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EUREKA – It’s what he calls “Boarding in Faith,” a mission that includes traveling southbound on Highway 101 from Eureka to Los Angeles on a skateboard.

“It’s for my parents,” says Skateboarder, Darrin Burch.

48-year-old Burch says he is taking the 700-mile cruise, in honor

of his father who passed away of cancer 6-months ago, and for his mother who was recently diagnosed...

Post date: Thu, 05/11/2017 - 17:50

EUREKA – An ongoing structure fire battle with the abandoned North Coast Road Authority Office, leaves Eureka City Officials concerned over the safety of citizens.

“Typically, (fires) always set by transients, there’s people that break into the building to either live there or use drugs in there,” says Eureka City Manager, Greg Sparks.

Eureka City Officials attended the board...

Post date: Thu, 05/11/2017 - 17:48

MYRTLETOWN - Two suspects are detained when law enforcement surrounds a residence in Myrtletown after an alleged assault and stolen vehicle investigation.

Just before 1 Wednesday afternoon, law enforcement was on the lookout for a stolen Toyota Tacoma out of McKinleyville associated with an assault with a deadly weapon. A suspect had allegedly shot a victim in the face three times with...

Post date: Wed, 05/10/2017 - 19:57

EUREKA - A longtime health professional is leaving the area. President of St. Joseph Health, David O’Brien will be relocating to the Evergreen State.

In a letter to staff yesterday, O’Brien said he would be moving to Tacoma, Washington and joining Multicare, a non-profit healthcare organization.

O’Brien started his professional medical career in 1988 right here in Eureka as a...

Post date: Wed, 05/10/2017 - 19:47

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT - Law enforcement searching for stolen property in Southern Humboldt stumble upon a large un-permitted marijuana grow.

Tuesday, Humboldt County Drug Enforcement team members, Fish and Wildlife, along with Environmental Health personnel assisted the CHP in serving a search warrant in the Rancho Sequoia area of Alderpoint.

Officers were trying to find stolen heavy...

Post date: Wed, 05/10/2017 - 19:38

During the West Coast power crisis in the early 2000's streets and homes across California experienced dangerous brown outs.

"The state made an attempt to deregulate electric markets. It was sort of done in a half way fashion that resulted in a lot of chaos and actual big increases in energy prices,” said Richard Engels, Director of Power Resources of the Redwood Coast Energy Authority...

Post date: Wed, 05/10/2017 - 18:34

FORTUNA - Wheels were turning Wednesday in Fortuna as students and teachers of Toddy Thomas Middle School celebrated Bike to School Day.

Leading up to the event the school held assemblies on pedestrian and bike safety as part of the Safe Routes to School – a program funded by a grant the City of Fortuna received which will also fund safety improvements to nearby sidewalks and...

Post date: Wed, 05/10/2017 - 18:12

One man is riding a bike from Canada to Mexico carrying a life size rhino to spread awareness about poaching and its environmental impacts.

Wednesday he made his way through Humboldt County.

Matt Meyer is from South Africa and on April 17th he started his mission to cycle 2,000 miles in nine weeks - all the while pulling 350 pound 'Luna' behind him to raise funds and awareness...

Post date: Wed, 05/10/2017 - 18:11