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SHELTER COVE - A marijuana operation was closed down by authorities after significant code violations in Southern Humboldt

Humboldt County Deputies along with Code Enforcement Officers responded to an area on Cedarwood Court in Shelter Cove. Over 280 large marijuana plants were located on undeveloped property. Officials found numerous violations but no suspects were found on the...

Post date: Fri, 10/21/2016 - 21:05

WILLITS - If you are planning to head south to the Bay Area over the weekend, Caltrans is alerting the public about a new slowdown.

A culvert just north of the new Willit’s Bypass was found to be deteriorating and in need immediate replacement. It was discovered after last weekend's heavy rains. The original section was built back in 1917 and was extended in 1984.

Replacing the...

Post date: Fri, 10/21/2016 - 20:52

EUREKA - Comerica Bank is suing the Budget Motel’s owners for breach of contract. Judge Reinholtsen heard that suit today.

As the loan holder, Comerica Bank requested the appointment of a receiver to take over, manage and/or sell the property.

The bank’s lawyers argued this action was necessary so the bank can be paid off and the motel itself can become a location more beneficial...

Post date: Fri, 10/21/2016 - 17:25

CRESCENT CITY- A suspect is behind bars after assaulting a man, and trying to run people over with his vehicle in Crescent City. 

Around 1 p.m. Wednesday, 21-year-old Trenton Allen Andrews pulled a knife on a man following an altercation, on 3rd and Chase Streets. A business owner came out to address the issue, but Andrews fled and got behind the wheel of his vehicle. He drove towards...

Post date: Fri, 10/21/2016 - 17:21

An Oregon woman set out on a journey for humanity, across the west coast to put a face to homelessness, she has finally made her way to Humboldt county.

Project creator, Julie Akins hit the road a few months ago in an effort to spread understanding the struggles of homelessness. Akins has interviewed about 60 homeless men, women and even several Humboldt county college students. At the...

Post date: Fri, 10/21/2016 - 17:13

In the spirit of Halloween, South Fortuna Elementary brought in a band of ghouls to reward their students.

Once a month, the elementary rewards their students as part of the county-wide positive behavior intervention program. The school calls it Fun-Friday and has hosted a variety of events in the past, like carnivals and dress-up days. This month they've invited The Dead Drops, who...

Post date: Fri, 10/21/2016 - 17:00

EUREKA - Proponents of Prop 56 are rallying support and Friday was Humboldt County’s turn with a rally in Old Town.

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network was at 2nd and F Streets demonstrating by dumping 5,600 toe tags from a body bag into a coffin.

These tags symbolize the amount of children who will begin smoking this year and eventually die from tobacco related...

Post date: Fri, 10/21/2016 - 16:46

ARCATA – The city of Arcata’s Environmental Services Department is getting involved with the public with a community forest cleanup.

Locals are invited out to participate in the forest cleanup for the Make a Difference Day event. Volunteers are encouraged to come out and help maintain trails while removing interfering plants and waste from the community forest. Event runs tomorrow from...

Post date: Fri, 10/21/2016 - 16:43