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The Sheriff of the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office has put in his letter to retire.

Today a departmental meeting was held at the Sequoia Conference Center to discuss the matter.

The current sheriff Mike Downey has recommended the board of supervisors appoint the undersheriff, Bill Honsal, to fulfill the remainder of the sheriff's term through December 2018.

After the...

Post date: Mon, 03/13/2017 - 17:59

A series of thirteen vehicle burglaries took place in McKinleyville on streets including Little Pond, Silverado Avenue, Otis Ray Lane, Lynnea Court and Underwood Road.

The thefts took place yesterday between 2:30 and 5:30am.

Items stolen included garage door openers, extra keys and clothing items.

The cars were broken into by shattering windows and due to doors being...

Post date: Mon, 03/13/2017 - 17:57

EUREKA - Caltrans Office of Traffic Safety will investigate the scene of a fatal crash that killed a mother and her two kids to determine if anything can be done to prevent it from happening again.

Liz Palmer was driving on Highway 96  near Orleans in inclement weather when her vehicle slid off the road and down an embankment. Her husband survived the crash. Liz and the two young girls...

Post date: Mon, 03/13/2017 - 17:25

EUREKA - Westside neighbors have reached their day in court in the small claims case against Floyd and Betty Squires.
Judge Cissna was scheduled to hear testimony from more than forty neighbors who allege that the condition of  properties owned by the Squires negatively impacts their ability to enjoy their homes.

Floyd Squires said he couldn't respond to the charges because he...

Post date: Mon, 03/13/2017 - 17:18

A fatal collision leaves one man pinned in vehicle and one female transported to the hospital with severe injuries. Arcata Fire District is in search for a Board of Directors member. Ferndale Police Department patrols residents homes' during vacation time. Humboldt Regeneration hosts brew seminar. One Humboldt State Representative diagnosed with a mass on brain.

Post date: Sun, 03/12/2017 - 19:14