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WILLOW CREEK- On Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at about 3:30 p.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a physical fight between a man and a woman at a residence on the 40500 block of Hwy 299, Willow Creek.  It was reported that one of the subjects had a baseball bat. 

Deputies arrived...

Post date: Wed, 10/14/2015 - 10:11

EUREKA - An international partnership between the North Coast and Mexico brought some new faces to Eureka Tuesday.

Each summer, local students travel to Oaxaca, Mexico for a college level immersion program. Seven professors and administrators from "Universidad Autonoma Benito Juarez De Oaxaca" arrived in Humboldt County Monday. Their visit is meant to strengthen ties between our...

Post date: Wed, 10/14/2015 - 00:02

Del Norte County - Authorities have released the name of the male victim in a crash north of Orick as 89-year old Russell Donahoo of Klamath.

Just before noon Monday, Donahoo was driving his Nissan truck near the north entrance of the Newton B. Drury Parkway and collided with a tree.  CHP says Donahoo wasn’t wearing a seat belt and died at the scene.

His passenger, 80-year old...

Post date: Tue, 10/13/2015 - 19:51

EUREKA - It’s been an unsolved case for nearly a decade and now a suspect is in custody. Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a Fortuna man for a murder in 2007.

Stephanie Lee Fowler was reported missing May 26th of that year. Fowler’s skeletal remains were discovered in 2009 at an uninhabited structure on Old Indianola Road in Loleta.

Tuesday at 9 am, after a...

Post date: Tue, 10/13/2015 - 19:41

EUREKA - A Eureka man accused of sexually assaulting a victim at a downtown Eureka hotel was apprehended Tuesday.

23-year old Markis Shirley was arrested around 10:30 am following a foot chase near the 2500 block of Union Street. EPD says the suspect was spotted walking down Union Street prior to the chase.

He was booked into the Humboldt County Jail on sexual assault charges....

Post date: Tue, 10/13/2015 - 19:27

EUREKA- A sales tax meant to increase funding for transportation improvements in Humboldt County now has the support of the Board of Supervisors.

In a four to one vote the board advised Supervisor Ryan Sundberg to vote yes on hiring a polling firm to explore support for a transportation sales tax. Sundberg represents the board at the Humboldt County Association of Governments.


Post date: Tue, 10/13/2015 - 17:56

EUREKA- Following a lengthy conversation, on Tuesday the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors clarified what they had envisioned for a county-wide medical marijuana land use ordinance.

During the meeting the board was presented with a regulation comparison chart detailing permitting requirements as outlined by county and state laws.

The board expressed several concerns,...

Post date: Tue, 10/13/2015 - 17:55

EUREKA - After more than two weeks of hardship questions jury selection continues for the Jason Warren murder trial.

Warren is being charged with two counts of homicide and two counts of attempted murder along with two special allegation charges: lying in wait, and torture. Three years ago Warren allegedly killed Dorothy Ulrich at her home in Hoopa. Prosecution previously presented a...

Post date: Tue, 10/13/2015 - 17:28