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EUREKA - Deputies responding to a burglary, arrest one suspect allegedly in the act and another nearby wanted for several warrants. 28-year old Robert Jordon Lippert and 24-year old Lynzi McIntire-Morgan were taken into custody.

Just after 12:30 Sunday afternoon, sheriff’s deputies along with Eureka police and the CHP responded to the 800-block of Nancy Court in Eureka. Lippert was...

Post date: Tue, 06/20/2017 - 00:13

ARCATA – The Arcata Police Department is encouraging the public to lock it or lose it. It’s in response to an uptick in the number of property crimes reported in the area.

As recent cases have demonstrated, a partnership between alert residents and law enforcement is the most effective way to combat burglaries. Usually suspects target homes during the day when residents are at work or...

Post date: Mon, 06/19/2017 - 23:59

The Samoa Peninsula Volunteer Fire District responded to a vegetation fire located in the Samoa Dunes near the pump house.


It started at around 5:30 Sunday evening when an SUV got stuck, ruptured a fuel tank and caught fire spreading to vegetation.


The fire burned about an acre.


Humboldt Bay crews also responded for mutual aid.

Post date: Mon, 06/19/2017 - 21:56

EUREKA  - The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department just added to its roster courtesy of Measure Z funding. Monday, recent graduates of the 119th College of the Redwoods Basic Police Academy were welcomed to the fold.

Sheriff William Honsal said deputies: Mathew Clevenger, Chad Crotty, Nathan Cumbow, Patrick Del Rosario, Mathew Froeming, Peter Leipzig, Travis Rogers, Danielle...

Post date: Mon, 06/19/2017 - 21:51

The Humboldt County Superior Court has hired a new court commissioner.


Timothy Canning has been serving as Interim Commissioner since March and will now take on the role officially.


Commissioners perform judicial functions of the court and can step in as a temporary judge in some cases.


Canning opened his own law practice in Arcata in 2001 and...

Post date: Mon, 06/19/2017 - 18:32

EUREKA - Big brother is tracking what you access on the internet but a California bill is trying to end that practice.

Broadband privacy legislation was introduced in the state assembly today. Assemblymember Ed Chau (D-...

Post date: Mon, 06/19/2017 - 18:27

The Arcata/Eureka Airport may be getting a rescue and firefighting facility.


Tuesday, Humboldt County Supervisors are prepared to approve plans for the airport safety building which would be about 9,000 square feet to accommodate the airport’s firefighter staff, emergency response vehicles and equipment.


The federal aviation administration is tentatively...

Post date: Mon, 06/19/2017 - 18:27

LOLETA- A grandmother is arrested after allegedly leaving her two-year-old grandchild in her SUV while at a casino to gamble.


At around 7 Sunday evening, the Sheriff’s Office was contacted by the Bear River Casino regarding an unattended child locked inside a Ford Explorer in their parking lot.


Security staff was able to gain entry and found the child...

Post date: Mon, 06/19/2017 - 18:24