Local Government

Arcata City Council Takes a Tour of ‘The Village’ Site, Sets Public Hearing to Further Ponder the Proposed Student Housing Development

People Thrown Into Jail in Eureka Now Have More Opportunity to Get Back Home; Sheriff’s Office Announces New Bus Policy

Proposed Jerold Phelps Hospital Expansion Site Deemed Too Close to Garberville Airport, But Supervisors Could Possibly Approve Plans Anyway

Sequoia Park Zoo Officially Launches ‘Redwood Canopy Walk,’ Which is Expected to Open in 2020; Local Tourism Orgs Kick in $1.7 Million for Construction

Initiative Measure to Keep McKinley Statue Approved for November Ballot

Lack of Experience and Insufficient Training Are What’s Wrong at Auditor-Controller’s Office, Outside Analyst Finds

City Council Set to Discuss New Plans for Eureka Waterfront Property; More Shops, Homes and a Park Possibly in Old Town’s Future

The Nerve! Tulare County Supervisor Plagiarizes Rex Bohn’s Well-Considered Argument in Favor of Taxes on Drinking Water

Supervisors Decide Not to Take a Stand Defending Trophy Hunting of Iconic African Animals

Supervisors to Consider Letter Opposing a State Ban on Possessing African Hunting Trophies Such As Rhino Horns, Elephant Tusks and Lion Pelts

Arcata City Council Listens to Community Members’ Thoughts on ‘The Village’ Development; Sets Public Meeting to Tour the Property

HSU Has Announced a Partnership With AMCAL on ‘The Village’ Student Housing Development

Sheriff’s Office Deputizes Blue Lake Rancheria Police Officers; Arrangement Allows Rancheria Cops to Arrest Ne’er-Do-Wells on State Charges

Arcata Appoints Ehle as Interim Police Chief

‘The Village’ Student Housing Plan Will Go Before Arcata City Council Tonight and Tomorrow

Humboldt Bay Fire Rescue Swimmer Squad Returns! Canceled Program Gets its Fins Back With Three Days of Training, Which Are Coming Soon

City of Arcata Set to Hire Interim Police Chief; Ehle Hopes to Stabilize Department

Arcata Residents Share Their Thoughts With Recruiter Brought in to Help Hire a New Chief of Police

City of Arcata Seeks Volunteers for Public Safety Committee

Eureka Commission Approves Next Batch of Utility Box Art; Replacement Mural For Former ‘Cat Food’ Box Still Pending

LoCO Interview: In The Midst of a Testy Re-Election Campaign, Fifth District Supervisor Ryan Sundberg Talks About Hash Labs, Racism and His Track Record

Local High School Students Prompt City of Arcata to Draft Gun Storage Ordinance

Arcata Asks Citizens: What Kind of Police Chief Should We Hire?

County Planning Commissioner Kevin McKenny Resigns in Wake of Environmental Violations on Eureka Property

Trailers Off the Table: City Abruptly Yanks New Betty Chinn Project From Tonight’s Agenda

New Betty Chinn Transitional Housing on the Eureka City Council Agenda Tomorrow; Trailer Village Could Open Near Hikshari Trail

LoCO to COUNTY GOVERNMENT: Please Send Us All the Complaints That Your Employees Have Filed Against Their Bosses

A Grenade Just Got Lobbed Into the Humboldt County Auditor-Controller Election (Metaphorically)

Supervisors Pass County Weed Ordinance Version 2.0

Environmental Groups Call on Planning Commissioner Kevin McKenny to Resign, or for the Board of Supes to Replace Him

Eureka’s First Utility Box Art Installation is Finished and, Naturally, It’s a Giant Donut Cheeseburger

Humboldt County Hires Former Arcata Branch Manager to Lead Library

County Planning Commissioner Kevin McKenny Cited For Alleged Violations of the Federal Clean Water Act and Other Environmental Laws

County Appoints Longtime Deputy as New Public Defender, Following Period of Turmoil at Office

Busting Pot Farms From Space, Take Two: Supervisors (This Time) Approve Contract for High-Resolution Satellite Monitoring

(UPDATE: NOT YET) Busting Pot Farms From Space: Supervisors (MAY) Approve Contract With Company Offering High-Res Satellite Imagery to Assist With Code Enforcement

Auditor-Controller Taking Taxpayer-Funded Trip to Tahoe for Conference Days Before Leaving Office

Eureka Police Look to Beef Up Presence on Waterfront, in Parks; Starts Process of Hiring for New Ranger Position

Here It Is! The Series Finale of Eureka’s Educational and Entertaining ‘Get to Know a Zone District’ Feature

Supervisors Address Weed Tourism, Crime Laws and Auditor-Controller Drama During Busy Meeting

Embattled Auditor-Controller Joe Mellett Resigns Nine Months Before His Term Ends

County Supervisors Ease Tax Burden on Weed Growers, Hire Attorneys to Sue Big Pharma’s Opioid Manufacturers

Eureka NAACP Scorns Arcata Councilmember’s Use of the Phrase ‘Lynch Mob’; Calls for Winkler’s Colleagues to Admonish Him

Here’s What People Had to Say About the County’s Comprehensive New Weed Ordinance, Including the Proposed Cultivation Permit Cap

County Supervisors Met Monday to Start Deliberating on Proposed New Weed Regs, Including a Permit Cap

Arcata City Council to Hold Mega-Meeting Next Week to Ask Itself Whether it Should Ask Voters Where They Would Most Like to See the McKinley Statue Moved To (Including Where it Is)

The County Accidentally Issued Incomplete W2 Tax Forms to More Than 1,000 Employees; Most Are Still Waiting for Their Corrected Versions

Two New Weed Stores on Eureka’s Fourth Street? City Council Set to Move Forward at Next’s Week’s Meeting

Still Dealing With Declining Enrollment, Eureka City Schools Threatens to Sue Alder Grove Charter School

Digital Signs in Eureka? Whether You Love ‘Em, Loathe ‘Em or are Beyond Caring, City Government Wants to Hear From You