April 2014

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Gas prices in Humboldt County continue to rise.  The average price per gallon is 25 cents more than it was just over a month ago.

According to gasbuddy.com , the average price of gas per gallon in Humboldt County is $4.27/gallon.The rest of California is seeing slightly lower prices at $4.16/gallon. The price of gas...

From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
 
On 04-08-2014, at approximately 3:00 p.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a missing person report from the mother of Jacqueline Joanne Sullivan, 39 years old. The mother told the investigating deputy that she last communicated with her daughter on 02-20-2014. The mother said during the last communication...

SUNDAY NEWS- A memorial service was held in Fortuna for fallen Briceland Fire Chief Tim Olson. Plus, over 500 PG&E customers were without power Sunday morning after a vehicle struck a power pole in McKinleyville. Also, students visiting Humboldt State University for the Spring Preview Program have left campus early. School officials sent the teens back to Southern California in wake of the...

WEEKEND NEWS- New details are emerging surrounding the fiery bus crash that killed ten people in Orland. Late Friday night, a couple whose car was sideswiped by the Fed-Ex truck before the fatal crash said the semi was already in flames when it crossed the median. 
 
Plus, the NTSB held a press conference Saturday evening. Officials with the National...
ARCATA- Humboldt State University has set-up a support system for the victims and families affected by the deadly crash in Orland Thursday night. It’s called the HSU Spring Preview Bus Accident Support.
 
Here’s the link to the website: https://alumni.humboldt.edu/giving/hsu-spring-...
From the Arcata Police Department: 
 
On 4/12/14 at about 11:14 AM, the Arcata Police Department received a report of two suspicious subjects in the alleyway behind the residences in the 100 block of F St. The subjects were not familiar to the reporting party and were spray painting a bike. Upon the officer's arrival, they located Cody B. Side (33) of Arcata and...
According to Lt. Steve Knight with the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office, 33 year old Shannon Sundberg has been found. Lt. Knight told us a deputy found her safe and sound Saturday.
 
***Previous Release From HCSO*** 
 
On 04-11-2014, at approximately 2:00 a.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a call from the husband of...

ARCATA- It was a somber day on the campus of Humboldt State University after news of the fatal bus crash that killed ten spread across campus Friday. The students in the accident were headed to the university's Spring Preview, an event that gives prospective students a chance to tour the university before they enroll.

The event went on, as 900 prospective students and their parents...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- The volunteer organization dedicated to encouraging informed and active participation in government, the League of Women Voters of Humboldt County, held their 23rd annual State of the Community Luncheon Fundraiser on Friday.

More than 100 community members from throughout Humboldt County attended the luncheon. This is the organization’s major fundraiser for...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- The Humboldt Waste Management Authority, which handles solid waste disposal and transportation for its six member agencies, has been using two landfills for garbage disposal for its entire 15-year existence. With June 1st being the end of one of those contracts, the Board of Directors voted Thursday night at their regular monthly meeting to start negotiating with a company for...

26 year old Arthur Arzola, an admissions counselor at Humboldt State University is among the ten who were killed in a fiery bus crash in Orland Thursday. 
 
 
From the Humboldt State University Website: 
 
Humboldt State University is saddened to share that Arthur Arzola, a staff member in the Admissions Office, was among...
The Humboldt County Coroner’s Office has notified next of kin and has identified the deceased as Matthew Bryant Garcia, 21 years old from Tulare.
 
From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
 
On 03-10-2014, at approximately 4:30 p.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call regarding a 21 year old man who went swimming...

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