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Eureka evaluates camping rules in light of high court ruling
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals handed down a ruling Sept. 4 that could lead to changes to local public camping and sleeping ordinances, and Eureka has already taken steps to ensure city ordinances are in compliance with the court’s ruling.
Eureka police investigating death of man whose body was found in the slough near V St.
On Friday morning at approximately 8:10 a.m., officers with the Eureka Police Department responded to the area of Fifth and V Streets on a report of a suspicious circumstance. Upon officer’s arrival, they located an adult male in the foliage, just south of Highway 101. The male was determined to be
Regional extreme weather shelter tonight
ARCATA – Arcata House Partnership will host the Regional Extreme Weather Shelter tonight, Dec. 16, to serve people who are homeless. Shelter intakes begin at 2 p.m. today at the Annex, located at 501 Ninth St. in Arcata. From 2 to 5 p.m., staff will conduct shelter screenings, schedule showers and p
UPDATE: Fatal hit and run in Eureka
PRESS RELEASE PROVIDED BY EUREKA POLICE DEPARTMENT:. The following is updated information to the 5th and V Street Hit and Run traffic collision press release issued this morning.
California jewelry store robbery thwarted after owner's nephew pulls out gun
A California jewelry store owner’s nephew pulled a gun on suspects as the two men allegedly tried to rob his uncle’s store, according to reports. The suspects, caught on video, allegedly tried to stab owner Jean Boujekian during the attempted robbery at Vana Watch and Jewelry in South Pasadena on Fr
Survivor talks fight against sexual abuse; Last week’s top stories
Humboldt Last Week features quick local stories and typically ends with a longer one. Downloadable and on podcast networks for later listening. In the latest episode of Humboldt Last Week (7:32)
‘The Forest Boyz’
Longtime horsewoman Laura Dalton Zugzda remembers the moment she saw a Friesian horse for the first time. “When I had my thoroughbred, I kept him out in Freshwater and I was looking for a new place for him. I went into this woman’s house, right by Freshwater School. In the back of her house, she had
A Second Hit and Run Collision Occurred on Thursday Evening
The fatal hit and run that likely occurred on Thursday about 7 p.m. was not the only hit and run on that night and that time, according to Arcata Police. Sgt. Keith Altizer confirmed that on Thursday at 7:05 p.m., a woman was struck by a vehicle on I Street near Samoa Boulevard in Arcata. The 34-yea
Over Two Thousand Without Power in Eureka
Electricity is out to over 2100 PG&E customers in Eureka. The power outage is roughly centered on Eureka High School. It heads east almost to Harrison and south almost to Harris. It stretches north to 10th Street and west almost to C Street.
[UPDATE 9:54 a.m.] EPD and Coroner Investigating Body Located Near Northbound 101 in North Eureka
Multiple law enforcement and a coroner’s vehicle are recovering a body found by Hwy 101 northbound out of Eureka. According to one witness, “There are about six to eight police cars on the side of 101 North just before the 6th Street exit by Harley Davidson….There were cops and an evidence tech taki
Timber Heritage Association elects new president
Pete Johnston has been elected 2019 president for the Timber Heritage Association. Bernie Christen will continue on as vice president. Additionally, Sean Mitchell was added as a new board member beginning 2019. Continuing board members include treasurer Mike Kellogg, secretary David Young, Pete Orin
Faith Center hires new youth pastor
John Salmon has been hired as the NextGen pastor at Faith Center in Eureka. He has been serving as the youth and worship pastor at CrossPointe Community Church in Redding. Salmon is a graduate of Shasta Bible College and, this past summer, was a speaker at Triumphant Life Camp. His wife, Sara, will
Man Found Dead Today May Have Been Struck by a Vehicle Yesterday About 7 p.m.
Eureka Police Department is searching for a dark SUV after a man was likely struck and killed about 7 p.m. yesterday near 5th and V Street. In a press release they state,. As a result of evidence analysis and interviews, the collision may have occurred on 12-13-2018 at about 7:00 pm. The suspect veh
Police consider charges against Camp Fire cleanup worker who posted 'reprehensible' photos
REDDING, Calif. – Police in California say they will pursue criminal charges against a cleanup worker who posted photos of himself in properties destroyed in a wildfire that some are calling disrespectful.
As Paradise burned, Eureka welcomed Camp Fire evacuees
For tens of thousands of residents in Butte County left homeless by the Camp Fire the work of rebuilding their lives, both physically and emotionally, has just begun, and it could take years before a total sense of normalcy returns.
Over 20 power lines down due to wind
EUREKA, Ca. (KIEM) – It’s been a windy day. And today’s gusty winds made it a busy day for Humboldt Bay Fire Crews. Since 6:30 this morning fire crews responded to 9 downed power lines within 4 hours. Battalion Chief Kent Hulbert says throughout the county, there was at least 20 other similar servic
Oregon cannabis company says it wants to build ‘community’ in Humboldt County
A cannabis corporation with over 200 dispensaries in Oregon is making its way into Humboldt County, but the company’s chief strategy officer says he doesn’t want to displace any local businesses.
EPD Investigating After Body Found in Green Belt Off 101
The Humboldt County Coroner's Office at the scene. The Eureka Police Department is investigating after a person was found dead in a small green belt area off U.S. Highway 101 this morning.
Santa Rosa man who recently visited Eureka identified as body found in Eel River
The following is a press release from the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office:. On Tuesday 12/11/18 an autopsy was performed on the previously unidentified human remains located in the Eel River in Piercy CA, on 12/05/2018. The Mendocino County Coroner’s Office was able to positively identify the dece
EPD Gathers Information on Death Believed to Be Result of Hit and Run
On 12-14-2018 at approximately 8:10 am, officers of the Eureka Police Department responded to the area of 5th and V Streets for the report of a suspicious circumstance. Upon officer’s arrival, they located an adult male in the foliage, just south of Highway 101. The male was determined to be decease