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Articles by LoCO Staff

August 2022

FIRE UPDATE: Six Rivers Complex Now 80 Percent Contained at 27,000 Acres

FIRE UPDATE: Six Rivers Fires Now 81 Percent Contained, With Nearly 26,000 Acres Affected in Total

THE CANNABIS CONVERSATION: Humboldt’s Big Play, Take Two

OBITUARY: James Anthony Test, 1945-2022

OBITUARY: Tracy John Cote’, 1963-2022

OBITUARY: Tyna Lee Masters, 1943-2022

OBITUARY: James V. (Mort) Mortensen, 1930-2022

Hydesville Man Wanted for Battery and False Imprisonment Coaxed From Attic by Deputies Utilizing ‘Non-Lethal Chemical Agent’

FIRE UPDATE: Fires Now at 2/3 Containment, with More Than 25,000 Acres Burned; Cleaner Air Expected in the Afternoon

OBITUARY: Marlene Marie Mooneyham, 1936-2022

At-Risk Woman Last Seen Walking Along Highway 36 Today; Sheriff’s Office Seeks Help Finding Her

Man Arrested for Assault, Carjacking After Smashing a Woman’s Vehicle in Manila, Sheriff’s Office Says

FIRE UPDATE: Lightning Complex at 26,000 Acres Thursday Morning; Containment Jumps to 33 Percent; More Lightning Strikes Possible Today

OBITUARY: Joseph ‘Joe’ Lewis Toste, 1933-2022

Fortuna Vets’ Hall Burglarized; Cash, Military Memorabilia Among Items Stolen, Says FPD

After Brandishing BB Gun and Firing It at Deputies, McK Man Discovered to Possess Multiple Assault Rifles and a BHO Lab, Sheriff’s Office Says

Half Pound of Meth Discovered During Vehicle Search at Arcata Motel; Redway Man Arrested on Suspicion of Drug Sales

TONIGHT at ARCATA CITY COUNCIL: Council to Review Request for ‘Gateway Plan Advisory Committee’, Receive Update on Wastewater Treatment Plant

FIRE UPDATE: Six Rivers Complex Passes 23,000 Acres With 23 Percent Containment; Red Flag Warning in Eastern Humboldt Today

OBITUARY: C.A. ‘Art’ Vanderklis, 1937-2022

OBITUARY: Joan Marie DaMant, 1934-2022

Two Eureka Parolees Arrested on Fentanyl, Weapons Charges

The Spring Salmon Run on the Klamath Rebounded a Bit This Year, Says Karuk Tribe, but Mudslides Put the Fish in Peril

Arcata City Council Race Updates: Joe Ostini Didn’t Qualify; Candidate Statements Available for Your Viewing Pleasure

FIRE UPDATE: 21,609 Acres Burned and Growing Containment, But Weather Promises Some Tough Days Ahead

OBITUARY: Joetta Ruth Holsinger, 1933-2022

FIRE UPDATE: Six Rivers Complex Merges into Two Fires; Now 19,272 Acres, 17 Percent Contained

Man Arrested in Fire Evacuation Zone Possibly Linked With Trinity County Burglaries, Sheriff’s Office Says

OBITUARY: Maria Sofia ‘Sophie’ Mercedes Constable, 1932-2022

OBITUARY: ‘Chet’ Chester James Branum Jr.,

FIRE UPDATE: Six Rivers Fires Near 17,000 Acres, With 15 Percent Containment;

Arcata Teen Flown Out of Area After Suffering ‘Major’ Injuries in Highway 101 Head-On Collision; Driver of Other Vehicle Suspected of DUI

FIRE UPDATE: Six Rivers Lightning Complex Now 15,232 Acres, 12 Percent Contained

OBITUARY: Cory Anthony Cassevah, 1999-2022

OBITUARY: Donn Martello, 1951-2022

Dangerous Levels of Cyanobacteria Identified in Big Lagoon

Harris Street Closed in Front of Redwood Acres After Speeding Motorist Almost Hits Firefighter

State Fines Unlicensed Cannabis Grower More Than $300K for Runoff That Threatens Mad River Water Quality

FIRE UPDATE: 14,000 Acres Burned in Six Rivers Complex as of Today

Humboldt County to Offer Monkeypox Vaccines to People at High Risk

Thursday’s Duplex Fire in Old Town Eureka Was Caused by Arson, Investigation Finds

(VIDEO) Fire in Duplex on Old Town’s Second Street Prompting Large Response

Two Redding Residents Arrested Following Strong-Arm Robbery of Booze and Food at the Valley West Ray’s Food Place, Arcata Police Say

TOMORROW: Emergency Food Distribution for People Affected by the Six Rivers Lightning Complex

OBITUARY: Gale Stanley King, 1946-2022

CHP: Driver Arrested For DUI Following Yesterday’s Serious Pickup vs. Box Truck Collision in SoHum

Man Arrested in Eureka For Multiple ‘Unprovoked’ Assaults, Says HCSO

Small Fire Set Outside McKinleyville Business Leads to Arson Arrest

DOLOS SAVED: Maritime-Related Concrete Structure Will be Moved to Madaket Plaza

OBITUARY: Albert Mela, 1922-2022