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From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
 
On 1-06-2014, at approximately 3:45 p.m., a Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputy stopped a 2004 Cadillac for vehicle code violations on Frontage Road, Trinidad. When the deputy contacted the driver, Shena Lee Christensen, 29 years old from Eureka and the passenger, Carter James Daniels, 32 years old from Blue Lake, she...
Cal Fire News Release:
 
Fortuna – The Red fire located in the Snow Camp area started on January 4, 2014 at approximately 12:30 p.m.  Cal Fire, Department of Corrections, Forest Service, local fire departments and Redwood National Park were dispatched to the privately owned timberland.
 
As of January 7th CAL FIRE has the following fire...
From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
 
On 1-07-2014, at approximately 12:30 a.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office was notified of an armed robbery that just occurred at 1021 Murray Road, Freeway 76, McKinleyville.  The clerk told the dispatcher the suspect fled on foot westbound on Murray Road, armed with a handgun. When deputies arrived on scene they...

Five new employees joined the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office today.

Sheriff, Mike Downey welcomed the new members of the department that included: Correctional Officers, Rosie Freixas from Eureka and Eric Morris of Mckinleyville, Dispatcher, Jessica Cyphers of Eureka, Evidence Technician, Jennifer Braud from Fortuna and Property Technician, Bruce Hollingsworth of Rio Dell.

The...

EUREKA- Inside Sacred Heart Church the community gathered for Rev. Eric Freed's funeral a week after he was found dead on New Years Day inside St. Bernard's rectory. Over a thousand members of the community packed into the church to say goodbye to Freed.

"He was my priest, my pastor, he was a great counselor, he was a great teacher," said Anne Carlisle. "He most of all was my friend."...

MYERS FLAT- A 55-year-old Miranda man is dead after a car accident on Avenue of the Giants. Passenger, Jimmy F. Lincks died as a result of his injuries at Redwood Memorial Hospital on Sunday.

According to California Highway Patrol on Friday a Fortuna man was driving a 1989 Freightliner truck southbound on SR-254 when he turned onto Elk Creek Road and allegedly turned in front of a 2006...

We’re not even a week into the new year and there have been nine wildfires in the Humboldt/Del Norte area.  Cal Fire officials say this has been the most dangerous winter for wildfires in recent history.

Weather officials say historically dry weather in the region is why there have been nine wildfires in just six days."Anytime you're this dry, you really get concerned about wildfires...

EUREKA- A woman was taken the hospital Monday afternoon after her car overturned on Highway 101.

It happened around noon on northbound Highway 101 just before Fields Landing. California Highway Patrol said Wayna Lee Scovell, 66 of Eureka was driving northbound when she fell asleep at the wheel and veered her car to right, hitting an embankment and overturning her vehicle.

Both...

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