EUREKA, Calif. (AP) — The mystery of Princess the Pig was solved. But it was not a happy ending.
The Mercury News reports that Jeffrey Cody Miller was ordered to stand trial Tuesday on three...
EUREKA, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a part of the Northern California coast was shaken by a small earthquake.
The magnitude 3.8 quake occurred at 10:19 a.m. Tuesday and was...
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on another winter storm bound for the Sierra and central Nevada (all times local):
The National Weather Service has expanded a winter weather...
4.0 preliminary magnitude quake hits far Northern California
EUREKA, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a small earthquake has rattled a rural area of far Northern California.
The USGS says the 4.0 preliminary magnitude quake hit Sunday at...
Bitter cold closes Nevada schools; minus 19 near Elko
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Bitter cold blanketed most of northern Nevada with record lows in some areas a day after a rare snowfall in Las Vegas, forcing the closure of dozens of schools on Friday and...
Northern California beaches dusted with snow in latest storm
TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) — The latest in a series of storms dusted Northern California beaches with snow and caused whiteout conditions on mountain roads, closing a major highway.
A stretch of Interstate 80, a key route through the Sierra Nevada to Lake Tahoe, was closed Saturday because of heavy snow and strong winds. Officials hoped to reopen it later Sunday.
Fans of California redwood grove race to preserve it
EUREKA, Calif. (AP) — Fans of a popular grove of redwood trees in far Northern California are racing to fund a project that would help protect the area from hordes of visitors.
Man caught pushing pot along Wyoming highway
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A 45-year-old man faces felony drug charges after a Wyoming state trooper says he caught him pushing a dolly with marijuana on it down a highway near Cheyenne.
KGAB-AM reports that court records say Paul l. Force III, of Eureka, California, was walking east when a trooper responding to calls spotted him shortly before 10 p.m. on Nov. 19 pushing a dolly.
Effort underway to seal old mines, but some want them open
EUREKA, Utah (AP) — Underneath the mountains and deserts of the U.S. West lie hundreds of thousands of abandoned mines, an underground world that can hold serious danger and unexpected wonder.
They are a legacy of the region's prospecting past, when almost anyone could dig a mine and then walk away, with little cleanup required, when it stopped producing.
Brown shows governing philosophy in final bill action
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Preparing to leave office after four decades, California Gov. Jerry Brown exercised his final signatures and vetoes this weekend to put the closing stamp on a governing philosophy he has espoused during two separate eight-year stints.
EUREKA, Calif. (AP) — A giant, 1-ton Holstein steer that loved to eat bread and received international attention when it competed for the title of world's tallest bovine has died.
Danniel, who stood 6 feet and 4 inches (2 meters) but didn't win the competition in 2016, died Saturday at age 8, the Eureka Times-Standard reported .
WEST FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A routine traffic stop on Interstate 94 in southeastern North Dakota led to the seizure of 100 pounds of marijuana.
The Highway Patrol says a trooper stopped a vehicle near West Fargo on Wednesday, and a police dog indicated the presence of drugs. The resulting search turned up the large marijuana stash.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (AP) — A book nearly five decades overdue has been returned to the San Francisco Public Library.
The copy of Eldridge Cleaver's memoir "Soul On Ice" was due back at the Eureka Valley branch Dec. 9, 1970, making it 47 years, four months and 29 days late. The library's late fee would've been $1,731.70 if it didn't cap the fine at $10.01.
Dakota County officials confirmed Monday that the owner of a beleaguered fur farm and petting zoo had removed her exotic animals to comply with a court ruling backing a Eureka Township ordinance that banned them.
All the animals are safely removed and found new homes, said Dakota County Chief Deputy Joe Leko. He added that he didnt know where the animals went.
A trailer suspected of carrying dead wolves from a Dakota County fur farm under court order to divest its animals turned up only four live foxes and two live raccoons being properly transported, according to the state Department of Natural Resources.
Rare Death Valley wildflower no longer endangered
DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Federal officials say a rare desert wildflower that only grows in Death Valley National Park is no longer endangered.
The U.S. Department of the Interior says the Eureka Valley evening primrose is no longer in need of protection.
The large flower with white petals and green leaves can be spotted on the sandy desert floor of the Eureka Valley area on the California side of the enormous park.
Another series of storms moves into northern Nevada
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Lake Tahoe-area ski resorts are hoping a series of winter storms forecast across northern Nevada this week will help bolster the dismal snowpack in the Sierra amid one of the warmest winters on record.
5.8 magnitude quake strikes 100 miles off California coast
EUREKA, Calif. (AP) — A 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck 100 miles (164 kilometers) off the coast of Northern California.
There were no immediate reports of damage from the quake Thursday in the Pacific Ocean centered about 115 miles (185.07 kilometers) west of Eureka.
The National Tsunami Warning Center says that no tsunami is expected from the quake.
Precipitation record set in northeast Nevada after storm
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A winter storm moving through eastern Nevada after dumping a foot of snow (30 centimeters) in the Sierra set a precipitation record in the north-central part of the state on Friday, and a winter storm warning was in effect near the Utah line where 8 to 12 inches (20 to 30 cm) was forecast in the upper elevations.
The Latest: Record precipitation in north-central Nevada
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on the winter storm that dropped about a foot of new snow in the Sierra (all times local, PST):
A winter storm moving into eastern Nevada after dumping a foot of snow in the Sierra has set a precipitation record in the north-central part of the state.
We struck gold twice last weekend! Justin and I went panning through tables of delight at both the Oronoco Gold Rush and the Gold Rush Antique and Flea Market in Rochester. Nothing screams summer fun quite like a treasure hunt.
EUREKA, Calif. (AP) — Environmental groups have filed a lawsuit demanding federal wildlife officials reassess their practice of killing coyotes, bobcats, fox and other animals in Northern California.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's wildlife damage management program is aimed at protecting livestock and property. But the federal lawsuit filed on Wednesday in Eureka, California says an analysis of its environmental impact is more than 20 years old.
A California man allegedly shot another man with a shotgun shell filled with cereal.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities say a Nevada couple's tip was key to solving the case of two missing Idaho girls so rescuers could get them safely home.
Few knew that the young school-aged sisters from Boise, Idaho, were missing along with their dad when Lester and Kathy Porter decided to take a hike in the hills near the Porter's home last Thursday.
Flood warning remains in effect for parts of northern Nevada
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — A flood warning remained in effect until late Sunday for parts of Nevada including all of Elko County, northern Eureka and Lander counties and eastern Humboldt County.
The National Weather Service reported flooding along the Humboldt River and many other streams and low spots because of all the tributaries and feeders flooding into the river.
Snowmelts during the days and the recent rains added to the problem, and authorities said the situation might continue into Monday.
KALISPELL — In Northwest Montana, portions of a major highway and rail lines were closed, the Blackfeet Nation declared a state of emergency, Amtrak passenger trains were stuck in Whitefish and Shelby, most schools across more than 5,000 square miles cancelled classes Monday and avalanche danger in much of the region was jacked up to “extreme.”
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Strike by West Coast crab fishermen ends after 11 days
EUREKA, Calif. (AP) — An 11-day strike by thousands of West Coast crab fishermen has ended after a successful negotiation of prices with seafood processors.
The agreement reached late Friday will restart the sputtering season for much-sought-after Dungeness crabs in Northern California, Oregon and Washington.
Coastal waters forecast for california national weather service eureka ca 830 am pst wed dec 28 2016
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Synopsis for northern california waters...An offshore high pressure ridge will maintain light to moderate winds across the region the next few days. An elevated northwest swell will continue propagating across the waters this week. A cold front will produce blustery north winds and large steep seas the end of this week.
Old naval craft hauled out of Humboldt Bay to avoid sinking
EUREKA, Calif. (AP) — A former Navy vessel that served in World War II has been hauled ashore in Eureka to prevent it from sinking and spilling contaminants into Humboldt Bay.
The 158-foot-long vessel was used to bring troops to shore during battles in the Pacific and is now owned by a veteran-run nonprofit that hopes to restore it.
More discoveries of 1883 US-minted coin found in Deadwood
DEADWOOD, S.D. (AP) — In what is being described as a "Eureka!" moment, numismatists examining a treasure trove of coins unearthed during four years of archaeological digs in this Black Hills community have discovered what may be one of the most unusual coins on earth.
Dubbed the "Racketeer Nickel," the 1883 U.S.-minted coin was uncovered July 31, 2001, during one of four archaeological digs in Deadwood's famed Chinatown district, the Rapid City Journal (http://bit.ly/2f2h08b ) reported.
2nd storm lashes Northern California
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A second storm fueled in part by a typhoon hit California's border with Oregon Saturday with heavy rain and gusty winds as it made its way south.
Eureka! A new generation of gold miners heads for the hills
PLYMOUTH, Vermont (AP) — Al Davis Jr. cracks a smile as he spots a speck of gold glittering in a plastic pan full of muck pulled from a Vermont brook, revealing a gold tooth made from some earlier finds.
Davis, decked in waders and wearing a hat festooned with a tiny bottle filled with gold flakes, is part of a community of prospectors who number around 3,000 in New England.
Holy cow! California steer vies for world’s tallest bovine
EUREKA, Calif. (AP) — Holy cow! A giant, 1-ton Holstein steer who loves to eat bread and romps like a puppy at a Northern California zoo is vying for the title of world's tallest bovine.
His name is Danniel and he measures 6 feet, 4 inches from the hoof to the withers, a smidge taller than the current record-holder, the Eureka Times Standard reported Wednesday (http://bit.ly/2clzpLU ).
Retired Pennsylvania Marine seeks return of fallen comrades
PITTSTON, Pa. (AP) — Ed "Zimmo" Zimmerman Thursday returned from Vietnam for the third — and hopefully — last time.
Zimmerman served with the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War, having spent 13 months "in country" and participating in some 26 battles during a 13-month tour in 1968-69.
Feds: Medical plane broke up in air before crash killed 4
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A medical transport plane broke up in flight last month and crashed into a densely forested California mountain range, killing all four people aboard, federal investigators have determined.
The National Transportation Safety Board's preliminary findings emerged this week from interviews with witnesses, an investigation at the crash scene and data collection. No cause for the crash has been determined and a final report could take up to a year to...
CRANNELL, Calif. (AP) — Four bodies were recovered from a medical transport plane that crashed in a densely forested mountain range in Northern California after the pilot reported smoke in the cockpit, authorities said.
The Piper PA31 was carrying a flight nurse, a transport medic and a patient about 360 miles from Crescent City, near the Oregon border, to Oakland when the pilot declared an emergency around 1 a.m. Friday.
CRANNELL, Calif. (AP) — Four bodies were recovered from a medical transport plane that crashed early Friday in a densely forested mountain range in Northern California after the pilot reported smoke in the cockpit, authorities said.
The Piper PA31 was carrying a flight nurse, a transport medic and a patient about 360 miles from Crescent City, near the Oregon border, to Oakland when the pilot declared an emergency around 1 a.m.