Articles by Hank Sims

January 2018

Massive Earthquake Strikes Off Alaska; No Tsunami Threat to Humboldt County, West Coast

True North Sets Up ‘Rapid Response Hotline’ in Preparation for Threatened ICE Raids

Huffman Slams Republicans Over Government ‘Sh*tdown’

Sheriff Commends Deputy for Thwarting Attempt to Smuggle Heroin Into Jail

Drug Task Force Makes Henderson Center-Area Heroin Bust; Three Taken Into Custody

Introducing WARRANTED and RELEASED, the Newest Additions to the Outpost’s Team of Informative News Robots

MOVE OVER, GIMLET MEDIA: Eureka City Government is Podcasting Now, and It’s Podcasting HARD

Hero Dog Alerts Slumbering Little Fairfield Householder to Kitchen Blaze, Saves Day

POP Search on Fourth Street Motel Yields Heroin, Meth, Weed, $1,865 and Two Arrests

Under Pressure From State Regulators, North Coast Railroad Authority Signals That It’s Willing to Railbank its Tracks Through the Eel River Canyon – For a Price

Drug Task Force Finds Meth, Heroin, Dilaudid on 28-Year-Old Woman After High-Speed Chase Through Eureka

Trinidad Memorial LIghthouse Will Be Moved to New Site Tomorrow, Say Rancheria and Civic Club

Summer in La-La Land? United Airlines to Start Offering Direct Flights from Humboldt to Los Angeles in June

Social Media Threat That Seems to Target McK High Is Actually Targeting a Different ‘MHS,’ and is a Hoax

Neighbor Evacuates Sleeping Children From Smoky Myrtletown Home While Father Fought Outside, Says Fire Dept.

Weed Galore Found After Deputies Stop Vehicle Cruising Central Ave. Without Taillights

Felony Warrant Suspect Caught With Gun & Drugs at Pump & Play, Sheriff’s Office Says

(UPDATE) Sheriff’s Office Releases Identities of Orick Homicide Suspect, Victim

Benbow Home Invader Sentenced to 13 Years in Prison For Robbery, Kidnapping, Solicitation of Perjury

HOMICIDE IN DOWNTOWN ORICK: Man Stabbed to Death This Morning; Police Currently Interviewing Suspect

Search and Rescue Operation at Mad River Beach Last Night Finds Hikers 150 Yards From the Parking Lot

Assault Suspect Arrested After Short Chase in Hoopa; Deputies Find Weed, Gun, Ammo

Interdistrict Transfers Not Dead: Humboldt County Schools Reach Agreement on Policy Allowing Kids to Pursue Education at Schools in Other Towns

Sheriff’s Office Identifies SoHum Homicide Victim; Asks Public’s Help With Investigation

Drug Task Force Busts Two 50-Somethings With Heroin and Scales During Redway Traffic Stop

Missing, At-Risk Bay Area Woman Detained After Running From CHP Stop, Puncturing Tires on Spike Strip

Gunshot Victim Found on Side of SoHum Road This Morning; Homicide Investigation Underway

December 2017

(UPDATE) Teenage Pedestrian Killed in Walnut Drive Traffic Collision Last Night

KING TIDES COMING! Want to Spend Your New Year’s Day Doing Fun Citizen Science With the City of Arcata?

WE SALUTE GREG BICKEL: Wheels Down for Aerial Deputy With Multifaceted Law Enforcement Career

(UPDATE) Henna-Decorated SoHum Burglary Suspect Sought by Sheriff’s Office

City of Trinidad Issues Statement on Controversial Memorial Lighthouse Project

WATCH: Master Thespian Miles Slattery, Eureka’s Community Services Director, Assembles Cast of Several to Explain His Department’s Recent Name Change

Protesters Climb Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse to Object to Current Relocation Plans; Construction Underway; Sheriff’s Deputies at Scene

Gov. Brown Selects Arcata Teacher to Lead California Arts Council

Suspect in Last Week’s Stabbing of Fields Landing Man Surrenders to Jail Staff

Time to Trash Your Tree! Here is a Growing List of Your Christmas Tree Disposal Options, Some of Which Involve Scouts

High-Speed Motorcycle Chase From Loleta to Fortuna Goes Offroad, Ends With Probationer in Custody

Wanted Oregon Sex Offender, on the Run for Over Two Years, Found in Garberville

Wanted Felon Discovered in Possession of Heroin Following Christmas Foot Pursuit in Eureka, Sheriff’s Office Says

Sheriff’s Office Rescues Man Lost Two Days in the Woods Between Blue Lake and Willow Creek

Arcata K-9 Cop ‘Barron’ Bites Fleeing Felon in the Butt Near Hiller Park

Man Arrested on Charges of Theft, Prowling After Allegedly Stealing a Package From Fortuna Home

Ferndale Man Killed in Yesterday’s Big Rig Crash Near the Humboldt-Mendocino Line

Fortuna Police Arrest Man on Charges of Arranging Meeting With 14-Year-Old for Lascivious Purposes

(UPDATE) NOROVIRUS OUTBREAK SPREADS: Schools Shuttered in Cutten, Fieldbrook, Rio Dell; More May Announce Closure Before Tomorrow

‘A Dynamic Champion for California’s Indigenous Students’: ACLU Honors Yurok Educator With Civil Liberties Award

Sheriff’s Office Identifies Deputy Shot Near Ferndale Sunday Morning

Deputies Seeking Two Men Who Are Believed to Have Swiped a Handgun From a Garberville Business Last Night

Fields Landing Man Wanted for Attempted Murder After Allegedly Stabbing Roommate Last Night