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The following is from the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:

On Monday at about 9 a.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit served a Humboldt County Superior Court search warrant on a parcel of land on Salmon Creek Road. At that location Deputies located (5) five large greenhouse with growing marijuana. The (2) two larger commercial size greenhouse measure 200 ft....

Weed - A dangerous fire north of Redding closes down I-5 and has authorities going door to door to evacuate citizens.

It started in Weed around 1:30 Monday afternoon. 100 homes have been destroyed and at least 1,500 people have been evacuated. The town’s Catholic church was burned to the ground and a lumber mill has been damaged. 
 
 
An evacuation center has been...

Clam Beach - Fire officials had to extract a McKinleyville man from his vehicle after a crash near Clam Beach.

Around 4:30 Monday afternoon, California Highway Patrol was called to Clam Beach Road just North of Little River Drive for a solo vehicle accident that is still under investigation. When Arcata Fire crews arrived, they had to extract 31-year old James McGovern from his truck....

EUREKA- It was a “rare sight” Monday at the Elks Lodge in Eureka. Law enforcement, environmental protection agencies and marijuana growers joined together to talk legalization.

The event was hosted by the Eureka Rotary Club, and brought together local leaders, growers and community members to discuss the main issues surrounding marijuana cultivation in Humboldt County. Humboldt county...

EUREKA- College of the Redwoods' President, Kathy Smith, has announced that she will retire and leave the college in June of next year.

Smith made the announcement at the most recent Board of Trustees meeting. She will be completing her three year contract with the college, after serving as president since May of 2012.

Smith started at the college months after the college's...

HOOPA- Crews have been able to gain more control over the Bald Hills Fire in Hoopa over the weekend. The fire is now 85 percent contained and has burned 210 acres.

Fire crews have successfully built a fire line around the fire and have started mop-up and suppression faces Monday. 400 firefighters worked to put out hot spots and remove hazards that may cross the fire line or roads.

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ARCATA- The Arcata Police Department has released more information on Wednesday's fire at the Arcata Gardens Apartment Complex, where one person died.

The Arcata Police Department, the Arcata Fire Protection District and the Humboldt County Coroner's Office have conducted a joint investigation. A press release from the Arcata Police Department says the fire appears to have been started...

EUREKA- It was a class action lawsuit back in 2010 against one of the nation’s largest nursing home chains, and four year later, settlement money is still being handed out.

Hospice of Humboldt recently received $80,000 as part of a lawsuit against Skilled Healthcare. The suit alleged that Skilled Healthcare violated California Health and Safety Code at 22 of its facilities, five of...

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