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From Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
 
HOOPA- The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office SWAT Team located homicide suspect Gearold Sotolongo in Hoopa this morning. Sotolongo was taken into custody without incident.

Previously from HCSO (2/13/16):
Based the ongoing HCSO investigation into this mornings’ homicide in the Hoopa Valley, detectives have named Gearold...

Post date: Wed, 03/09/2016 - 11:37

TRINITY COUNTY - Caltrans will be using explosives to break up rock from the bottom of Buckhorn Summit on State Route 299 Wednesday.

Crews will begin blasting around 7 am after conventional moving equipment wasn’t doing the job. Motorists can expect up to 30-minute delays and even longer if misfires occur.

Travelers are advised to turn off cell phones and any electronic devises...

Post date: Tue, 03/08/2016 - 22:20

EUREKA - Three arrests were made and three explosives found after a Eureka motel was evacuated Tuesday during a routine search.

Just after noon, officers with Eureka Police Department were conducting probation searches outside of the Econo Lodge on 4th Street. One
​subject was on searchable probation, so officers entered his room and discovered three devices that looked like pipe...

Post date: Tue, 03/08/2016 - 22:04

EUREKA - Local heart attack victims whose condition requires the best in medical care will no longer have to travel out of the area to find it.

The Heart Institute at St. Joseph Hospital has been designated as a STEMI Receiving Center by North Coast Emergency Medical Services. The recognition shows the hospital is above average in treating patients with S.T. Elevation Myocardial...

Post date: Tue, 03/08/2016 - 19:44

EUREKA - The city of Eureka continues to search for what the best option is for homeless people that will soon be displaced when construction for a trail begins at the Palco Marsh. City officials, homeless advocates and the community have different views on proposed plans regarding the issue.

Last week Mayor Frank Jäger proposed a temporary sanctioned camp for the more than one hundred...

Post date: Tue, 03/08/2016 - 19:06

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- It's International Women's Day and we're shining the spotlight on several women who have not only made significant achievements within their own lives but within the community as a whole.

They each have a different story to tell but they all have one thing in common. They are women who many community members look up to.

"Women have been working and organizing and...

Post date: Tue, 03/08/2016 - 17:39

CRESCENT CITY-The two bodies recently recovered from a vehicle submerged in the Smith River have been identified.

The two men were identified as 60-year-old Steve Fillman and 53-year-old Fred Hansen, both from Crescent City. They were removed from the vehicle last month after a day long operation by the Del Norte County Sheriff's Office, its search and rescue dive team, and officers...

Post date: Tue, 03/08/2016 - 17:37

HUMBOLDT COUNTY-A new bed and breakfast is looking to someday serve its toast on Humboldt Bay, and project organizers hope their permit gets a green light at Thursday's meeting of the Humboldt Bay Harbor District Board of Commissioners.

Other bay permits waiting for approval include sailing and fishing activities.The Board of Commissioners will also consider granting a permit for the...

Post date: Tue, 03/08/2016 - 17:31