Local Government

‘It Should Not Have Happened’: Friend of Arcata Murder Victim Believes Racism Delayed the Emergency Medical Response That Could Have Saved His Life

McKinleyville Reaffirms Committment to Boys and Girls Club of the Redwoods, Despite Recent Organizational Turmoil

NEW BLOOD? Arcata Will Grill Seven Aspiring Councilmembers Tonight; Current Council Could Select One of the Would-Be’s On the Spot

Humboldt County Board of Supervisors Issues Public Statement Defending Its Embattled Public Defender, Whom It Has Decided to Continue to Defend From the Public

CITY OF EUREKA: We Gotta Dredge the Marinas, and Dumping the Spoils on the Beach is The Least Environmentally Impactful Option on the Table

County Government Signals That it Will Stand By Its Recently Hired, Embattled Public Defender

Tonight’s Weed Tax Meeting Has Been Moved From Willow Creek to McKinleyville, Due to Dangerous Road Conditions

COUNTY SMOKING BAN: After Some Wavering, McK Advisory Committee Votes in Favor of New Tobacco Use Restrictions

Which Way, McKinleyville? Candidates for Community Services District Board Talk Parks, Water Rates, Youth Services and — Inevitably — Incorporation

How Would YOU Spend the Growers’ Money? County of Humboldt to Hold Series of Meetings on New Weed Tax

A McKinleyville That Runs on the Sun? Community Services District Dreams of Mass Conversion to Solar Power

McKinleyville Gets One Step Closer to a New Fishin’, Hikin’, Birdwatchin’-Friendly Community Park on the Banks of the Mad River

Your Last Cigarette at the Beach? Next Year Could Bring About New Smoking Restrictions in the County’s Unincorporated Areas

Look Out, Garberville! There’s A New Deputy in Town

Meet Your Firefighters and Tour Their #1 Fire Station at the Annual Humboldt Bay Fire Open House!

Humboldt County, You Have a New Librarian and a New Planning Director

TRAPPED: Courthouse Elevator Scare Resolves Itself Without Bloodshed

Hey, Bridgeville! Welcome Deputy Ben Filippini, Your New Resident Lawman

County Prioritizes Crackdown on ‘Illegal Marijuana Farms’ in Pitch for Tax on Growers

Keep Your Weed Biz Outta the Warm-Hearted City! Rio Dell Kills Commercial Cannabis Ordinance

Guess Who’s Going to Win the Contract to Build the Trail Through the Palco Marsh?

Arcata Police to Carry, Administer Life-Saving Heroin Overdose Drug

MELLOWED OUT: Planning Department Creates New Cannabis Services Division to Deal With Weed-Related Stressors

DOCUMENT DUMP! Here’s Why the City of Eureka is Trying to Hose the North Coast Journal, We Think

Too Much Weed! Cannabis Permit Applications Making Planning Staff Sick and Must Be Paused, Management Says

(UPDATE) Former Supervisor Jimmy Smith, A Great Man, Has Died

(PHOTOS) Everyone’s Dancing it Up For Mental Health Month!

Seventy-Five Locals, Mostly Government Workers, Headed to Maryland For FEMA Training All Next Week

City of Eureka Publishes New Post-Palco Marsh Stats, Gets Chesty With People Seeking Public Documents

Data Breach! Bad Guys May Have Accessed Your Social Security Number at the Courthouse, County Says. But Probably Not

CITY OF EUREKA: ‘Extensive, Thoughtful Planning Efforts’ Made for Successful Marsh Eviction

MARSH EVICTIONS: 44 Tons of Trash Collected, One Arrest Made, Some Campers Remain (for Tonight)

(VIDEO) Eureka Approves Container Village Homeless Shelter, Despite Outcry From Neighboring Business Owners

Human Rights Commission Calls on County Government to Somehow Stop Palco Marsh Evictions

Citing Chronic Need for Foster Homes, County Government Launches ‘Be a Hero’ Campaign

State Attorney General’s Office Launches Large-Scale Investigation Into Humboldt County Child Welfare Services

Sheriff’s Office Swears in Nine New Jail Guards, One New Deputy, Two New Tribal Officers and More

City-Sanctioned Homeless Camp Moves Forward; Eureka Puts Out Request For Proposals From Potential Operators

County Names New Phillip Smith-Hanes; Deputy to Take Reins of Humboldt’s Biggest Bureaucracy

Grand Jury Blames County’s Low Vaccination Rates on Poor Transportation and the Fact That Parents Don’t Know About This One Cool Website

Eureka City Council Unanimously Passes Anti-Panhandling Amendments

Attorney Threatens Lawsuit Over Eureka’s Anti-Panhandling Ordinance Amendment

Sheriff Downey Promises Orleans a New Resident Deputy by Summer

LATT-eral Move? Attorney, Former Farmer Neal Latt Appointed to Vacant Water Board Seat

EXCLUSIVE: LoCO Columnist Matthew Owen Confirms That He Has Not Yet Announced His Upcoming Run for Eureka City Council

City, Nonprofit Proponents Miles Apart on Plans for Sanctioned Homeless Camp Away From the Marsh

City-Approved Eureka Homeless Camp Plan Gains New Steam With Mayoral Speech Last Week, Meeting This Afternoon

Geek Out With County Supervisors Over Their Upcoming Budget Tonight

Hey, Fortuna, Do You Want a Dairy Queen?

Eureka City Council to Consider Supporting Needle-Exchange Program