Author Archives: Kevin Hoover

Citizen tip leads to meth arrests

Citizen tip leads to meth arrests

City of Arcata PRESS RELEASE CITIZEN TIPS LEAD TO METH ARREST The Arcata Police Department had been receiving tips from citizens of a suspicious vehicle in the area of the Arcata Community Center (321 Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway). The concerned citizens believed the vehicle was involved in drug sales and provided officers with a

DA: Lawson investigation needs more time

Jack Durham Mad River Union ARCATA – The mother of David Josiah Lawson, who was stabbed to death at an Arcata house party 21 months ago, says that a knife retrieved by investigators has tested positive for both the blood of her son and the alleged killer. “The Department of Justice {has} identified my son’s

Baba Jamal Koram

Baba Jamal Koram storytelling concert at Bayside’s HUUF

Humboldt Unitarian Universalist Fellowship BAYSIDE – On Friday, Jan. 18 at 7 p.m. the Humboldt Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, located at 24 Fellowship Way, Bayside, is delighted to again host African-American master storyteller Baba Jamal Koram. Jamal weaves a tapestry of words and music to enthrall listeners with his tales of days past and present. Intertwined

State of the City event is Jan. 30 at the Minor Theatre

STATE OF THE CITY Arcata’s annual State of the City event takes place Wednesday, Jan. 30 at the Minor Theatre, 1001 H St., Arcata. Featured speakers include City Manager Karen Diemer, Community Development Director David Loya and Redwood Region Economic Development Corporation Executive Director Gregg Foster, plus talks and a question-and-answer period. Doors open at

Meet the nominees for the Arcata Chamber’s Small Business Award

Joellen Clark-Peterson Arcata Chamber of Commerce HUMBOLDT – This is the latest in a series on the three nominees in each of six categories of Arcata’s Annual Business Leadership Awards, featuring interviews with Small Business of the Year nominees Frankie’s NY Bagels, Tosha Yoga and WoodLab. Frankie’s NY Bagels is two years old, Tosha Yoga

Massive multi-violation cannabis operation raided in Samoa

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office SAMOA – On Jan. 10, 2019, deputies with the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) served a search warrant on the 900 block of Vance Avenue in Samoa.  Phillip Morgan Likos, 36, was arrested and booked into the Humboldt County Correctional Facility on charges of manufacturing a controlled substance.

Blue Lake Notes: Amira Waldvogel-Grannis is BL Student of the Month, and no wonder

Happy New Year! Blue Lake celebrated the New Year in style, with the Annual Lucky Lunch of black eyed peas, cornbread and greens. Put on by the Mad River Old Crows and the Ladies of the Lake civic groups, this lunch not only helped everyone start of the year right, but was a major fundraiser