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Stacey Eads Honored by State’s DA Group

Humboldt County Assistant District Attorney and District Attorney-elect Stacey Eads received the California District Attorneys Association’s 2022 Outstanding Rural/Middle County Attorney Award at their fall conference, the office announced this week. from the Humboldt County District Attorney. It was the first year the awards had returned after a three-year hiatus caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

In recent years, it has become increasingly difficult to get cases brought to justice. Still, Eads tried a dozen of the toughest sexual assault and child abuse cases, the prosecutor’s office said in a news release.

“Stacey Eads is an accomplished prosecutor who is not only an extraordinary lawyer, but also a trusted leader,” CDAA CEO Greg Totten said in a prepared statement: “She is deeply dedicated to the cause of justice and embodies the highest standards of our noble craft. ACAD is therefore pleased to name her Exceptional Prosecutor for 2022! »

Federal agencies hold hiring event in Redding

The Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are holding recruiting events to quickly fill 200 fire and support positions in California and parts of Nevada for the 2023 wildfire year. .

The nearest hiring event will be Nov. 5-6, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Red Lion Hotel, 1830 Hilltop Dr., Redding.

Hiring managers will be on hand to answer questions, review resumes and help those interested in fire positions navigate the application process. Some job offers can be made on site.

“Our need to build a year-round firefighting and fuel management workforce has increased dramatically alongside the historic fire activity of the past decade,” said Peter Kelly, Deputy Regional Coordinator. of Fire Management, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in a prepared statement. . “To meet this demand, we encourage enthusiastic and energetic individuals who are looking for a rewarding career in wildfire management to apply and visit us at these hiring events.”

Applicants can go to https://www.doi.gov/wildlandfire/hiring-event for more information.

Forest firefighters watch a tank truck crash retarder at the Horse Park Fire in Colorado in 2018. (Jerrod Fast, BLM/Contribution)
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