Articles by Hank Sims

January 2017

They’re Planning to Bring the California Condor Back to Humboldt! Your Input Welcomed at Meetings Next Week

HSU DAY OF SOLIDARITY: If Trump is Bumming You Out, You Can Get a Free Massage in the Kate Buchanan Room on Inauguration Day

Did Your Stuff Get Ruined In the Latest Flood? There May Be Some Money for You, County Says

MENDO SHERIFF: Laytonville Trimmer Murder Suspect Arrested at Mexico Border; Three Suspects Still at Large

Arcata Police Department Names Suspects in Today’s Armed Robbery

Police Stationed Near the Bracut KOA Campground, Attempting to Deal With Suicidal Subject

Two Arrested After Armed Robbery on Arcata’s Alliance Road

(UPDATE) The Roads are Closing Again: Weather Takes Out Greenwood Heights, Coffee Creek, Cannibal Island, Others

BE ON THE LOOKOUT: Convicted Felon Disappears From Eel River Conservation Camp Overnight

Humboldt Burglars $5,000 Richer This Weekend After Ransoming Six-Year-Old Boy’s Ashes to His Bereaved Parents

(VIDEO, PHOTOS) Home Burns to the Ground in Manila Following Afternoon Explosion; At Least Two People Injured

Shady Overseas Operators May Be Trying to Pull Real Estate Scams in Humboldt, District Attorney Warns

19-Year-Old Alameda Woman Dies in Car Crash Between Laytonville and Willits

Flooding Closes Road to Ferndale; Caltrans Not Yet Sure When Hwy 211 Will Reopen

56-Year-Old Man Arrested for Molesting Child at McKinleyville Business, Sheriff’s Office Says

CHP Seeks Public’s Help in Identifying Suspect in Last Week’s Fatal Hit-and-Run Collision

TUESDAY STORM INFORM: Several Inches of Rain Expected Today; National Weather Service Issues Multitude of Watches, Warnings and Advisories for the Region

Can’t Make it to the Women’s March on Washington? March on Eureka Instead, Says Public Employees’ Union

Sheriff’s Office Seeking Hoopa Man Who is Said to Have Imprisoned, Assaulted and Threatened to Kill Ex-Wife

Klamath Dam Removal Fans Urged to Attend State Water Board Meeting in Arcata Thursday

Doublewide Burns Down in McKinleyville; Authorities Looking for Green Subaru Seen Leaving the Scene of ‘Suspicious’ Fire

Crab Strike Ends: Fishermen, Wholesalers Reach Agreement on Prices

PG&E Installing Generators in Hoopa and Orleans, Knuckles Down For This Rain Storm

Eureka Crab Festival Canceled Due to Lack of Crab, Which is Due to the West Coast Crab Fishermen’s Strike

Many Customers in Hoopa/Willow Creek/Orleans Should Be Getting Their Power Back Today, Says PG&E

Eureka Police Track Down, Arrest Man Who Delivered Today’s ‘Mass Shooting’ Threat

(UPDATE) (AUDIO) Police Receive 911 Call Threatening ‘Mass Shooting’ in Eureka Today

PG&E Releases Statement on Mass Power Outages in the Willow Creek/Hoopa Area; Outlines Steps Being Taken To Restore Electrical Service

Man Robbed, Assaulted Underneath the Samoa Bridge; Three Sought in Theft of Victim’s Clothes and Cell Phone

NINTH CIRCUIT: City of Fortuna, Two of its Cops Can Be Sued for Shooting, Killing Meth-Influenced Resident Who May (or May Not) Have Tried to Club Them

CALTRANS: Chains and/or 4WD Required at Berry Summit! Plus: More Chains-Required Roads

Crabbers Update Public on Strike, Vow to Continue Fight for $3 Per Pound Wholesale Prices

December 2016

HUMBOLDT BAY FIRE: One Firefighter Received ‘Minor Injuries’ in Battling Late-Night Waterfront Blaze; Cause Still Under Investigation

(VIDEO) Someone Tried to Smash In the Window of Ramone’s on Harrison Last Night, and the Sheriff’s Office Doesn’t Know Who It Was

CHP: One Arrested After Yesterday’s Head-On Collision North of Laytonville; Two People Airlifted

CORONER: Young Man Found Deceased at Ma-le’l This Week Had Drowned; Victim Still Unidentified

Westhaven Mom Pleads With Burglars to Return the Ashes of Her Six-Year-Old Son

Arcata Police Looking For Burglar Who Made the Comfort Inn Less Comfortable

One of the Young Men Sporting Handguns in Rohner Park Also Had Meth, Heroin and Outstanding Warrants For Criminal Threats, Fortuna Police Say

Gun Thievery Suspect Taken Into Custody While Trying to Break Into Former Home, Eureka Police Say

Nonprofit Organization Gives Humboldt County’s Public Health Department an Official Thumbs-Up

Hash Lab Blows Up McKinleyville Triplex; Burned Man Still at Large

(PHOTOS) Eureka Police Searching For Man Who Allegedly Swiped Two Handguns From Sporting Goods Store

Gov. Brown Pardons Two Humboldters for Piddling Decades-Old Weed-Related Offenses

Suspected Stalker Found in Hiding in Cutten Vegetation With Stolen Credit Cards on His Person, Sheriff’s Office Says

Eureka Police Chief Lays Out Events Leading to the Barrage of Bullets in Dec. 6 Officer-Involved Shooting; Admits to ‘Some Concerns’ About Police Response

SCANNER TRAFFIC INDICATES: Crazy River Rescue Last Night, as Man Floats Downstream With Disabled Truck

Mail Theft Suspect Leads Mendo Cops on Hairy High-Speed Chase From Ukiah to Willits; Shots Fired at Officers

Teenager Arrested on Serial Burglary Charges Yesterday Also Responsible for Last Week’s Shooting on G Street, Police Believe

The New York Times Wants to Know if Betty Chinn is the Best Californian