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

                        

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Posted on: March 18, 2021

Apply Now to Serve on First-Ever Humboldt County Audit Committee

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If you are interested in taking a closer look at the county’s finances, and particularly how it will address issues found in its annual financial audits, consider applying to serve on the first-ever Humboldt County Audit Committee. There are cur...

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

Cultivation Season: Permits Required, Expedited Small Cultivation Permit Available

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Important decisions are made at this time of year. If you are considering cultivating cannabis this season without an approved permit and state license, please consider applying for an expedited permit for a small cultivation area of 2,000 square feet or ...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

Humboldt County Treasurer-Tax Collector's Office Warns of Scam

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The Humboldt County Treasurer-Tax Collector was made aware of a fraudulent claim and hereby notifies the public that the Treasurer-Tax Collector’s office  DOES NOT issue Distraint Warrants. If you receive a notification from the following, it is ...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Humboldt County Seeks Input on Draft Airport Land Use Compatibility Plan

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With the continued goal of promoting safety between public use airports and the communities that surround them, Humboldt County is asking for feedback on the draft 2021 Airport Land Use Compatibility Plan (ALUCP). County staff will hold a virtual communit...

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Posted on: February 8, 2021

County of Humboldt Seeks Members for Planning Commission, Measure Z Committee

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If you have ever wanted to play a vital role in the decision making for our community, the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors are seeking members for the Planning Commission and the Measure Z Citizen Advisory Committee.

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Posted on: February 8, 2021

Humboldt County Lumber Company Selected as “Best Business” To Work For

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A local lumber company was a cut above the rest in the search to find the best company in Humboldt County. 

The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors in February recognized the North Fork Lumber Company in Korbel, selected as the 2020 “Best Busines...

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Posted on: February 8, 2021

Measure Z Application Deadline Extended to Tuesday, Feb. 16

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Due to a county holiday on Feb. 15, Measure Z applications for FY 21-22 will be due by Tuesday, Feb. 16 at 5 p.m. Once complete, please submit them to the County Administrative Office.

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Posted on: January 29, 2021

Be Aware of Credit Card ‘Skimmers’ at Gas Pumps

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The County of Humboldt’s Agricultural Commissioner’s Office/Sealer of Weights and Measures (Sealer’s Office) encourages local residents to be aware after a local motor fuel retailer on Thursday discovered a credit card skimmi...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Jan. 7, 2021 - Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant - Closes January 13

The State is offering a new COVID-19 relief grant to businesses who have been impacted by COVID-19. Up to $25,000 is available for eligible businesses. The application period for this program closes January 13, 2021 at 11:59 PM PST. For more information p...

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Posted on: December 30, 2020

Dec. 30, 2020 - Compliance Calls Migrating to Local Jurisdictions

Effective Jan. 1, 2021, all COVID-19 compliance activities will be handled by the jurisdiction in which violations are alleged to occur. The COVID-19 Compliance Tip Line, which has been operated by the Humboldt County Emergency Operations Center&rsquo...

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Posted on: December 29, 2020

Dec. 29, 2020 - County Officials Express Concern About COVID Tier Reassignment

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) today announced that local COVID-19 data places Humboldt County in the “Red” or Substantial tier under the state’s “Blueprint for a Safer Economy.”

The adju...

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Posted on: December 3, 2020

Dec. 3, 2020 - State Adds Regional Approach to COVID Containment Efforts

California Gov. Gavin Newsom today announced the state will enact new restrictions on business sectors based on regional intensive care unit (ICU) capacity to limit spread of COVID-19 and protect health care systems.

The “Regional Stay Home Order” takes ef...

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Nov. 17, 2020 - Local COVID-19 Travel Advisory Issued

A local travel advisory issued today strongly discourages all non-essential travel and recommends residents self-quarantine after returning from high-risk travel out of the county.  

Public Health strongly recommends that anyone who travels outsid...

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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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Posted on: October 7, 2020

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

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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.

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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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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

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New confirmed COVID-19 cases: 35

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

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

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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Posted on: April 7, 2021

April 7, 2021

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New confirmed COVID-19 cases: 7

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

April 6, 2021

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New confirmed COVID-19 cases: 1

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

April 5, 2021

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New confirmed COVID-19 cases: 9

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April 2, 2021

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New confirmed COVID-19 cases: 3

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April 1, 2021

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New confirmed COVID-19 cases: 13

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Posted on: March 30, 2021

March 30, 2021

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New confirmed COVID-19 cases: 3

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

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

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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Posted on: April 9, 2021

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Posted on: March 29, 2021

Mar. 29, 2021 - Volunteers Needed in Preparation for Expanded Vaccine Availability

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

The Humboldt County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is seeking volunteers to help facilitate COVID-19 vaccine distribution at Public Health clinics. Those with active medical licenses are preferred but there are non-medical positions that also need to b...

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

Mar. 26, 2021 - County Costs Exceed $11M More Than One Year into Pandemic

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Since the first local case of COVID-19 was diagnosed Feb. 20, 2020, Humboldt County’s costs to respond to the global pandemic have reached $11.7 million.

Over the last year, expenses and efforts related to the pandemic have evolved to address th...

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

Mar. 25, 2021 - Business Reopening Certification Process Streamlined

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

The County of Humboldt Office of Economic Development today launched an updated Business Reopening Certification process to support local businesses in reopening or staying open with COVID-19 safety measures in place.  

The streamlined process sti...

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Posted on: March 10, 2021

Mar. 10, 2021 - Vaccination Priority Opens to Humboldt County Residents Age 65+

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

Vaccination priority is expanding to include county residents age 65 and over, effective immediately.  

Groups now prioritized for vaccination include:

  • Age 65 and over – All county residents in this age group qualify.
  • Emergency services&am...
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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: January 4, 2021

DHHS Public Health receives grant for bicycle and pedestrian safety education

Bicycle and pedestrian safety education is the focus of a $120,000 grant the Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) Public Health branch recently received from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS).

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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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Posted on: October 14, 2020

Flu vaccines available throughout the community

Flu season has officially begun, and health officials say this year with COVID-19 already circulating around the community, it is more important than ever to get a vaccine. 

A flu vaccine is needed every year to maintain existing immunity because ...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Jonathan Marcks Sentenced to 22 Years for Child Sexual Assaults

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April 13, 2021

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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 30, 2020

State AG to Not Pursue Charges in County Coroner-Public Administrator's Office

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November 30, 2020

On November 23, 2020, the Humboldt County District Attorney's Office received a letter (attached) from the State Attorney General (AG), indicating the AG will...

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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.  

View the results on our web page.

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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: April 13, 2021

April 13, 2021 - 7 New Cases Reported Today; Capacities Expand for Tested, Vaccinated People

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

A total of 3,560 Humboldt County residents have tested positive for COVID-19 after seven new cases were reported today.

The State of California has set a goal of June 15 to fully reopen the economy, a date that hinges on vaccine availability and hospitali...

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

April 12, 2021 - 35 New Cases Reported Today; Vaccination Appointments Available This Week

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35 New Cases Reported Today;

Vaccination Appointments Available This Week 

Thirty-five new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Humboldt County since the most recent report on Friday, bringing to 3,553 the total number of county residents who ha...

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APR12 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: April 9, 2021

April 9, 2021 - 10 New Cases Reported; County to Receive More Than 11,000 Vaccine Doses Next Week

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Ten new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Humboldt County today, bringing to 3,518 the total number of local residents who have tested positive for the virus.  

Humboldt County will receive 11,540 doses of COVID-19 vaccine for next week, includin...

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APR9 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: April 8, 2021

April 8, 2021 - 5 New Cases Reported Today; Sign Up for ‘My Turn’ Now

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Five new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the county today. Three previously reported cases were determined to be from another county, and one was found to be a duplicate. That brings to 3,508 the total number of county residents who have tested positiv...

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APR8 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: April 7, 2021

April 7, 2021 - More Than 66,000 COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Administered Locally

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Humboldt County Public Health and other approved local vaccinators have administered 66,648 doses of COVID-19 vaccine, an increase of 9,322 doses since last week’s report.  

Vaccination data has been updated on the Humboldt County Data D...

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APR7 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: April 6, 2021

April 6, 2021 - Humboldt County Moves into Orange or ‘Moderate’ Tier

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Humboldt County has moved into the “Orange” or Moderate tier under the state’s “Blueprint for a Safer Economy,” meaning many local business sectors can further expand capacity with COVID-19 prevention meas...

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APR6 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: April 5, 2021

April 5, 2021 - Nine New Cases Reported Today

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Nine new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Humboldt County since the most recent report on Friday. A previous antigen-positive case has been reclassified as a PCR-positive case. This action was taken to avoid double counting a positive case. The tot...

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APR5 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: April 2, 2021

April 2, 2021 - State Allocates County 4,640 Vaccine Doses for Next Week

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Humboldt County has been allocated 4,640 doses of COVID-19 vaccine for next week by the State of California. That’s a decrease of 2,270 doses from the prior week’s allocation.  

Of those doses, 1,700 are Moderna, 2,340 are Pfiz...

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APR2 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: April 1, 2021

April 1, 2021 - More Than 22,000 County Residents Fully Vaccinated

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A total of 57,326 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Humboldt County at Public Health clinics and by other approved local vaccinators. 

Local vaccination data has been updated on the Humboldt County Data Dashboard. Some highlights...

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APR1 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert
Posted on: March 30, 2021

Mar. 30, 2021 - 3 New Cases Reported Today

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Three new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Humboldt County today, bringing the total number of county residents who have tested positive for the virus to 3,476.  

The Joint Information Center will be closed Wednesday, March 31, in observance of ...

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MAR30 COVID Update (PDF) Humboldt Health Alert

 
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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

Stay Informed

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: April 13, 2021

Central Avenue, McKinleyville

4-Way Stop Sign

On April 17, 2021 from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, all Central Avenue will be subject to lane closures due to Signal Light Replacement, Street Name Replacement, and Conflict Monitors Replacement. Expect the intersections to be in a 4-way flash.

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Road Conditions Updates
Posted on: April 7, 2021

Sub Station Road, Ferndale.

Road Closed Sign

On April 19, 2021 through April 24, 2021 between the hours of 7:00 am and 7:00 pm, Sub Station Road near Waddington Road in Ferndale, will be closed due to a Contractor drilling for Monitoring Wells. Signs will be posted. Thank you for your patience durin...

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Road Conditions Updates
Posted on: March 18, 2021

Parkwood Boulevard on Humboldt Hill.

Tree Work Ahead Sign

On Monday March 22, 2021 through April 1, 2021 between the hours of 8 am to 5:30 pm, there will be no parking on Parkwood Boulevard and the road will be closed for unsafe tree removal.  Thank you for your patience during this time. 

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Marijuana Enforcement Team Operation in Arcata

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On April 8, 2021, deputies with the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Enforcement Team (MET) served one search warrant to investigate illegal cannabis cultivation and utility theft at a residence on the 700 block of Fickle Hill Road in ...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Firearms and narcotics discovered during Miranda probation search

Guns confiscated during probation search

On April 7, 2021, at about 4 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies conducted a probation search at a residence on the 4000 block of Salmon Creek Road in Miranda associated with 64-year-old Randall Allison Reese.

During the search of Reese&...

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Sheriff's Office
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 Sher...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: April 2, 2021

Willow Creek water rescue

Sheriff Star

On March 31, 2021, at about 4:45 p.m., a Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputy assigned to the Trinity River Division was contacted regarding multiple swimmers in distress at the Big Rock river access in Willow Creek.

The deputy arrived on scene and o...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: April 2, 2021

Attempted murder arrest

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On April 1, 2021, at about 5:15 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a residence in the area of Myrtle Avenue and Indianola Cutoff Road for the report of shots fired.

Deputies responded to the residence and located a 51-yea...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: April 1, 2021

Petrolia search and rescue for overdue campers

Sheriff Star

On March 31, 2021, at about 11:26 a.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Emergency Communications Center was contacted regarding two individuals who were overdue returning from a camping trip in the King’s Peak Area.

The campers, a male an...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: April 1, 2021

Marijuana Enforcement Team Operation in Dinsmore

Sheriff Star

On March 31, 2021, deputies with the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Enforcement Team (MET) served one search warrant to investigate illegal cannabis cultivation in the Dinsmore area. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife ass...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: March 30, 2021

Marijuana Enforcement Team Operation in Eureka

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On March 30, 2021, deputies with the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Enforcement Team (MET) served one search warrant to investigate illegal cannabis distribution at a residence on the 2800 block of I Street in Eureka.

During the servi...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: March 29, 2021

Marijuana Enforcement Team Operation in Salmon Creek

Sheriff Star

On March 24, 2021, deputies with the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Enforcement Team (MET) served one search warrant to investigate illegal cannabis cultivation in the Salmon Creek area. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: March 29, 2021

Public’s help needed to identify burglary suspects

DO YOU RECOGNIZE THESE SUSPECTS? 

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information about these individuals in relation to an ongoing investigation into the burglary of a storage facility.

If you know these suspects or can provi...

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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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