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SOUTHERN HUMBOLDT:  A hiker suffering from severe dehydration was rescued by the Coast Guard near Big Flat in Southern Humboldt.

Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay received a call around 7:30 this morning from Cal Fire saying that a female hiker was suffering from severe dehydration after becoming sick overnight.  A helicopter was launched and arrived on the scene at around 9:30 am near...

EUREKA- Dozens rallied at the Humboldt County Courthouse Friday to protest against the deportation policies under the Obama administration.

Community members of all ages held up signs as protesters spoke about their concerns over recent Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)  raids. Those at the rally said they feared they or their family members would be deported if the practices...

ARCATA- A Humboldt State University student has suffered from first and second degree burns after a grease fire inside the residents hall.

The small blaze started after 9 p.m. Thursday when grease in the pan ignited. The student received burns on her face and hands after attempting to move the pot off the burner and into the sink. She was taken to Mad River Hospital, two other students...

SCOTIA- On Thursday night, three Board Members of the Scotia Community Services District were sworn in as the process to transfer the responsibilities of the Town of Scotia Company to the district is underway. 

The Local Agency Formation Commission, or LAFCO, approved the conversion of the Town of Scotia Company into the Scotia Community Services District in 2010.

With LAFCO...

ARCATA- The Arcata Police Department is preparing for Sunday's unofficial 4-20 event in Redwood Park. Police said there will be a large police presence and maximum enforcement of all laws on scene.

In past years, thousands have gathered at the park to take part in the counterculture celebration of marijuana. Sgt. Ron Sligh of the Arcata Police Department said the unofficial event was...

FORTUNA- Three people were arrested at a Fortuna motel after police officers responded to a complaint of suspicious activity in one of the rooms.

On Thursday night, officers with the Fortuna Police Department arrived at the Six Rivers Motel before 6 p.m. and found a stolen semi-automatic pistol, heroin, methamphetamine and marijuana after conducting a search. Alexander Barnett, a 24-...

From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
 
On 04-16-2014, at approximately 10:00 a.m., the Humboldt Drug Task Force assisted by the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office served a Humboldt County Superior Court Search Warrant at the McKenny Industrial Warehouses, 100 Airport Rd in the unincorporated area Fortuna California. During the service of the warrant agents...
From the Fortuna Police Department: 
 
FORTUNA, CA - On April 17, 2014 at about 5:45 PM, officers responded to the Six Rivers Motel (531 South Fortuna Blvd) after receiving complaints of suspicious activity in one of the rooms. Upon arrival, officers contacted Alexander Bennett (Age 24 of Fortuna), Ethan Gordon (Age 24 of Rio Dell), and Kyli Howard (Age 20 of...

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