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Halloween Horrors and Happenings

Halloween Horrors and Happenings

TRICK OR TREAT Arcata Main Street presents Trick or Treat on the Arcata Plaza today, Oct. 31 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. The actual trick or treat part of the event takes place from 4 to 6 p.m. Downtown Plaza streets will be closed to vehicle traffic  so families can safely enjoy free treats

HCSO seeks attempted robbery suspect identification

  Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office MCKINLEYVILLE – The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office needs the public’s help to identify the suspect of an attempted armed robbery at a McKinleyville business Oct. 23. At about 1:47 a.m. that day, Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a business on the 1000 block of Murray Road in McKinleyville for the

Wanted by DA: Joshua Shane Oneal

Humboldt County District Attorney HUMBOLDT – The Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office seeks the public’s assistance with the apprehension of Joshua Shane Oneal, 36, who has an outstanding warrant for driving under the influence of alcohol/drugs. If you have information regarding Oneal’s whereabouts, please contact your local law enforcement agency immediately.

Obituary: Francis Gregory Stafford, Feb. 9, 1948 – Oct. 10, 2018

Greg Stafford, game designer, mythologist, shaman, father, husband, brother, and friend, died as a result of a cardiac event in Arcata, Calif., Oct. 10. He was 70. Prompted by a tarot card reading, Greg founded The Chaosium (later Chaosium, Inc.) in 1975. The company quickly became known for its innovative game design and quality, publishing

Coast Guard calls off search for HSU student swept out to sea

NORTH JETTY – The U.S. Coast Guard suspended its search this morning for a 19-year-old Humboldt State student who was swept into the sea Monday afternoon, Oct. 29 while fishing with friends. The Coast Guard was called to the North Jetty of Humboldt Bay at 4:32 p.m. to search for KeyMaan Stringer, a freshman from

Zero Waste Conference Coming to Humboldt State

Humboldt State University HSU –  Humboldt State’s 2018 Zero Waste Conference will feature a week of food, workshops, speakers, documentaries, panels and more, seeking to “Redefine Waste in an Age of Capitalism.” The conference, which runs Monday, Nov. 5 through Friday, Nov. 9, will open with a banquet and keynote address from keynote speaker Tedd

Wanted by the DA: Sanford Vonladwig

Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office HUMBOLDT – The District Attorney’s Office seeks the public’s assistance with the apprehension of Sanford Vonladwig, who has multiple outstanding warrants for a variety of crimes including elder abuse, death threats, possession of burglary tools, possession of controlled substances, possession of drug paraphernalia, vehicle theft, and obstructing/resisting a police officer.

Flags at half staff after massacre

SOLEMN RESPECT Flags in Arcata were lowered over the weekend and will fly at half-staff through sunset, today, Oct. 31 as a mark of solemn respect for the massacre perpetrated at The Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on Oct. 27. Eleven people were killed by a gunman at the synagogue.        

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