Tag Archives: Humboldt County

Coast Seafoods poised for final permit approval

Paul Mann Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Coast Seafoods expects final approval this fall of state and federal certifications of its shellfish harvesting permit through September, 2025. The North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have the final say, after the California Coastal Commission approved a greatly revised

McKinleyville dispensary hearing bumped

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – A medical marijuana dispensary proposed for McKinleyville has been in the works for several years and will wait a little longer for….. You need to be a subscriber to read this article. Subscribe today by clicking here. If you area already a subscriber, make sure you are logged

Sheriff’s organization begins campaign against unpermitted grow houses

Humboldt Deputy Sheriff’s Organization EUREKA – The Humboldt Deputy Sheriff’s Organization (HDSO) on Tuesday, Aug. 22 started a public organizing and outreach effort to combat unpermitted marijuana grow houses in residential neighborhoods. “The Humboldt County marijuana grow-house epidemic has been going on for over a decade. We know that when you want to really dig in

U.S. Coast Guard to hold open house Saturday

 U.S. Coast Guard SAMOA PENINSULA – Coast Guard Station Humboldt Bay personnel are scheduled to host an open house event Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the station, located at 200 New Navy Base Road in Eureka.  The free, public event will welcome members of the community onto the base to see Coast Guard helicopters and small boats

Hiker bitten by rattlesnake south of Petrolia

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office On Monday August 14th, 2017 at approximately 4:30pm the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a female juvenile that was bitten by a rattlesnake. The juvenile was hiking the Lost Coast south of Petrolia with family members when the bite occurred. Poor weather conditions prevented a helicopter air rescue. Members of the

Man drowns in Trinity River

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office On Monday August 14th, 2017 at approximately 3:45pm Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of a swimmer in distress in the Trinity River.  It was reported by family members that 64-year-old Stanley Capoeman was swimming near the Red Rock/ Hostler Field area, when he suddenly yelled for help and was swept

Guest Opinion: Is Humboldt willing to protect one of its most vulnerable communities?

(The following letter was sent to the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors on July 4.) By Renee Saucedo I am writing to implore that you pass a Humboldt County “Sanctuary” Ordinance that includes non-collaboration by local law enforcement with federal Immigration enforcement.  This ordinance is necessary to instill trust and cooperation between local law enforcement

2016: Humboldt County news in review

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – This past year marked a major election cycle loaded with local ballot measures, plus the pursuit of locally-produced power and a change of approach in dealing with homelessness. But some of the most time-consuming and complex work taken on by county government focused on a long-awaited regulatory effort

$150K Audit Probes Years Of Grant Bungling By DA's Office – March 17, 2012

Daniel Mintz Eye Correspondent HUMBOLDT – A consulting firm specializing in grant regulation compliance is reviewing management of grant funds in the District Attorney’s Office and its work has expanded to include what a county staff report describes as “all prior year grants and revenue sources.” The firm’s expanded contract is said to be connected

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