Tag Archives: water safety

Warning: Blue-green algae in local waterways

Department of Health & Human Services HUMBOLDT – Local Public and Environmental Health officials are warning recreational users of all bodies of fresh water to avoid contact with cyanobacteria (also known as blue-green algae).  The North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board in cooperation with the Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services, Mendocino

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

Tragedy at Big Lagoon

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office BIG LAGOON – A 3-year-old toddler died after drowning Monday, Dec. 8 at Big Lagoon. At about 3:05 p.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of a missing toddler at the Big Lagoon County Park north of Trinidad. Deputies were immediately dispatched including Sheriff’s Search and Rescue personnel. 

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