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Arcata Police Department investigates church arson fire

ARCATA - The Arcata Police Department is currently investigating after a man was burned in a church arson fire. Detective Sergeant, Todd Dokweiler, says the investigation is still in the early stages and right now the department is focusing on reviewing the evidence collected from the scene and retr

KIEM-TV.COM - 2017-09-20 00:50:47

'Locally Grown' shows how it's done

HUMBOLDT - Movies are becoming a favored medium for food advocates, and Humboldt's nonprofit food education group Locally Delicious is entering the filmic fray with Locally Grown: America's Food Revolution. The documentary shows this Saturday, Sept. 23 at 7 p.m. at the Minor Theatre, 1001 H St., pre

MADRIVERUNION.COM - 2017-09-19 16:52:23

Is the North Coast in Kim's nuclear crosshairs? Subscribe to read this story!

ARCATA - Dissecting North Korea's fast-developing missile and nuclear threats, a Humboldt State University world affairs expert urges North Coast residents to make their concerns known to members of Congress. Professor Emeritus Dr. Albert Harris with HSU's Department of Politics and a nuclear weapon

MADRIVERUNION.COM - 2017-09-19 17:10:43

Supporters speak out for single-payer healthcare

CALL FOR CARE Kathryn Donahue of the North Coast People's Alliance and California Nurses Association concludes a speech with a call for action. Daniel Mintz | Union HUMBOLDT - A well-attended Eureka rally last week in support of a tabled single-payer healthcare bill was part of a coordinated effort

MADRIVERUNION.COM - 2017-09-19 00:18:33

Arcata Police Log: Quaffing, huffing and whizzing 'round the not-oak tree

Friday, August 25 9:05 a.m. It wasn't so much that the man on the train tracks off 11th Street by the creek wore dreadlocks, or that the woman in the bushes was crying. It's the ongoing illegal camping, the drama, detritus and unsustainable pillage. 1:35 p.m. A large litter of low-wattage loungeabo

MADRIVERUNION.COM - 2017-09-17 13:35:01

One arrest made following Hoopa shooting

HOOPA - One man is arrested following an early morning shooting in Hoopa. Sean O'Neill of Hoopa is believed to be involved in the incident that left two with gunshot wounds, just before 2AM Sunday. The victims were in a Mitsubishi Montero in a driveway on Hoopa Airport Road when they were shot. They

KIEM-TV.COM - 2017-09-18 20:18:52

Volunteers sought to build park trails

The city of Arcata's Environmental Services Department and the Humboldt Trails Council's Volunteer Trail Stewards seek volunteers to help support local public lands for National Public Lands Day Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Volunteers will meet at 9 a.m. at the end of Carlson Park Drive at the met

EUREKA TIMES-STANDARD - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Armed man in neighborhood causes elementary school lockdown

EUREKA - Ridgewood School was put on lockdown Monday afternoon due to a reported armed individual in the neighborhood. Just after 1PM, a man had locked himself inside a residence on the 6100 block of Avalon Drive and was not cooperating with law enforcement. He threatened suicide and was known to ha

KIEM-TV.COM - 2017-09-19 02:42:11

Sheriff's Office investigating breach of Humboldt County employees' personal information

HUMBOLDT COUNTY - The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office is investigating a breach of public employees' personal information. An anonymous tip led to a search warrant being served in Trinity County. Several boxes of documents from Humboldt County were found including current and former employees' pay

KIEM-TV.COM - 2017-09-19 19:28:14

Humboldt County Supervisors to vote on cannabis policies

EUREKA - The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors is talking cannabis at their meeting Tuesday. Supervisors may vote to give the Planning and Building Department the authority to review less than three acre cannabis cultivation sites for compliance. This action would relieve this work from fire prot

KIEM-TV.COM - 2017-09-19 02:45:29

Fire danger still moderate after a rainy day

Fortuna, Ca., (KIEM)- Cal Fire has this message for citizens in Humboldt and Del Norte counties: they might start prescribed burns soon, but that doesn't mean burn suspensions are lifted for everyone. "Things are a little bit damp right now." Cal Fire's Humboldt/Del Norte Unit Chief, Hugh Scanlon ex

KIEM-TV.COM - 2017-09-20 00:43:05

Redwood Region Resource Rally gives students career opportunities

Scotia, Ca., (KIEM)- Over 200 high school juniors and seniors from Santa Rosa, Ukiah, Del Norte and Humboldt counties gathered Tuesday at the Winema Theater in Scotia for the Redwood Region Resource Rally. The rally is an opportunity for kids from across the region to interact with careers in produc

KIEM-TV.COM - 2017-09-20 00:31:24

Humboldt immigrant communities want sanctuary ordinance

EUREKA - Members of Humboldt County's Immigrant Communities gathered outside the Humboldt County Courthouse this morning to call on the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors to pass a sanctuary ordinance and support the county's DACA students. The ordinance would include the prohibition of collaborat

KIEM-TV.COM - 2017-09-20 00:54:10

Community members turn out to oppose Rob Arkley's proposed purchase of Indian Island

EUREKA - Community members gathered in opposition to Rob Arkley's proposed purchase of Indian Island. Drivers honked their horns in support as they passed by Security National in Eureka which is owned by Rob Arkley. Some held signs reading 'Protect Tulawat from Arkley', 'Restore Balance', and 'I A

KIEM-TV.COM - 2017-09-20 00:53:49

A taste of New Orleans

PBS North Coast is bringing a taste of the Big Easy to Eureka. On Oct. 2, renowned New Orleans chef Kevin Belton will preside over a specially designed dinner that should delight the palates of hundreds of guests who will join the chef for "Dinner with Kevin Belton" at the Ingomar Club's Carson Mans

EUREKA TIMES-STANDARD - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

UPDATE: Former correctional officer booked into jail on multiple sex abuse charges

Update: Humboldt County Sheriff's Office Lt. Mike Fridley confirmed that the man booked on sex abuse charges is a former correctional deputy at the Humboldt County Jail. Fridley did not provide further information on Cory Jordan Fisher Sr. He said the Eureka Police Department is in charge of the inv

EUREKA TIMES-STANDARD - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Rotary helps Keep Eureka Beautiful

Members of the Rotary Club of Eureka recently partnered with Keep Eureka Beautiful to clean up a part of Eureka. The Rotary Club worked with Keep Eureka Beautiful to clean out the tree wells along Eureka's Fourth and Fifth streets. According to Rotary Past President Matthew Owen, this is the most r

EUREKA TIMES-STANDARD - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Man sought by police after carjacking, bike theft near Bayshore Mall

The following is a press release from the Eureka Police Department: On Sunday, 09/17/2017, at 6:50 p.m. officers with the Eureka Police Department stopped a suspected DUI vehicle. The vehicle yielded in the southern parking lot of the Bayshore Mall. A male passenger fled from the stopped vehicle. T

EUREKA TIMES-STANDARD - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Truck overturns in Southern Humboldt crash

SHELTER COVE ROAD - A Southern Humboldt crash leaves a truck overturned and Shelter Cove Road closed. The incident took place just after 10AM on Sunday when for unknown reasons the truck veered and overturned. Multiple agencies including Cal Fire, CHP and City Ambulance responded. There were no majo

KIEM-TV.COM - 2017-09-18 03:00:32

Man injured in church arson fire, suspect still at large

ARCATA - A fire at an Arcata church this past weekend left a man hospitalized with serious burn injuries. The Arcata Police Department have said this fire was arson and are looking for the man who they suspect ignited a flammable substance and threw it onto the steps of a Presbyterian Church where a

KIEM-TV.COM - 2017-09-19 01:52:57