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March 2014

Four men are arrested in Fortuna after police respond to a report of a verbal argument on Saturday night.  Charges for the men range from maintaining a drug house to possession of a taser by a felon. Plus, Humboldt County is working to acquire the McKay Tract Community...

NORTH COAST- A female called in a bomb threat at a Fortuna gas station after midnight Saturday. Fortuna Police surrounded the building to search for the device, but did not locate it. Plus, the jazz festival is in full swing bringing tourists into Eureka. In Arcata, the community shared seeds at the 16th...

The following is from the Fortuna Police Department:

On Saturday at approximately 12:29a.m. , an employee with the Fortuna Chevron contacted the Fortuna Police Department Communications Center regarding a bomb threat that the employee had just received. The employee advised that a female caller had phoned the business reporting that an “explosive device” had been placed into one of the...

Congressman Jared Huffman will be in Crescent City. Saturday, March 29th, he’s going to a Town Hall Meeting. The main topic of discussion will be Social Security and Medicare in Del Norte County.

The meeting will take place at the Educational Resource Center from 9:30 to 11 AM. Congressman Huffman is scheduled to talk about his efforts in congress to preserve and protect...

A man and a woman were arrested for multiple drug charges after Sheriff’s Deputies discover them parked with a blanket covering their windows. Deputies patrolling near the Fairhaven boat ramp, initiated contact with the occupants of the vehicle to check their welfare. The driver identified himself as 28-year old Dusty Wayne Titus on felony probation out of Siskiyou County. A female in the car...

SAMOA- Officials with the Environmental Protection Agency say the Samoa Pulp Mill is an accident waiting to happen.  Now, there is a collaborative effort to clean up the pulp mill.

At the request of the Humboldt Bay Harbor District, in September,  the Federal On-Scene Coordinator with the EPA’s Emergency Response Group for Region 9, Steve Calanog, assessed the Samoa Pulp Mill, which was...

EUREKA- The man charged with Wednesday's double homicide in Eureka has plead not guilty to all charges.

Vincent Sanchez appeared in court today. He has been charged with two counts of homicide and a special allegation of using a firearm.  He is accused of fatally shooting his half brother, 25-year-old Lance Delbert Henry, and 60-year-old Richard Charles Storre, who owned and operated...

From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
 
On 03-28-2014, at approximately 10:19 a.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office was called by a woman who reported that she believed her ex-husband was in her residence and may be armed. Deputies responded and met with the woman at her residence on Prindan Lane, Eureka. The woman told the deputies she was recently...

EUREKA- Hundreds of students sat and danced in their seats as they listened to jazz music inside the Eureka Municipal Auditorium on Friday. The event was put on for students by the Redwood Coast Jazz Festival to introduce them to the American style of music.

"If we don't get the young people to like [jazz] and learn how to play it, it will eventually die out," said Lynn McKenna, the...

EUREKA- Thousands of middle school students will visit College of the Redwoods classrooms to experience college first hand. The college will host 'I've been admitted to college' day, where students get to pick a technical training program and shadow in a classroom for a day.

Students participated in several programs, including dental assistance, wood working and auto mechanics programs...

The Arcata Fire Protection District has welcomed thirteen new volunteer fire fighters to the team. Fire officials presented the new members yesterday at a ceremony in Arcata. A year ago Arcata Fire received a FEMA Retention Grant of four hundred eighty thousand dollars. It has allowed the department to hire a Retention Coordinator to recruit potential volunteers.

This year, out of 47...

EUREKA- More than a dozen South Bay Middle School students will move on to compete in a statewide History Day competition in Riverside, Calif. 13 students advanced to the competition after competing in the Humboldt County History Day competition.

Students picked a topic related to 'rights and responsibilities' in history and created a project through a web site, performance or...

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