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HUMBOLDT COUNTY- The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office is growing in size thanks to measure z funding.

14 new employees were sworn in and four were promoted, marking the largest ceremony for the Sheriff's Office in the past three decades.

Nine correctional deputies, one deputy sheriff and two reserve deputies from Hoopa Tribal Police were sworn in. An animal control & shelter...

Post date: Mon, 03/28/2016 - 16:24

EUREKA -- Held on an important anniversary date for thousands of American service men and women, an event put on by the Eureka Vet Center will honor local veterans.

Tomorrow is the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War and national organizations, including here in Humboldt, are paying tribute.

A commemorative dinner is available only to Vietnam vets and their families, although...

Post date: Mon, 03/28/2016 - 16:21

EUREKA -- Like the bumper sticker says, the time has come to hang up and drive. Law enforcement in Humboldt County are uniting in a national campaign to raise awareness on things that distract drivers, especially cell phone use behind the wheel.

So far, Eureka and Fortuna police departments have confirmed they will join the campaign –- the month of April is recognized as National...

Post date: Mon, 03/28/2016 - 16:19

GARBERVILLE -- The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office is investigating a suspicious death in Garberville.

Around 2:10 this morning, they responded to a report at Jerold Phelps Community Hospital. According to the Sheriff’s Office, the security guard found an unresponsive male body at the entrance of the hospital that was confirmed to be dead.

No other information is available...

Post date: Mon, 03/28/2016 - 16:18

FERNDALE -- A man was arrested in Ferndale for allegedly manufacturing a controlled substance.

Thursday evening, the Humboldt County Drug Task Force responded to the 9500 block of Blue Slide Road with a search warrant. According to police, 33-year-old Steven Edward Erickson was arrested after agents found a butane extraction lab used to make concentrated cannabis, and 400 pounds of what...

Post date: Mon, 03/28/2016 - 16:16

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- As Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Month comes to a close, Humboldt County officials continue to do their part to get unwanted drugs off the streets and away from people who might abuse them.

Safely disposing of medications, prescription and non-prescription is as easy as a visit to Cloney's Pharmacy. On Monday morning, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held at brand new-...

Post date: Mon, 03/28/2016 - 16:14

Locals weigh in on the possibility of yet another minimum wage hike. Humboldt County residents will have more options when it comes to safely disposing unwanted medications. City of Arcata is in the process of applying for a grant to extend the Humboldt Bay Trail North. Humboldt County is asking the public to take a survey on the value of county parks. Hundreds of families attend an Easter...

Post date: Sun, 03/27/2016 - 17:11

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Post date: Sun, 03/27/2016 - 13:19