Government

January 2022

Our State Senate Representative, Mike McGuire, Just Got Named Majority Leader

McGuire’s Bill to Help Stop Coal Train Project Passes Senate Transportation Committee

November 2021

Bureau of Reclamation Awards Additional $2.7 Million to Improve Recovery of Threatened Coho Salmon in the Klamath River Basin

October 2021

Huffman’s Congressional Freethought Caucus Calls on FTC to Investigate Deceptive Health Care Sharing Ministry Practices

(VIDEO) ‘SUGAR BEAR’ is Dead. Long Live ‘SUGAR BEAR’

(UPDATING, DELAYED) WATCH LIVE: Majestic Six Rivers National Forest Tree ‘Sugar Bear’ Being Cut Down to Fulfill Its Destiny

‘Sugar Bear,’ the Local 84-Foot White Fir Selected to Be This Year’s U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree, Will Be Sawed Down Live on Facebook Later This Month

Newsom Signs McGuire’s Great Redwood Trail Act

September 2021

Say it With Me: SUE-MEG! Commission Approves Yurok Request to Rename Patrick’s Point State Park

Huffman, Thompson Pen Letter to Buttigieg Opposing Federal Loans for ‘Disastrous’ Coal Train Project

Consultant in NCRA Rail Takeover Bid Says Project Has Been Misrepresented, But Document Reveals Coal Connections and Wiyot Tribe Involvement

New State Law Advances Offshore Wind Energy Development in Humboldt County, RCEA Says

Regional Coalition Looking to Take Over Potter Valley Project Hits Snag as FERC Denies Request for Extra Time

August 2021

Biden Cabinet Member Joins Huffman, White House Official and Others to Highlight Offshore Wind Developments Planned Off the Humboldt County Coast

June 2021

Arcata Mayor Sofia Pereira Stepping Down to Take Job as Humboldt’s New Director of Public Health

April 2021

Humboldt County Receives Grant to Develop Water Management Plan to Finally Deliver the Trinity River Flow We’re Due

Klamath Basin Tribes, Conservationists and Fishermen Ask Biden Administration for $250M in Drought Relief

January 2021

Lanphere and Ma-le’l Dunes Designated National Natural Landmarks by U.S. Department of the Interior

(VIDEO) ‘Today, We Make History Forever’: Huffman Speaks in Favor of Impeaching Trump for Incitement of Insurrection

December 2020

Citing Threat from ‘Unhinged’ Colleagues, Huffman Introduces Bill to Prevent Congress Members from Carrying Guns on Capitol Grounds

CR Police Academy to Implement Bias Testing, Examine Institutional Racism, Among Other Changes

(VIDEO) Short Documentary Explores How Klamath Dams Have Damaged the Health of Local Tribes and the River That Feeds Them

With No Recycling Redemption Centers Left in the County, Stores Face Fees of $100 per Day Unless They Offer Buy-Back

Redwood National and State Parks Temporarily Closes Several Lookouts, Parking Lots in Accordance With County, Yurok Tribe’s Cautionary COVID-19 Policies

August 2020

Public Invited to Online Workshop on Making Broadway in Eureka Safer, Less Congested, Maybe a Bit Less Ugly

Nordic Aquafarms Submits Discharge Permit Application for Land-Based Fish Farm on Samoa Peninsula

FACT CHECK: Is the U.S. Postal Service Removing Collection Boxes in Eureka and Arcata? (HINT: Nope.)

July 2020

Accessible Beach Wheelchairs Can Now Be Reserved for Free at Clam Beach Thanks to Coastal Conservancy Grant

HOW HUFFMAN VOTED: In Big Week on Capitol Hill, Humboldt’s Congressman Somewhat Reluctantly Funded the Military, Supported National Parks and Signaled Opposition to Secret Police Squads

As Unemployment Grows and Businesses Struggle, County Looks to Launch Grant Program Using Federal CARES Act Funding

In Her Weekly Address Eureka Mayor Susan Seaman Hypes Zoo’s Outdoor Access And Recognizes COVID-19 Worries

Feds Approve Partial Transfer of Ownership of Four Hydroelectric Dams on the Klamath

June 2020

Fortuna Announces Hiring of New Police Chief From Anderson

County Reports ‘Significant Progress’ in Meeting Low-Income and Moderate-Income Housing Needs

Want to Tune In to Today’s Board of Supes Meeting? Here’s How

County Receives $300K in EPA Funding to Continue Toxic Cleanup and Development on the Samoa Peninsula

Ferndale City Council Votes to Extend COVID-19 Emergency and Reminds Public of the Dangers of Not Masking Up

Coast Guard to Honor Four Crewmembers From Sector Humboldt Bay That Died During A Rescue Mission 23 Years Ago

That Big Orange Ship Moored in Humboldt Bay is a World-Class Science Vessel Whose Crew Has Been Studying Glaciers in Antarctica

May 2020

In Her Weekly COVID-19 Update, Eureka Mayor Susan Seaman Thanks the Eureka City Schools for Delivering 90,000 Meals, Shouts out St. Vincent DePaul, Betty Chinn and Other Eureka Establishments

City Pumps Brakes on Trinidad Rancheria’s Request for Water; Will Draft Policy Before Continuing Formal Negotiations Over New Hotel Development

The City of Trinidad and the Trinidad Rancheria Are at Odds Again Over the Water Supply for the Tribe’s Hotel Project

Eureka Mayor Susan Seaman Gives Weekly COVID-19 Update, Says Local Businesses Have Received More Than $95.4 million in Assistance

April 2020

Fortuna City Council Gets New Land for Police Headquarters, Eyes Street Upgrades, Talks COVID Reopening

(VIDEO) That Low-Flying Helicopter is Helping With Construction at the Humboldt County Courthouse

Huffman Announces More Than $18 Million in CARES Act Funding for Humboldt County Airports

This Week’s Eureka Mayor PSA Focuses on “The Week of the Young Child”

March 2020

Klamath River Nonprofit Has Enough Money to Complete Dam Removal, It Announces After Key Federal Filing

January 2020

What’s Next for the Post-Statue Plaza? Improvement Task Force to Finalize Draft That Will Offer New Recommendations to the Arcata City Council

Sign Company Owner Threatens Lawsuit as Harbor District Looks to Ban New Billboards, Prohibit Repairs to Old Ones In Its Jurisdiction


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