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Arcata woman drowns in Trinity River

Arcata woman drowns in Trinity River

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office WILLOW CREEK – The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office urges caution when recreating in local rivers following the drowning death of an Arcata woman last week. On July 23 at about 6:18 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the Trinity River at Kimtu Beach for the report of a possible

Dueling cell sites: Just one Bottoms tower will stand

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union ARCATA BOTTOM – ​County planning commissioners are ready to approve a 130-foot cell tower in the Arcata Bottoms area, convinced that improved service coverage is needed and the best option is a tower that can host as many carriers as possible. ​At its July 15 meeting, the Planning Commission considered

Drug overdoses in Humboldt jail

  Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office EUREKA – Humboldt County Correctional Deputies and medical staff at the Humboldt County Correctional Facility used medication to save four individuals suspected of overdosing on fentanyl. Over the past weekend, correctional deputies were alerted to four separate medical emergencies occurring inside the same housing unit. On all four occasions, deputies