Articles by Hank Sims

July 2017

Brand-Spanking New San Francisco Bay Ferry — the Cetus — Stops in Humboldt Bay on its Maiden Voyage South

SHERIFF’S OFFICE: Here’s What to Do When Scamsters Call You Pretending to be Cops, As They’ve Been Doing Lately

DRIVERS: Start Preparing Now for August’s Highway 36 Roadwork-pocalypse!

(UPDATE) Massive Law Enforcement Raid Going on in Ferndale; Several People Detained While Heavily Armed Officers Search Market Street House

Mendo Cops Make Big Weed Bust on Willits Tribal Land … at the Request of Tribal Officials, Sheriff’s Office Says

Bomb Squad and its Bomb-Bot Make Late Night Call to Midtown Eureka on Report of Weird Object in the Street

Drug Task Force Busts Eureka Man Driving Up 101 With Nearly Three Pounds of ‘Suspected’ Heroin; Investigation Ongoing

Briceland-Based Victim of Serial Ripoffs Catches Suspects on Game Cam; Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public Help in Identifying Suspects

Sheriff’s Office Arrests Man in Hydesville Robbery; Pleads For More Public Involvement in Combating Crime Wave

(UPDATE: VICTIMS’ NAMES RELEASED) Two Killed in Early Morning Crash on Highway 101

Deputies Chase Devil’s Elbow Car Burglary Suspect Into the Brush, Where He Vanishes From Sight

Woman Wounded Near Alderpoint Proves Difficult for Deputies to Locate, Finally Turns Up at Garberville Hospital

CRIME ALERT: A Long Time Ago Someone Allegedly Stole Something at Redwood National Park and Rangers Can’t Find Him. Can You?

OPERATION YUROK: Tribe Launches Annual Marijuana Eradication Effort With Wave of Search Warrants This Morning

Arcata Police: 17-Year-Old Shot at Early Morning Party on C Street

Sheriff’s Office Nabs Two Suspects in String of Trinidad-Area Burglaries

MARINE PATROL! Aquatic Deputies Make Splashy Burglary Collar While Patrolling the Bay in Their Little Skiff

For Fireworks Heads (and Pet-Owners): Arcata Will Have More Fireworks Next Week! Relive Tuesday’s Show With These Photos From Across the Bay

Eureka Erects Giant Fence to Shut Down Homeless Sidewalk Scene Across From Free Meal Dining Facility

Right-Wing Sinclair Broadcast Group Completes Takeover of Local ABC Affiliate Just Hours After John Oliver Makes Fun of It

State Transportation Commission Raises Eyebrow at North Coast Railroad Authority Finances, Asks Perennially Beleaguered Agency to Prepare ‘Shutdown Plan’

June 2017

Pine Hill Man Arrested With Heroin, Scale, Guns, ‘Pay-and-Owe Sheets,’ Drug Task Force Says

SHERIFF’S OFFICE: Sheriff’s Office Launches Investigation of Sheriff’s Office’s Practice of Selling Dead People’s Stuff to Sheriff’s Office Employees

Eureka Probation Stop Yields Heroin For Sale, Weed, Meth and One Re-Arrested Probationer, Cops Say

Firefighters Swarm Harrison Avenue to Undertake Tricky Rescue in Solo-Vehicle, Over-the-Side Crash

Eureka Man Killed in Head-on Collision After Driving Wrong Way on Highway 101 Last Night

Eureka Police Award $25,000 in Money Seized From Drug Dealers to Two Local Organizations Who Want to Keep Kids Off Drugs

As Expected, EPIC and Others Launch New Lawsuit Against Caltrans’ Richardson Grove Improvement Project

ATT’N, WESTSIDE SANGUINE SOCIETY! Natali Has Wanted an ‘I Like Eureka’ Sticker For Over Two Years, and She’s Moving Away in a Week

(UPDATE) Woman in Jail Custody Dies Early This Morning; Critical Incident Response Team Investigating

Sheriff’s Office Runs Down ‘Two-Week Crime Spree’ Believed to be Perpetrated by James Pawlyk, Yesterday’s High-Profile Arrestee

(PHOTOS: UPDATING) Big Dune Fire at the Beach Near the Manila Community Center; High Winds Causing Fire to Spread Rapidly

Person of Interest in ‘Week-Long Crime Spree’ Taken Into Custody After Manic Day of Law Enforcement Tracking; Man Arrested for Assault With Deadly Weapon and Vandalism, With More Charges Likely

FAKE WILDFIRE THIS WEEKEND! All Simulated Hell Will Break Out on the McKay Tract Saturday as Local Firefighters Gear Up for Summer

Man Suffers Gunshot Wound on Union Street Outside of Eureka Last Night; Sheriff’s Office Still Investigating

HEY, POLITICS DWEEBS! Draw Your Own Damn Maps of Eureka’s Future Ward System With the LoCO’s Cool New Tool

HUMBOLDT BAY FIRE: This Morning’s Fire Destroyed or Damaged Six Businesses; Monetary Losses May Exceed $1 Million

Eureka Police Name Suspect in This Morning’s Assault on Cop, Book Him On Plethora of Felony Warrants and New Charges

(PHOTOS,VIDEO) Early Morning Fire in Downtown Garberville Threatens Presbyterian Church; Cause Still Under Investigation

Have You Seen Her? Sheriff Office Asks for Public’s Help in Locating Missing Trinidad Woman

(UPDATES) Eureka Police Investigating Shooting and Attempted Assault on an Officer in Midtown Eureka; Crimes Took Place Blocks Away From Each Other; Still Unknown Whether They Are Related

61-Year-Old Willow Creek Man Found Dead in the Klamath Tuesday; No Signs of Foul Play

(PHOTOS/VIDEO) ‘Suspicious’ Car Fire in Alley Near Fifth and Myrtle Briefly Threatens Nearby Building

Sheriff’s Deputy Physically Subdues Wanted Warrant Suspect After Tussle

Sheriff’s Office Looking for Two Men Suspected of Assaulting 43-Year-Old in Arcata, Sending Him to the Hospital

Did You See a Million Cop Cars Hauling Ass Southbound Out of Eureka This Morning? Here’s What That Was

‘Paying Your Child Support Has Never Been Easier’: A Special Father’s Day Message From North Coast Child Support Services

Humboldt Expected to Get $3.8 Million Grant to Improve Dental Services for Low Income Kids, County Health Department Says

ARCATA POLICE: Today’s Shooting in the Windsong Neighborhood Appears to be Work of Burglar Surprised in the Act

Arcata Police Investigate Shooting in Windsong Village; One Victim Suffers Non-Life-Threatening Injuries; Suspect Still at Large