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Posted on: January 22, 2020

New Hours at Willow Creek Office

Hello, and welcome to my new communications channel! Our county website is a great place to go for information on what the county is up to, and on my web page you can find out more about the 5th District and sign up to get notified whenever I sha...

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Posted on: February 11, 2020

Website Accessibility Policy

This is our annual distribution of Humboldt County’s  Website Accessibility Policy.  Below is a list of related documents/pages:

Website Accessibility Policy

Web Standards and Style Guide

Website Questions/Comments Form

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Measure S Refund Application Process

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In light of the Court of Appeal’s decision in Silva v. County of Humboldt, taxpayers may submit an application for a potential full or partial refund of excise tax paid under Measure S between the years of 2017 through 2021.  In order f...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Humboldt County Seeks Local Non-Profits for Collective Cannabis Branding, Marketing and Promotion

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The Humboldt County cannabis industry for many decades has been a significant economic driver locally, and as cannabis emerges as a statewide industry the county is looking at ways to maintain a competitive advantage to preserve and strengthen the regiona...

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

County of Humboldt Seeks Consultants for Project Trellis Equity Program

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If you are interested in helping local people navigate cannabis regulations, consider becoming a contracted Qualified Cannabis Consultant with the County of Humboldt. The county issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) seeking qualified consultants to pr...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

California Cannabis Equity Grants Program Provides $1 Million in Grant Funding to County of Humboldt

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The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (Go-Biz), in partnership with the Bureau of Cannabis Control recently awarded the County of Humboldt $1,055,870 in funding through the Cannabis Equity Grants (CEG) Program. 

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Humboldt County Receives Grant to Develop Water Management Plan for Trinity River Contract Water

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The Wildlife Conservation Board today approved a grant award of $574,980 to Humboldt County to develop a water management plan for Humboldt County’s 1959 contract for water releases from Trinity Reservoir. Completion of the water management plan is necess...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Environmental Review Period for Nordic Aquafarms California, LLC

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The County of Humboldt, as Lead Agency, has prepared a Mitigated Negative Declaration (finding of no significant adverse environmental effect) for the Nordic Aquafarms California, LLC – Coastal Development Permit and Special Permit application (Case Numbe...

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Posted on: April 20, 2021

Road and Sidewalk Safety: Maintaining Hedges and Properly Placing Trash Cans Can Help

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Springtime brings color back to the North Coast region with budding leaves and blossoms, but springtime growth can become a safety concern when hedges, bushes, and other vegetation grows over roadways and sidewalks. Sometimes, trees and vegetation cover u...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

United Airlines Announces Return of Nonstop Service from Humboldt County (ACV) to Denver

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United Airlines, the Humboldt County Department of Aviation, and Fly Humboldt announced today that United Airlines w...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

Humboldt County Library to Celebrate National Library Outreach Day

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Libraries across the country will observe National Library Outreach Day on Wednesday, April 7. Formerly known as National Bookmobile Day, National Library Week is an opportunity to celebrate the invaluable role that bookmobiles and library staff play in b...

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

Property Taxes are due for Humboldt County

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Posted on: October 13, 2020

Oct. 13, 2020 - State Releases Weddings Guidance

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The State of California has released guidance to assist residents in safely planning wedding ceremonies during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wedding ceremonies may resume with COVID-19 safety measures in place, but wedding receptions are not allowed yet by the st...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Oct. 7, 2020 - Supervisors allocate additional $600K for County’s Small Business Restart and Recover

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On Tuesday, September 29, 2020 the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors approved an allocation of $600,000 to the County’s Small Business Restart and Recovery (SBRR) grant program. This allocation supplements the recently authorized $3.289 milli...

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Oct. 7, 2020 - County Moves to Less Restrictive ‘Yellow’ Tier

707-441-5000 ; covidinfo@co.humboldt.ca.us ; Monday-Friday 8am to 5pm

Many local businesses and organizations can now expand services and increase occupancy and capacity limits after the California Department of Public Health moved Humboldt County into the least restrictive “yellow” tier under the state’s “Blueprint for a S...

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Aug. 20, 2020 - Businesses with EOC-Certified Reopening Plans Eligible for Grant Funding

707-441-5000 ; covidinfo@co.humboldt.ca.us ; Monday-Friday 8am to 5pm

Small businesses with certified Reopening Plans from the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) may be eligible for up to $12,500 in grant funding through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) Act.

The County of Humboldt Small Business ...

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Aug. 12, 2020 - Small businesses eligible for up to $12,500 of local COVID-19 relief funding

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The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors recently authorized a $3.289 million relief program for local small businesses that are affected by COVID-19 and have had their reopening plans approved by the county, and funding is now available. Small businesses...

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Posted on: July 30, 2020

July 30, 2020 - Supervisors approve $3.2 million in CARES Act funding for local businesses

The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors approved an allocation of CARES Act funding for the Small Business Restart & Recovery Grant Program. This program will provide direct aid to small and locally owned and operated businesses impacted by COVID-19....

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Posted on: July 22, 2020

July 22, 2020 - Ag Officials Encourage Safe Industry Practices to Prevent COVID-19 Spread

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County and state officials are encouraging agriculture and livestock business owners to adjust workplace protocol and behavior to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Humboldt County Agricultural Commissioner Jeffrey Dolf said Cal/OSHA and the California Depart...

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Posted on: July 14, 2020

July 14, 2020 - Encroachment Permits Allow Businesses to Operate Outdoors

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Following the state’s order to restrict certain industry sectors to outdoor-only operations, businesses in the unincorporated areas of Humboldt County are invited to apply for a no-cost encroachment permit to convert parking lanes or stalls for ...

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Posted on: July 14, 2020

July 14, 2020 - State Places Additional Restrictions on Certain Sectors; Takes Effect Locally Friday

707-441-5000 ; covidinfo@co.humboldt.ca.us ; Monday-Friday 8am to 7pm

California Governor Gavin Newsom announced a statewide order to close bars and transition six industry sectors to outdoor-only operations to limit spread of COVID-19. Local implementation has begun and will take full effect Friday.

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Posted on: June 23, 2020

June 23, 2020 - Most Industry Sectors Cleared to Begin Reopening With EOC-Certification

707-441-5000 ; covidinfo@co.humboldt.ca.us ; Monday-Friday 8am to 7pm

Humboldt County Health Officer Dr. Teresa Frankovich today announced that businesses in industry sectors with state-provided guidance can begin to reopen after their reopening plan has been certified by the Humboldt County Emergency Operations Center (EOC...

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April 16, 2021

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New confirmed COVID-19 cases: 9 

As of Monday, April 19, the JIC will no longer automatically distribute COVID-19 Daily Test Results. Instead, a link to a PDF download of the daily test results will be incorporated into the Humboldt Health Alert u...

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April 15, 2021

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New confirmed COVID-19 cases: 7

As of Monday, April 19, the JIC will no longer automatically distribute COVID-19 Daily Test Results. Instead, a link to a PDF download of the daily test results will be incorporated into the Humboldt Health Alert update eac...

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April 14, 2021

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New confirmed COVID-19 cases: 13

As of Monday, April 19, the JIC will no longer automatically distribute COVID-19 Daily Test Results. Instead, a link to a PDF download of the daily test results will be incorporated into the Humboldt Health Alert update ea...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

April 13, 2021

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New confirmed COVID-19 cases: 7

As of Monday, April 19, the JIC will no longer automatically distribute COVID-19 Daily Test Results. Instead, a link to a PDF download of the daily test results will be incorporated into the Humboldt Health Alert update each...

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April 12, 2021

707-441-5000 ; covidinfo@co.humboldt.ca.us ; Monday-Friday 8am to 5pm

New confirmed COVID-19 cases: 35

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April 9, 2021

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New confirmed COVID-19 cases: 10

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April 8, 2021

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New confirmed COVID-19 cases: 5

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April 7, 2021

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New confirmed COVID-19 cases: 7

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April 6, 2021

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New confirmed COVID-19 cases: 1

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April 5, 2021

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New confirmed COVID-19 cases: 9

View the online dashboard at humboldtgov.org/dashboard, or download today’s data.    

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May 14, 2021 - CDPH ‘Reviewing’ New CDC Mask Guidance; Masking Still Required in California

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While the state reviews the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) new masking guidance, all of California’s COVID-19 safety measures, including masking, remain in effect. 

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May 7, 2021 - Testing Remains Critical to Contain Pandemic, Testing Options Expand

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Humboldt County’s COVID-19 case rate is on an upward trend, and local health officials urge all community residents to get tested if they are experiencing symptoms and note that testing options have expanded to additional locations across the No...

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May 5, 2021 - County Receives More Than 2,300 Vaccine Doses from Fresno

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More than 2,300 doses of COVID-19 were flown into Humboldt from Fresno County after Public Health identified a shortage of vaccine for this week’s clinics.  

This week’s allocation of COVID-19 vaccine failed to arrive in Humbol...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

May 3, 2021 - Highly Contagious B.1.1.7 Variant ‘Likely Circulating Broadly’ Locally

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Highly Contagious B.1.1.7 Variant ‘Likely Circulating Broadly’ Locally; Officials Urge Caution, Vaccination 

A recent spike in local cases of COVID-19 has been tied to the more infectious B.1.1.7 variant, sometimes ref...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

April 13, 2021 - Public Health to Pause Use of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

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Humboldt County Public Health will follow recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and immediately pause use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. 

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April 9, 2021 - ‘My Turn’ Open to All County Residents 16+

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All Humboldt County residents age 16 and over can now sign up for COVID-19 vaccination appointments through My Turn. This includes people with or without medical conditions and from all sectors and occupations. 

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April 8, 2021 - Hundreds of Vaccination Appointments Available

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Humboldt County residents are encouraged to sign up for a COVID-19 vaccination appointment on My Turn. There are currently hundreds of doses available Friday through Sunday.

Humboldt County is inviting anyone in the following groups or workforces to sign u...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

April 7, 2021 - State Updates Industry Guidance, Sets Timeline, Conditions for Full Reopening

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The State of California has updated guidance for various industry sectors to expand capacity with COVID-19 safety measures in place, while also outlining a timeline for full reopening on June 15. 

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

April 5, 2021 - County Transitions to State's ‘My Turn’ Platform for Vaccination Appointments

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Humboldt County is now using the State of California’s “My Turn” platform for COVID-19 vaccination notifications and scheduling.  

My Turn is an online system that allows residents to check eligibility and book vaccin...

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

April 2, 2021 - Testing Remains Critical Piece to Ending Pandemic

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The number of residents testing for COVID-19 has dropped considerably in recent months as vaccination rates increase, leading health officials to push for continued testing. 

“Testing is critical to reducing disease spread in the communi...

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Multimillion-dollar grant to assist local youth in crisis

Thanks in part to a $5.1 million grant from the Investment in Mental Health Wellness Grant Program for Children, Humboldt County will soon have a residential facility for children and youth experiencing mental health crises. 

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

Public comment now open for 2021-2022 MHSA Annual Update

Community residents are invited to review and comment on the Humboldt County Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Annual Update 2021-2022. This update includes a proposed Innovation program—the Resident Engagement and Support Team (REST). ...

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

APD and DHHS join forces to address mental health

Four days a week, a mental health clinician or case manager is stationed at the Arcata Police Department (APD) and goes on calls with officers to conduct outreach and follow up with people in the community who need assistance. 

The collaboration b...

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Posted on: March 8, 2021

Wet weather test period begins today

The Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services, Division of Environmental Health (DEH) announced the opening of the wet weather test period for the evaluation of proposed individual on-site wastewater treatment systems (OWTS). The ...

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Community meetings planned to gather MHSA input

Interested in learning more about the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA)? The Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services will host five regional virtual meetings to share information about and gather input for the MHSA Annual Update for 2021...

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Posted on: December 15, 2020

Three test positive at Sempervirens

Three staff members have tested positive for COVID-19 at Sempervirens, Humboldt County Department Health & Human Services’ (DHHS) 16-bed in-patient psychiatric hospital located in Eureka.  

Following confirmation that a staff person ...

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Posted on: December 15, 2020

New rule will prevent local waste disposal sites from accepting treated wood

Effective Jan. 1, 2021, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) will no longer allow the landfill disposal of treated wood waste (TWW). This means that transfer stations and rural container drop-off sites can no longer accept TWW for ...

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

Holiday Food Safety

The holidays will look different this year, but food safety precautions remain the same.

The Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services Division of Environmental Health (DEH) is reminding people of safe food handling tips to keep holiday mea...

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Posted on: November 16, 2020

Free community flu vaccine clinic scheduled for Nov. 18

Community members are invited to participate in a free drive-thru flu vaccine clinic scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 18, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot of the Humboldt County Library’s main branch at 1313 Third St. in Eureka. 

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Posted on: November 13, 2020

Quitting smoking starts with one day

Smokers are encouraged to quit tobacco use for one day for the Great American Smokeout Thursday, Nov. 19. The Tobacco Education Network, a part of the Humboldt Allies for Substance Abuse Prevention coalition, and the American Cancer Society (ACS) urge smo...

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Jury Finds Jason Barnes Guilty of Involuntary Manslaughter

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 May 5, 2021

On May 5, 2021, a Humboldt County jury found Jason Ryan Barnes, age 48, of Eureka, guilty of one count of involuntary manslaughter for the homici...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Jonathan Marcks Sentenced to 22 Years for Child Sexual Assaults

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District Attorney Maggie Fleming announced that today Jonathan Eisenhard Marcks, 36, of Arcata, was sentenced to 22 years in state prison after Marcks pled guilty...

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Jury Finds Michael Flowers Guilty of All Charges

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 April 9, 2021

Wednesday, a Humboldt County jury convicted 64-year-old Michael Dennis Flowers of all charges brought against him by the District Attorney: rape, forcibl...

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Kyla Baxley Promoted to Chief Investigator

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 April 1, 2021

The Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office announced Kyla Baxley has been promoted from Senior District Attorney Investigator to Chief Investigator. ...

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Jury Finds Jeffry Tsarnas Guilty of Felony Hit and Run Causing Serious, Permanent Injury

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April 1, 2021

On April 1, 2021, a Humboldt County jury found 57-year-old Jeffry Lee Tsarnas guilty of felony Hit and Run Causing Serious, Permanent Injury. 

The conviction stems from a November 27, 2018 incident on Fernbridge, when Tsar...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Review of EPD Officer Involved Shooting Completed

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February 26, 2021

DA Maggie Fleming has completed her review of the investigation regarding the Eureka Police Department (EPD) Officer involved shooting of 51-year-old John Kar...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

David B. Anderson II Pleads Guilty to Four Felonies

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 February 19, 2021

 Earlier today 49-year-old David B. Anderson II pled guilty to committing four felonies in November 2018: attempted pandering (Penal Code (P...

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Posted on: February 2, 2021

Peggy Esterley Sentenced

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 February 2, 2021

On February 1, 2021, Judge Christopher Wilson sentenced 68-year-old Peggy Esterley to 364 days in jail and two years of probation for her conviction o...

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Posted on: December 7, 2020

K-9 Reece - Obituary

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December 7, 2020

The Humboldt County District Attorney’s Office is sad to report the passing of Narcotic Detection K-9 "Reece".  Reece partnered with Distric...

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Logan Rain Brewer-Hearst Sentenced

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December 4, 2020

On December 3, 2020, Judge John T. Feeney sentenced Logan Rain Brewer-Hearst to 15 years in the care of the Department of Juvenile Justice, California Departme...

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Posted on: November 3, 2020

Election Results - First Election Night Report

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The latest report for the Humboldt County November 3 Presidential General Election is now available.

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

How to Vote for President for the March 3rd Presidential Primary Election

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As a voter registered with No Party Preference, if you want to vote for U.S. President you must request a primary election ballot with presidential candidates from one of the following pa...

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

Poll Workers Needed for March 3rd Presidential Primary Election

The Humboldt County Office of Elections is looking for poll workers for the March 3rd Presidential Primary Election.

Eligible Poll Workers must be a: (1) registered voter, (2) legal permanent resident, or (3) high school student age 16 or older with a 2.5 ...

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Official Elections Results

Official Cumulative and Precinct Reports have been published.  

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

Prepare for Wildfire Season with HCFSC's Newest Publication!

The Humboldt County Fire Safe Council (HCFSC) is proud to present a new guide for Humboldt County residents developed in collaboration with UC Cooperative Extension. Preparing Your Home for Wildfire is an excellent guide for anyone seeki...

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Posted on: May 14, 2021

May 14, 2021 - 1 Death, 26 New Cases Reported Today; 3 Pfizer Vaccination Clinics Coming Up

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A Humboldt County resident has died with COVID-19, and 26 new cases of the virus were reported today. A total of 4,072 county residents have tested positive.  

The community member who died was in their 50s, marking the third death this week and t...

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MAY14 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: May 13, 2021

May 13, 2021 - 45 New Cases Reported Today; County Requests 1,170 Vaccine Doses for Next Week

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Forty-five new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Humboldt County today, the highest single-day report since January 28. One previously reported antigen-positive case was confirmed through PCR testing and has been reclassified as such to avoid duplication...

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MAY13 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: May 12, 2021

May 12, 2021 - 1 Death, 18 New Cases Reported Today

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A Humboldt County resident has died with COVID-19, and 18 additional cases of the virus were reported today. A total of 4,002 county residents have tested positive.  

The person who died was in their 70s. Staff in the Emergency Operations Center a...

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MAY12 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: May 11, 2021

May 11, 2021 - Only 4 New Cases Reported Today; Humboldt Remains in ‘Orange’ Tier

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Only four new cases of COVID-19 were reported today in Humboldt County, bringing to 3,984 the total number of county residents who have tested positive for the virus.

Humboldt County Public Health officials say low case numbers are always good news but po...

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MAY11 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: May 10, 2021

May 10, 2021 - 1 Death, 45 New Cases Reported Since Friday; Vaccine Clinic Planned Friday in Samoa

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A Humboldt County resident has died with COVID-19, and 45 new cases of the virus have been reported since Friday. A total of 3,980 county residents have tested positive for the virus.  

The person who died was in their 60s, marking the county&...

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MAY10 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: May 7, 2021

May 7, 2021 - 20 New Cases Reported; More Than 40 Cases of B.1.1.7 Variant Identified in County

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A total of 3,935 Humboldt County residents have tested positive for COVID-19 after 20 news cases were reported today. 

Two previously reported hospitalizations have been removed from the county’s count. While both were positive for COVID...

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MAY7 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: May 6, 2021

May 6, 2021 - 13 New Cases Reported Today; County Requests 6,610 Vaccine Doses for Next Week

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Thirteen new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Humboldt County today, and one case originally reported in November was determined to be a false positive and has been removed from the county’s count. A total of 3,915 county residents have tested...

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MAY6 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: May 5, 2021

May 5, 2021 - Nine New Cases Reported; 54% of Residents 16+ Have Received at Least One Vaccine Dose

707-441-5000 ; covidinfo@co.humboldt.ca.us ; Monday-Friday 8am to 5pm

Nine new cases of COVID-19 were reported today, and one previously reported case has been determined through a confirmatory PCR test to be negative and has been removed from the count. The total number of county residents who have tested positive now stan...

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MAY5 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: May 4, 2021

May 4, 2021 - One Death, 11 New Cases Reported Today; Humboldt Remains in ‘Orange’ Tier

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A Humboldt County resident has died with COVID-19. Eleven new cases of the virus were reported today, and one previously reported case was determined to be from another county and removed. The total number of county residents who have tested positive now ...

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MAY4 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: May 3, 2021

May 3, 2021 - 33 New Cases Reported Since Friday; Vaccination Clinic Scheduled in Rio Dell Thursday

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Thirty-three additional cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Humboldt County since the most recent report on Friday. A total of 3,885 county residents have tested positive for the virus. 

A COVID-19 vaccination clinic is scheduled this Thursday...

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MAY3 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert

 
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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Reading in Place

Reading in Place connects your home with others as we read together.

A free weekly event. Join the Humboldt County Library and other local readers for a Zoom-based reading group. Sign up ahead of time to get your Zoom invitation and be ready to go on Saturday!  Stay connected while staying at home.  &...

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More about Reading in Place Library - Proposed Project Information
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Every Friday, 12:00 Noon - A Call to Yarns. Knit, Chat, Relax (Zoom)

A Call to Yarns invites you to knit and tell a yarn or two.

Join this friendly knitting group and work on the project you’ve been neglecting, or bring your fresh ideas for a new piece. See what others are creating. Maybe you’ll even learn something new! All levels of experience are welcome. &am...

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More about A Call to Yarns Library - Proposed Project Information
Posted on: May 5, 2021

On the Same Page Book Club

On the Same Page Book Club

Scheduled Books

 

May 5 - 'Magpie Murders' by Anthony Horowitz June 2 - 'A Mercy' by Toni Morrison July 7 - 'Snow Flower and the Secret Fan' by Lisa See  August 4 - 'Severanc...

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More about the On the Same Page Book Club Library - Proposed Project Information

 
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Posted on: April 22, 2020

April 21, 2020 - California Cannabis Equity Grants Program Provides $30 Million in Grant Funding

"The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz), in partnership with the Bureau of Cannabis Control, announced $30 million in grant funding through the Cannabis Equity Grants Program for Local Jurisdictions."

Additional Info... Project Trellis

 
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Posted on: December 6, 2018

County To Perform Air Quality And Soil Testing

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Engineers and Geologists will be performing air quality and soil testing in Downtown Eureka on Friday and Saturday around the Humboldt County Courthouse and Jail. The pictured canister will be placed in the gravel parking lot along the east side of the ja...

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Public Works
Posted on: September 26, 2018

The More You Know: Humboldt County has a Community Wildfire Protection Plan

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2018 has been a devastating wildfire year. With neighboring communities suffering such catastrophic losses, one cannot help but wonder if this could happen here in Humboldt County. The answer is yes, it can.      In 2002, after ...

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Humboldt County Community Wildfire Protection Plan Public Works

 
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Posted on: May 11, 2021

Notice of Closure of Harris Road at Alderpoint Road

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The Humboldt County Department of Public Works will be repairing Alderpoint Road at the Harris Road intersection. 

Harris Road will be closed at this location and motorists are asked to use Bell Springs Road as an alternate route. 

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Road Conditions Updates
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Mattole Road.

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The Humboldt County Department of Public Works will be repairing 3 sites on Mattole Road within 3 miles of Ferndale. 

Mattole Road at post mile markers 40.98, 42.76, and 43.62.

Traffic through each construction site will be restricted to a single l...

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Road Conditions Updates
Posted on: April 29, 2021

Mattole Road Between Honeydew and Petrolia.

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The Humboldt County Department of Public Works will be repairing Mattole Road at Post Mile 6.50, between Honeydew and Petrolia. 

Traffic through the construction site will be restricted to a single lane with traffic signal controls until the work ...

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Road Conditions Updates
Posted on: April 15, 2021

Alderpoint Road near Harris Road.

Road Work Ahead Sign

Storm damage repair to Alderpoint Road at post miles, 9.45, 10.52, 11.94, and 11.98.

The Humboldt County Department of Public Works will be repairing 4 sites on Alderpoint Road within 2.5 miles of Harris Road. 

Traffic through each construction sit...

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Road Conditions Updates
Posted on: April 15, 2021

Alderpoint Road near Redwood Drive.

One Lane Closed Ahead Sign

Storm Damage Repairs on Alderpoint Road, at post mile marker 0.22.

The Humboldt County Department of Public Works will be repairing Alderpoint Road at post mile marker 0.22, near Redwood Drive. 

Traffic through the construction site will be restric...

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Road Conditions Updates

 
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Posted on: May 13, 2021

HCSO seeks assistance to locate missing Medford man

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The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing person.

On March 14, 2021, Robert W. Thorpe, age 62, was reported missing to the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office. Robert was report...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 11, 2021

Marijuana Enforcement Team Operation in Burr Valley

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On May 10, 2021, deputies with the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Enforcement Team (MET) served one search warrant to investigate illegal cannabis cultivation in the Burr Valley area. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife an...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 7, 2021

Marijuana Enforcement Team Operation in Rancho Sequoia, Dobyn Creek areas

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On May 6, 2021, deputies with the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Enforcement Team (MET) served multiple search warrants to investigate illegal cannabis cultivation in the Rancho Sequoia and Dobbyn Creek areas. The California Departme...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 7, 2021

BB gun assault in King Salmon

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On May 6, 2021, at about 3:27 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the beach in King Salmon near Cod Street for the report of multiple juveniles being shot at with a BB gun.

Deputies arrived at the location and contacted th...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 4, 2021

One arrested following restraining order violation investigation

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On May 4, 2021, at about 8 a.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies served a search warrant at a business on the 500 block of Edward Street in Trinidad to investigate a restraining order violation.

During a search of the business, deputies locate...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Blocksburg Shooting Investigation

Sheriff Star

On May 2, 2021, at about 9:45 a.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a property on the 800 block of Sylvan Glade Road near Blocksburg for the report of a shooting that had occurred earlier that morning.

Surveillance footage c...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: April 28, 2021

Felon in possession of a firearm, methamphetamine arrest

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On April 27, 2021, at about 10:45 a.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies conducting follow up on an investigation attempted to contact individuals residing at a residence on the 500 block of Forest Drive in Redway.

At the residence, deputies co...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: April 28, 2021

Eureka pursuit arrest

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On April 27, 2021, at about 2 p.m., a Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputy attempted a traffic stop on a gray Subaru wagon for a vehicle code violation on southbound U.S. Highway 101 near Herrick Avenue.

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: April 26, 2021

HCSO deputies outfitted with less lethal shotguns to assist with de-escalation

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Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies now have a new tool allowing them more opportunity to de-escalate a situation without the use of lethal force.

Sheriff William Honsal recently enacted a new plan to outfit all Humboldt County Sheriff’s...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: April 26, 2021

Improper use of 911 arrest

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On April 24, 2021, at about 11:44 a.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a motel on the 300 block of State Highway 96 to contact an individual harassing medical and emergency communications dispatchers via 9-1-1.

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Posted on: December 2, 2020

Property Taxes are due for Humboldt County

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News Release

Property taxes are due now! Take a moment today and pay.

  • Pay by personal check, money order, or cashier’s check. Payments for the first installment are considered timely if they are postmarked by December 10, 2020.

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Treasurer - Tax Collector

 
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