Fire near Miller Creek Rd.

Doug Bryan, a member of the Southern Humboldt Fire Chiefs Public Information Team  is reporting a fire on Miller Creek Road (the road is north of Briceland.) First reports, he says, are that the fire is about 1/2 acre in size. UPDATE 7:17 A.M.: Bryan added, “Cal Fire and Briceland Fire engines are working to extinguish a 1/2 acre vegetation fire

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Two Protesters Lockdown at Willits Bypass Construction Area/Photographer Arrested

CHP officers guard a protester locked down to a machine on the Willits Bypass. (Photos from the EarthFirst Facebook Page.) Two protesters–a man, Travis Jochimsen, and a woman known as Blue Heron–slipped past the California Highway Patrol early this morning and locked down to machines used to drain land in Mendocino County. They are trying to bring attention to the Willits Bypass

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Stolen Vehicle Recovered/Suspect Escapes After High Speed Pursuit

Humboldt Co. Sheriff Press Release: On 07-21-2013, approximately 2:30 a.m., the Eureka Police Department broadcasted that a 1995 White Honda Accord had been stolen from the 1400 block of H Street, Eureka. At approximately 4:45 a.m., a Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Sheriff was parked at the intersection of Herrick Avenue and Elk River Road, Eureka, when the Honda drove

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Mateel Rejects Using Ammonium Sulfate near Eel River

“Due to the concerns raised, we will be returning the product,” explained Justin Crellin of the Mateel Community Center about a pallet of Ammonia Ammonium Sulfate that the Anderson Valley Advertiser (AVA) in an article today claimed was headed for French’s Camp in the Southern Humboldt area.  (The AVA mistakenly identified the chemical as ammonium phosphate though the photograph accompanying the article showed the

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