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GARBERVILLE - A new poster by the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office for “Southern Humboldt’s" most wanted criminals landed a Garberville man in jail.

37-year old John Schaafsma was arrested after an anonymous tip was called in just before 11 this morning, one hour after the poster was published.

Deputies found Schaafsma walking into the Johnston Motel near the 800 block of Redwood...

Post date: Sat, 10/17/2015 - 00:12

EUREKA – Police officers helping with cleanup efforts in Eureka’s Palco Marsh area found a major cache of stolen property.

Thursday, during operations, over $31,000 of stolen items were recovered from transient camps.

Some of the items included an endoscope reportedly taken from a car at a local motel, a bicycle from Arcata and construction equipment from a site at the Bayshore...

Post date: Fri, 10/16/2015 - 23:51

SCOTIA- The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office confirms a body found early this month in Scotia is believed to have been a suspect in an attempted home invasion.

An autopsy revealed Justin Nevis, 32, died from severe blood loss due to laceration wounds. Nevis is from Sacramento County. His body was located in the afternoon on October 2 near North Court in Scotia. He is believed to have...

Post date: Fri, 10/16/2015 - 17:43

ORLEANS- An exciting day in Orleans, the Karuk Tribe launching it's long awaited broadband service.

The tribe held a ribbon cutting today in the Karuk Council Chambers. The Áan Chúuphan Internet Service is nearly seven years in the making. A community connect grant from the USDA and another grant from the California Public Utilities Commission helped fund the $12 million project....

Post date: Fri, 10/16/2015 - 17:43

HOOPA- Two Hoopa men are behind bars in a Wyoming jail after attempting to transport over 50 pounds of marijuana through the state.

Talon Williams, 21, and Morek Robbins, 22, were arrested just after 10:15 a.m. yesterday following a traffic stop.

According to the Wyoming Highway Patrol, the two were traveling in a blue 2015 Hyundai Accent on interstate 80, nine miles west of...

Post date: Fri, 10/16/2015 - 17:41

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Humboldt's economy is looking pretty good. That's according to unemployment numbers published Friday from the county's Employment Development Department.

County labor representatives say September marked the lowest unemployment rate we've seen all year, coming in at 4.7 percent. That number is a .09 percent fall from august and down by 1.3 percent from last year.

Post date: Fri, 10/16/2015 - 17:41

ARCATA- Friday marked the 5th and final day of Indigenous Peoples' Week at Humboldt State University.

All week long, students prepared activities on campus to bring awareness to natives and broaden the concept of what it means to be Native American. The Cultural Resource Center Coordinator at HSU says this week is specifically planned ahead of Columbus day, Halloween, and...

Post date: Fri, 10/16/2015 - 17:23

ARCATA- Arcata residents are trying to bridge the gap and help transients in the area.

Dozens of community members from the Community Pride Project met at the Arcata Plaza Friday afternoon, to discuss public safety and cleaning up the streets. Some voiced concerns of being harassed by troubled youth in the area, while others said they don’t feel safe visiting the Plaza with their...

Post date: Fri, 10/16/2015 - 17:17