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Thousand-acre Knob Fire zero percent contained

Thousand-acre Knob Fire zero percent contained

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Evacuation warnings and orders remain in effect for the China Creek and Friday Ridge areas as fire crews work to contain the Knob Fire near Willow Creek. CURRENT SITUATION The Knob Fire originated Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021 between 4:00 and 5:00 pm. It is burning in timber, brush and grass. The

Madrone, Shepherd clash over General Plan Update rezones

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – In a hearing that included accusations, audience interruptions and cross-talking, county planning commissioners found that implementing the county’s updated General Plan won’t be easy. At their Nov. 1 meeting, they reviewed the General Plan’s variety of rezonings along with a controversial “matrix” of landowner requests. The less controversial

Former McK resident charged in 3 killings

Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – A former McKinleyville resident was arrested last week in Willow Creek on suspicion of murdering his ex-girlfriend and her parents in Silver Springs, Nevada on Oct. 7. The Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputy located suspect Scott Alan Baskette, 48, driving on State Route 299 in the Willow Creek area on Tuesday,

Robbery and shooting in Willow Creek

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office On 08-12-2016 at 11:50 a.m. Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to a report of an armed robbery that just occurred off Sabretooth Road, Willow Creek It was reported to the Sheriff’s Office that approximately 2- 3 male suspects took the victim’s yellow pickup truck. While deputies were responding to the

McKinleyville woman dies after car hits tree

Mad River Union WILLOW CREEK – A 34-year-old McKinleyville woman died Saturday morning, Feb. 27 after her car went off the road and slammed into an oak tree in Eastern Humboldt County. At about 8 a.m., Stormy Joy McConnell, 34, of McKinleyville was driving her silver 2000 Nissan Frontier southbound on State Route 96, north

Wanted: Nicholas Cain Anderson

HCSO WILLOW CREEK – The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office has been investigating the recent rise in burglaries in the Willow Creek area of Humboldt County. On June 22 at approximately 3:35 p.m. a Sergeant with the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office contacted a possible suspect associated with the recent burglaries, who was identified as 24-year-old Nicholas