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'Backyard bear' makes rounds in residential Eureka neighborhood

EUREKA, Calif. — A resident in the greater Eureka area of Cutten found an unexpected guest in her backyard over the weekend. A bear was seen climbing the fence onto the roof of a neighbor's shed. It’s not uncommon to see bears in and around communities located near bear...

Slackliners at Baker Beach Near Trinidad This Weekend

Saturday, at Baker Beach near Trinidad, a crew of slackliners practiced their art and local photographer Alan Woodworth captured Emily on the line. But, Alan said, there were three others. “I spoke with the three and they are great young people,” he wrote us. “I talked to them for a...

3 possible suspects in Eureka home invasion tracked down in Trinity County

EUREKA, Calif. — [UPDATE | June 27]. The Eureka Police Department released new information Monday about Saturday's incident that prompted a large SWAT response in Eureka. Three possible suspects were located and detained in Trinity County, however the investigation was still ongoing. No arrests had yet been reported by...

‘Five Days of Action-Packed Fun for July 4th Weekend,’ Says City of Eureka

The city of Eureka is celebrating the Fourth of July with five days of festivities! Kicking off Thursday, June 30, the city will offer a variety of activities and celebratory events in and around the historic Old Town and Waterfront district. Visitors to the city’s distinctive Victorian corridor, an officially designated California Cultural Arts District listed on the National Register of Historic places, will enjoy free live music performances, open-air markets, distinctive boutique shopping, museums and theaters, farm-to-table restaurants, a local carnival and more.

Seal released back into ocean after seized from suspects in Samoa

CRESCENT CITY, Calif. — A seal has been returned to the Pacific Ocean after police caught suspects reportedly trying to make away with it in Samoa. Back in April, a witness spotted a couple take a seal pup from Humboldt Bay and put it in an aquarium in their vehicle, according to the Eureka Police Department.

Quality Time: The Second Annual Ferndale Gay Pride March

Yesterday, starting at noon, participants in the Second Annual Ferndale Pride march met on the lawn outside City Hall for a some “quality” equality time and wound their way on the sidewalks through the charming Victorian village to the Fireman’s Park. The event began last year in...
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Photos: Oyster Fest 2022

It wasn't quite hot enough to cook an oyster, but the sun shone bright over the rebooted and relocated Arcata Bay Oyster Festival in the Creamery District on Saturday, June 25. The all-day event with vendors, food stalls and live music performances followed a kick-off event the night before and required a $15 ticket for entry.

Humboldt Eagles 19Us close out busy week in Medford

The Humboldt Eagles 19Us completed their annual Oregon road trip with two more games at the Medford tournament over the weekend, defeating the Fairfield Expos 5-2 on Saturday and falling 7-5 to the host team in the third-place game on Sunday. The local American Legion club travelled with just 13...

‘Free Lockboxes Provide Safe Storage for Cannabis, Medication and Firearms,’ Says DHHS

This is a press release from the Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services Healthy Communities Division of Public Health:. After a group of third graders at a local school inadvertently ate cannabis gummies last month, Public Health officials are reminding adults to help keep children safe from cannabis exposure and overdose by making sure it is inaccessible. A lockbox is recommended and available for free through Public Health.

(AUDIO) HUMBOLDT HOLDING UP: In a Housing Crunch, What’s It Like to Build a Home in Arcata? Will Startare Did It

Much has been written about Arcata’s desperate need for more places to live. With Cal Poly Humboldt’s planned expansion, an influx of climate refugees drawn to Humboldt’s milder weather and the potential for large-scale, job-generating projects on our region’s horizon, city officials have put great focus on attempting to make way for construction that would increase housing stock.

(UPDATES) Home Invasion Robbery Investigation in Eureka Near Henderson Center Draws Large Law Enforcement Response; Neighborhood Residents Told to Shelter in Place

UPDATE, 7:15 p.m.: Powell checks back in to share that the house in question has been cleared and contained no suspects or victims. The shelter in place advisory has been lifted. Law enforcement is opening up E Street while they continue their investigation. # # #. UPDATE, 6:39 p.m.: EPD...

City of Arcata Extends Free Bus Rides Through July

The City of Arcata Transportation Division is excited to announce that the Arcata and Mad River Transit System (A&MRTS) is extending free bus rides through the month of July. The City encourages Arcata residents and visitors to take the bus to run errands and to explore Arcata’s neighborhoods, businesses, parks, and recreational spaces.