Humboldt County’s news podcast: Humboldt Last Week episode 255 | Tallest tree trampling | Seattle flights? | TV news bias? | ‘Fair-bound Fieri loves Rage | Packer pro | More

A local tree – the world’s tallest – is prompting fines and jail time for trampling, the airport is working to entice Seattle or Portland as a direct destination, the state’s largest fire this year is just northeast of us, concerns of bias surround the purchase of our NBC and CBS affiliates, ‘Savior Mountain’: A fire in Alderpoint was stopped before it became a nightmare, ‘Fair-bound Guy Fieri has a Rage Against the Machine habit, Gill’s by the Bay got some appreciation in the San Francisco Chronicle, Eureka export Jake Hanson is delivering impressive training camp sessions with the Green Bay Packers, Orion Cosce is the first local export to get a UFC win, former Humboldt Crab James Outman hit a homer in his MLB debut, Congressman Huffman is aiming to tax a ‘political’ organization accused of posing as a church, immense appreciation for another ‘Best of Humboldt’ nod, event suggestions, and more.

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Humboldt County’s news podcast: Humboldt Last Week episode 254

Accused racial-slurring assaulters from a July 4 incident in Eureka were arrested, our coastal waters almost suffered a devastating fuel spill, another Eureka park is getting a makeover, a repaved runway is coming to ACV in addition to more parking, Ferndale-exported director Jacob Cooney’s kids’ movie ‘The Junkyard Dogs’ starring Denise Richards is out August 5, the TV drama “For All Mankind” referenced Humboldt County weed, Arcata’s former McKinley statue is eyeing a new perch in Ohio, a book-banning attempt in Curry County took aim at the LGBTQ community, the Redding area’s extremist developments made international news, a man accused of pointing an air rifle at passing motorists was found stabbed and unconscious, the reintroduction of sea otters is being explored for the North Coast, a UFC fight for Hoopa export Orion Cosce, event suggestions, and more.

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Humboldt County’s news podcast: Humboldt Last Week (Episode 253)

A wild officer-involved shooting and collision-ended chase in Eureka somehow resulted in no injuries, drama ensued after a social media influencer filmed himself trying to help a Eureka panhandler, a spy camera was found in the women’s bathroom at the Fortuna Rodeo, a community garden sign in Arcata was vandalized in a way that appears to be hateful toward immigrants, a hurdle is approaching for the proposed economy-shaking fish farm in Samoa, accused racial-slurring assaulters are sought by Eureka police, the northern Arcata area Valley West is looking to get its first river-access park, Eureka export Mike Patton surprisingly revealed intimate mental health details to Rolling Stone, musician John Mayer donated $10K in support of local nature, Humboldt Last Week kiddo Audrey was the first Humboldt Crabs bat girl of the season, event suggestions, and more.

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(Listen) Humboldt Last Week episode 252: Humboldt County’s news podcast

There is a critical local need for blood donations, a transphobic hate crime was alleged at a Fortuna store, Sheriff Honsal says hate has no place in Humboldt County, Cal Poly Humboldt is on track to provide medication abortions on campus, the local bus system gets $40M on its path to zero emissions, local tribal leadership will battle future wildfires at the federal level, a young Hoopa woman was featured in Vogue Magazine, the creator of the local comic ‘Pacifica’ received a state grant, a new student map and study is circulating showing the North Coast as a primary climate refuge zone, Eureka export Sara Bareilles voiced support after her ‘Girls5eva’ costar Busy Phillips was arrested protesting for abortion rights, the popular Humboldt-set Netflix drama ‘Virgin River’ is airing a new season July 20, a local city made final ‘Jeopardy,’ a state park in Humboldt gets national love, an editorial encouraging perspective on Cal Poly Humboldt’s property quest, local event suggestions, and more.

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(Listen) Humboldt Last Week episode 251: Humboldt County’s news podcast

Neo-Nazi rubbish is plastered in local towns, Eureka’s security cams were OKed, a new program for locals experiencing mental health challenges, Betty Chinn’s forthcoming Eureka housing village got a fiery setback, Cal Poly Humboldt continues adding student housing options, Arcata baseballers the Humboldt Crabs got $1M for upgrades, HACHR is moving to Arcata and will continue mobile-only needle exchange, Ferndale export Guy Fieri makes a winning combo with blink-182, a Peg House employee’s kindness made the news in Europe, July 4th incidents in Humboldt paled in comparison to Del Norte and Curry, Miranda’s is offering half-off animal adoptions July 9 and 10, Eureka export Sara Bareilles is again helping local young women with a business class, and more.

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(Listen) Humboldt Last Week episode 250: Humboldt County’s news podcast

NPR juxtaposes nearby natural wonders with Orick’s struggles, Humboldt B52s export Shane Gustafson signed with an MLB affiliate, the consideration of a water park in Blue Lake, embattled Auditor-Controller Karen Paz Dominguez exits office early, a trail-thwarting coal train likely won’t move forward, Humboldt’s family-law mediator was accused of camera voyeurism, a Eureka Waterfront Trail extension plus an additional bonus, a local elementary school’s edible cannabis scare prompts advisories, an upcoming locally-shot film stars a ‘Law & Order: SVU’ alum, LA Times love for an updated landmark near Crescent City, local cannabis industry struggles prompt the pausing of a grant program, the fishing industry wants assurances regarding proposed offshore wind turbines, CBS Sports notes Cal Poly Humboldt export Alex Cappa was the Cincinnati Bengals’ best offseason acquisition, Californian rebates are on the way to help with gas prices and inflation, hundreds of locals protest against the Supreme Court’s abortion decision, hundreds showed up for Ferndale’s second pride parade, a local company gets a Whole Foods contract on top of their Timberland affiliation, event suggestions, and more.

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(Listen) Humboldt Last Week episode 249: Humboldt County’s news podcast

Local election highlights, an empty bomb threat rattled Loleta Elementary just before summer break, the new bakery Patches’ Pastries in Ferndale promotes trans visibility, Eureka export Jake Hanson is battling to again make the Green Bay Packers roster, local-university export and TV personality Doug Thron has been rescuing pets in Ukraine, cannabis busts in Southern Humboldt, the solar microgrid by our main airport is inspiring similar setups, local export Hailey Dolcini was key in making Texas runners up for a national softball title, upcoming event suggestions, and more.

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(Listen) Humboldt Last Week episode 248: Humboldt County’s news podcast

The ocean took another life off Black Sands Beach, an elementary schooler accidentally shared cannabis gummies with classmates, a possible coal train is not dead yet, the cheapest gas in the county, the new trail in Redwood National and State Parks, Larry Doss switched addresses in an attempt to unseat Steve Madrone for County Supervisor, possible offshore wind energy in Humboldt County takes another step forward, Klamath dam removals get ‘Chronicle coverage, exported musician on the rise ‘Crane Like The Bird’ shared the locally-inspired song “Lazy Eel River,” Ferndale export Hailey Dolcini has been pitching for Texas in the college softball World Series, a joyful message from kids at the beach, Humboldt-exported rugby star Evi Ashenbrucker overcame major injuries to play for Team USA, Kinetic Sculpture Race glory, Humboldt County Sheriff’s Officers now have body cameras connected to their cell phones, Arcata’s Humboldt Crabs are in action through August 7, a question about a casino affiliate possibly grooming kids to gamble, event suggestions, and more.

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(Listen) Humboldt Last Week episode 247: Humboldt County’s news podcast

DA candidates note how they’d handle the Lawson case, Governor Newsom is proposing additional tax help for struggling Humboldt County cannabis farmers, a dog was hurt badly saving a woman from a mountain lion east of Willow Creek, Arcata City Councilmember Brett Watson ignores many calls to resign, it appears this fall Arcata voters will decide on flying the earth flag over state and national flags, after claiming he was protecting his puppy in Alderpoint a judge sent an accused murderer to trial, a cannabis sale on Facebook from a permitted farm leads to a bust, recent conflict within the Humboldt County DA’s office looks to play out in the upcoming election, Eureka export and ex NFL star Rey Maualuga avoids prison time, the New York Post shared a nearly $1 Million listing for a Southern Humboldt cannabis farm, the FBI is assisting after a Fortuna bank robbery, homeless advocate Betty Chinn got her honorary doctorate from Cal Poly Humboldt, worldwide fans of NBC’s Parks and Rec are enjoying a local digital billboard display, SFGate says ‘magical’ Humboldt tide pools inspired SpongeBob, phrasing where we’re at on the pandemic timeline, event suggestions, and more.

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(Listen) Humboldt Last Week episode 246: Humboldt County’s news podcast

A rebranded Cal Poly Humboldt sees an upward trend in enrollment, County Supervisors and the Sheriff were disputed by Bay Area media after blaming local fentanyl problems on San Francisco officials, a center for local kids suffering mental health emergencies is set to open next year, locals protest in support of federal abortion rights, Arcata City Councilmember Brett Watson denies a report saying he sexually harassed a colleague for years, 2022 is no longer the driest year on record locally, a major film set to shoot here could spend money locally than our last decade of film history, the Netflix series ‘Virgin River’ set in a fictitious Humboldt County is returning July 20, Eureka is relocating a protruding surveillance pole by the Old Town gazebo after a public outcry, a mom and daughter graduated on the same day from Cal Poly Humboldt, Cal Poly Humboldt export Katelin Talbert helped lift her Portuguese pro soccer team to a championship, a local serial killer myth is protestable, it’s whale viewing season, Humboldt County’s redwoods are a potential bucket-list item for someone passing away, the Mendocino scenes in the Oscar-winning movie ‘Nomadland,’ our neighbors up north get a nice commendation from Travel + Leisure, local events, and more.

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