Plane Crash–Nose Down UPDATE-Pilot and Student from SoHum

UPDATE 3:08 P.M.: Humboldt Co. Sheriff Press Release: On 2-3-2012, approximately 12:30 p.m., The Humboldt County Sheriffs Office was notified of an airplane crash at the Dinsmore Airport, Humboldt County. The plane was reported to have struck nose down, and had two occupants that were both injured. Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies and medical personnel were immediately dispatched to the scene,

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Antique Native American Basket Hats Stolen from Blue Lake Museum

Press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office: On 01-25-2012, approximately 5:15 a.m. the Humboldt County Sheriffs Office was notified of an alarm at the Blue Lake Museum, 330 Railroad Avenue, Blue Lake. Deputies were immediately dispatched to the scene. While the deputies were enroute, a citizen called the Sheriff’s Office after hearing the alarm and told the dispatcher they

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An Outside Look at the Emerald Triangle's Trimming Industry

An excellent piece on trimmers who come here from outside the area in the Williamette Week.  Marijuana is big business in Mendocino, Humboldt and Trinity counties, popularly referred to as the Emerald Triangle. A Mendocino County-sponsored report says cannabis accounts for two-thirds of the economy of that county, with economic gains of more than $1 billion annually.  That’s a tremendous

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