Tag Archives: tragedy

Flags at half-staff in Arcata

Flags at half-staff in Arcata

  Presidential Proclamation: Our thoughts and prayers as a Nation are with the service members killed last week in Chattanooga.  We honor their service.  We offer our gratitude to the police officers and first responders who stopped the rampage and saved lives.  We draw strength from yet another American community that has come together with an

Woman dies in kayak accident

HCSO EEL RIVER – A 24-year-old Massachusets woman died Sunday morning, Jan. 25 in kayaking accident on the Eel River. At about 9:45 am the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call regarding a kayak accident that had just occurred underneath the McCann Bridge on the Eel River. A female kayaker was trapped underneath

Grief follows ‘great tragedy’

Bryn Robertson Mad River Union ORLAND/ARCATA – A tragic accident on Thursday, April 10, involving the collision of a FedEx tractor-trailer and a chartered bus traveling from Los Angeles to Humboldt State University left 10 dead, including three chaperons  and five high school students on their way to preview the Humboldt State University campus. The