Local Government

(UPDATE) Woman in Jail Custody Dies Early This Morning; Critical Incident Response Team Investigating

KHUM IN-DEPTH: As Arcata Joins the Sanctuary City Movement, a Deep Look at the State of Immigration on the North Coast

HEY, POLITICS DWEEBS! Draw Your Own Damn Maps of Eureka’s Future Ward System With the LoCO’s Cool New Tool

‘Paying Your Child Support Has Never Been Easier’: A Special Father’s Day Message From North Coast Child Support Services

Eureka Police Chief Andy Mills Accepts Job as Head of Santa Cruz Police Department

HUMBOLDT BAY FIRE: Contrary to What Our Firefighters’ Union Told You, The Rescue Swimmer Program Was Suspended Due to Lack of Swimmers, Not of Funds

Citing Lack of Funds, Humboldt Bay Fire Suspends Rescue Swimmer Program, Firefighters’ Union Says

BIG DOIN’S ON THE SPIT! Sub-Manila Sand Dwellers to Get New Services, Buildings, Maybe Even a Government of Sorts

You Got COMMERCIAL in My NEIGHBORHOOD! ‘Better Know a District’ Part Seven Celebrates the Peanut Butter Cup of the Eureka Zoning Ordinance

KHUM In-Depth: Let’s Talk About Sanctuary Cities on the North Coast

McKINLEYVILLE ASKS: Can We Make a There There? Meeting on Town Center Proposal Scheduled for Next Week

Eureka City Officials Upbraid North Coast Railroad Authority Over Its ‘Crime Magnet’ of an Abandoned Office Building, Slap Rail Agency With $18,000 in Fines

ATT’N GROWERS! The County Will Be Holding a Pesticide/Rodenticide Workshop to Help You Learn How to Use Poisons Correctly

Think Your Nonprofit Can Keep Kids Off Drugs? The Eureka Police Department Wants to Give $20,000 of the Dealers’ Money to You

‘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