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HUMBOLDT COUNTY- She's been a voice for foster youth in the community and the Board of Supervisors is recognizing her dedication and hard work. 

During Tuesday morning's meeting, Supervisor Estelle Fennell read a resolution honoring Rochelle Trochtenberg on her appointment as the State of California's Foster Care Ombudsperson. Trochtenberg says her goal in the new position will be to...

Post date: Tue, 03/15/2016 - 17:17

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- After at least five years without a resident deputy in several remote areas of Humboldt County, Sheriff Downey is making a change.

The resident deputy program is something that the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office has had for years, but it had previously been suspended due to staffing issues. Now, with measure z funding and increased staffing levels, Sheriff Downey is...

Post date: Tue, 03/15/2016 - 17:08

A crab season that never opened has already devastated crabbers in California and now those same fishermen are taking another hit.

The Pacific Fisheries Management Council released three options for west coast salmon fisheries for the 2016 sport and commercial seasons. Each of the proposed options will cut the number of salmon fishing days for commercial fishing by 20 percent.


Post date: Tue, 03/15/2016 - 16:57

A new candidate has stepped forward to challenge Estelle Fennel in her re-election bid for the 2nd District supervisorial seat.

Glen Bud Rogers is a woodworker by occupation and received bachelor degrees in psychology and anthropology, he’s a past president of the Garberville-Redway Chamber of Commerce, past commander of the American Legion and former president and team...

Post date: Tue, 03/15/2016 - 16:55

Yurok Tribal Chairman James Dunlap resigned abruptly after information surfaced from his past.

Vice Chairman David L. Gensaw Sr. said, “There is no doubt about it, this is a sad and frustrating day for the Yurok people, but we have prevailed over bigger challenges in our past and we will overcome this too.”

Back in 1988, the San Jose Mercury News published a story regarding a...

Post date: Tue, 03/15/2016 - 16:53

The Humboldt State University student who died Sunday in a car crash that left two others injured has been identified. The incident happened on U.S. Highway 101 in Del Norte County, just north of the Newton B. Drury exit.

According to police, 21-year-old Robert Romeri was driving a Ford Mustang headed north, when it swerved off the road and crashed into a tree, killing him. Romeri was...

Post date: Tue, 03/15/2016 - 16:49

The Fortuna Police Department arrested multiple people after a statewide decoy operation that involved more than 80 agencies, including the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, who funded the program.  

During the operation - which took place Saturday - a minor stood outside a liquor store asking people to buy them alcohol. In Fortuna, the minor -- who was under police supervision...

Post date: Tue, 03/15/2016 - 16:47

The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office is searching for two suspects involved in an armed robbery and assault in Loleta.

Around 3:30 yesterday afternoon, deputies responded to a residence on the 100 block of Hay Rake Lane. A 54-year-old man had been pistol whipped, kicked, and punched after two suspects reportedly smashed through a sliding glass door. The two suspects were identified as...

Post date: Tue, 03/15/2016 - 16:45