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From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:

At approximately 10:30 a.m. Thursday two inmates, assigned to an inmate work crew, walked away from a job site they were at behind Les Schwab Tires, Eureka. A Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Correctional Officer was supervising the inmates who were clearing brush in a heavily wooded area. The Correctional Officer took a head count and noticed...

Eureka - Police responded to a burglary alarm in Eureka and found a large amount of marijuana and weapons.

Early Wednesday morning, law enforcement was alerted to an audible burglar alarm sounding at the 400-block of Cooper Lane. The front door of the residence had been forced open. No one was home but after obtaining a search warrant, authorities discovered nearly 140-pounds of...

Trinity County line - A wanted Fields Landing man has been arrested near the Trinity County line carrying a double bladed ax.

Taken into custody was 32-year-old Joseph Scott Huff Anderson. Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies received an anonymous call saying a man was walking on Highway 299 in camouflage clothing and carrying an ax. A warrant check revealed Anderson was wanted for...


FORTUNA - It is National Business Women’s week and the Fortuna Kiwanis Club held the 17 annual lunch Wednesday to honor women in the work world.

More than 300 people turned out for the luncheon held at the Fortuna River Lodge. The event discussed goals for small businesses in Fortuna, celebrated outstanding businesswomen and featured some great super man and woman costumes! The Kiwanis...


EUREKA - A two-car traffic accident on Campton Road sent both drivers and two passengers to the hospital Wednesday. Officers responded to the accident just after nine a.m. According to a witness, a Mustang was coming down Campton Road south of Fern Drive when the driver lost control.

The vehicle crossed the double yellow line and collided with a PT Cruiser that was coming up the hill....


GARBERVILLE – Officials are continuing to investigate a deceased body found off Highway 101 in Garberville.

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call yesterday of a body off the highway near Alderpoint Road. When deputies arrived on scene, they saw a decomposing body partly covered by a blanket.

Sheriff’s detectives and the Humboldt County Coroner’s Office are...

CRESCENT CITY- A Medford man has been arrested for a burglary at home on Kings Valley Road just outside of Crescent City.

A new deputy to the Del Norte County Sheriff's Department, on his last day of training was called to the home with a burglary alarm. When he arrived he saw that the motion censor was activated and that the side door to the garage was busted in.

A man appeared...


ARCATA- The University Center Quad was quiet Wednesday morning following two days of protests at Humboldt State University. Students said they want answers after beloved administrator, Dr. Jacqueline Boleman, was fired from the college last week.

"This is just the last straw for students," said Naomi Waters, the President of the Black Student Union. She said Tuesday's protest and...