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Eureka Home Estimated to Have $150K Damage After Yesterday’s Fire

On March 24th, 2019 at 7:02P.M. Humboldt Bay Fire responded to a fire in a home on the 3400 Block of Pine St with three fire engines, one fire truck, two chief officers, and one Public Information Officer.


McKinley statue arrives in Ohio as final removal costs are detailed

ARCATA – Arcata’s statue of President William McKinley is now Canton, Ohio’s statue of President William McKinley. Arcata City Manager Karen Diemer reports that the statue arrived in that midwestern town on Monday, March 18 following its shipment from Arcata the previous Friday.


Another Structure Fire in Eureka Today

A home caught on fire in 3400 Pine near the intersection with Amelia in Eureka a little after 7 p.m. Multiple agencies responded. Firefighters were forced to up to a second alarm. The fire burned through the roof and self vented.


Alleged leader of huge California drug ring sentenced to federal prison

OAKLAND — A man described by federal authorities as a shrewd, well-organized drug kingpin has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison, court records show. Prosecutors say Carlos “Green Eyes” Hernandez, 52, ran a large-scale “drug trafficking operation with supply and distribution channels exten


California police officer learns his supervisor saved his life 27 years ago

Tyler Dominguez, an El Monte police officer for two years, had a pleasant shock recently:. He learned his supervisor, Lt. Chris Cano, had delivered him in the driveway of the baby’s home 27 year ago, a complicated birth, and saved his life.


Arcata Police Log: Top-hatted snare drummer offers supermarket stabbing services

• Tuesday, February 13 9:38 a.m. A dark-haired woman driving an estimated 70 mph on L.K. Wood Boulevard was profoundly inconvenienced by having to slightly modify her trajectory and swerve around some road workers, possibly slowing her blistering velocity by as much as few miles per hour. In doing s


District Attorney Keeps Asking For Judges to Be Disqualified, In Eureka Teen Murder Case

Humboldt County, Ca. (KIEM) A Mendocino County judge has been asked to decide whether a Humboldt District Attorney can disqualify a second judge from a murder case. Deputy District Attorney Roger Rees is trying to stop Judge Gregory Elvine-Kreis from presiding over the preliminary hearing of murder


A California man confessed four times to killing a nurse. After three decades, police finally listened.

Last summer, a Michigan felon then living in Southern California powered up a Facebook account and let rip. “I am no angel. If I get pissed I kill,” Michael Leon Curry wrote on Facebook on June 28, 2018. “I have never killed anyone who did not — who didn’t deserve it.”


One dead after massive car pileups in California

Visibility in an area known as the Grapevine dropped, and as cars slowed down a chain reaction involving some 30 vehicles began. A separate pileup in Claremont left one dead and sent two to the hospital in critical condition.


Greyhound Driver Arrested For DUI After Crash In California

FRESNO (AP) — Authorities say a Greyhound bus driver was arrested on suspicion of DUI after crashing into a guardrail with 35 passengers on board. The California Highway Patrol says the crash happened Sunday morning when the driver lost control on a highway transition road in Fresno.


Avocado recall: California stores included in listeria warning

(CNN) — California-grown avocados sold in bulk to retail stores in six states by the Henry Avocado Corporation are being recalled because of potential contamination with the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes, the company announced on Saturday.


Farm Share Enrollment Open For Bayside Park Farm’s Summer 2019 Season

The City of Arcata Parks and Recreation Division is now accepting enrollment for Summer 2019 farm shares from Bayside Park Farm. Bayside Park Farm is a 3-acre vegetable farm located in the City of Arcata’s Bayside Park that is dedicated to cultivating connections between the community and sustainabl


Trans Man's Hysterectomy Cancelled Minutes Before Surgery

Oliver Knight, a transgender man, is suing a Catholic hospital in Northern California after it cancelled his hysterectomy just minutes before the surgery was due to begin. Knight was due to undergo the procedure on August 30, 2017, at St Joseph Hospital in Eureka, California. He did not want to trav


Stormy weather expected Wednesday, but no chance of flooding

Off-and-on rainy patterns throughout the week will “keep the ground wet” in Humboldt County, a National Weather Service meteorologist said. Tuesday will be dry with more rain expected early Wednesday morning and throughout the day. Rainfall with be less than a quarter inch near the coast with no flo


McKinleyville to begin planning for Town Center

McKINLEYVILLE – Sometime this summer, McKinleyville will begin planning the future of its Town Center. Although no specific date has been picked, Senior Planner Michael Richardson of the Humboldt County Planning Department assured members of the McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (McKMAC) at


There’s plenty to do during Godwit Days

Although events within the Godwit Days festival — slated for April 17 to 23 — are starting to sell out, there are still plenty of field trips, boat excursions and workshops to go around.


March For Our Lives Takes Place in Arcata

ARCATA, Ca. (KIEM) – The second annual March For Our Lives took place in front of the Arcata Playhouse. Those we came were there to take a stand against gun violence. “We are the next generation, who are going to be able to make a change in legislation and politically and I think starting our educat


Youth Summit Near Eureka This Weekend Changed Lives Via Lessons on Everything From Fencing, to SAT’s to Dance

You might have had a good weekend but was it a learn-to-fence-like-a-pirate, decorate-cupcakes, listen-to-Betty-Chinn-talk-about-eating-feces-to-survive, learn-First-Aid, meditate, and make-new-friends kind of weekend?


Business briefs: Lost Coast Brewery to host new beer release party

Internationally recognized for its award-winning beer, Lost Coast Brewery is proudly celebrating 30 years of brewing in 2019. Widely known for the Lost Coast Brewery Old Town Café at 617 4th St. for three decades, Lost Coast Brewery has expanded to a second location at 1600 Sunset Drive on the south


Eureka High Baseball team hosts Loggers Madness Bowling tournament

EUREKA, Ca. (KIEM) – With March Madness weekend going on in the NCAA, a Humboldt County High School team has their own type of bracket contest. The Eureka High School Baseball team hosts a Loggers Madness Bowling tournament at Harbor Lanes. They’re doing this to raise money for things like equipment