HumCo Confirms 29 New COVID-19 Cases as Test-Positivity Rate Continues Upward Trend

(July 22, 2021) Humboldt County Public Health confirmed 29 new COVID-19 cases today — making 125 so far this week. Today's cases — which come after the county confirmed 84 new cases...

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Hoffman Warns Delta Variant is Infecting the Fully Vaccinated

(July 22, 2021) Humboldt County Health Officer Ian Hoffman said during a press conference yesterday the highly contagious COVID-19 Delta variant is circulating in Humboldt County, warning there’s growing evidence it can spread...

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Tacos y Vacunas

Eureka nonprofit works to ensure Latinx residents are comfortable getting vaccinated

(July 22, 2021) More than most, Loleta resident Yohana Castillo, 36, has experienced unexpected and tremendous loss due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In the past eight months, she has lost four people....

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'A Pandemic of the Unvaccinated'

A variant-fueled surge brings renewed urgency to vaccine push

(July 22, 2021) Mirroring a statewide trend, Humboldt County's COVID-19 case counts are lurching upward, fueled almost entirely by the new Delta variant's circulation in unvaccinated populations a month after the state...

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Public Health Confirms 27 New COVID-19 Cases, Two New Hospitalizations

(July 21, 2021) Humboldt County Public Health confirmed 27 new COVID-19 cases today — making 96 so far this week — as well as two new hospitalizations. Today's cases — which come...

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The Megadrought is Just One Factor Driving Up the Price of Your Bread

(July 21, 2021) A perfect storm of trouble—extreme dry conditions, a volatile commodity market, and climbing expenses—have millers and bakers passing on rising costs to customers. Last spring, pandemic-related supply chain issues...

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Public Health Confirms 23 New COVID-19 Cases, Three New Hospitalizations

(July 20, 2021) Humboldt County Public Health confirmed 23 new COVID-19 cases today — making 69 already this week — as well as three new hospitalizations, including one of a resident in...

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Blue-Green Algae Found on Trinity River

(July 20, 2021) Officials are urging people recreating on the Trinity River to exercise caution after a dog's recent death led to the discovery of a harmful algal bloom on the river. According...

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Four Jail Inmates Saved from Fentanyl Overdoses

(July 20, 2021) Humboldt County correctional deputies used the overdose reversal drug to save four jail inmates who had appeared to overdose on the highly potent opioid fentanyl over the weekend. "On...

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Thieves Are Stealing California's Scarce Water for Illegal Cannabis Farms

(July 20, 2021) One day last spring, water pressure in pipelines suddenly crashed In the Antelope Valley, setting off alarms. Demand had inexplicably spiked, swelling to three and half times normal. Water...

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Yurok Tribal Council Unanimously Rejects Proposed Purdue Pharma Opioid Settlement

(July 19, 2021) The Yurok Tribal Council voted unanimously last week to oppose the proposed bankruptcy settlement agreement and restructuring plan for OxyContin manufacturer Purdue Pharma, saying it amounts to a “sweetheart settlement”...

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Pitching Prowess Leads Crabs to Hard Fought Victory

(July 19, 2021) The Crabs might have lost their nine-game winning streak on Saturday against the West Coast Kings but that didn’t stop them from enjoying a well earned series win against...

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Public Health Confirms 46 New COVID-19 Cases as Test-positivity Rate Continues to Rise

(July 19, 2021) Humboldt County Public Health reported today that it has confirmed 46 new COVID-19 since Friday, as well as a new hospitalization, as local infection rates continue to climb. The...

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California Moves to be First State to Fund Pilot Universal Basic Income

(July 19, 2021) Universal basic income was championed by Martin Luther King Jr., promoted by Silicon Valley citizens as the “social vaccine for the 21st century” and endorsed by 2020 presidential candidate...

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Who’s Running in Newsom Recall? Politicians, Activists, Californians of All Stripes

(July 18, 2021) California’s second gubernatorial recall election in history is shaping up to be pretty different from the first. Just 41 candidates filed all the paperwork necessary by the 5 p.m....

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NCJ Preview: Vaccine Decisions and Conversations

(July 17, 2021) The Vaccination Issue is on stands and we're sharing stories from our readers about why the got vaccinated and what the experience was like for them, physically and otherwise. We're...

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Public Health Confirms 19 New COVID-19 Cases, Rural Health Officers Call for Vaccinations

(July 16, 2021) Humboldt County Public Health confirmed 19 new COVID-19 cases today — making 84 this week — after laboratories processed 210 samples with a test-positivity rate of 9 percent. For...

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Coroner Identifies Four Killed in Yesterday's Plane Crash Near Dinsmore

(July 16, 2021) The Humboldt County Sheriff's Office has identified four people killed in yesterday's small-plane crash near Dinsmore, while the cause of the crash remains under investigation. The four people whose remains...

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Huffman: Automatic Child Tax Credits Will Fuel Economy, Help Struggling Families

(July 15, 2021) Families with children under the age of 18 who have filed their 2019 or 2020 tax returns are slated to begin receiving monthly tax credit payments this month as...

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Public Health Confirms Nine New COVID-19 Cases, No New Hospitalizations

(July 15, 2021) Humboldt County Public Health reported nine new COVID-19 cases today — making 65 so far this week — after laboratories processed 56 samples with a test-positivity rate of 16...

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Matthew Evan Yadley: 1967-2021

(July 23, 2021) Experimental chef and co-owner of Hurricane Kate’s restaurant in Old Town Eureka (he once created a satiric menu for an imaginary restaurant called Pilfer’s); X-ray technician in Eugene,...

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Get Your Motor Runnin'

(July 23, 2021) It’s summer and Fortuna does not know how to slow its roll. On the heels of a wild week of rodeo comes the 30th annual Fortuna Redwood AutoXpo, getting...

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Photos: Baduwa't Festival Gathers the People

(July 21, 2021) Last Wednesday through Sunday, a memorable Baduwa't Festival: A Gathering of the People (formerly known as the Mad River Festival) took place in Dadiqhoughuk (Blue Lake) at Dell’Arte’s outdoor performance spaces....

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