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ARCATA - The Arcata City Council is looking for volunteers for a newly formed task force.

The Public Safety Committee Task Force will need to be staffed with 7 to 11 members who will serve for 12 months. All applicants must live, work or go to school within the Arcata city limits.

They’ll meet evenings on the 4th Wednesday of each month and will advise the city council...

Post date: Fri, 12/09/2016 - 22:18

EUREKA - Law enforcement is on the lookout for a 10-year old girl after her mother allegedly abducted her Friday in Eureka. This is in violation of a civil restraining order.

Around 3:15 Eureka Police responded to the 33-hundred block of Dolbeer Street. 10-year old Mackenzie Lois Fleek was last seen leaving in a white Ford Fiesta from that location in the company of her mother, 33-year...

Post date: Fri, 12/09/2016 - 21:20

EUREKA - As Oakland officials continue to investigate the cause of last week’s deadly warehouse fire, Humboldt Bay Fire points out North Coast residents have hosted events that raise similar concerns.

The search for additional victims was called off yesterday. Thirty-six victims have been recovered since the warehouse known as the ghost ship caught fire during a party last Friday.

Post date: Fri, 12/09/2016 - 17:37

EUREKA- The California Transportation Commission approved millions of dollars yesterday for transportation projects around California and several here in Humboldt County. 

The commission voted on the projects of which programs will be funded. In total $31.6 million of Active Transportation Funds were allocated to county projects. Caltrans officials said, ATP funds were created to...

Post date: Fri, 12/09/2016 - 17:23

EUREKA - The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors is now accepting applications for the Citizens Advisory Committee on Measure Z.

The committee is made up of nine people and they are looking to fill four seats.

The main goal of the committee is to direct where Measure Z funding should be spent with a focus on public safety and services.

Supervisor Rex Bohn says since...

Post date: Fri, 12/09/2016 - 17:23

EUREKA - The Humboldt County Correctional Facility is still waiting on special suicide prevention netting after securing the funding from the county in July.

In the meantime a prisoner did attempt suicide just yesterday morning.

Undersheriff Honsal explained that funding is in place for this special netting, however the Department of Public Works is so backlogged that they have...

Post date: Fri, 12/09/2016 - 17:18

EUREKA- Friday afternoon, LatinoNet hosted a meeting at the Health & Wellness Center in Eureka, on immigration rights under the political landscape they call uncertain. WATCH NOW.

Post date: Fri, 12/09/2016 - 17:13

EUREKA - Eureka Police Department’s Shop with a Cop Program got a big financial boost today.

Rotary Club of Southwest Eureka donated $5,000 that was raised at this year’s Cirque De Soulless Halloween party.

Chief Mills accepted the check at the club’s weekly meeting.

Shop with a Cop pairs kids in need with a law enforcement officer or first responder. Then they set out...

Post date: Fri, 12/09/2016 - 17:05