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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 4, 2022

California Dept of Cannabis Control launches consolidated resource list for license holders

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As California’s legal cannabis market grows, DCC knows that for existing, new and potential cannabis license holders, complying with the regulations that protect and support the legal market can be complex. That is why DCC is committed to provid...

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Additional Info... Cannabis Permitting
Posted on: August 10, 2021

Restricted Area Access Pass Program Launches for Commercial Agriculture Producers in Disaster Zones

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As worsening drought conditions continue to place Humboldt County at risk of a wildfire disaster, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Services (OES) is launching a new program which will allow commercial agriculture producers to attend to th...

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Posted on: September 29, 2022

McKay Community Forest Partially Open for Public Use

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The Environmental Services Division of the County of Humboldt’s Public Works Department is excited to announce that the first set of recreational trails and the Northridge Parking Area of the McKay Community Forest are now open for public use.

The Northrid...

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McKay Community Forest web page County Administrative Office
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Local Attorneys Needed to Service as Private Defense Counsel

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The County of Humboldt is seeking private defense lawyers to serve as panel attorneys in Humboldt County’s Court-Appointed Attorney Program (HCAAP).

Through this program, private attorneys represent public clients when defendants’ cases...

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HCAAP Web Page County Administrative Office
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Planning & Building's Eureka Office to Close for the Afternoon on Nov. 4 for Staff Training

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The Planning and Building Department office at 3015 H Street in Eureka, will close to the public at noon on Friday, Nov. 4, to allow all department staff to participate in an afternoon training.  The department will be open the morning of Nov. 4 ...

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Planning & Building Web Site County Administrative Office
Posted on: August 12, 2022

CEDS Public Engagement Roadshow in Willow Creek Postponed

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CEDS ROADSHOW IN WILLOW CREEK TO BE RESCHEDULED: The CEDS Public Engagement Roadshow in Willow Creek originally scheduled for Friday, Sept. 9 has been postponed. This roadshow was scheduled to take place at the Willow Cree...

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CEDS Roadshow Schedule County Administrative Office
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Applications for Department of Cannabis Control Grant Funding Available on Monday, August 22

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$12,182,400 of funding from the Department of Cannabis Control (DCC) will soon be available to Humboldt County cannabis cultivators. Administered by the Humboldt County Planning and Building Department, the funding will support projects to install water s...

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Posted on: August 4, 2022

Department of Aviation Receives Small Community Air Service Development Program Grant

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Congressman Jared Huffman has helped the Humboldt County Department of Aviation secure $850,000 in grant funds from the US Department of Transportation’s Small Community Air Service Development Program (SCASDP) to be used to attract additional air service...

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County Administrative Office
Posted on: July 26, 2022

County of Humboldt Seeks Advisory Board, Committee and Commission Applicants

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The County of Humboldt is seeking applicants for open seats on several county boards, committees, and commissions. 

Volunteer members of county boards, committees and commissions help shape the future of Humboldt County by making recommendations t...

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Posted on: July 13, 2022

Sea Level Rise Planning for the Humboldt Bay Region: Sea Level Rise Stakeholder Catalogue

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Sea level rise is increasingly becoming a concern for many who live and work along the coast. In response, Humboldt County is exploring regional planning and adaptation to address the impacts of sea level rise in the Humboldt Bay area. 

As a first...

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Posted on: July 12, 2022

2022-2023 Assessed Value Notices Available

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Mari Wilson, Humboldt County Assessor, is pleased to inform the public that the 2022 assessment roll has been completed. An assessment roll is a list of all assessable property in a given community.

The values are now available on the Assessor's O...

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Posted on: July 5, 2022

Humboldt County Fish & Game Grant Program Accepting Proposals

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Each year, the County of Humboldt’s Fish & Game Advisory Commission awards grant funds to local projects with revenues received from state fish and wildlife code violation fines.

This program, known as the Humboldt County Fish & Game Gran...

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

Humboldt Bay Trail

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The Humboldt Bay Trail is a network of paved paths connecting the communities around Humboldt Bay. Efforts are actively underway to complete a continuous 14-mile, non-motorized trail from central Arcata to the southern end of Eureka.

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

Climate Action Plan

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The County is coordinating with other local agencies to develop a regional Climate Action Plan (CAP) to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions throughout Humboldt County.

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

2021-22 County Budget Adopted

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The 2021-22 Adopted Budget is now available for review

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

Project Trellis

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The County of Humboldt Cannabis Business Micro-grant, Marketing, and Local Equity Program, commonly referred to as ‘Project Trellis,’ is a trailblazing support initiative for the county’s cannabis industry.

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Posted on: March 28, 2022

March 28, 2022 - Joint Information Center to close end of day Friday

The Humboldt County COVID-19 Joint Information Center (JIC) will close its doors at the end of the day Friday, April 1, after taking thousands of calls from county residents over the past two years. 

Starting Monday, April 4, callers can contact P...

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20220328 - JIC Closure (PDF) COVID-19 Related News
Posted on: November 3, 2021

Nov. 3, 2021 - Del Norte, Humboldt Counties Issue Statement on Masking Order Updates

As decisions to vaccinate and wear face coverings in public indoor and outdoor crowded settings drive down COVID-19 case rates and hospitalizations, health officers for two rural Northern California counties that require face coverings in public spaces to...

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NOV3 Mask Order (PDF) COVID-19 Related News
Posted on: July 29, 2021

July 29, 2021 - Public Health Plans Vaccination Events for Young Adults

The Public Health mobile vaccination team is set to appear at several community events in Eureka at the end of this week in an effort to reach young adults, a sector of the community with a high overall incidence of COVID-19 infection and a low vaccinatio...

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JUL29 TAY Clinics (PDF) COVID-19 Related News
Posted on: July 23, 2021

July 23, 2021 - Humboldt County Public Health Recommends Masking Indoors Amid Rise in Delta Variant

Humboldt County joins 25 other California counties in recommending that everyone, regardless of vaccination status, wear a mask indoors in public places.

As the highly transmissible Delta variant of COVID-19 is increasingly circulating locally, masking ind...

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JUL23 Masking Recommendation (PDF) COVID-19 Related News
Posted on: July 19, 2021

July 19, 2021 - Get Vaccinated at the Redwood AutoXpo

Attendees at this year’s Fortuna Redwood AutoXpo will see the shiny white van of the Humboldt County Public Health mobile vaccination unit along with the gleaming classic cars and hot rods on Saturday, July 24.

The 30th Annual Fortuna Redwood Aut...

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20210719 - AutoXpo Vaccination Clinic (PDF) COVID-19 Related News
Posted on: July 1, 2021

July 1, 2021 - Vaccines Appear Effective Against COVID-19 Variants of Concern

Local health officials see strong evidence that COVID-19 vaccines are effective against all four “variants of concern” that have been identified in Humboldt County since November 2020. Yet young adults, the group most affected by these...

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JUL1 Vaccines Variants (PDF) COVID-19 Related News
Posted on: June 28, 2021

June 28, 2021 - Eureka’s COVID-19 Testing Site Moving to Wharfinger Building July 1

The Eureka COVID-19 testing site run by OptumServe is moving to a new facility and will be located at the Wharfinger Building starting Thursday, July 1. Operating hours will remain the same, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week.

The new testing site will be...

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June 28 OptumServe Move (PDF) COVID-19 Related News
Posted on: June 24, 2021

June 24, 2021 - SnapNurse Team Builds on County’s Mobile Vaccination Efforts

Humboldt County vaccination clinics have gone mobile to deliver COVID-19 vaccines to the people who need them, meeting people where they live, work and socialize. Here to support the efforts of Public Health and other approved local vaccinators is a state...

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JUN24 SnapNurse (PDF) COVID-19 Related News
Posted on: June 18, 2021

June 18, 2021 - Cal/OSHA Aligns COVID-19 Workplace Rules with CDPH Guidance

The Division of Occupational Safety and Health, better known as Cal/OSHA, revised COVID-19 safety regulations for California’s workplaces. Yesterday, Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an Executive Order to implement the relaxed rules effective immediatel...

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JUN18 CalOSHA Regulations (PDF) COVID-19 Related News
Posted on: June 14, 2021

June 14, 2021 - Tips on Talking to Kids About the COVID-19 Vaccine

Health officials are encouraging parents and guardians of age-eligible children to schedule an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccine and prepare to support them through the process.

Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services Behavioral Health ...

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JUN14 Kids Vaccine (PDF) COVID-19 Related News

 
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Posted on: August 17, 2022

Ismael Lopez Jr. Sentencing

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August 17, 2022

District Attorney Maggie Fleming announced that on Tuesday, August 16th, Judge Neel sentenced 20-year-old Ismael Lopez Jr to serve 4 years in the Humboldt County...

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Posted on: July 22, 2022

Mark Wright - Sentencing

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Office of the District Attorney - Maggie Fleming, District Attorney 

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July 22, 2022

Yesterday, Humboldt County Judge Kaleb Cockrum sentenced 52-year-old Mark Jonathan Wright to 5 years in prison for multiple felonies committed ...

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Posted on: July 12, 2022

Markis Caprice Dewayne Shirley Sentenced

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Office of the District Attorney - Maggie Fleming, District Attorney

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July 12, 2022

On July 11, 2022, Judge Christopher Wilson sentenced Markis Caprice Dewayne Shirley to 25 years to life in prison, for first-degree residential burglary with perso...

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Posted on: June 17, 2022

Gearold Sotolongo Sentenced

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Office of the District Attorney - Maggie Fleming, District Attorney

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June 17, 2022

Today, June 17, 2022, Judge Lawrence Killoran sentenced Gearold Sotolongo (aka Roldo Pratt) to 16 years to life in prison, the maximum allowable sentence, for the ...

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

Scott Underwood Sentenced to 4 Years for Felony Domestic Violence

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Office of the District Attorney - Maggie Fleming, District Attorney

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 April 20, 2022 

Today, Judge Kelly Neel sentenced 58-year-old Scott Ray Underwood of Rio Dell to four years for felony domestic violence with a prior domestic...

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

Tanner Pleads

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March 25, 2022 

Today, jury selection in the matter of People v. Ryan Tanner (34) was interrupted when Tanner, through his attorneys Russell Clanton and Zack Curtis, sought to enter a guilty plea for the February 2020 killing...

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Posted on: March 16, 2022

Jury Finds Titus Guilty of All Charges

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March 16, 2022 

On March 16, 2022, a Humboldt County jury found 30-year-old Hoopa resident Byron Titus Jr. guilty of all charges brought by the District Attorney.  The charges included the attempted premeditated murd...

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Posted on: March 9, 2022

District Attorney Completes Investigation of Officer Involved Shooting

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March 9, 2022

DA Maggie Fleming has completed her review of the investigation regarding the September 9, 2021 California Highway Patrol (CHP) Officer-involved shooting of 35-year-old Charles David Chivrell. A Humboldt County Critical Incident T...

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Posted on: March 2, 2022

Jury Finds Malang Guilty for Assault on Officer

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March 2, 2022 

On March 2, 2022, a Humboldt County jury found Delano Blayze Malang (age 22) guilty of mayhem, assault with force likely to cause great bodily injury, including personally causing great bodily injury, resisting...

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Posted on: February 28, 2022

David Lee Dues Convicted of False Imprisonment and Indecent Exposure

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February 25, 2022 

On February 24, 2022 a Humboldt County jury reached verdicts in the David Lee Dues trial.  The jury found 34 year old Dues guilty of felony false imprisonment and indecent exposure and found him no...

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What does the District Attorney Do?

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Posted on: September 26, 2022

Live Broadcast of Logic & Accuracy Voting Machine Testing on Monday, Oct. 3

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The Humboldt County Office of Elections will conduct logic and accuracy testing of the county’s voting machines on Monday, Oct. 3 at 9 a.m. 

Prior to each election, the Office of Elections tests ballots and equipment to ensure that all b...

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Posted on: August 16, 2022

Serve Your Community, Earn Extra Money as an Election Worker for the 2022 General Election

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The Humboldt County Office of Elections is gearing up for the quickly approaching California Statewide General Election on Tuesday, November 8 and is recruiting community members to help run the election. 

Poll worker positions are a great way to ...

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Posted on: August 8, 2022

Voter Registration and Candidate Filing Services Available in Hoopa on Friday, August 12

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The Humboldt County Office of Elections plans to have a booth at the 34th Annual Hoopa Sovereign Days celebration on Friday, August 12.

The Office of Elections booth at Sovereign Days will be located on NF Lawn near the Hoopa Neighborhood Facilities (NF) B...

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

Election Results Reporting and Unprocessed Ballots Update

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Election Results Reporting and Unprocessed Ballots Update

 

The Humboldt County Office of Elections will continue to post the results of the June 7 Primary Election every Friday leading up to the certification of the election prior to Thursday, Jul...

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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: June 21, 2018

Official Elections Results

Official Cumulative and Precinct Reports have been published.  

View the results on our web page.

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Posted on: September 30, 2022

DHHS News Release - Dry Weather Test Extension

The Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services Division of Environmental Health (DEH) has extended the dry weather test period for evaluation of water quantity supplies for proposed subdivisions and residential construction through Saturday...

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20220930 - Dry Weather Test Extension (PDF) Health & Human Services
Posted on: September 9, 2022

Sept. 9, 2022 - Suicide Prevention Awareness Month highlights ‘Thriving At All Ages’

The Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) is partnering with community groups to bring attention to suicide prevention efforts through events and trainings during the month of September. 

This year, Take Action for Menta...

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20220909 - Suicide Prevention Awareness (PDF) Health & Human Services
Posted on: September 6, 2022

Sept. 6, 2022 - Wellness-focused series for young people to kick off today

Young people ages 16 to 26 years old are invited to learn about the importance of mental and physical wellness at the Humboldt County Transition-Age Youth Collaboration (HCTAYC) Youth Advisory Board’s (YAB) virtual and in-person wellness series. This year...

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HCTAYC Wellness 2022 (PDF) Health & Human Services
Posted on: September 2, 2022

Sept. 2, 2022 - Health officials recommend taking these precautions to help avoid mosquitoes

Recently, the Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services, Division of Environmental Health (DEH) has received an increased number of public inquiries about mosquitoes in and around Humboldt Bay and coastal areas. 

According to the C...

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Mosquitoes 2022 (PDF) Health & Human Services
Posted on: August 12, 2022

August 12, 2022 - Dangerous levels of cyanobacteria identified in Big Lagoon

Local Public and Environmental Health officials are warning recreational users of all bodies of fresh water to avoid contact with cyanobacteria (also known as blue-green alga...

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20220812 - Cyanobacteria warning, Big Lagoon (PDF) Health & Human Services
Posted on: August 12, 2022

Aug. 12, 2022 - Public Health scheduled to start vaccinating people at high risk of monkeypox

People at high risk of monkeypox will have the opportunity to start getting vaccinated right away after the Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) Public Health Branch received 100 doses of the Jynneos vaccine earlier this week.&...

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20220812 - Monkeypox (PDF) Health & Human Services
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Aug. 5, 2022 - First case of monkeypox confirmed in Humboldt County

The Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) Public Health Branch confirmed today the first case of monkeypox in a Humboldt County resident. 

This marks the first confirmed case of the infection in the county. Presently, th...

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20220805 - Monkeypox (PDF) Health & Human Services
Posted on: July 22, 2022

July 22, 2022 - No confirmed cases of monkeypox in Humboldt; vaccine supply limited

There are currently more than 350 monkeypox cases in California, but locally officials say there are still no confirmed cases in Humboldt County. 

With recent outbreaks in the U.S., the federal government has allotted specific amounts of the diffi...

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20220722 - Monkeypox Vaccines (PDF) Health & Human Services
Posted on: July 20, 2022

July 20, 2022 - Workshop to focus on local water quality assessment program

Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services, Division of Environmental Health Division (DEH) staff is scheduled to host its second public workshop to help evaluate the county’s Local Area Management Plan (LAMP) on Tuesday.

The purpo...

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20220720 - LAMP Evaluation Workshop (PDF) Health & Human Services
Posted on: July 1, 2022

July 1, 2022 - Adult Outpatient Treatment pilot program to launch today

An Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) pilot program for people experiencing mental health crises will launch today, thanks to a partnership with the Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) Behavioral Health Branch and nonprofit E...

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20220701 - AOT Launch (PDF) Health & Human Services

 
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Wildfire Hazard Reduction Cost-Share Program Available to Local Landowners

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The County of Humboldt, in its role as a member of the Humboldt County Fire Safe Council (HCFSC), is offering private landowners the opportunity to participate in the Fire-adapted Landscapes and Safe Homes (FLASH) cost-share program. Grant fundin...

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Posted on: July 12, 2022

Wildfire Season is Here: Help us help you prepare

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Wildfire Season is Here!

Help Us Help You Prepare

Are you struggling to prepare your home and property to survive the impacts of wildfire? Do you need support to manage wildfire prone vegetation (hazardous fuels) around your home, along your access routes, ...

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Posted on: August 9, 2021

Prescribed Fire Success Stories (and upcoming FSC meeting 8/19)

Upcoming HCFSC Meeting: August 2021

The next HCFSC meeting will be held virtually, August 19, 2021 from 10 am - 12:00 pm. Tune-in details and meeting materials will be posted to the HCFSC Members, Agendas, & Minutes webpage prior to the meeting.

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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: October 5, 2022

Oct. 5, 2022 - 2 Deaths, 2 New Hospitalizations, 147 New Cases

Humboldt County Public Health reported today the death of a resident in their 60s and one in their 70s. Two new hospitalizations were also reported including a resident in their 50s and one aged 80 or older.

An additional 119 confirmed positive cases of CO...

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Oct 05 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: September 28, 2022

Sept. 28, 2022 - 1 Death, 3 New Hospitalizations, 105 New Cases

Humboldt County Public Health reported today the death of a resident in their 70s. Three news hospitalizations were also reported including a resident in their 40s and two in their 50s.

An additional 74 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 were announced a...

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SEP28 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Sept. 21, 2022 - 4 New Hospitalizations, 164 New Cases

Humboldt County Public Health reported today four new hospitalizations including a resident in their 50s, one in their 60s and two in their 70s. No new deaths were reported.

An additional 119 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 were announced as well as 4...

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Sep 21 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: September 14, 2022

Sept. 14, 2022 - 1 Death, 2 New Hospitalizations, 82 New Cases

Humboldt County Public Health reported today the death of a resident in their 60s. Two new hospitalizations were also reported including a resident in their 40s and one aged 80 or older.

An additional 72 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 were announced ...

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Sep 14 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: September 7, 2022

Sept. 7, 2022 - 1 Death, 8 New Hospitalizations, 205 New Cases, Moderna Boosters Available Friday

Humboldt County Public Health reported today the death of a resident aged 80 or older. Eight new hospitalizations were also reported including a resident in their 30s, four in their 60s, one in their 70s and two aged 80 or older.

An additional 158 confirme...

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Sep 07 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: August 31, 2022

August 31, 2022 - 1 Death, 3 New Hospitalizations, 216 New Cases During Past Seven-Day Period

Humboldt County Public Health reported today the death of a resident in their 70s. Three new hospitalizations were also reported including a resident in their 60s, one in their 70s and one aged 80 or older.

An additional 132 confirmed positive cases of COV...

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Aug 31 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: August 24, 2022

August 24, 2022 - 309 New Cases During Past Seven-Day Period

Humboldt County Public Health reported today 128 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 were announced as well as 181 new probable cases for the period between Tuesday, Aug. 16, and Tuesday, Aug. 23. No new hospitalizations or deaths were reported.

The total...

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Aug 24 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: August 17, 2022

August 17, 2022 - 3 New Hospitalizations, 255 New Cases During Past Seven-Day Period

Humboldt County Public Health reported today three new hospitalizations including a resident in their 50s, one in their 70s and one aged 80 or older. No new deaths were reported.

An additional 181 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 were announced as well...

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Aug 17 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: August 10, 2022

August 10, 2022 - 8 New Hospitalizations, 438 New Cases During Past Seven-Day Period

Humboldt County Public Health reported today eight new hospitalizations including a resident in their 40s, two in their 50s, three in their 60s, one in their 70s and one aged 80 or older. No new deaths were reported.

An additional 309 confirmed positive ca...

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Posted on: August 3, 2022

August 3, 2022 - 2 New Deaths, 5 New Hospitalizations, 181 New Cases During Past Seven-Day Period

Humboldt County Public Health reported today the death of a resident in their 70s as well as one aged 80 or older. Five new hospitalizations including four residents in their 70s and one aged 80 or older were also reported. 

An additional 119 conf...

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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."

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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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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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US 101 intersection with Big Lagoon Park Road

Caltrans has contacted the County regarding proposed improvements to US 101 where it intersects Big Lagoon Park Road.  Caltrans is proposing to add a dedicated left turn lane from north bound US 101 onto Big Lagoon Park Road.  This would...

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Posted on: May 18, 2022

McKinleyville Multimodal Connections Project

This survey provides participants with the opportunity to view proposed concept designs for roadway improvements in the McKinleyville area and provide feedback about them. Please submit your response by May 31, 2022.  

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Posted on: April 13, 2022

McKinleyville Multimodal Connections Project

The project webpage for the McKinleyville Multimodal Connections Project has been updated.  Community Meeting No. 2 is planned for Thursday 04/28/2022 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. Come join us. See the project website for details. https://humboldtgov...

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Posted on: September 29, 2021

McKinleyville Multimodal Connections Project

The McKinleyville Multimodal Connections Project survey is now closed and community responses are being reviewed. Additional public input opportunities will be available this fall and winter. See the project website for details. https://humboldtgov.org/29...

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Posted on: August 25, 2021

McKinleyville Multimodal Connections Project

The project webpage for the McKinleyville Multimodal Connections Project has been updated.  The video of the 08/23/2021 online community meeting has been posted. See the project website for details. https://humboldtgov.org/2912

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Public Works - Road Projects
Posted on: August 2, 2021

McKinleyville Multimodal Connections Project

The project webpage for the McKinleyville Multimodal Connections Project has been updated.  Walking tours are planned for 08/16/2021, a community meeting is planned for 08/23/2021, and a community survey is now available for residents to complete...

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Posted on: September 29, 2022

Dyerville Loop Road

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Dyerville Loop Road will be closed at McCann Bridge for the purpose of collecting soil samples for the County of Humboldt Bridge Project. This section will be closed October 24th through October 28th.

Road Conditions Updates
Posted on: August 16, 2022

County Roads That Have REOPENED UPDATE: Six Rivers Lightning Complex Fire

The following roads have REOPENED for the Six Rivers Lightning Complex Fire as of 5:00 PM, Monday, 08/15/22.

  1. Patterson Road is now fully open.
  2. Sunset Place
  3. Moccasin Drive

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Road Conditions Updates
Posted on: August 15, 2022

County Roads That Have REOPENED: Six Rivers Lightning Complex Fire

The following roads have REOPENED for the Six Rivers Lightning Complex Fire as of Sunday, 8/14/22.

  1. Country Club Road
  2. Patterson Road opened to Post Mile, 1.00, Remains Closed from     Post Mile 1.00 - 2.18
  3. Bigfoot Avenue
  4. Fairway Drive
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Road Conditions Updates
Posted on: July 25, 2022

Wilson Creek Bridge - Ishi Pishi Road

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The Humboldt County Department of Public Works is performing maintenance on the Wilson Creek Bridge on Ishi Pishi Road.

Wilson Creek Bridge will be closed from 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 3, 2022 weather permitting.

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Road Conditions Updates
Posted on: July 25, 2022

Warren Creek Bridge - West End Road

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The Humboldt County Department of Public Works is performing maintenance on the Warren Creek Bridge on West End Road.

Warren Creek Bridge will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 4, 2022 weather permitting.

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Road Conditions Updates
Posted on: July 25, 2022

China Creek Bridge

Road Work Ahead Sign

The Humboldt County Department of Public Works is performing maintenance on the China Creek Bridge on Briceland Thorne Road.

Traffic through the work area will be restricted to a single lane with flagger controls 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, August 1, 2022....

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Road Conditions Updates
Posted on: July 25, 2022

Shelter Cove Road

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Beginning today, July 25, 2022, Humboldt County Public Works Roads Division will be working on culverts on Shelter Cove Road between P.M. 0.00 to 5.00. Expect possible delays of up to 1 hour starting now through the completion of the job. 

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Road Conditions Updates
Posted on: July 12, 2022

Central Avenue, McKinleyville

Sidewalk Curb Ramp Construction

The Humboldt County Department of Public Works will be constructing new curb ramps to improve pedestrian access. Sidewalk closures will occur at various intersections on Central Avenue and elsewhere throughout McKinleyville. 

Construction is sched...

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Road Conditions Updates
Posted on: July 5, 2022

Grizzly Bluff Road in Ferndale.

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Humboldt County Public Works Road Division will be replacing a culvert on Grizzly Bluff Road at Witman Lane, on July 6th, 2022, and July 7th, 2022. Grizzly Bluff Road will be closed both days from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thank you for your patience during this t...

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Road Conditions Updates
Posted on: June 30, 2022

Telegraph Creek Road

Road Work Ahead Sign

The Humboldt County Department of Public Works will be replacing a culvert on Telegraph Creek Road at post mile marker 1.90, in Shelter Cove. Telegraph Creek Road will be CLOSED between Millcreek Road and Puma Drive beginning Monday, July 11, 202...

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Posted on: October 5, 2022

Willow Creek EOD Investigation

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On Oct. 4, 2022, at about 7:40 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a business on the 39000 block of State Highway 299 in Willow Creek for the report of a possible explosive device.

The reporting party told deputies that sh...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 3, 2022

Garberville vehicle pursuit ends in DUI arrest

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On Oct. 2, 2022, at about 2:01 a.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies on patrol in the Garberville area attempted a traffic stop for a vehicle code violation. The vehicle failed to yield, and a pursuit ensued.

Deputies pursued the vehicle for o...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: September 30, 2022

Man arrested following road rage incident

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On Sept. 29, 2022, at about noon, Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the area of Fenwick Avenue in Samoa for the report of a road rage incident.

A 22-year-old male victim was transported to a local hospital with injuries as a r...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: September 27, 2022

Southern Humboldt motorcycle pursuit leads to arrest

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On Sept. 25, 2022, at about 9:57 p.m., a Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputy on patrol in the area of U.S. Highway 101 near Garberville observed two motorcycles, one without a rear license plate, traveling in excess of 90 miles per hour.  ...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: September 26, 2022

Man wanted for numerous Trinity River area crimes arrested

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On Sept. 22, 2022, at about 8:28 a.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies received information regarding the location of 20-year-old Luke Anthony Reece. Reece was wanted on numerous felony charges resulting from multiple incidents in the Hoopa a...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Bayside false imprisonment arrest

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On Sept. 22, 2022, at about 1:41 p.m., an adult female contacted the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Communications Center to report a domestic violence incident that had occurred at a residence on the 2300 block of Plunkett Road in B...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Preparing for “the big one,” Cascadia TsunamiCon held this week in Blue Lake

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As emergency management agencies across the country observe National Preparedness Month, emergency responders from near and far gathered in Blue Lake this week to talk about a threat that has long loomed over the North Coast: the Cascadia Subduction Zone....

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Garberville robbery arrest

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On Sept. 16, 2022, at about 9:45 a.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a residence on Sawmill Road, near Garberville, for the report of an armed robbery.

Two suspects fled prior to deputy arrival. The reporting party was abl...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Stolen vehicle recovery and arrest

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On Sept. 19, 2022, at about 1:12 a.m., a Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputy on patrol in the Fernbridge area observed a vehicle that had been reported stolen out of Eureka.

The deputy conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle on the 200 block of Fern...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Lucas Street EOD Investigation

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On Sept. 15, 2022, at about 12:48 p.m., a community member contacted the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Emergency Communications Center to report a suspicious device discovered on the roadside of Lucas Street, in the county’s jurisdiction o...

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

Celebrating 25 Years of SCOP

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The year was 1995. Crime was rising in the small town of McKinleyville and Sheriff Dennis Lewis, who had been elected the year prior, was operating a department in the midst of a budget crisis. As the budget shrunk, forced cuts were made, and the pressure...

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Sheriff's Office - Spotlight
Posted on: November 18, 2021

HCSO opens 2nd Annual Kid’s Christmas Card Contest

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The holiday season is almost here and we need your help to make it merry and bright.

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office’s Second Annual Kid’s Christmas Card Contest is now open for entries. As part of this contest, Humboldt ...

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Sheriff's Office - Spotlight
Posted on: August 24, 2021

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Launches Unsolved Cases Database

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The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce the launch of a new online database of unsolved missing persons and suspected homicide cases.

The HCSO Unsolved Cases Database features information regarding 57 unsolved missing persons ...

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Sheriff's Office - Spotlight
Posted on: March 17, 2021

Correctional Deputies save choking inmate’s life

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Two Humboldt County correctional deputies saved an inmate’s life last week after successfully performing the Heimlich Maneuver.

On March 8, 2021, during dinner service in the Humboldt County Correctional Facility, Correctional Deputy Jakob Heckert was work...

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Sheriff's Office - Spotlight
Posted on: October 15, 2020

Text to 9-1-1 Now Available in Humboldt County

Text to 9-1-1 now available in Humboldt County

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce the availability of Text to 9-1-1 for all residents in the county’s unincorporated areas.

While calling 9-1-1 during an emergency is still the preferred way to ask for help, Text to 9-1-1 is a new...

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Sheriff's Office - Spotlight
Posted on: May 18, 2021

“Know Before You Go” this OHV Safety Awareness Week

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The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Off-Highway Motor Vehicle (OHV) Unit encourages the community to “Know Before You Go” this OHV Safety Awareness Week, May 15 – 23, 2021.

Whether you are a new or experienced rider, it is essential to take all safety pre...

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Sheriff's Office - Spotlight
Posted on: November 16, 2020

Humboldt County Correctional Facility launches Jail-Based Competency Treatment Program

A L-Shaped couch and a rocking chair in the new JBCT unit of the jail

Dressed in all brown, three men fill their coffee cups, take a seat on the couch and talk about life. It’s more relaxed here than in other places of the facility, with flowers and inspirational quotes spread across the walls. And if it weren’t for the jum...

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Sheriff's Office - Spotlight
Posted on: April 7, 2021

HCSO 2020 Annual Report Now Available Online

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Dear community members, 

The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office 2020 Annual Report is now available for viewing online at humboldtgov.org/2637/Annual-Report. In this report you will find information about every division of the Sheriff’s Off...

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Sheriff's Office - Spotlight
Posted on: December 10, 2020

HCSO teams up with local businesses to support shelter animals this Christmas

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The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is teaming up with Safeway and two local businesses to bring holiday cheer to shelter animals as part of Operation Santa Paws.

Operation Santa Paws is a holiday collection drive for shelter and rescue dogs, bringing nee...

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Sheriff's Office - Spotlight
Posted on: November 30, 2020

Sheriff’s ‘No Shave November’ competition raises over $2,900 for local youth

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Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, brought an end to ‘No Shave November’ at the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office. Throughout the month of November, deputies and staff were given the opportunity to opt out of dress code, growing out their facial hair and/or coloring t...

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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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