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Busted in Bayside: Hash Lab Discovered During Child Welfare Check - KIEM-TV | Redwood News
Bayside, Ca., (KIEM)-Authorities discovered a butane hash lab during a child welfare check in Humboldt County Thursday night.
Mark your calendar: Fortuna Rodeo’s a-comin’
A repeat performance by Bull Fighters Only, a freestyle bullfighting competition featuring professional cowboys taking on the meanest fighting bulls, will be among the attractions when the 97th annual Fortuna Rodeo rolls into the Friendly City next month.
Bayyside butane hash oil lab found in garage with 800 pounds of cannabis, 69 pounds of hash oil
On Thursday at about 6:45 p.m., Humboldt County sheriff’s deputies investigating a child welfare complaint responded to a residence on the 1400 block of Splinter Lane in Bayside. When deputies arrived, they observed a Hispanic male adult in front of the residence’s open garage door. The man fled int
Food For People provides free summer lunches to kids across Humboldt County
“We also have a unique partnership with Humboldt Transit Authority and UPS,” Holcomb said, “HTA volunteers transport coolers full of lunches to Loleta, Rio Dell, Fortuna and Scotia, where volunteers unload them and deliver to the lunch site. ... UPS volunteers to transport coolers east to Willow Cre
Fishing The North Coast: King action hit and miss off the coast
It’s been a while since the North Coast has played second fiddle to other parts of the state when it comes to sport salmon fishing, but that’s the reality right now. Unlike the ports to our south, who are enjoying some of the best salmon fishing that anyone can remember, the large concentrations of
‘Super cute and super ferocious’ Humboldt marten may get endangered species status
The little critters, who weigh up to around 3 pounds, and who live in dense old-growth forests along the North Coast, are about as docile as pit bulls, according to Tierra Curry, a senior scientist with the Center for Biological Diversity.
HCSO: Missing man found dead in McKinleyville field by a family member Friday
On June 22, at about 12:30 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the 1500 block of Hiller Road in McKinleyville for the report of a body found in a field.
Mother Arrested For Death of Toddler Left in Hot Car While Visiting Friends
WILLITS, CA.– A 23-year-old Trinidad, California woman was arrested after leaving her toddler son in her vehicle for around ten hours.
California crabbers, Yurok Tribe receive nearly $30M in fisheries disaster relief
More than two years after the 2015-16 Dungeness and rock crab seasons in California was marred by toxic algae blooms, the federal government this week has allocated $25.8M in disaster funds to relieve fishermen and businesses affected by the closure. The Yurok Tribe was also allocated nearly $4M in
Late Shift: What Eureka's Police Officers See After Dark
Bald with an easy smile, La France has a decade on the three officers under his charge. A career government employee, he worked for the United States Forest Service for seven years before joining the Eureka Police Department in 2007. He was 28 at the time, older than most new recruits, and was promo
Man Convicted in 2015 Shooting Death in Cutten Area Pled Guilty Today to Federal Drug and Firearm Charges
Judson Allen Stiglich pleaded guilty in federal court today to possessing methamphetamine with intent to distribute the drug and possession of a firearm in furtherance of the drug trafficking, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Alex G. Tse and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Special Agent in Charg
Eureka City Council Says Yes to Some Expensive Items
Eureka police officers will be getting a raise, two parcels near the Samoa Bridge are inching closer to development as an RV park, the Greater Eureka Chamber of Commerce is on the move and residents will soon be paying a little bit more for garbage collection. These are just a handful of key items
Ferndale mom accused of attempted murder in beach exorcism not guilty by reason of insanity, judge rules
The evaluation from two doctors “stated unequivocally that Ms. Felder was incapable of understanding the nature and quality of her acts, and of distinguishing right from wrong,” said Wilson.
DTF: Arcata man arrested after getting package in the mail containing ketamine and MDMA
On May 31, a special agent with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) alerted the DTF of an intercepted USPS package containing illicit narcotics. The package was bound for an address in Humboldt County and was addressed to Arcata resident, 28-year-old Benjamin Andrew James, officials reported.
Woman's aggressive arrest in California goes viral
A confrontation between a 20-year-old woman and police in Arcata, California, is going viral.
Butane Lab Found During Child Welfare Check
On June 21, 2018, at about 6:45 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies investigating a child welfare complaint responded to a residence on the 1400 block of Splinter Lane in Bayside. When deputies arrived, they observed a Hispanic male adult in front of the residence’s open garage door. The man fl
Unofficial post election update: Madrone leads Sundberg by 103 votes
“Well, I’m very excited, thankful and humbled by the results,” Madrone told the Times-Standard on Thursday evening. “It’s still a split deal no matter who wins. There’s a lot of work to do to bring our community together. ... We’ll see how it all goes, but I’m feeling pretty good at this point.”
Fair association must go through CEQA to host motorcycle race
The Humboldt County Fair Association is postponing a July 14, 2018 flat-track motorcycle race event until the summer of 2019. The fair association is currently working through Humboldt County’s Conditional Use Permit process to hold special events at the Humboldt County Fairgrounds located in Fernda
Humboldt County jail broadens bus ticket offers to released inmates
The rides will be offered to jail inmates who were arrested outside the greater Eureka area — not including Cutten, Myrtletown and Humboldt Hill — and who have less than $5 or don’t have means to purchase a bus ticket, according to the sheriff’s office. If they meet these criteria, the inmates will
Shocking vision of hair pulling exchange between woman and police officer
The Humboldt State University police pulled over a vehicle after a woman in it was standing up through the sunroof in Arcata, California. While they questioned the passenger, theconfrontation began.