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DA: no charges will be filed in Lawson killing

DA: no charges will be filed in Lawson killing

Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – The Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office announced today that following a review of evidence, including testimony from witnesses, a criminal grand jury has declined to file any charges in the April 15, 2017 killing of Humboldt State student David Josiah Lawson. Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office press release March 13,

Valley West reinvention proceeding steadily thanks to APD/community alliance

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union VALLEY WEST – Arcata’s long-underserved northern neighborhood is getting a lot of attention from City Hall lately, but its residents aren’t missing the opportunity to bootstrap themselves and their community into new selfhood and self-improvement. Volunteers with pluckers, buckets and brooms fanned out across Arcata’s northern ’burb, powered by

Little lost dogs picked up, need pals (with video of pregnant border collie)

Mad River Union ARCATA – Add to the many lost and abandoned pets needing homes these fresh discoveries in southern Arcata. Do you recognize them? Above, APD is looking for the owner of these two pups. They were found by a citizen near Old Arcata Road. While police check for a microchip, if anyone has

APD seeks bicycle helmet donations for free helmet giveaways

Arcata Police Department ARCATA – The Arcata Police Department is working to get more children and teens to wear bike helmets and to wear them properly by offering free helmet giveaways and fittings at community events. A new statewide bicycle helmet law went into effect in 2019, which was approved by the California Legislature in

Downtown Arcata businesses mull use of private security force

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Downtown businesspeople heard a proposal last week to hire private security to help protect them. The idea was proposed by Aaron Ostrom of Pacific Outfitters during a monthly business meeting organized by Arcata Main Street. Previous meetings have discussed ways to promote Arcata business, organize business watch

A home invasion, a chase, an arrest, a gun and a whole lotta meth

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office HUMBOLDT – On Thursday, Jan. 24  at about 2:53 p.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office was notified that Hoopa Valley Tribal Police Department officers were on Pine Creek Road in Hoopa in pursuit of a vehicle matching the description and license plate of a vehicle reported stolen during a home invasion