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Mad River Current for Wednesday, Aug. 2: Hot weather, RV park OK’d, pot bust

Mad River Current for Wednesday, Aug. 2: Hot weather, RV park OK’d, pot bust

Excessive heat warning The National Weather Service has issued another “excessive” heat warning today for inland Humboldt County, where temperatures could climb as high as 110 degrees. This would be a good day to play hooky and go swim in the rivers, although it might almost be too hot. If you do go swimming,  be

Another pot grow raided in Humboldt County

From the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office: On Wednesday 07/26/2017, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office’s Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) served two search warrants that covered three private parcels to investigate an allegation of illegal cultivation of marijuana. The private parcels in question had no applications on file with Humboldt County Building and Planning and no permits

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

Sheriff explains priorities for marijuana enforcement

The Sheriff’s office has fielded many questions over the past several months regarding how the changes in the law will affect enforcement of illegal marijuana cultivation in the county. Proposition 64, the adult recreational use of marijuana, allows any adult age 21 and older to grow six plants on their property, possess up to an

Planners grapple with deluge of pot grow applications

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Commercial marijuana permit applicants have responded to the county’s call for completing their paperwork and the Planning Commission is gearing up for what one commissioner described as “a big iceberg heading our way.” In a report to commissioners at their July 13 meeting, Planning Director John Ford said

Today’s Mad River Current: Who gets busted for growing pot, who does not and how much pot can you legally have?

Humboldt County is estimated to have between 8,000 to 10,000, and maybe even more, marijuana grows. Pot is everywhere. Piles of shake are sometimes left on the side of the road. Buds get dropped in tip jars. You can drive around and see and smell marijuana plants. There’s a grow there and a grow here,

Morning report: Pot for sale at Arcata Ball Park?

Cannabis celebration parade and special event at Arcata Ball Park At tonight’s Arcata City Council meeting, City Manager Karen Diemer is scheduled to give a report on the Yes We Cann Parade and Hullabaloo slated for Saturday, Aug. 12. According to the website of Humboldt Green, a cannabis company sponsoring the event, the parade begins at 2

Planners grapple with deluge of pot grow applications

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Commercial marijuana permit applicants have responded to the county’s call for completing their paperwork and the Planning Commission is gearing up for what one commissioner described as “a big iceberg heading our way.” In a report to commissioners… (You need to be a subscriber to read this article.

Mad River Union Morning Report for 7.18.17

Weather We’re in a familiar weather pattern now. It’s foggy and sometimes a little drizzly in the morning, then by afternoon it’s either partly sunny or super sunny. Today will be a little cloudier than usual in the afternoon, but as the week progresses it will see more afternoon sun, with high in Arcata hovering

McKinleyville man, woman get busted for growing weed

Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – A McKinleyville man and woman were arrested Wednesday, July 12, following the serving of a warrant by the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office’s Drug Enforcement Unit near Hyampom in eastern Humboldt County. The warrant was served after it was determined that the land parcel did not have an application on file

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