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Umbrellas Outnumber Pink Hats at Eureka’s Women’s March Today

Before noon an intrepid crowd braved rainy weather and a recent controversy that was picked up by the national media to hear speakers at the foot of C Street in Eureka at today’s Women’s March.


Eureka Women’s March gets rained on, but not rained out

Attendance at the third annual Eureka Women’s March on a rainy Saturday appeared to be lower than in previous years, which saw thousands of people, but marchers were in high spirits nonetheless.


EPD Officer Detained Man Who Tried to Steal Cop Car (After Having Been Arrested and Released Earlier in the Day For Car Theft)

One man, who tried to steal a Eureka Police vehicle, was injured as he was dragged from the vehicle on 4th Street near the intersection with D Street in Eureka at approximately 1:45 p.m., according to Eureka Police Chief Steve Watson.


PHOTOS: 128th Eureka Chamber of Commerce annual dinner and membership meeting

Six local business leaders have been honored by the Eureka Chamber of Commerce for meaningful contributions in 2018 to the best interests of the community and in furtherance of the mission of the Eureka Chamber. The Chamber membership was polled for nominations and then voted to select the 2018 hono


Woman Dies 2 Weeks After Plane Crashes Into California River

A woman who was a passenger in a seaplane that crashed into a Northern California river two weeks ago has died from her injury. The daughter of Candace Marshall posted on Facebook that her mother died Thursday.


Old Town Carriage loses horse Willie Nelson to colic

When Brendan Fearon purchased Old Town Carriage Co. in 2013 he kept alive a popular Old Town Eureka business that many residents feared would be lost with its sale. When word surfaced Thursday that Fearon had lost a horse, a Belgian draft horse named Willie Nelson, there were immediate fears it woul


Eureka police involved in chase of stolen car

EUREKA (KIEM)- A police chase with a stolen car came to an end Thursday night near Sequoia Park with a male driver fleeing on foot into the woods. It all started just before midnight when a Eureka police officer spotted a stolen Toyota Corolla at the Chevron gas station on Broadway.


Two Eureka men arrested on drug charges

ARCATA- (KIEM)- Some alert citizens results in two men arrested and drugs off the street. The Arcata Police department was notified of a suspicious grey Ford Ranger parked near the Arcata Community Center. Officers spotted that same truck at around 12:40 Thursday morning at 12th and J Street. A sear


City of Eureka offers $370,000 to new tourism marketing ideas

EUREKA, CA. (KIEM) – The city of Eureka is looking for a new approach to increase tourism, and they’re looking to the public for help. The city plans to offer $370,000 a year to a destination marketing firm or business interested in expanding the cities current tourist strategies. Development Servic


San Quentin prison inmate Adnan Khan's murder sentence commuted after passage of California's new 'accomplice' law

MARTINEZ, Calif. (KGO) -- After serving 15 years on a murder conviction, an San Quentin Prison inmate from the East Bay is getting his first taste of freedom. The San Francisco Chronicle reported that Adnan Khan is believed to be the first California inmate to benefit from a new state law that allow


Eureka Police will start billing for false alarms

EUREKA, Calif. — According to the Eureka Police Department, starting February 1, they will begin contracting with Phoenix Group Systems to aid in false alarm billing in hopes of streamlining nearly 1,300 false residential and commercial alarms they responded to in 2018.


KEET-TV faces uphill battle to sustain its future

The local PBS station, KEET-TV, was honored for a half-century of service on the North Coast at last week’s Eureka City Council meeting. “The city of Eureka salutes and commends KEET-TV, our local public television station, as a local resource for art, entertainment and information,” said Mayor Susa


California basketball team told to 'tone it down' after 116-10 victory

HANFORD, Calif. -- The Hanford High Bullpups are a traditional girls basketball power. They won state in 2001. But the team's been told to tone it down a bit after a 116-10 blowout win over Mt. Whitney last week.


Gov. Newsom urges workers affected by shutdown to seek unemployment benefits

Gov. Gavin Newsom met with Transportation Security Administration workers this week at the airport in Sacramento and encouraged federal workers who are not receiving paychecks due to the government shutdown to sign up for unemployment benefits.


'Everyone is Welcome': Charmaine Lawson on Why She Organized a Eureka MLK March

When Charmaine Lawson, the mother of a slain Humboldt State University student, read that the Eureka Women’s March was cancelled amid concerns that it had been “overwhelmingly white,” she was surprised.


New California Murder Law Leads to Inmate's Early Release

A California judge, citing a new state law, overturned a prison inmate's murder conviction and ordered him released from custody on Friday. Adnan Kahn is believed to be the first California inmate to benefit from the new law limiting murder convictions exclusively to actual killers. Previously, acco


Man convicted of felony evasion faces three years in prison

Press release from the Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office:. Humboldt County District Attorney Maggie Fleming announced that on Thursday a Humboldt County Superior Court jury found 40-year-old Dennis Hicks guilty of felony reckless evading of an officer, as well as driving with a suspended li


Tables turned on Warrior girls in their second dual

The script was flipped on the Del Norte girls wrestling team in its second dual ever. After using superior numbers to overwhelm McKinleyville for a lopside win last week, the Eureka girls outnumbered the Warriors on Thursday and came away from Crescent City with a 60-12 dual win over Del Norte.


Court roundup: Man shot by EPD set for trial; local attorney faces pollution charges

Trial set for man who led police in pursuit in downtown Eureka. A man facing 14 charges stemming from a violent altercation that led to more than 40 rounds being fired by police on the streets of Eureka in December 2016 is scheduled to go to trial in February.


Senator McGuire Holds Community Meeting with Humboldt County Residents

MCKINLEYVILLE, Ca. (KIEM) – Residents of Humboldt County gathered for a community coffee with Senator Mike McGuire in McKinleyville. Senator McGuire discussed a variety of issues that affects Humboldt County and all of California. Topics included education, health care, homelessness, and affordable