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June 2014

Dinsmore - Authorities have arrested two women and one man after discovering a marijuana grow in Dinsmore.

Yesterday around 10 am, members of the Humboldt County Drug Task Force and Sheriff’s Deputies served a search warrant on a residence and three properties off of Burr Valley Road in Dinsmore. They detained 26-year old Conor Quinn Rogers, 23-year old Brooke Ariel Sanders and 24-year...

Post date: Fri, 06/27/2014 - 21:06

Eureka - More details have emerged in regards to a stabbing, which took place in Eureka last week and sent 2 people to the hospital. 

Officials with the Eureka Police Department confirm the two victims, 36-year-old Eureka resident Thomas Frank, and 28-year old Fortuna resident Ruth Wortman, were trespassing in the apartment building on the 2900 block of California Street last Friday...

Post date: Fri, 06/27/2014 - 20:56

FORT BRAGG- Mendocino College will offer classes at College of the Redwood's Fort Bragg site in the Fall. Both colleges signed an agreement on the plan on Thursday.

CR received criticism from the community after considering closing down the instructional site. Since then CR has been working with Mendocino College to have the site transferred over to the closer college. 


Post date: Fri, 06/27/2014 - 18:23

ARCATA-Arson has been determined as the cause of the Father's Day fire that spread throughout a condemned mobile home and moved next door.

Roy Leon Moran, 40, of Arcata has been arrested for arson. Arcata Police Det. Ortega said an investigation by the department and Arcata Fire Protection District lead them to arrest Moran who was the only person in the house.

The home had been...

Post date: Fri, 06/27/2014 - 18:21

MCKINLEYVILLE- After two McKinleyville Union School District Board members stepped down the district has appointed two new members.

Suzie McCray and Theresa Grosjean were appointed by the rest of the board at the meeting on Wednesday. Three applied for the position and one withdrew.

One has already been sworn in, the other will be at the next district meeting. After that they can...

Post date: Fri, 06/27/2014 - 18:19

SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT- A motorcycle crash has left a man with major injuries tonight in Southern Humboldt. The accident occurred on Shelter Cove Road near Huckleberry Hill Lane around 12:30 this afternoon. A 60-year-old man riding a motorcycle collided with a car. The motorcyclist reportedly sustained major leg trauma and was taken by helicopter to Mercy Medical Center in Redding.

Post date: Fri, 06/27/2014 - 18:08

REDWAY- Southern Humboldt residents filled the gymnasium of Redway Elementary School for a town hall meeting on Thursday.

The meeting was called in response to a petition started by the Garberville-Redway Chamber of Commerce. In the petition the chamber asked 2nd District Supervisor Estelle Fennell and Sheriff Mike Downey to provide more law enforcement service to Southern Humboldt....

Post date: Fri, 06/27/2014 - 18:01

EUREKA- The country celebrated national HIV testing day on Friday.

In Humboldt County local health clinics offered HIV testing for the community. According to the Center for Disease Control, almost one in six people do not know that they are living with the disease.  Six Rivers Planned Parenthood was one of those health clinics offering free, confidential rapid HIV testing. Visitors to...

Post date: Fri, 06/27/2014 - 17:57

CALIFORNIA- At the Eureka City School's Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday night, the budget was passed, along with the second phase of the Local Control Funding Formula, which Governor Brown put in the state budget last year.  The Local Control Funding Formula is required to be fully implemented in all California schools by July 1st.

The formula gives school districts more control...

Post date: Fri, 06/27/2014 - 17:32

WILLITS- Construction on part of the Willits Bypass Project was halted last week when the Army Corps of Engineers suspended their permits.  Friday morning, Caltrans sent a letter to the Army Corps of Engineers in an attempt to get those permits re-authorized.

"We believe that our letter addresses their concerns, both the items we feel that we've already complied with and that we laid...

Post date: Fri, 06/27/2014 - 17:30

FERNDALE- The rain couldn’t stop about 500 dogs from competing in the Lost Coast Kennel Club All Breed Dog Show" in Ferndale on Friday.

"It's a great place to come if you would like to learn more about different dog breeds and would like to see some beautiful representatives of each different dog breed.  And it's a great place to learn.  It's fun, we have some fun activities, as well.  ...

Post date: Fri, 06/27/2014 - 17:27

The following is from the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:

On Thursday, at approximately 10:00 a.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Deputies assisted by the Humboldt County Drug Task Force, served a Humboldt County Superior Court search warrant on a residence and three properties approximately eight miles out Burr Valley Road, Dinsmore. 
When deputies...
Post date: Fri, 06/27/2014 - 12:58