Boston Marathon Explosion — Several Dead, Injured; Humboldters Appear to be OK

UPDATE 4:30 P.M.: Bruce Mendelsohn, a Boston resident, was attending a post-race party approximately 20 feet from the site of one of the explosions. He spoke with KHUM radio about his experience. Audio. UPDATE 2:11 P.M.: KHUM radio has tracked down confirmations from various sources indicating that all known Humboldtian runners participating in the Boston Marathon are accounted for and

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Former Humboldt Resident Found with $12,400 + Controlled Substances on Hwy 299

Note: Trinity County Spokesperson, Lynn Ward, noted after a follow up question that there were no controlled substances found… Trinity Co. Sheriff Press Release: On 04/12/2013 at approximately 4:45 pm a Trinity County Sheriff’s Deputy made a traffic stop on SR 299 at Nugget Lane in Weaverville on a vehicle for operating with expired registration tags. During the traffic stop,

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Deputy Saves Mother of Two as She Holds onto Bridge and Threatens Suicide

Sgt. Daniels Humboldt Co. Sheriff Press Release: On 04-12-2013, approximately 1:00 a.m., a passing motorist reported to the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office that a 21 year old female was sitting on the railing of the Willow Creek Bridge on Highway 96, Willow Creek. The motorist told Sheriff’s dispatch the female was threatening to jump off the bridge and commit suicide.

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Feds Don’t Get Zip-tie Growers’ Names

According to an email sent out by Mendocino Supervisor John McCowen yesterday afternoon, the Mendocino County Board of Supervisors and the US Attorney’s Office of Northern California reached an agreement on “the nature and scope of documents to be provided to the Federal Grand Jury.” Mendocino will not have to provide information that will identify a participant in the program.  The Mendocino

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Humboldt Co. Sheriff’s Explorer Program Receives Donation

Humboldt Co. Sheriff’s Dept. Press Release: Sheriff Mike Downey is pleased to announce the donation of $1,000.00 to the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Explorer Program by Old Town Rotary. The Sheriff Explorer program allows local youth to learn about and experience the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office and its many divisions. “The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office explorer program is an excellent example

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