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Coroner identifies remains found at Big Lagoon

Coroner identifies remains found at Big Lagoon

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office BIG LAGOON – The Humboldt County Coroner’s Office has identified skeletal remains located at Big Lagoon State Park on March 8 as that of 46-year-old Timothy Jason Moore of Alabama.  Foul play is not suspected in Moore’s death.  However, his cause of death is unknown at this time.  On March 8, deputies

K9 Baron captures suspect after pursuit

Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – While participants in the Kinetic Sculpture Grand Championship were preparing for the start of the race on the Arcata Plaza, a man and woman were racing away from police on State Route 299. They ended the day lodged in the the Pink Palace.   On Saturday, May 25 at 11:55

HSU welcomes new president

Freddy Brewster Mad River Union HUMBOLDT STATE – Humboldt State’s new president, Tom Jackson Jr., already has a couple of “firsts” to take credit for. He will be the university’s first African American president in its 106 years.  And according to Loren J. Blanchard, California State University executive vice chancellor for academic and student affairs,

Learn about the Timber Heritage Association

Humboldt County Historical Society EUREKA – Pete Johnston of the Timber Heritage Association presents “Timber Heritage Association – Past, Present and Future,” on Saturday, June 1 at 1 p.m., in the first-floor conference room of the Humboldt County Library, 1313 Third St., Eureka. Admission is free, and everyone is invited. Learn about how the Timber Heritage

Hemp on hold again

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – A temporary ban on hemp cultivation has been reinstated in Humboldt County after a brief lapse that saw hemp growers flood the agricultural commissioner’s office with applications for state registration.  But those applications are voided by the reinstated ban and the county will proceed with developing regulations for

Pony Express Days: Dance, parade and more in McKinleyville

Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – McKinleyville celebrates the 51st annual Pony Express Days today, May 29 through Sunday, June 2.  This year’s event, sponsored by the McKinleyville Chamber of Commerce, includes familiar favorites like the Chili Cook-off, Dance, Pancake Breakfast, Parade, Festival and the Gymkhana, with a few changes planned.  Returning this year for the