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EUREKA - Local citizens got a chance to speak whatever was on their minds today after the Eureka Police Department held a “Coffee with the Captains” event.

Folks met from 11 to 1 Tuesday and conversed with Captain’s Steve Watson and Brian Stephens about local issues or just the time of day. It’s a regularly occurring event that is a staple of the EPD’S outreach with the community. Some...

Post date: Tue, 05/24/2016 - 22:15

NORTH COAST - Dungeness-The Heartbreak and the Hope – Part 2

Monday night we told you about the incredible financial and physical devastation from the closure of the Dungeness crab season from Domoic acid. We asked the question: what do you do after a season that never materialized and heaped catastrophic financial hardship on an industry dependent on weather, Mother Nature and...

Post date: Tue, 05/24/2016 - 21:51

EUREKA - He’s gone… and the North Coast will be just a little less bright without him.

Jimmy Smith died Monday night at St. Joseph Hospital after a long illness. He was one of Humboldt County’s favorite sons and his commitment to the community, his family and job was second to none.

When you think of this area and an example of someone who truly put this community first, it was...

Post date: Tue, 05/24/2016 - 21:07

EUREKA- A ribbon cutting ceremony was held today for AEDC.

That stands for "Arcata Economic Development Corporation" which is a non-profit small business lending center. They moved offices and invited the public to an open house today. Refreshments were also available.

Their new office, which is located on K Street in Eureka, was previously a doctors and law office. Heartwood...

Post date: Tue, 05/24/2016 - 17:36

TRINITY COUNTY- A big rig crash shuts down SR 299 in Trinity County.

CHP said at 6am Tuesday,  an "Ace Hardware" truck was heading westbound and for unknown reasons, drifted off the roadway, hit an embankment and overturned. The driver was transported to the hospital with minor injuries.

Caltrans had been working in the area and as a result, was able to quickly open the road to...

Post date: Tue, 05/24/2016 - 17:33

EUREKA- Over a 1,000 kids got to learn about the agricultural industry, thanks to a fair that was held at EHS.

The four hour long fair was put together by the EHS FFA Club. Elementary and middle school students were invited. There were farm animals, a tractor demonstration, and natural resource displays. Visitors got to tour the AG department. 

Post date: Tue, 05/24/2016 - 17:28

ARCATA- The Arcata home that was destroyed in a fire, belonged to a City Ambulance employee. A "Go-Fund-Me" page has been set up for the family to help them rebuild.

The blaze happened around 12:30 pm Monday. AFD says they still don't know what caused the fire. Kaycee Hurd is a paramedic. Her family lived in the building.

The community has shown their generosity. Over $15,000 has...

Post date: Tue, 05/24/2016 - 17:27

MIRANDA- A structure fire with a possible hash lab inside prompted law enforcement and fire officials to evacuate nearby residents in Southern Humboldt.

The call came just before 11 Tuesday morning on Salmon Creek Road in Miranda. Once on scene, hazardous materials were confirmed including 100 gallons of nitrogen and a 180-gallon butane tank. Due to the danger of a possible explosion,...

Post date: Tue, 05/24/2016 - 17:07