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LAKEWOOD - New information out of Washington State in the case of a former McKinleyville high school student who was shot dead last week allegedly by her military husband. Pierce County prosecutors say 20-year-old Skylar Nemetz fired the AR-15 rifle because he was mad another man had bought his wife alcohol.

According to court records, since the fatal shooting, Skylar has given at least...

ARCATA- The Arcata Police Department has busted an alleged indoor marijuana grow. Police reportedly found marijuana, firearms and cash, plus a home using excessive amounts of electricity.

A search warrant was served on the 3200 block of Spear Avenue Wednesday morning and at two other locations in Arcata.

One suspect, Gary Goddard, 52, was arrested for Cultivation and Sales of...

EUREKA- Local stakeholders are currently drafting an ordinance to regulate cannabis grown in Humboldt County.

Marijuana farmers, environmentalists, activists and two Board of Supervisors were among those at the meeting held at the Wharfinger building on Wednesday.

The forum was closed to the public and was held by the California Cannabis Voice, Humboldt.

The group is...

HUMBOLDT COUNTY- Humboldt county voters are being asked to weigh in on a countywide sales tax measure this November.

Measure Z is a one-half cent sales tax that would generate an estimated $6 million dollars for the county. The tax would be applied to everything except prescription medications and groceries. If passed, the revenue would go towards the general fund, with an emphasis on...

EUREKA- Humboldt County inmate work crews have been used throughout the county since the 1980s, and will continue to be, despite two inmate walk aways last week.

"I get calls almost every day requesting these guys somewhere because of how hard they work and what they do," said Sgt. Mitch Gratz with the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office.

The City of Eureka contracts the Humboldt...

EUREKA- The Eureka City Council accepted a grant to fund specialized traffic enforcement periods and equipment for the Eureka Police Department.

The Office of Traffic Grant is worth $89,000. It was awarded to the city through a competitive process, where the city’s need for traffic enforcement funding and the city’s ranking in traffic collisions are taken into account. The grant will be...

BLUE LAKE- A burglary suspect has been arrested after fleeing from an armed neighbor and a Humboldt County Sheriff's deputy.

Around 10 a.m. Wednesday a neighbor care taking for a home interrupted a burglary on the 100 block of Hatchery road. The neighbor was armed amd confronted the suspect who fled.

Richard Scott Hall was identified as the burglar by deputies. He allegedly...

Arcata Police Press Release

ARCATA - On 10/22/2014 at about 4:25 am, Officers from the Arcata Police Department responded to Higher Ground at 1360 G Street for a burglary alarm that was sounding. Upon the arrival of officers minutes later, an unknown suspect could be heard fleeing from the area of the business.  Stolen property from the business was found...