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Two Arrested With Stolen Handgun, Meth, Etc., Says Fortuna PD
This is a press release from the Fortuna Police Department. The information has not been proven in a court of law and any individuals described should be. On December 16th 2018 at about 8:55 am, a Fortuna Police Department Sergeant contacted the occupants of a suspicious vehicle parked in the 800 bl
Duo arrested after weapons, meth found in vehicle with false plates
The following is a press release from the Fortuna Police Department:. Fortuna Police Department Sergeant contacted the occupants of a suspicious vehicle parked in the 800 block of Main St, Fortuna.
Fortuna swears in new council members
Three Fortuna City Council members were sworn in tonight at the regular council meeting. Two are new to the council, Mike Johnson and Jeremy Stanfield, and one, council member and current Fortuna Mayor Sue Long, was re-elected for another term.
Holiday celebrations set at senior dining centers
The Humboldt Senior Resource Center will celebrate the December holidays Wednesday at the senior dining centers in Arcata, Eureka and Fortuna. At the Eureka dining center, Bob Ebenstein will be performing from 11 a.m. to noon, and there will be door prizes and festive decorations.
Centerville Road in Ferndale closed due to weather, high surf
Centerville Road, PM 4.6, at Centerville County Park, is closed until further notice, due to high surf and dangerous coastal conditions. Updates will be posted as they become available.
Man and woman behind bars for possessing illegal narcotics and firearms
FORTUNA, Ca. (KIEM) –A man and woman are behind bars tonight for possessing illegal narcotics and firearms. Around 9 am yesterday morning a Fortuna Police Sergeant approached a suspicious vehicle with two people in it, parked on the 800 block of Main Street.
Ski Mask Wearing Robbery Suspect With Gun Sought in Fortuna, According to Scanner
Just before 8:30 p.m., a Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputy joined Fortuna Police searching for a robbery suspect in Fortuna wearing a ski mask and fleeing with a handgun, according to the scanner.
Farm bill’s federal hemp provision could disrupt Humboldt County cannabis economy
A major agriculture bill passed by the U.S. Congress last week could legalize hemp at the federal level, allowing farmers across the country to cultivate hemp, but that doesn’t necessarily spell good news for Humboldt County.
Two Fortuna Residents Arrested After Robbery at Grocery Store
This is a press release from the Fortuna Police Department. The information has not been proven in a court of law and any individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:
Burn victim identified as Eureka man
Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) has released updated information about the vehicle fire and suspicious death reported Nov. 24 on Highway 1 North at mile marker 100 south of Leggett. On Nov. 28, a forensic odontologist was able to identify the remains found inside the van as Edward Kinckney,
Man found with stab wounds in McKinleyville, investigation underway
Press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:. On Sunday at about 8:23 a.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a residence on the 1800 block of C Avenue in McKinleyville for the report of a male subject with possible stab wounds.
Survivor talks fight against sexual abuse; Last week’s top stories
Humboldt Last Week features quick local stories and typically ends with a longer one. Downloadable and on podcast networks for later listening. In the latest episode of Humboldt Last Week (7:32)
Fortuna-based California Conservation Corps celebrates Christmas
It’s the only party of its kind in the entire state of California, and it happens annually at this time of year in Fortuna. It’s a special holiday party for the Fortuna-based California Conservation Corps (CCC) crews, and it was held on Dec. 12.
California jewelry store robbery thwarted after owner's nephew pulls out gun
A California jewelry store owner’s nephew pulled a gun on suspects as the two men allegedly tried to rob his uncle’s store, according to reports. The suspects, caught on video, allegedly tried to stab owner Jean Boujekian during the attempted robbery at Vana Watch and Jewelry in South Pasadena on Fr
Christmas lights galore at Fortuna Strongs Creek Plaza
The sixth annual tree lighting celebration was held at Strongs Creek Plaza in Fortuna on Dec. 8. The evening celebration included photos with Santa Claus, gingerbread decorating and Christmas caroling.
Civic calendar: Local government in action
Editor’s note: The following is a list of the board, council and commission meetings that are scheduled this week around Humboldt County. When: First and third Wednesday of every month at 6 p.m.
Eighth-graders at Redwood Prep Charter School in Fortuna recently participated in a program through the Humboldt County Office of Education called “Crafting Up!” Students were taught real-life business skills, including product development and marketing skills. Pictured is Redwood Prep student Matt
Police consider charges against Camp Fire cleanup worker who posted 'reprehensible' photos
REDDING, Calif. – Police in California say they will pursue criminal charges against a cleanup worker who posted photos of himself in properties destroyed in a wildfire that some are calling disrespectful.
Redwood Prep students learn entrepreneurial skills by Crafting Up
Handmade items designed by young entrepreneurial eighth-grade students at Redwood Preparatory School in Fortuna were highlighted recently at a holiday crafts fair. Food items, jewelry, fire starters, ornaments, and framed chalkboards were just a few of the handmade products available for purchase.
St. Bernard’s, Mack through to championship round
Jasa Sisemore had a game-high 20 points including 12 in the first quarter, Josie Peterson added 11 more and the St. Bernard’s girls basketball team flustered Fortuna en route to a 54-45 victory in the semifinal round of the Lady Panther Classic, Friday night at McKinleyville High.