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GARBERVILLE – Officials are continuing to investigate a deceased body found off Highway 101 in Garberville.

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call yesterday of a body off the highway near Alderpoint Road. When deputies arrived on scene, they saw a decomposing body partly covered by a blanket.

Sheriff’s detectives and the Humboldt County Coroner’s Office are...

CRESCENT CITY- A Medford man has been arrested for a burglary at home on Kings Valley Road just outside of Crescent City.

A new deputy to the Del Norte County Sheriff's Department, on his last day of training was called to the home with a burglary alarm. When he arrived he saw that the motion censor was activated and that the side door to the garage was busted in.

A man appeared...


ARCATA- The University Center Quad was quiet Wednesday morning following two days of protests at Humboldt State University. Students said they want answers after beloved administrator, Dr. Jacqueline Boleman, was fired from the college last week.

"This is just the last straw for students," said Naomi Waters, the President of the Black Student Union. She said Tuesday's protest and...


EUREKA- The man injured while skateboarding last week in Eureka has died.

Russell Busch died from life threatening head injuries after colliding with a vehicle.

Bush was traveling westbound on his skateboard down the West Henderson Street's hill last Wednesday when he was unable to stop before entering the Broadway street intersection. Busch was not wearing a helmet at the time...


FORTUNA- Fortuna High School and the sheriff’s office are investigating a possible sexual assault involving three Fortuna High students.

The school reported the incident Monday to the sheriff’s office, alleging a teenage female student was assaulted by two male students Saturday evening in Loleta. No arrests have been made at this time and the identities of the students have not been...


ARCATA- A collaborative effort to improve conditions for the major municipalities of the Humboldt Bay Water District should be completed by by Thursday.

The $3.6 million Regional Interconnection Project is entirely grant funded.  The first phase of the project was completed in January.  It connected the Eureka and Arcata water systems so those municipalities can supply water to each...


EUREKA- The City of Eureka has received funding to develop sea level rise adaptation strategies and policies for the city’s Coastal Land Use Plan.

Updating the Coastal Land Use Plan is part of the 2040 General Plan Update process. The California Ocean Protection Council recently approved a $250,000 grant agreement with the city. The grant will be used to develop a Sea Level Rise Risk...


EUREKA- The man accused of a double homicide in Eureka back in March has pled guilty to those charges.

A jury trial for Vincent Sanchez had originally been scheduled for next week, but was vacated in court on Wednesday at a trial conference. Sanchez pled guilty to two counts of second-degree murder. His half brother, 25-year-old Lance Henry, and 60-year-old Richard Storre were the...