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Attempted carjacking in Samoa

Attempted carjacking in Samoa

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office SAMOA –  On Wednesday, Feb 6 at about 5:05 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the Samoa Beach northern access parking lot for the report of an attempted robbery/carjacking. According to the female victim, she and her small child had just parked in the beach parking lot when she

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.

Trinidad Tidings: Thank you, Mad River Union

This first column of 2019 is a tribute to the weekly newspaper you are reading today, the Mad River Union, and a reflection on the role such a local forum for local news and ideas plays in giving the North Coast a sense of place and community.  The staff and writers for the newspaper were

Sneaker waves and why you should avoid the beach today and this weekend

Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Big, fat ocean swells have spurred the National Weather Service to issue a sneaker wave warning for this afternoon through Sunday. Wide swells with periods of 20 seconds will build to four to six feet this afternoon, according to the NWS. On Saturday the swells will grow to nine to

Weather: Rain, high winds, big waves coming our way

Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Late this morning, a rainstorm is forecast to hit Humboldt County, dumping a quarter to a half an inch of the wet stuff. The calmness of the morning is expected to be replaced with 13 to 18 mph winds, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Tarps will be peeled

U.S. Coast Guard to hold open house Saturday

 U.S. Coast Guard SAMOA PENINSULA – Coast Guard Station Humboldt Bay personnel are scheduled to host an open house event Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the station, located at 200 New Navy Base Road in Eureka.  The free, public event will welcome members of the community onto the base to see Coast Guard helicopters and small boats

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

80 housing units, new government coming to Samoa

Jack Durham Mad River Union SAMOA – The old company town of Samoa may soon get new sewer and water systems, a rebuilt roadway with sidewalks, and three-story townhouses with room for 80 families. The community, as well as nearby Finntown and Fairhaven, may also get a new services district to provide governance and oversee

New government in the works

Jack Durham Mad River Union SAMOA PENINSULA – A new services district may be formed to take control of Samoa, Fairhaven, Finn Town and other parts of the North Spit. In the coming weeks, the all-volunteer Samoa Peninsula Fire Protection District plans to submit an application to the Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) for the

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