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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.

Meridian Road closure still in effect |Feb 15, 2018

Press release from the county of Humboldt: The following road closures are still in effect: Meridian Road @ m.p. 0.75 The following roads are opened with conditions: Horse Mountain Road (aka Titlow Hill Road) – extremely icy from mile post 2.

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.