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BRICELAND- A Briceland man was arrested for selling drugs, following the discovery of a hash lab.

On Friday, the Humboldt County Drug Task Force responded to Greta Lane to serve a search warrant. Agents located over 700 grams of heroin, methamphetamine, and butane honey oil combined. They also found over $4,000 cash from narcotic sales. 58-year-old Karl Alan Hohstadt was arrested for...

Post date: Mon, 08/15/2016 - 17:27

EUREKA - The city of Eureka is set to approve resolutions regarding its local coastal plan at its council meeting Tuesday night.  

The resolution passes amendments of the implementation portion of the local coastal plan to the California Coastal Commission for certification.

This includes but not limited to conditional use permit authority to the planning commission, secondary...

Post date: Mon, 08/15/2016 - 17:27

ARCATA - A death from overdosing on heroin is prevented by quick action taken by Arcata Police. However officials say this is just one incident that adds to the growing concern of overdoses in Humboldt County.

Sunday evening the Arcata Police Department responded to the Arcata Marsh Parking Lot on South G Street. Officers located a 29-year-old man who was unconscious and displaying...

Post date: Mon, 08/15/2016 - 17:26

MCKINLEYVILLE- A McKinleyville couple was robbed at gunpoint inside their own home. 

Around 7 a.m. Friday, Humboldt County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the 2700 block of Bolier Avenue. A 37-year-old male victim reported that he and his wife woke up following a loud noise. The victim then saw four armed men in his living room. They were described as white males, wearing dark clothes,...

Post date: Mon, 08/15/2016 - 17:21

RIO DELL - The Rio Dell city council will meet Tuesday night to discuss and take possible action on the medical marijuana land use ordinance.

The ordinance was originally shot down by the majority of council members back in June. However after much outcry from the community in Rio Dell and impassioned arguments on both sides, the council voted to put the measure back on the agenda....

Post date: Mon, 08/15/2016 - 17:08

SOUTH JETTY - After a boating accident off the South Jetty that left one dead and three injured last Thursday, fisherman Bruce Adams, who helped with the rescue, was shaken by the incident.

He was hoping that the Coast Guard could have responded a little quicker than they did being that they are the closest to the jetty.

"We had people on that pier that needed warm clothing,"...

Post date: Mon, 08/15/2016 - 17:01

EUREKA – Some of the crews battling one of the biggest fires currently burning in California are from right here in Humboldt County.

Two strike team leaders and two engine companies from Humboldt Bay Fire joined the effort to contain the Soberanes Fire three weeks ago. An unattended camp fire sparked the blaze that has burned nearly 75,000 acres since July 22nd. Fire agencies from...

Post date: Mon, 08/15/2016 - 16:42

The Clayton fire in Lake County causes 300 homes to be evacuated and the Red Cross to open a shelter in Clearlake. The last day of Wildwood Days kicked off with the annual softball tournament. The Scotia Band entertains people at the annual Wildwood Days firemen's barbecue. Arcata Police look to purchase a bullet-proof and stab-proof vest for their new K9 officer. Classic cars line Wildwood...

Post date: Sun, 08/14/2016 - 18:56