Local Government

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

Eurekans Gather to Envision a Future Version of Their City

Eureka Says Goodbye to its Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected Military Vehicle

Coastal-Dependent No More? County Looks to Ease Restrictions on Industrial Development Around the Bay

Citing Danger to Civilians and First Responders, Humboldt Bay Fire Institutes New Policy for Battling Hash Lab Fires

Humboldt County Fair Board Pays Former Manager $150,000, Settles Wrongful Termination Lawsuit

County Health Department Says: We Can Help You Get Home For the Holidays, But You Have to Stay There Forever

Board of Supervisors Appoints Two Longtime Staffers as Interim Heads of County Government, Health and Human Services

Yurok Police, Del Norte Sheriff to Cross-Deputize Tribal Police Officers

Measure Z at One: On the Anniversary of Tax Measure’s Passage, County Recaps Work Done to Date

Arcata Fire Acknowledges Measure A Defeat; Vows to Keep Fighting for Additional Staffing

Szechuan Sewage Spill Update: Oh, Actually That Shut Down All Oyster Harvesting on the Bay

PULL UP YOUR PANTS, EUREKA! City Council to Consider Illegalizing Public Nudity

Fortuna Fire Assessment Passes; New Revenue Will Fund Prevention Efforts, Volunteer Retention, District Says

Los Angeles Times Reports on Fraught Relations Between Hoopa Valley Tribe, Sheriff’s Office