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Firefighters work against the advancing Lake Fire in Los Olivos, Calif., on Saturday, July 6, 2024.
Eric Thayer
As extreme heat grips the nation, doctors and researchers hoping to understand the heat's real-time risks are tuning into a relatively new tool from CDC: the Heat & Health tracker.
  • "This [Humboldt County] is actually one of the most challenging environments to forecast the weather," says Troy Nicolini, the meteorologist in charge for the National Weather Service on Woodley Island. On this episode of Talk Humboldt, Nicolini explores the local climate conditions and the complexities of weather forecasting on the North Coast.
  • The Mushroom Welcome Party will be at Grizzly Creek Redwoods State Park on Saturday, June 15th at Grizzly Creek Redwoods State Park, off of Highway 36 from 1-3.
  • In February of 2020, Food for People, Humboldt county’s food bank, suffered from a sewage flood that wreaked havoc on their facility. But in classic Humboldt fashion, the non-profit turned a challenge into opportunity.
  • Fire poles and ladder trucks are quintessential to how most people think of fire stations, and Humboldt Bay Fire Station is no exception. But it turns out that Humboldt Bay Fire does much more than just firefighting. In fact, it's not even their most common service. "Our primary responses are medical, so emergency medical services are about 60% of our calls. Fires only account for about 4%," says Chief Sean Robertson.In today's episode of Talk Humboldt with Keith & Tom, Chief Sean Robertson talks about "enhanced moments", his very first fire, and the truth about rescuing cats from trees.