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EUREKA- College of the Redwoods administrators are prepared to hand out 512 degrees and certificates over the weekend.

Ceremonies will take place at the Eureka main campus, in Del Norte, Mendocino and Hoopa. CR President Kathy Smith and members of the Board of Trustees will hand out diplomas. Retiring faculty will also be acknowledged at the ceremony.

The main ceremony will take...

FORTUNA- An outdoor classroom opened up for students outside Fortuna Middle School. The area was made possible by a grant from the US Fish and Wildlife Services.

Teachers plan to use the area for hands on learning opportunities and to conduct experiments. Teachers say the space will allow students to break out of the normal classroom routine, get fresh air and experience the natural...

EUREKA- Fire fighters responded to a shed fire in the 1300 Block of Bay Street around 12:15 Friday afternoon. Officials with the Humboldt Bay Fire Department told us the shed was fully engulfed on the inside, with smoke and flames visible from the outside of the structure. Three engines and a truck responded to the scene, and crews quickly contained the blaze to the shed. 
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From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
 
On 05-15-2014 at about 0800 a Deputy spoke to a victim on the telephone, who wanted to report that he was robbed at gunpoint on 05-14-2014 at about 7:00 p.m. The victim was calling from Windsor, California to report that he works for a trucking company based out of Windsor. The victim said last night he made a delivery...
From the Hoopa Valley Tribal Police Department: 
 
On 05/12/2014, while conducting a vehicle investigation at the Tish Tang Camp Ground in  Hoopa, Officers located 31 Grams of Heroin, and 11.8 grams of Methamphetamine.  Officers arrested Hoopa resident’s Peter Dennis Jackson age 62 and Healani Langley age 55 for possession of a controlled substance for sales,...

EUREKA:  A man in Eureka was arrested after law enforcement served a search warrant and discovered a large hash lab operation.

Just after noon Thursday, members of the Humboldt County Drug Task Force assisting the EPD and Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office served a warrant at the 1300 block of Harris Street. A male subject, 36-year old Steven Timothy Gantner gave a false name and resisted...

EUREKA- Arcata double murder suspect Bodhi Tree's defense attempted to point out holes in the Eureka Police Department's crime scene investigation on Thursday in court.

Two additional witnesses, both investigators with the Eureka Police Department, were called to the stand. Thursday's trial focused solely on the May 15th alleged attempted murder of Rhett August.

Several photos of...

EUREKA- A measure that seeks to ban genetically modified organisms from being produced in Humboldt County has qualified for the November ballot. The ordinance would prohibit “propagating, cultivating, raising or growing” any GMO crops.

More than 8,500 signatures have been collected for the measure. On Tuesday the ordinance will be presented to the Board of Supervisors who can choose to...

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