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MIRANDA - Two passengers sustain fatal injuries in a Southern Humboldt crash. The names of the two victims have been released, California Highway Patrol has identified them as Roger Harwood and  Dennis Wendt. 

Officers say the crash happened at 3:20 Friday morning.

The driver, 60-year-old Steven Murray of Fortuna, was driving a GMC Yukon Northbound on Highway 101, north of French...

Post date: Fri, 07/21/2017 - 09:24

SIX RIVERS NATIONAL FOREST - Emergency personnel are challenged after a fire ignites in Six Rivers National Forest in the Marble Mountains

Around noon Thursday an all hands call went out to area firefighters. The Marble Fire had already burned nearly 100-acres and structures are immediately threatened. Steep and heavy terrain, coupled with damaged trees from this past winter will...

Post date: Thu, 07/20/2017 - 23:46

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT - A Southern Humboldt dam removal project is moving to completion but some recreational areas will be closed as the project wraps up.

California State Parks says the removal of the Benbow Dam should be complete by the end of this summer or early fall. However, as the project comes to a close, certain sections of the state recreational area will be inaccessible by the...

Post date: Thu, 07/20/2017 - 22:46

TRINITY COUNTY - A female victim is treated at the hospital after sustaining a suspicious wound in Trinity County. Wednesday evening around 9:45, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to the Alderpoint area for a reported gunshot victim.

When that victim was contacted at Jerold Phelps Hospital in Southern Humboldt, law enforcement said she was uncooperative.  Wounds to her arm...

Post date: Thu, 07/20/2017 - 21:46

FORTUNA - Humboldt County Sheriff's office is thanking the anonymous tipster who led deputies to two burglary suspects.

Deputies responded to a report of a residential burglary on Johnson Road in Hydesville Wednesday.

Witnesses told authorities they saw two masked suspects running from the area of the victim’s home carrying a duffel bag. They allegedly stole two compound bows and...

Post date: Thu, 07/20/2017 - 21:22