The Humboldt Connection: A South Dakota Woman Sentenced in Marijuana Conspiracy Case that Captivated this County in 2012

Property here in Humboldt connected to a South Dakota woman’s sentencing for conspiracy to distribute marijuana. (Screengrab from Flashearth.) In July of 2012, a series of law enforcement raids fanned out across Humboldt. The actions, involving local officials as well as the Office of Homeland Security, hit Petrolia, Salmon Creek, Bayside, and possibly other areas. The owners of these properties

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Miranda Man Dies as a Result of Injuries Sustained in Accident on Avenue

CHP Press Release: On Friday, January 3, 2014, at approximately 1:15 PM, 53 year old Fortuna resident Keith Schuetzle was driving a 1989 Freightliner truck owned by Humboldt County Roads southbound on SR-254 (Avenue of the Giants), approaching Elk Creek Road.  A 2006 Toyota Corolla driven by 26 year old Miranda resident Jaime Wheeler was traveling northbound on SR-254 approaching Elk

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Red Fire Now at 250 Acres

Overnight the Red Fire, which is west of Willow Creek and South of Berry Summit, reached 250 acres. Yesterday’s containment of 20% dropped to 10% by approximately 8:30 this morning. It is now the biggest fire in Northern California under Cal Fire management but there is an even larger one under federal control east of Red Bluff which is known as

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Breaking News: Fire Southeast of Garberville

UPDATE 10:37 A.M.:  According to George Monroe, a spokesperson for the Southern Humboldt Fire Chief’s Association, “The fire has been completely contained.  There is a hose line around the entire fire.  Mop up will take about four hours because of heavy fuel in the fire perimeter.” UPDATE 10:18 A.M.: George Monroe, a spokesperson for the Southern Humboldt Fire Chief’s Association texts,

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