Articles by Hank Sims

August 2018

Rangers Looking For Two Men Suspected of Stealing from Vehicle at Redwood State and National Park

Marci Kitchen to Plead Guilty Monday

DA Releases Statement on Potential Release of Sexually Violent Predator to the Freshwater Area

Drug Task Force Busts Suspected Heroin Dealer in Loleta

Fire Devoured a Humboldt Hill Home Last Night; No Injuries Reported

Now the Phone Scammers Are Pretending to be From Redwood Memorial Hospital!

NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK? Three Out of Four Candidates For Eureka’s Ward One Registered to Vote There Within the Last Six Months

Bomb Squad Blows Up ‘Suspicious Object’ in the Hiller Park Men’s Room; No Threat to Public

HOMICIDE: Boy Stabbed to Death at Ocean View Cemetery Last Night; One Adult Woman, One Kid Arrested, Police Say

Autopsy Determines That 18-Year-Old Found Dead Near Humboldt Hill Had Injuries ‘Consistent’ With Vehicle Collision

Highway 299 Will Reopen Today, But You May Only Travel During Certain Hours

(UPDATE) Victim, Suspect in Last Week’s Murder/Suicide Identified by EPD

Man FedExes Phone Scammer $13k in Cash, Realizes His Mistake Just in Time

HSU Administrator Threatens Legal Action Against the Outpost, Mad River Union Over Reporting on KHSU Strife

Rep. Jared Huffman Calls Trump ‘President Shit-for-Brains,’ Respectfully Requests More Federal Firefighting Help

Heroin-For-Sale Suspect Has Skipped Court Date, DA’s Office Says; Investigators Ask for Public’s Help Tracking Her Down

Many Seafaring Boats Broke Down Saturday, But Sector Humboldt Bay Naturally Rescued Everyone at Risk

LoCO Salutes the 2018 Humboldt Crabs — Champions of Baseball — By Ranking the Top Dozen Names on This Year’s Squad

Two People Found Dead in Eureka Home Last Night; Police Investigating Case as Homicide

Sheriff’s Office ID’s Body Found Near 101 Yesterday as 18-Year-Old Eureka Man

CHEAP DOGS! Crowding at the Animal Shelter Means That You Can Pick Up a New Canine Friend for as Little as $35, Out the Door

June 2018

Grand Jury Wraps Up Year With Reports on Measure Z Oversight, Special Education, Apathy in County Leadership

County Government Says Klamath Dam Plan Represents ‘Major Milestone’ for the River, Fisheries

RABID DOGS AND VACATION RENTALS: No Bombshells in Grand Jury Reports — Yet — But Plenty of Interesting and Useful Work

(VIDEO) Assm. Jim Wood Rails Against Big Soda as Bill Banning Local Taxes on Sugary Drinks Heads To Governor

Arcata Fire District Credits Bystanders With Saving the Life of a Man Experiencing Coronary Event This Morning

Drug Task Force K-9 Sniffs Out 8 Pounds of Meth Under the Spare Tire, Cops Say; Two Arrested

LoCO SPORTS! All These Boldface-Named Speedsters Crushed it Hard at the Redwood Acres Races Last Weekend

Dog Attack in Arcata Mobile Home Park Monday Will Likely Lead to Euthanization

D.C. UPDATE: Rep. Jared Huffman on Incivility, the Budget Resolution and This One Weird Coal Earmark That He Has to Keep Killing Again and Again

It’s COPTERIN’ Season! PG&E Buzzing Fortuna, Eureka, Arcata Today

(VIDEO) Eureka Police Officer Admits Telling Native American Man to ‘Go Back to the Reservation’; Internal Investigation Launched, Chief Says

Eureka City Council Parts Ways With City Attorney Cyndy Day-Wilson; Votes to Sign ‘Resignation Agreement’ With Former Staffer

The City of Eureka May Fire or Discipline a High-Level Employee Tuesday

Miffed Because They Declined His Invitation, Myers Flat Man Traps People Inside Home and Attempts to Set it on Fire, Sheriff’s Office Says

County Health Department Develops Poop Test to Figure Out Who — or What — is Making Clam Beach So Poopy

(UPDATE) Steve Madrone Will be the Next Fifth District Supervisor; Post-Election Tally Shows Him With 103-Vote Lead

WARNING! Your EBT Card Isn’t Going to Work on Sunday

Bicyclist Struck by Semi in Front of Broadway Cinema, Suffers Severe Injuries; Northbound 101 Closed

The Humboldt Marten — an Adorable Mustelid Once Feared to Be Extinct — is Being Recommended for Protection Under California’s Endangered Species Act

Humboldt Deputy DA Named California’s ‘Wildlife Prosecutor of the Year’; Kamada Prosecuted Poachers, Growers, Dudleya Bandits

SPECIAL DELIVERY: Drug Task Force Busts Arcata Man Outside the Post Office With Package Full of Ketamine and Molly

Another Car on its Roof in Downtown Eureka, This Time in Front of the Courthouse

D.C. UPDATE: Rep. Jared Huffman on Family Separation at the Border, Medicare for All, Trump’s Stupid SPACE FORCE and More

Two-Car Collision Leaves Vehicle Flipped Onto Its Roof at Sixth and H Streets in Eureka; Intersection Closed

People Thrown Into Jail in Eureka Now Have More Opportunity to Get Back Home; Sheriff’s Office Announces New Bus Policy

Sequoia Park Zoo Officially Launches ‘Redwood Canopy Walk,’ Which is Expected to Open in 2020; Local Tourism Orgs Kick in $1.7 Million for Construction

(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