Emergencies

June 2020

Middle-Aged Man Found Dead in ‘Camp Crusty’ Area of Hoopa Valley, Police Say

Hoopa Valley Rescuers Respond to Report of an Intoxicated Woman Who Went Missing After Jumping Into the Trinity River, Find Her Stranded on Opposite Riverbank, Police Say

May 2020

Eureka Man Reportedly Attacked By 18-Foot Shark While Kayaking in Shelter Cove; Local Fishermen Rescue Him From Icy Water

AT EASE, WESTHAVEN! That Maddening Leak Has Been Found and Repaired, and You May Now Resume Normal Water Usage

BOIL ORDER! A Great Big Mysterious Leak Has Messed up Westhaven’s Water Supply

April 2020

Firefighters Extricate Driver After Car Smashes Into Hardware Store Following Crash

March 2020

Weitchpec Man Missing After Going to Cut Firewood Wednesday; Sheriff’s Office Leading Search and Rescue Operation

Yurok Indian Housing Authority Waives All Rent and Homeowner Charges for the Month of April to Ease Financial Hardships Caused By COVID-19

Eureka WinCo No Longer Open 24 Hours as Employees Need Time to Clean, Restock Shelves Due to Coronavirus-Incited Hoarding

Humboldt County Superior Court Says: Please Don’t Come to Court if You Are Sick! Do One of These Things Instead

(VIDEOS) Eureka Resident Among Those on the Quarantined Grand Princess Cruise Ship Now Docking in Oakland

February 2020

That Scary New COVID-19 Case is NOT IN HUMBOLDT, Says DHHS

The BOMB-BOT is Once Again Investigating a Suspicious Package on Humboldt Hill; Road Closed Up There for a Bit

(PHOTOS) Yesterday’s Crashed Plane Has Been Successfully Lifted out of the Mud of the Bay: A Capt. Zippo Photo Essay

PG&E to Shut Off Power to Willow Creek, Hoopa on Thursday and Sunday So’s They Can Do Some Repairs and Upgrades

January 2020

(UPDATE) PG&E Issues Statement on Today’s Humboldt County Power Outages

The Fortuna Safeway was Briefly Evacuated This Morning Due to a Freon Leak Inside the Store

Missing Father and 9-Year-Old Son Found By Driver on Highway 101, Reportedly Spent the Night in the Woods After Getting Lost Near Big Lagoon

(UPDATE) Sheriff’s Office Searching for Father, Son Who Went Missing Near Big Lagoon Missing Near Big Lagoon

(UPDATE) Another Day, Another Bomb Squad Deployment! Today Your Bomb-Bot is Working the Beat on Humboldt Hill

(VIDEO) Man With Head Injury Airlifted to St. Joseph Hospital After Fishing Boat Sinks Near Humboldt Bay Entrance Channel

December 2019

Coasties Rescue Surfing College Student Who Was Nearly Dashed Against Moonstone Rocks

Tree-Trimming Accident Briefly Leaves Man Suspended 40 Feet Above the Ground in Eureka

Meet LUCAS! Arcata Fire’s New Lifesaving Device is Already Saving Lives

November 2019

Fortuna Woman Hit By Truck, Hospitalized With Major Injuries After Reportedly Walking In Front of Oncoming Traffic on Safety Corridor

Will Possible Power Shutdown This Week Hit Humboldt? Probably Not (But Maybe), and Here’s Why We Think That

(UPDATE) Carlotta Woman Reportedly Jumps From Truck During Argument on Highway 101 On-Ramp, Suffers Major Injuries From Being Run Over By Rear Wheels

Junior Lifeguards Save Two Tourists Who Were Nearly Swept Out to Sea at Trinidad State Beach

Water Rescue Victim Found Unresponsive After Falling From Eureka Slough Bridge; Suspect Arrested for Interfering With Rescue, Humboldt Bay Fire Says

October 2019

PG&E SPOKESPERSON: SoHum Now, Northern Humboldt 9 P.M. Tonight

BLACKOUT TOMORROW! County Advises That PG&E Has Confirmed Another Shutdown in the Middle of the Night; Here’s What You Need to Know

Food For People Says It Will Stay Open Throughout The Next Shutoff, if It Comes

PG&E SAYS: Crews Working to Restore Power to Humboldt, But Some Parts Of The County May Stay Dark All The Way Through to the Next Shutdown

Elderly Arcata Man Suffering From Dementia Found Safe at the North Jetty

OK! Now We’re Looking at 9 P.M. or Thereafter, With an ‘All-Clear’ Tomorrow Afternoon (Though the Blackout Will Last Longer)

Arcata Police Looking For Elderly Man Suffering From Dementia Who Wandered Off This Afternoon

In Latest Press Release, PG&E Predicts 850,000 Customers Will Be Affected by Coming Blackout, Which Will Probably Last Longer Than the Last One

BLACKOUT ALERT: County Says to Plan For Shutdown to Start Early Afternoon Tomorrow, and to Last for Four Days

A PG&E Spokesperson Talks to KHUM About This Weekend’s Potential Power Shutoff

Another Power Shutoff This Weekend? Office of Emergency Services Lets Everyone Know That They Don’t Know, But That It’s Definitely Possible

PG&E Preparing For Another Power Shutoff This Week; But Probably Not for Humboldt; But Yes, That’s What They Said Last Time Too

Did Your Eureka Business Suffer a Loss During the Blackout? The City Would Like to Hear About While it Pursues an Emergency Declaration

SURVEY: How About That Power Outage? Office of Emergency Services Seeks Humboldt’s Feedback

POWER UP! Most of Humboldt County Had Its Electricity Restored Overnight, But There Are Still Patches of Darkness

Sen. Mike McGuire Says Humboldt Will Start Coming Back Online Tonight

Humboldt State is Closed Through Tomorrow, At Least

Highway Drivers! Caltrans Will Be Placing These Flashing Yellow Lights at Intersections in Eureka and Arcata Tonight, ‘Cause the Stoplights Will Be Dead

PG&E Says Power Could Be Restored to Humboldt Sooner Than Had Been Expected

Here’s the Latest Outage News From Around the County; More Information Should Be Available Soon

Some Postal Services May Be Affected By Outage, USPS Says


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