Barn Fire Quenched Early This Morning

Photos: Amy Sawyer Long Arcata Fire Protection District Press Release: Arcata Fire District engines were dispatched to a barn fire at 1:18 this morning. Engine 8217 responded out of the McKinleyville Fire Station and found the barn, located on Warner Avenue, fully involved with fire threatening to spread to other buildings. The crew of Engine 8217 established a water supply from the hydrant

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Counterfeit Currency Creators Caught by Fortuna Police

From left to right: Kim Huse, Brittany Waltrip, and Jeremy S. Herman.  Fortuna Police Dept. Press Release: Recently the Fortuna Police Department has seen an increased number of incidents involving counterfeit currency and as a result, the department began conducting a formal investigation in an attempt to uncover the source of the counterfeit currency. On Sunday, October 27, 2013, as

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Where There’s Smoke: Burning in the National Forest to Prepare for Next Year’s Fire Season

Six Rivers National Forest Press Release: Prescribed burning projects will commence this fall on the Six Rivers National Forest, as weather and fuel conditions moderate from the hot and dry conditions of summer. These projects are part of the Forest Service efforts to reduce hazardous fuel accumulations which could contribute to extreme fire behavior should a wildfire occur. Several prescribed

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Barn Fire Near Blocksburg

UPDATE 10:06 P.M.: Fire contained.  Firefighters mopping up. UPDATE 9:17 P.M.: Scanner says minimal threat to wildland. UPDATE 9:11 P.M.: Possible propane tank located in the barn.  Firefighters are being warned of a hazard. Fire reported in the Blocksburg area east of the Avenue of the Giants on Sunset Ridge Rd.  Scanner is reporting a fully involved barn with a

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USDA Issues Alert on Foster Chicken

US Food Safety and Inspection Service Press Release: The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert due to concerns that illness caused by strains of Salmonella Heidelberg are associated with raw chicken products produced by Foster Farms at three facilities in California. At this point in the investigation, FSIS is unable to

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October is Adopt-a-Shelter Dog Month

Katniss is up for adoption and all dressed up to come home with someone for Halloween. Image from the Shelter’s Facebook page. Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Press Release: The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Animal Shelter would like to remind the public that October is Adopt-a-Shelter Dog Month. To encourage more adoptions, the Humboldt County Animal Shelter has reduced adoption fees

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