Three Hikers Rescued by Coast Guard

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wxtAPGYsZJo] Coast Guard Press Release: A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin from Sector Humboldt Bay rescued three hikers when a high tide stranded them on the Lost Coast Trail between vertical cliffs and 10 ft seas.  At 11:28 a.m. Coast Guard District 11 received a notification that three female hikers were trapped along the Lost Coast Trail near Cooksie Creek.

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To Catch a Bike Thief…

    Hey, Humboldt, can you catch a bike thief? Share the post on Facebook and email. Even if you don’t have information yourself, somebody you know might. Eureka Police Dept. Press Release: On September 9th, 2013, at about 1628 hours, a male subject stole a bike from the Eureka Mall, located on West Harris Street, in Eureka. The bike

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SoHum Mega Bust Features Unpermitted Roads, Filled-In Streams, Big, Dangerous Diesel Tanks

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office press release:  On 09-19-2013, approximately 9:00 a.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office assisted by Cal Fire, California Department of Fish and Wildlife and Humboldt County Drug Task Force (H.C.D.T.F) served a Humboldt County Superior Court Search Warrant on an approximate 40 acre parcel of property off Dyerville Loop Road. The property is located approximately two miles

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Doug Green Lovefest

Doug Green, center. This last weekend’s Lovefest for Doug Green was well attended and joyous. Doug Green has captured the hearts of many with his long years as MC at different events.  Josephine Johnson described the Lovefest in a photo filled blog post here. Here’s a sample, One of the most touching moments of the evening was when Tina Malia

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15 Injuries in Three Days–Caltrans Calls for Drivers to Slow Down and Move Over

Caltrans Press Release: Caltrans, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) and the Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) today are calling on all Californians for their help in the ongoing effort to make highway work zones safer.  According to published reports, since September 16, four incidents, all of which were preventable, resulted in injuries to 15 persons: On Sept. 16, a head-on

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Ivory Elephant Tusks and Etc. Stolen from the Willow Creek Museum

Humboldt Co. Sheriff’s Press Release: On 09-20-2013, at approximately 5:00 a.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding an audible alarm at a museum in Willow Creek, located at 91 Mayfair Lane. When deputies responded they saw a back door to the museum had been pried open. After meeting with the museum representative they learned two Ivory Elephant

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The Cannabis Economy–Guest Editorial

Guest Editorial by Kyle Keegan: In response to the continued scrutiny of our region’s industrial cannabis economy and its environmental/socioeconomic implications: What do* the Gold Rush, the Industrial Logging Boom, and the Industrial Cannabis Boom share in common? All three are mono-economies that have dominated or, in the case of cannabis, currently dominate areas of our bioregion.* All three arose and

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