Arroyo Headed to Fourth District Seat; Runoff in the Clerk-Recorder, Registrar of Voters Race

(June 24, 2022) The Humboldt County Elections Office released its third post-election update today, with Natalie Arroyo continuing to strengthen her lead in the Fourth District race to succeed Supervisor Virginia Bass....

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Local Protests Planned in Wake of Roe Ruling, Area Representatives Weigh in

(June 24, 2022) Two local rallies are planned in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision today to overturn Roe v. Wade, the 1973 landmark ruling that instilled the legal right...

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After Roe: What Happens to Abortion in California?

(June 24, 2022) UPDATE: Two local rallies are planned in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision today to overturn Roe v. Wade, the 1973 landmark ruling that instilled the legal...

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Supreme Court Ruling Puts Target on California Concealed Carry Law

(June 23, 2022) Today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued one of its most significant gun law rulings in more than a decade, tossing out New York state’s tight restrictions on who can carry...

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Coming Home

Prey-go-neesh returns to Yurok Country

(June 23, 2022) On March 25, a California condor landed on the North Coast. Unlike his predecessors, the bird known as No. 746 didn't travel on thermals, using his massive, nearly 10-foot...

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The Grand Jury Weighs In

Jurors call for office of tribal affairs, new facilities, more affordable housing

(June 23, 2022) Just a couple weeks after creating a swirl of controversy by releasing a sharply critical report of incumbent Auditor-Controller Karen Paz Dominguez just days before the June 7 election, the...

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Humboldt Marks 149th COVID Death, Newly Approved Vaccine for Young Children Now Available

(June 22, 2022) Humboldt County Public Health reported today that the county has confirmed another COVID-19 deaths since its last report June 15, a resident in their 60s. Four new hospitalizations were...

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New Law Expands Time for Parents to Register Newborns to Respect Native Cultural Traditions

(June 22, 2022) Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed into law a bill by North Coast Assemblyman Jim Wood that expands the time period in which parents must register the birth of their...

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Crabs Capitalize on Long Week

(June 22, 2022) It was a busy week of action at the ballpark for the Humboldt Crabs as they played six games including a four-game series against the Seattle Studs which started...

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Prison Rehab: Can California Learn from Norway?

(June 21, 2022) California has a recidivism problem. Two-thirds of people incarcerated in the state will return to prison within three years, either through new offenses or parole violations, according to California...

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Hot Opening to Summer

(June 20, 2022) It's going to warm up tomorrow and the next day, especially inland, for the first official two days of summer. According to the Eureka office of the National Weather...

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NCJ Preview: Opium History, a Softball Swan Song, Birding Dads and Popping Up

(June 19, 2022) This week's cover looks back at Humboldt's history, specifically how opium addiction gripped so many in the 1880s and how it parallels our current opiate crisis. We've also got the...

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Latest Election Results: Arroyo's Lead Grows in the Fourth District Race

(June 17, 2022) The Humboldt County Elections Office released another update on the June election vote tally today. In the Fourth District contest, Natalie Arroyo upped her lead to 52.88 percent of...

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Opium Dens and 'Morphine Fiends'

Humboldt County's current opioid epidemic parallels its first

(June 16, 2022) When Charles Martin addressed the Judge, his condition invoked the sympathy of everyone in the room. "Standing in the prisoners' dock, he presented a pitiable sight," the Humboldt Times...

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The Emerald Gang

(June 16, 2022) While Arcata's William Whaley spent the proceeds of his international smuggling operation with a "lavish hand" on champagne baths and other luxuries in San Francisco, the "thorough scoundrel" and...

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For the Love of the Game

In college softball's biggest year, Ferndale's Hailey Dolcini grabs her dream

(June 16, 2022) Hailey Dolcini sacrificed a lot while growing up in Ferndale. In grade school, she'd skip afternoon playdates with her friends to pitch to her dad in the driveway. When her...

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A Winning Road Trip and a Bounce Back at Home for the Humboldt Crabs

(June 15, 2022) Another week of Humboldt Crabs baseball came with something the team hasn’t had much of since the last pre-COVID season, a road trip. The Crabs started the week on...

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HumCo Confirms 148th COVID-19 Death

(June 15, 2022) Public Health reported today that Humboldt County has confirmed another COVID-19 deaths since its last report June 8, a resident over the age of 80. Two new hospitalizations were...

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UPDATE: Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Arcata Field

(June 14, 2022) A small plane made an emergency landing in the Arcata Bottoms this afternoon near Sun Valley Farms, with the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office stating no injuries were reported from...

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Dozens Attend March For Our Lives Event in Arcata

(June 14, 2022) The Arcata Plaza was flooded with people Saturday afternoon in solidarity with nationwide March For Our Lives protests to demand lawmakers work to enact new gun control measures in...

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Arroyo Headed to Fourth District Seat; Runoff in the Clerk-Recorder, Registrar of Voters Race

(June 24, 2022) The Humboldt County Elections Office released its third post-election update today, with Natalie Arroyo continuing to strengthen her lead in the Fourth District race to succeed Supervisor Virginia Bass....

Read On >

Local Protests Planned in Wake of Roe Ruling, Area Representatives Weigh in

(June 24, 2022) Two local rallies are planned in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision today to overturn Roe v. Wade, the 1973 landmark ruling that instilled the legal right...

Read On >

After Roe: What Happens to Abortion in California?

(June 24, 2022) UPDATE: Two local rallies are planned in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision today to overturn Roe v. Wade, the 1973 landmark ruling that instilled the legal...

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