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ARCATA - Humboldt State University Wildlife students took first place in a recent national competition. It was the 17th Annual Wildlife Quiz Bowl held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

The competition challenges undergraduate students to see who can rack up the most points answering questions ranging from taxonomy to wildlife management. HSU bested teams from Tennessee, University...

EUREKA - The Eureka Police Department is warning the public of yet another scam.

It is in the form of an email from a local church and uses one of the administrator’s names. The letter explains falsely that the administrator is in the Ukraine and trying to help a cousin with kidney problems and needs $2,800 to help get them back to the US. The scam continues with saying their credit...

EUREKA- Outdoor medical marijuana grows on small parcels in Humboldt County will face regulations for the first time.

The Board of Supervisors passed the outdoor medical marijuana ordinance yesterday in an effort to reduce neighborhood nuisances caused by the smell of growing marijuana. Those who grow marijuana on their property face limitations to canopy size and placement of the...

EUREKA- An online petition to ban electronic billboards in Humboldt County is picking up momentum.

The petition asks the County Board of Supervisors to keep the ban on electronic billboards in the General Plan Update. On October 6 the supervisors voted to eliminate the ban on animated billboards within the county as part of the Scenic Resources Section of the General Plan. The petition...

ARCATA- A traffic stop in Arcata led to a stockpile of stolen goods Tuesday.

During a routine traffic stop in the valley west area, police officers discovered several items of stolen property. The driver, 25-year-old Vincent McKenny of McKinleyville revealed that he was traveling to a nearby storage unit at the time. There, officers found more stolen property along with butane and drug...

EUREKA - We're just “E-6” days from Election Day. That's what staff at the voting office in the Clark Complex Building is calling it. The “E” is for election and the “6” is for the six days left to get everything ready for voters on Election Day. 

The employees at the election office have doubled to accommodate the pre-election demands. Among stuffing envelopes, stamping ballots, and...

EUREKA - Law enforcement is searching for two suspects after an armed marijuana robbery in Eureka. Officers responded to the 4100 block of D Street around midnight Tuesday night where two victims had been reportedly held at gunpoint. According to one victim, two males came to their home to buy a pound of marijuana. They examined the marijuana and said they needed to get cash to pay. The...

Eureka - Local health care leaders held a press conference against Proposition 46 Wednesday stating it is bad medicine for patients and for California.

Representatives from the Humboldt County Medical Society spoke out against the proposition that seeks to raise the cap on medical malpractice lawsuits and drug test doctors. They oppose the proposition for it’s high cost. They also say...

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