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The following is from the California Highway Patrol:

The Humboldt County Coroner’s Toxicology report revealed that Daniel Lentz Ole Morris, who was the driver in last week’s quadruple fatal collision on State Route 36, was under the influence of a controlled substance at the time of the collision. This traffic collision continues to be investigated by the California Highway Patrol...

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

On Tuesday, at approximately 11:00 a.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office deputies drove to Mahan Road, Garberville and served a Humboldt County Superior Court search warrant. When deputies arrived, they searched the property and located 1077 growing marijuana plants ranging from 8 feet to 15 feet tall. They also located five...

Crescent City - Pelican Bay Prison in Crescent City has received accreditation from the American Correctional Institution.

This significant designation is an important step that indicates a properly operated and safe prison that is humane and run in compliance with the US Constitution. Since last fall, A.C.I. teams have conducted comprehensive on-site-audits of all aspects of prison...

Dinsmore - Thousands of plants were discover by Sheriff’s Deputies at an illegal marijuana grow in Dinsmore.

At around 10 am yesterday, law enforcement served a search warrant at the end of Burr Valley Road. Discovered on the property in various green houses and parcels of land were over 1700 hundred growing marijuana plants. Authorities believe the plants would have yielded over 1...

Eureka - A man and woman were arrested in Eureka after Sheriff’s Deputies find them sleeping in a stolen vehicle.

Arrested were 25-year-old Daniel Byrd and 28-year-old Heather Haselip. Humboldt County Sheriff’s office received a call at 6 this morning for two suspicious people allegedly smoking pot in the back of a pickup truck on Kipling Drive. Sheriff’s office dispatch ran a license...

FORTUNA- Fortuna City Council members motioned Monday night to send a draft water contingency plan to public comment in their next meeting.

The plan comes after orders from the state water resources control board limiting the use of water outdoors. City officials say they decided to create their own water plan due to extreme and ambiguous water conservation measures ordered by the state...

EUREKA- There’s a new face in charge of Eureka’s healthcare. St. Joseph Health recently announced the arrival of David Southerland as their new Chief Operating Officer (COO).

Southerland assumed his new position this week, bringing more than 25 years of experience to the hospital...he joins St. Joseph health after being the COO at a 141 bed community hospital in Virginia. As the new...

FERNDALE- The Bounty of the County is theme of this year’s Humboldt County Fair and they aren’t taking it lightly. This week the fair is going big by showing off the best of Humboldt in it’s largest venue, the grandstand.

And on Tuesday, it was everything outdoors today as the bounty of the county was on display at the fair.

“We were trying to really come up with an idea to spice...

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