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BLM to burn brush in Petrolia area |Feb 19, 2018

The Bureau of Land Management will be burning piles of brush and small trees in the coming weeks as part of a project to restore a coastal prairie near Petrolia. The fire management specialists will burn the piles in late February and March, on days when weather and fuel moisture conditions allow for safe burning and smoke dispersion.

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Whose is bigger? CR challenges HSU’s tallest tree claim |Feb 19, 2018

Nearby colleges and universities commonly have football team rivalries, but here in Humboldt County they compete to have the largest growing tree on campus. College of the Redwoods and Humboldt State University don’t compete athletically but the CR Forestry and Natural Resources program is coming after HSU’s

Humboldt County cannabis farmers protest tax, compliance costs |Feb 19, 2018

As Netflix documentary cameras were rolling, a host of cannabis farmers and industry stakeholders went before the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors in Eureka on Tuesday morning to voice their frustrations on the county’s marijuana tax and the costs of becoming legal.

Trafficking prevention education to be launched soon locally |Feb 19, 2018

As state Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced the implementation of an Assembly bill that will bring human trafficking education into schools across the state, Humboldt County officials are working to launch a similar project possibly as soon as next month.

Rex Bohn lays out priorities for rural counties as coalition chairman |Feb 19, 2018

Now heading California’s largest rural county organization, 1st District Humboldt County Supervisor Rex Bohn identified his priorities for the 35 counties he represents in the 2018 legislative session.

Redwoods Rural and Singing Trees team up |Feb 19, 2018

Thanks to a federal grant Redwoods Rural Health Center in Redway and Singing Trees Recovery Center in Richardson Grove are teaming up to offer free substance abuse and mental health counseling. The partnership is afforded by a $150,000 Access Increases in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services grant from the U.

Community roundup: What’s going on in the area |Feb 19, 2018

Shelter Cove Pioneers offer scholarship Shelter Cove Pioneers are offering a $1,500 educational Janet Lopes scholarship this year, an annual tradition for the past 15 years. Applicants must be a senior in high school or a high school graduate to apply.

Wanted felon nabbed in Garberville, he escaped but was caught and arrested, sheriff’s office says |Feb 22, 2018

The following is a press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office: On Feb. 22, 2018, at about 4:05 a.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Communications Center received a call for service from a male victim at the Rays Food Place in Garberville.

Some county roads closed, others require chains or snow tires |Feb 22, 2018

The following is a press release from Humboldt County: The following road closures are in effect: Meridian Road @ m.p. 0.75 Bair Road The following roads are opened with conditions: Horse Mountain Road (aka Titlow Hill Road) – chains required on all vehicles Alder Point Road – snow tires okay; 4-wheel drive vehicles okay; carry chains Shelter Cove Road – snow tires okay; 4-wheel drive vehicles okay; carry chains Bald Hills Road – chains required Kneeland Road – snow tires okay; 4-wheel drive vehicles okay; carry chains Fickle Hill Road – snow tires okay; 4-wheel drive vehicles okay; carry chains Mattole Road – chains required

Body found near Mattole Beach |Feb 22, 2018

The following is a press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office: Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies recovered a body near Petrolia Wednesday afternoon. On Feb. 21, 2018, at about 4:00 p.

Redway man, 46, pleads no contest to hiring underage cannabis workers |Feb 23, 2018

The following is a press release issued by the Mendocino District Attorney’s Office: A commercial marijuana entrepreneur operating out of southern Humboldt County was convicted by plea yesterday afternoon in the Mendocino County Superior Court of possessing marijuana for the purposes of sale while utilizing workers under the age of 21 years, a misdemeanor.