Yes, we know, the County’s inability to help the economy is totally old news.
But in a recent twist, we learned that the County is not just unable to help create jobs, they also can’t help people find work either.
Read this piece from the Times-Standard, which details how the County really, really sucks at doing anything other than growing even more bloated and ineffectual. It’s sort of funny that various County Department’s are even pretending to help out in one way or another, except that it’s not funny in the slightest because they continue to fail the hardworking people that live here.
The latest round of mass layoffs in Humboldt led to the our area losing over 125 jobs, not to mention the ripple effect of yet another mill closure which hurts the bottom lines of businesses that worked in concert with Sierra Pacific.