Fortuna Police Looking for Two

  UPDATE 5:45 P.M.: Fortuna Police Department posted an update: “with the help of numerous callers, the department has identified the two subjects involved in the crime we posted this morning. Thank you!” —————————————————————– From the Fortuna Police Department: The Fortuna Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying two subjects who used a stolen credit card at

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SoHum School Buses Seem Saved; Gov. Signs SB 81

UPDATE 3:21 P.: Dennis O’Sullivan, Southern Humboldt Community School’s Board President is delighted at the news that Governor Brown has signed but he reminds everyone, “It is just a skirmish in the war. Small remote rural districts are going to have to be vigilant.”  According to O’Sullivan the 2012-13 budget has no funds set aside for transportation.  Nonetheless, he announced

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Mendocino Marijuana Processors and Grower Charged

  Mendocino County Sheriff Press Release: On 02/06/12 COMMET (County of Mendocino Marijuana Eradication Team)went to 2310 Road K, Redwood Valley CA., to conduct followup on an ongoing investigation.   Deputies discovered that the residence was being used to process marijuana and the residence was secured and a search warrant was obtained.   Located at the residence were Karen Spencer,

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Home Invasion Robbery This Morning in Salmon Creek

Press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office: On Thursday, February 9, 2012 at 5:53 AM, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center received a 911 call from a male victim reporting a home invasion robbery that just occurred at his residence, 3000 block of Thomas Road, Salmon Creek. Deputies were dispatched to the residence and arrived at the remote

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Mother Pleads Guilty to Voluntary Manslaughter in Breastmilk/Meth Case

Humboldt Co. Dist. Attorney’s Office Press Release: Maggie Jean Wortmon, 27, of Eureka, pleaded guilty today to voluntary manslaughter, admitting she engaged in conduct that directly caused the death of her infant son, Michael Acosta III. The child’s autopsy revealed that the baby had been exposed to high levels of methamphetamine. Prosecutor Ben McLaughlin offered Wortmon a plea, indicating that

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Winds Predicted to Bluster Throughout the North Coast

NOAA, the National Weather Service, predicts high winds beginning this afternoon though tomorrow morning: THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA. .DAY ONE…THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH TODAY. A FEW GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH ARE POSSIBLE THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…TUESDAY THROUGH

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