In Celebration of National Moth Week

(July 24, 2016) In observance of National Moth Week, I thought I'd mention a few of our unusual local mothy residents. Together with butterflies, moths comprise the order “Lepidoptera,” roughly translating to scale...

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Eureka 'Evaluating Options' After Court Ruling

(July 22, 2016) The city of Eureka is “evaluating its options” with regard to this week’s appellate court ruling that it must release a police dash camera video capturing the controversial arrest...

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City of Eureka: Pick Up Your Stuff

(July 22, 2016) On Tuesday night the Eureka City Council voted 4-0, with councilmember Kim Bergel absent, to approve a Storage of Personal Property Ordinance that will allow the police department to...

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Stop, Drop and Roll

(July 22, 2016) Stop wondering what you're doing this Saturday, drop a few dollars in your pocket and roll out to the Mattole Grange, July 23 for the 27th annual Roll on...

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Attorneys: Fortuna Mom Standing by to Surrender in Fatal Hit and Run Case

(July 21, 2016) Just hours after the California Highway Patrol sent out a press release asking for the public’s assistance in locating a Fortuna woman named a person of interest in last week’s...

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UPDATE: CHP Seeking Persons of Interest in Fortuna Hit and Run

(July 21, 2016) The California Highway Patrol has released the names of two persons of interest in last week’s fatal hit-and-run. Marcia Maelinda Kitchen, mother of one of the deceased, and Joshua Wren...

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Arrest Video Can't be Kept Confidential, Appellate Court Rules

(July 21, 2016) A Eureka police video depicting the arrest of a 14-year-old suspect can’t be considered a confidential personnel record and must be released to the public, an appellate court has...

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UPDATE: Klamath Boating Accident Victim Identified

(July 21, 2016) At 10:30 a.m. today, a Yurok Tribal Police Department officer assisted a sheriff's deputy to recover the body of James Dennis Cook, also known as Major. Cook's body was tangled...

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Fins, Fenders, Carbs and Chrome

(July 21, 2016) Every fourth weekend in July, Fortuna transforms into a city of nostalgia as hundreds of hot rods, classic cars and auto aficionados fill its streets, park and venues. Gear...

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Eureka Seeks Dismissal of PalCo Marsh Lawsuit; Plaintiffs Look to Make it a Class Action

(July 20, 2016) The city of Eureka is asking a federal judge to dismiss the lawsuit brought by 11 people challenging the city’s May 2 eviction of the PalCo Marsh homeless encampments....

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Folklife Does 'Send me Back Home' for Merle

(July 19, 2016) A full house experienced a magical “Sing Me Back Home” tribute to Merle Haggard at Saturday’s closing performance of the Humboldt Folklife Festival in the Dell’Arte Amphitheatre in Blue...

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Jail Adds Suicide Netting to Budget

(July 18, 2016) The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors will discuss tomorrow whether to add a provision for suicide netting to the Humboldt County jail's budget. The item comes after a rash of...

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Williams Grove, Avenue of the Giants

(July 17, 2016) Saturday was the annual picnic of the Redwood Camera Club on the Avenue of the Giants. The majesty and beauty of the Sequoias always makes for an enjoyable ride. This...

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Eureka City Council Set to Discuss Food Trucks, Personal Property

(July 15, 2016) The Eureka City Council will vote Tuesday on whether to allow food trucks or "mobile vendors" to operate in specifically zoned sections of the city, potentially pass a storage of...

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Poet Laureate Dana Gioia Reading and Lecture

(July 15, 2016) Sometimes big things happen here in quiet ways. For instance, did you know that former chair of the National Endowment of the Arts and California's current Poet Laureate Dana...

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Peter and the Wolf Returns

(July 14, 2016) Pokémon isn't the only thing kids like that starts with "P." The Eureka Symphony's Peter and the Wolf is back at Dell'Arte's Carlo Theatre, July 17 at 11 a.m....

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School of Hard Knocks

(July 14, 2016) We love our clowns in Humboldt. They're artsy and political. Funny and serious. Schooled in Commedia dell'Arte, our clowns entertain us while elevating our consciousness. And so it is with...

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Humboldt is Burning

(July 14, 2016) All that glitters is not gold? Really now, Mr. Shakespeare. We know you knew a thing or two about drag. And, as you like it, so do we. ...

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Teenage Girls Killed in Fortuna Hit and Run, Driver of Jeep Wrangler Wanted

(July 13, 2016) The California Highway Patrol has issued an alert to be on the look out for a newer model light grey Jeep Wrangler that struck and killed two teenage girls in...

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Northern Nights Music Festival

(July 13, 2016) Summer Arts and Music Festival is over and Reggae isn't here yet. Maintain your SoHum summer music high with the Northern Nights Music Festival, happening July 15-17 at Cooks...

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