Articles by Hank Sims

June 2018

(VIDEO) Violent Arrest in Downtown Arcata Saturday Evening Goes Viral; Confrontation Between UPD Officer and Vehicle Passenger Results in Battery, Resisting Arrest Charges

Humboldt County Democrats Raise Funds for McKinleyville Woman Detained by ICE, Urge Community to Donate

Fresno Man Arrested, Over 5,000 Plants Eradicated in Raid of Unpermitted Hyampom Grow With Environmental Damange

Under Legal Threat From Feds, Van Duzen Gravel Miner Charged With Polluting and Altering Course of the River Agrees to Clean Up Mess

DC UPDATE: Rep. Jared Huffman on the North Korea Summit, California Elections and Mitt Romney

Local Crow Tests Positive for West Nile Virus; Health Department Urges People to Guard Against Mosquito Bites

The Nerve! Tulare County Supervisor Plagiarizes Rex Bohn’s Well-Considered Argument in Favor of Taxes on Drinking Water

West Side House Fire Attacked By Neighbors With Garden Hoses Last Night; Damage Confined to One Room

Fieldbrook School Briefly on Lockdown This Morning After Woman Reported in Neighborhood With Gun; Sheriff’s Office Still Investigating

Blown Stop Sign Leads to One-Pound Meth Bust; EPD Officers Hold Three at Gunpoint on Wabash Before Arresting Them

One Man Killed, Another Injured in Solo-Vehicle Collision Near the Lagoons This Morning

Sheriff’s Office Deputizes Blue Lake Rancheria Police Officers; Arrangement Allows Rancheria Cops to Arrest Ne’er-Do-Wells on State Charges

Arcata Appoints Ehle as Interim Police Chief

Steve Madrone Statement: ‘I Stand Ready and Eager to Assume the Supervisor Seat’

D.C. UPDATE: Rep. Jared Huffman on Democrats Maybe Forcing Paul Ryan’s Hand on DACA, the Jungle Primary, Puerto Rico and More

IT’S L.A. DAY! New Direct Flights To/From Los Angeles Start … Now!

Friends of the Eel Sues County of Humboldt Over Its Cannabis Ordinance, Which it Calls ‘Environmentally and Economically Unsustainable’

ELECTION NIGHT FINAL! Madrone Leads Sundberg by Razor-Thin Margin in Too-Close-to-Call Race; Bass, Paz Dominguez Win Easily

(UPDATING) ELECTION NIGHT! The Thrill of Victory, the Agony of Defeat, and All The Numbers as We Get ‘Em

Drug Task Force Post-Mortem on Today’s Heroin Bust: Two Pounds Found in Secret Car Compartment, Once Arrested

Drug Task Force Currently Conducting Heroin Bust at Broadway Gas Station; One Arrested

Humboldt Bay Fire Rescue Swimmer Squad Returns! Canceled Program Gets its Fins Back With Three Days of Training, Which Are Coming Soon

TIME to VOTE! Here’s Where to Find Your Polling Place and Other Last-Minute Resources

Florida Man Wanted for Murder, on the Lam Since February, Arrested in Eureka Last Night

TRINITY COUNTY WEED CORRUPTION?!? Looks Like There’s About to Be Some Juicy Stuff Going Down Up There, if This Press Release is to Be Believed

OPERATION DRY WATER! Sheriff’s Office to Shanghai Soused Boaters During Enforcement Period Later This Month

Arcata 14-Year-Old Missing Since Last Week; Police Seeking Public Help Locating Him

May 2018

Six Arrested in Big Drug Task Force Meth Sales Investigation; Numerous Sites in Eureka, McKinleyville Raided

‘Great Redwood Trail Act’ Passes State Senate Unanimously; Assembly Left to Wrestle With All the Details

Six-Year-Old Suffers Major Injuries in Myrtletown Car Accident

Need to Know How to Vote on State Propositions? The League of Women Voters Recommends…

State Steps in to Help Humboldt Investigate Alarming Rise in HIV Cases

(UPDATE) Two Local Women Killed in Today’s Crash on 101 Near Orick, Says CHP

APD Says Threat of Violence Discovered on Arcata High Campus ‘Was Not Credible’

Eureka Police Chase Stolen Vehicle Around and Around and Around the Courthouse Before Taking Eureka Man Into Custody

Ryan Sundberg’s Uncle, Chairman of the Trinidad Rancheria, Slams His Nephew’s Challenger in Press Release Sent Out By Tribal Administration

(PHOTOS) Massive Weed Bust Near Alderpoint: Over 10,000 Plants Destroyed, Multitude of Environmental Violations Revealed in Multiagency Investigation; One Arrested

ONLY A DRILL: Mad River Hospital to Conduct Mass Shooting Simulation Tonight

DC UPDATE: Rep. Huffman Talks DACA, the Farm Bill, Net Neutrality and Eel River Dams; Predicts Warriors in Five

SAFETY! How to Boat, Swim, Hike, Camp and Drive Properly on Memorial Day: Tips From the Sheriff’s Office

Arcata Asks Citizens: What Kind of Police Chief Should We Hire?

Sheriff’s Office Catches SoCal Man Wanted on Child Molestation Charges Driving Through Garberville

DHHS SAYS: Humboldt County Has a Bad Case of Hepatitis C

NEW SARGE in CHARGE! Sheriff’s Office Assigns Longtime Cop to Command of SoHum Substation

Firefighters Fight Through Clogged Driveway to Save Home; Three Vehicles, Other Stuff Destroyed

Friends of the Eel Decries ‘Secret Plans’ For Future of River-Draining Potter Valley Dams; Board of Supes Meets on Issue Tomorrow

Humboldt State Reports Assault on Campus This Afternoon; ‘No Continuing Threat,’ Says Official Statement

LoCO to COUNTY GOVERNMENT: Please Send Us All the Complaints That Your Employees Have Filed Against Their Bosses

PG&E to Sell Off Potter Valley Project Dam Project, Which Diverts Eel River Water South; Friends of the Eel Vows to Keep Up Fight

FIFTH DISTRICT ENDORSEMENT: Blue Lake Rancheria Endorses Sundberg, Karuk Tribe Endorses Madrone