Emergencies

June 2021

Orleans Resident Hospitalized With Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound Expected to Recover, Sheriff’s Office Says

(VIDEO) DUI Driver Hits Power Pole on Memorial Day, Causing Fire, Outages, Active Lines to Fall Into a Popular Blue Lake Swimming Hole; Jogger Saves the Day By Stomping Out Flames

April 2021

(UPDATED) King Salmon Closed to Traffic as SWAT Team Deploys to Take Domestic Violence Suspect Into Custody

Six Dead of Fentanyl Overdose Last Month Alone, Says Sheriff’s Office in Alert Issued to Humboldt County Citizens

(UPDATE: FOUND) Sheriff’s Office Searching for Four-Year-Old Missing in the Myrtletown Area

March 2021

Missing Oakland Woman Found By CHP After Spending the Night in Her Car Along a Snowy Trinity County Backroad

Three Caltrans Workers Injured By Falling Tree While Performing Slide Prevention Work at Last Chance Grade

February 2021

Firefighters Revive Lifeless Baby on Christmas Eve; Infant Returns Home to Eureka After Receiving Prolonged Medical Treatment in San Francisco, HBF Says

Woman Injured Hiking Lost Coast Trail Flown to St. Joseph Hospital

U.S. Coast Guard Rescues Distressed Kayakers Near Trinidad Head

January 2021

Humboldt Bay Entrance Channel Reopened After Fishing Boat Wrecked on the South Jetty Sunday

(VIDEO) U.S. Coast Guard Releases More Information on Yesterday’s Water Rescue Near Agate Beach

Commercial Crabbing Boat Sinks Off the Coast of Agate Beach; Sector Humboldt Bay Airlifts Crew to Safety

December 2020

Video Shows Three People Running for Their Lives as Multiple Waves Nearly Sweep Them Off the North Jetty

(VIDEO) Search and Rescue Underway for 67-Year-Old Woman Who Was Reportedly Swept Out to Sea at the North Jetty, Sheriff’s Office Says

Missing Mom and Three-Year-Old Found Safe on Highway 101 Five Days After Car Crash

November 2020

Guy Self-Extricates From Manila Dunes After a Night of Being Lost Amongst Them

ALERT: Lay Off the Wild Mussels and Clams! California Department of Public Health Detects Deadly Toxins in Local Wild Shellfish

October 2020

Possible Public Safety Power Shutoff Starting Sunday May Affect Thousands in Humboldt, PG&E Says

RED FLAG WARNING: A Decent Swath of Humboldt Could be in the Path of Another Public Safety Power Shutoff Next Week

Alderpoint Road, Ruth Lake in Path of PG&E’s Public Safety Power Shutoff This Evening

Firefighter Battling August Complex Seriously Injured After Fire-Damaged Tree Falls Onto Pickup Truck Near Forest Glen

The Blood Bank is Critically Low on Supply Right Now — Especially Type O — and Really Needs Your Donations ASAP

September 2020

SMOKE REPORT: The Air Will be Hazardous to Health in Hoopa and Willow Creek Today, Air Quality Management District Warns

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


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