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HOOPA- Schools in Hoopa were temporarily on lockdown.

At 11:10 am Thursday, HCSO and CHP received a report from a Hoopa Valley Tribe School Resource Officer that a 14-year-old with a suspected weapon was on campus. The juvenile fled the campus but was later tracked down by officers. The suspected weapon turned out to be a bb gun. Hoopa Valley Tribal Court is handling the incident. 

Post date: Thu, 05/26/2016 - 17:18

TRINIDAD – Changes are coming to HSU’s marine lab. Thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation the Trinidad-based science lab will replace water tanks that were built out of redwood in 1965.

The Foundation granted more than $340,000 to upgrade the running seawater system. That seawater provides the base component for research at the facility.

Two new water tanks will...

Post date: Thu, 05/26/2016 - 16:53

NORTH COAST - North Coast filmmakers won statewide recognition in the directing change youth film contest.

More than 450, 60 second films were submitted to the 4th annual contest that focuses on suicide prevention. Winners were chosen by a panel of filmmakers, actors, athletes and mental health professionals.

Jedediah Hawkins and Makenzy Williams of Crescent City won...

Post date: Thu, 05/26/2016 - 16:50

SAMOA - For the second time in as many years, the Samoa Dragstrip was targeted by criminals. This time thousands of dollars in equipment was stolen from the raceway.

Thieves broke in through a large door and took two quads from a storage hangar. They also made off with power tools, emergency medical equipment and a specially-designed sprayer. All together it will cost more than $10,000...

Post date: Thu, 05/26/2016 - 16:47

SAMOA - The Humboldt Bay Harbor Working Group held a candidates forum Wednesday for those running for 3rd District Supervisor. The seat is being vacated by Mark Lovelace who decided not to run again. Uri Driscoll and Mike Wilson will square off in June.

It was an opportunity for citizens and candidates to interact on a variety of platforms.

The working group’s purpose...

Post date: Wed, 05/25/2016 - 23:30

MIRANDA - New information on the evacuation and fire we told you about Tuesday in Southern Humboldt.

Authorities responded to a suspected a hash lab explosion and fire on the 4000 block of Salmon Creek Road near Miranda. After further investigation, burnt remains of a honey oil hash lab were found along with marijuana bud, commercial grade ovens and hash extractor tubes. A separate...

Post date: Wed, 05/25/2016 - 22:16

SMITH RIVER - One Brookings teen sustains major injuries and another is arrested for alleged DUI after a vehicle crash in Del Norte County.

Around 6:30 this morning, a 17-year old driver and three teen passengers were traveling westbound on Fred Haight Drive in Smith River. For unknown reasons, the driver lost control of the vehicle and it left the roadway, traveling down an embankment...

Post date: Wed, 05/25/2016 - 22:05

HOOPA/WILLOW CREEK-Have you seen these people? The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office has updated the Hoopa-Willow Creek Most Wanted List.

Two have been added to the list: 40-year old Linkoln Earl Ammon is wanted for vehicle theft. 36-year-old Gloria Lorraine Inong has a felony warrant and is wanted for drug and sales possession. Thanks to the public's help, there are now only 3 total on...

Post date: Wed, 05/25/2016 - 18:39