Author Archives: Kevin Hoover

New instructors fortify Humboldt CERT

New instructors fortify Humboldt CERT

Community Emergency Response Team Humboldt County has graduated 18 new CERT instructors! Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) volunteers undergo at least 23 hours of emergency response training.  These volunteers are your neighbors who are prepared to assist their communities until first responders can arrive after a major emergency event, such as an earthquake or wildfire. 

Arcata Police Log: A lot of this comes down to oversharing. At top volume. All night long.

• Thursday, April 25 2 a.m. “Stop smacking me,” said one of two yellingtons on Union Street who, despite the passions of the moment, cared enough to use a slightly evocative verb. 7:16 p.m. The ridonkulous “who’d fall for that?” Social Security phone scam netted another victim, ensuring its continuation. The scammer reaped some $2,900

Blue Lake Notes: A sweet museum and Public Works Week

On May 8, Blue Lake Parks and Recreation celebrated Bike to School Day. Students met up at the Mad River Grange for some snacks and rode to school together!  And speaking of biking, on Saturday, May 18 from noon to 2 p.m. the Blue Lake Parks and Recreation will be hosting a bicycle skills course.

McKinleyville Matters: Walkability and a new Lion

A youth-led walkability assessment will be held in McKinleyville to better enable local students to safely walk, bike and roll to school. The assessment is scheduled for today, May 15 from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. beginning in the McKinleyville Union School District conference room behind McKinleyville Middle School, 2285 Central Ave. Participants will observe traffic conditions

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