Emergencies

September 2020

Red Cross Partners With Local Volunteers, Community Groups to Provide Food and Shelter to Wildfire Evacuees

Legit Farmers and Ranchers Can Get Day Passes Into the SoHum Evacuation Zone to Tend to Their Crops and Animals Now, County Says

Boat Sinks 28 Miles South of Eureka; Two Crew Members Rescued, Coast Guard Says

Bear River Band of Rohnerville Rancheria Welcoming Fire Refugees

NEW EVACUATION WARNING: Everyone East of the Highway as Far North as Myers Flat is Now Urged to Be Ready to Go

City of Rio Dell Opens Free Water Station For Fire Evacuees

Garberville Residents Told to be Ready to Evacuate, Along With Another Wide Swath of SoHum

EVACUATION ORDER: All Communities Along Alderpoint Road Ordered to Evacuate Immediately

(PHOTOS) Humboldt Rises to Feeble Dawn as Smoke Chokes Coastal Skies

Evacuation Warning Issued for Alderpoint Area; Humboldt OES Urges Residents to Be Ready to Go

PG&E Gives More Info on the Looming Public Safety Power Shutoff

Public Safety Power Shutoff Expected to Hit Humboldt County at Midnight, Office of Emergency Services Says

August 2020

(UPDATE: FOUND SAFE) Briceland Man’s Disappearance Being Investigated By the HCSO’s Criminal Investigations Division; Search Parties Organizing on Social Media

July 2020

(UPDATE) ATV Rider Flown to St. Joseph Hospital After Wiping Out on the Manila Dunes

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


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