Law Enforcement’s 5 Day Anti DUI Campaign Sparks Multiple Arrests

Fortuna Police Dept. Press Release: The Independence Day Weekend Anti DUI crackdown is reporting DUI arrests from local routine traffic enforcement and special Avoid the 7 DUI deployments in Humboldt County. From 12:01 AM Wednesday, July 3, 2013 through Midnight, Friday, July 5, 2013, officers representing 7 county law enforcement agencies have arrested 12 individuals for driving under the influence

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Report of Fire in the Wilder Ridge Area [Confirmed as a Legal Campfire]

There is a report of a vegetation fire near 4062 Wilder Ridge Rd. near Fox Springs Rd.  Cal Fire and Honeydew fire  are responding.  LoCO will update with more information as it becomes available.   UPDATED 9:55 P.M.: Doug Bryan of the Southern Humboldt Fire Chiefs Public Information Team writes, “The reported vegetation fire in the 4000 block of Wilder

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Outside Magazine Names Eureka as one of Five Best Places to Raise Adventurous Kids—Apparently because Eureka Is So Close to Mendocino…!

Outside Magazine in its June 30th edition proudly declares that Eureka is one of the best places to raise adventurous kids. It names the “towering redwoods on one side and plunging ocean cliffs on the other… .”  The redwoods, yes…but, plunging ocean cliffs in Eureka?  A further read exposes the confusion: The magazine lists a number of amazing places to

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Outside Magazine Names Eureka as one of Five Best Places to Raise Adventurous Kids—Because Eureka Is So Close to Mendocino…!

Outside Magazine in its June 30th edition proudly declares that Eureka is one of the best places to raise adventurous kids. It names the “towering redwoods on one side and plunging ocean cliffs on the other… .”  The redwoods, yes…but, plunging ocean cliffs in Eureka?  A further read exposes the confusion: The magazine lists a number of amazing places to

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Details and More Photos on Rancho Sequoia Bust

Humboldt Co. Sheriff’s Office Press Release: On 07-03-2013, approximately 9:30 a.m. Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies assisted by Humboldt County Drug Task Force Agents served a Humboldt County Superior Court Search Warrant in the 5000 block of Rancho Sequoia Road, Alderpoint. The warrant authorized deputies to search three parcels of property for marijuana.  When deputies arrived no one was at the

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Fires at Shelter Cove

Photo by Tonya Kaser of fire crews at the Black Fire UPDATE 7/5: Bryan says that as of 3 A.M. the Black Fire was contained and the cause is under investigation. UPDATE 1:36 A.M.: There is now only one active fire [the Black Fire]in Shelter Cove according to KMUD News.  It is 1.9 acres. After multiple small fire in the Southern Humboldt

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Armed Robbery in McKinleyville

Humboldt Co. Sheriff’s Press Release: On 07-04-13 at about 2:15 am the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a call from the clerk at the Freeway 76 gas station located in the 1200 block of Murray Rd, Mckinleyville. The clerk reported that the station was just robbed. Deputies arrived within 5 minutes and the clerk told them a suspect wearing a

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