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BRIDGEVILLE - A vegetation fire shut down State Route 36 for several hours before re-opening in Eastern Humboldt late Monday afternoon..
 
Just after 2:30 pm, CalFire and other emergency personnel were called to an area two miles east of Bridgeville. Power lines were believed to have come down and ignited the fire. A 50 by 50 foot section of vegetation burned. ...
Post date: Mon, 09/21/2015 - 21:21

EUREKA - One person was cited and another arrested during a weekend shoulder tap operation in Eureka.

On Saturday, Eureka Police officers, using a minor as a decoy, solicited adults to buy alcohol. The minor indicated he or she was underage. 27-year old Eureka resident, Steven Allen Burrous agreed to purchase the alcohol and was cited for breaking the law.

During the operation,...

Post date: Mon, 09/21/2015 - 19:45

EUREKA - Humboldt Medical Specialists have added OB-GYN services to their ever expanding operations with St. Joseph Hospital.

Lois Jensen, has joined the staff. She’s a board certified obstetrician and gynecologist who brings over 20 years of practice experience. She will also provide labor and delivery support to the childbirth center at St. Joseph Hospital in Eureka.

Jensen...

Post date: Mon, 09/21/2015 - 19:28

BLUE LAKE - The Blue Lake City Council will review options Tuesday on how to deal with noise and crime complaints stemming from the city's Logger Bar.

The Sheriff’s Office will have the option to forward written complaints to the District Attorney or the Alcohol Beverage Control staff. Voluntary efforts through mediation with the Logger Bar owner and bothered neighbors is also suggested...

Post date: Mon, 09/21/2015 - 18:34

MANILA - Wednesday marks the United Nation’s International Day of Peace and la ocal Montessori school chose to celebrate in a big way.

“We need to start listening to our spiritual connection to the earth and to all the animals and to all life on the planet. We need peace on earth,” said Robert Hepburn, Veterans For Peace.

“Focusing on peace is an inside job and being willing to...

Post date: Mon, 09/21/2015 - 18:32

ARCATA - Humboldt State is receiving $300,000 to focus on sexual violence prevention.

The grant will allow HSU to work with The North Coast Rape Crisis Team, Humboldt Domestic Violence Services, and The Arcata Police Department, to enhance safety and provide assistance to victims. Grant funds will also go toward the school’s student-led, sexual assault, dating violence and stalking...

Post date: Mon, 09/21/2015 - 18:14

Humboldt DHHS organizational study completed, on county agenda

EUREKA- A long list of recommendations are being brought before county supervisors Tuesday as Humboldt County ramps up it's recruitment for a new Health and Human Services director.

The county hired an Oregon firm in April to conduct a review of the department. While that agency found that DHHS should remain...

Post date: Mon, 09/21/2015 - 16:26

TRINIDAD- The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office needs your help finding the man believed to have robbed the Trinidad Chevron station.

Authorities say they believe Gene Chester Nelson, 28, robbed a gas station employee at knifepoint just before 8 a.m. September 12. The suspect fled on foot with cash. The sheriff's office has issued an arrest warrant for nelson with a bail of $100,000....

Post date: Mon, 09/21/2015 - 16:24