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Mad River Current for Tuesday, Aug 1: Heat warning, permitting a grow, pulling weeds & tearing down a barn

Mad River Current for Tuesday, Aug 1: Heat warning, permitting a grow, pulling weeds & tearing down a barn

It’s going to be hot, hot, hot! The National Weather Service has  issued an excessive heat warning for inland Humboldt County, where temperatures could get as high as 110 degrees today. This is ideal if you are a grow-bro who likes to fry eggs on the dashboard of your big diesel truck. It’s hellish if

Mad River Current Tuesday, July 25: Supes may back Coast Seafoods; setback for covered bridge

Support for Coast Seafoods? The Board of Supervisors convenes this morning, starting at 9 a.m. at the County Courthouse, and will vote on whether to send a letter of support backing Coast Seafoods’ request for an extension of its permits to grow oysters in Humboldt Bay. Coast Seafood goes before the California Coastal Commission next

Today’s Mad River Current: Lightning warning in the hills! McKinleyville coho nursery moves forward

The National Weather Service has issued a “Hazardous Weather Outlook,” warning of “dangerous cloud to ground lightning, gusty winds, and small hail” up in the mountains this afternoon primarily between Willow Creek and Gasquet. The possibility of lightning continues from this afternoon through at least Wednesday. The concern, obviosly, is that the lightning could spark

Pedestrian dies after being struck by truck on Eureka sidewalk

Mad River Union EUREKA – A 70 year-old Eureka man on a motorized scooter on a sidewalk died Tuesday morning, July 18 after he was struck by a pickup truck making a turn into a shopping center. John Edward William was struck shortly before 10:27 a.m. in the 3000 block of Broadway. He was rushed

Three suspects invade home, assault occupant, steal laptop

Mad River Union EUREKA – This morning three males pushed their way into a Eureka household where they assaulted and restrained the occupant, ransacked a bedroom and then fled with a laptop computer. Eureka Police were called to the 1100 block of Sixth Street for the reported armed robbery. The victim told officers that an

Man catches alleged thief, accidentally fires gun twice

Eureka Police EUREKA – Today, Nov. 3 at approximately 4:52 a.m., officers with the Eureka Police Department were dispatched to the 1600 block of Summer Street for the report of a male in a backyard stealing items. While officers were responding, a second caller reported hearing two gunshots and someone yelling, “Don’t shoot again!” Upon

Police investigate gun shots in Eureka

Mad River Union EUREKA – Shots were fired Sunday night, July 24 near Highland Avenue and Cottage Street in Eureka, but so far Eureka Police haven’t found any victims. Police were called to the neighborhood, just east of Fort Humboldt State Historic Park, at about 9:30 p.m. for a report of a disturbance and gun

Drugs, gun found during Broadway search

Eureka Police Department EUREKA – Detectives with the Eureka Police Department’s Problem Oriented Policing Unit (POP) recently received information that Charles Gay, 41 of Eureka, was allegedly dealing controlled substances from his motel room on the 2400 block of Broadway in Eureka. Detectives also learned Gay was on searchable probation for possession of a controlled

Stolen vehicle spotted; suspect chased, caught, jailed

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office EUREKA – On Friday, Jan. 15 at approximately 11:50 p.m. a Humboldt County Deputy Sheriff observed a vehicle matching the description of a stolen vehicle travelling on Myrtle Avenue Eureka. The white Jeep Wrangler was involved in a vehicle pursuit earlier that evening with the Arcata Police Department. The vehicle had prior

Motorcycle theft thwarted in Eureka

Eureka Police Department EUREKA – Today, Jan. 12 at about 7:20 a.m., the Eureka Police Department received a report of a commercial burglary alarm from a business on the 3900 block of Broadway. At about the same time, an employee of the store phoned and said he arrived on scene and could see a male