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TRINITY COUNTY SHERIFF PRESS RELEASE     May 9, 2016

On May 9, 2016 at approximately 1:10 pm Trinity County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch received a report of a holdup alarm at Umpqua Bank on Main Street in Weaverville, CA.

Deputies responded to Umpqua Bank where employees informed Officers that a white male adult, clean shaven approximately 6 feet tall wearing black pants, a long...

Post date: Mon, 05/09/2016 - 15:25

Rollover accident along Highway 101 in McKinleyville sends two people to the hospital. Beachgoers cleared from Shelter Cove Beach following multiple slides. City of Rio Dell gearing up for it's Commercial Medical Marijuana Land Use Ordinance meetings. Nominate your favorite local nurse to be recognized.  Humboldt County Fire Prevention Officers Association works to make sure you're safe in...

Post date: Sun, 05/08/2016 - 15:46

Summer sailing season kicks off with community event at Eureka Public Marina. Fishing tournament held to raise funds for Samoa Volunteer Fire Department. Construction this upcoming week will delay traffic in the Orleans area. The 2nd Annual Bee Fest draws dozens to the Bayside Grange. Ferndale Museum hosts Sweet Memories Dessert Auction to raise funds for museum upkeep. The Humboldt Grange...

Post date: Sat, 05/07/2016 - 15:46

Fortuna - Redwood Memorial has a newly expanded physical therapy unit and Friday they held an open house.

Officials with the hospital are thrilled about the extra capacity to handle more patients. Five years ago they had only a few therapists and a quarter of the space. In that time frame, the unit has seen an increase in business of 400 percent. Expansion was a necessity.

There...

Post date: Fri, 05/06/2016 - 20:31

McKinleyville - An out-of-town man is lucky law enforcement was on hand Wednesday when he drove away leaving a garment at the airport.

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office reports one of their deputies assigned to ACV observed a black fleece jacket in the middle of Boeing Avenue. When the deputy picked it up, he found $7,000 dollars in cash in one of the pockets but no ID.

An...

Post date: Fri, 05/06/2016 - 20:20

EUREKA - The Humboldt Yacht Club along with participating agencies will hold their annual opening day safety salute inaugurating the beginning of the summer boating season.

Festivities will be held Saturday morning from 10 to 3 at the Wharfinger building and public marina.

The salute is to focus on recognizing the organizations and men and women who provide public safety service...

Post date: Fri, 05/06/2016 - 20:14

KLAMATH - With a poor spring Chinook salmon season expected, the Yurok tribe is adopting new fishing regulations in the Klamath watershed.

A survey in 1964 saw over 11,000 spring Chinook in the south fork of the Trinity River. In four of the last twelve years, less than 100 fish were observed. Poor habitat is cited as the prime factor of the decline.

The tribe has decided to...

Post date: Fri, 05/06/2016 - 20:06

KLAMATH - The Yurok Tribe has filed a lawsuit to end illegal gillnet fishing in the lower Klamath River.

The suit was filed against the Resighini Rancheria as well as Rancheria secretary, Gary Dowd for unauthorized harvest of fish within the Yurok reservation. Dowd and other members of the Rancheria have already been cited numerous times for fishing on the lower Klamath without a Yurok...

Post date: Fri, 05/06/2016 - 19:58