Sheriff’s Raids and Rising Hostility

Deputies and inmates remove items during a sweep of southern Humboldt homeless encampments (Photo courtesy of Cynthia Elkins of KMUD News) Southern Humboldt today, Tuesday, October 12, experienced a series of raids in homeless camps throughout the area.  Sheriff’s deputies along with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) and seven inmates removed items from the encampments. County Roads provided assistance.  No

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Mendocino Authorities Say Suspicious Fire Claimed the Life of Two Unidentified Victims

Mendocino authorities are currently investigating a suspicious fire in Potter Valley. On September 29th,  at approximately 8:10 A.M., Mendocino County Sheriffs Deputies and California Highway Officers were dispatched to the 10580 Main Street, Potter Valley,CA to assist Potter Valley and Cal Fire in regards to a fully engulfed residential fire. On arrival,  deputies learned that family members had vacated the

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Sheriff Dept. Releases Name of Suspicious Death in Hoopa–Calls It Homicide

The suspicious death associated with the investigation into the hit and run yesterday has now been named a homicide.  The victim is Dorothy Ulrich, 47 years old of Hoopa. Humboldt Co. Press Release: The Humboldt County Sheriffs Office is now investigating the suspicious death as a homicide. The victim has been identified as Dorothy Ulrich, 47 years old. The manner

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Three Fires Burn Near Weitchpec

UPDATE 9/30, 8:30 A.M: 100% contained. UPDATE:8:53 A.M.: fires are now 14 acres & 90% contained. UPDATE:7:50 P.M.: The fires near the community of Weitchpec (Humboldt County) are now 14 acres & 70% contained. _________________________________ Cal Fire is reporting that “[f]irefighters are battling 3 fires totaling 10 acres off Hwy 96 near the community of Weitchpeck [sic].” The area northeast

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