, the driver was traveling southbound when the trailer started to wobble due to the weight of the amount of wood.

He pulled over to the right lane near the shoulder when the right wheel struck the dirt shoulder causing the trailer to...

Post date: Fri, 04/14/2017 - 17:08

FORTUNA - A wanted felon is still on the loose after a multi-agency response in Fortuna.

Around 8:30 Friday morning, Fortuna Police officers observed a stolen Honda Civic with multiple passengers being driven by 18-year-old Trystan Lewis. Lewis is known to law enforcement and wanted on two felony warrants. The officers caught up to the vehicle at a residence on the 2800 block of Kenmar...

Post date: Fri, 04/14/2017 - 17:07