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EUREKA- A second witness called for the trial for double murder suspect Bodhi Tree said they saw Tree with a handgun the day before the shooting.

In court Wednesday, Damion Bradley, said he was at the Eye Street home the day before the shooting buying a car. Bradley said he had met Tree at the home and said he saw him showing off a gun to others in the room. He said it looked like he...

HIGHWAY 101- Fire crews contained a vegetation fire off Highway 101 around 1:30pm this afternoon. The blaze burned about a quarter of an acre near the southbound Ferndale exit.  
A fire captain with Cal Fire told us the blaze was likely caused by sparks from a passing vehicle. Fire fighters with Fortuna, and Loleta helped put the fire out.

HOOPA- The following are the results from the Hoopa Valley Tribal Elections held on Tuesday.


Ryan P. Jackson: 461 votes
Lester White Sr.: 271 votes
Vernon Bradley Marshall: 367 votes
George Byron Nelson Jr.: 354 votes
Arnold "Deacon" Ferris: 368...

From the California Highway Patrol: 
HUMBOLDT, Calif. – On the morning of Wednesday, June 18th, the California Highway Patrol Humboldt Area recovered a vehicle from the Freshwater Lagoon that was believed to have been involved in a traffic collision.  Upon recovery, one deceased victim was located within the vehicle.
At approximately...

EUREKA- With the City of Eureka 2014/2015 budget expected to be approved by July 1st, city staff finalized the proposed budget almost two weeks ago.  Now, each city department, including police and fire, have 10 percent less funding in the updated proposed budget than the original one.

“I think many of the departments have had such major reductions over the last several years, in order...

ARCATA- A volunteer firefighter with the Arcata Fire District was honored with a Commendation at a ceremony Tuesday night for his role in assisting a fellow student who suffered from an apparent seizure.

"It really kind of exemplifies the kind of attributes we look for in our personnel, whether they're career or volunteer.  He steps up, does a solid job, and doesn't stand out there...

EUREKA- Final preparations are being made for the Best of Humboldt Fair at Redwood Acres in Eureka.

About 30,000 people are expected to attend the four-day fair, which showcases local products, art, cooking, agriculture and music.  Carnival rides, animal attractions and games will also be at the fair, which starts tomorrow and ends Sunday. This year, the annual Industrial Technology...

From the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office: 
On 06-17-2014, at approximately 9:30 p.m., the Humboldt County Sheriff’s received a 911 call from a 31 year old transient man, who reported men with guns were trying to kill him. The man told the Sheriff’s Office Dispatcher the suspects believed he stole items, including marijuana from them. The man told the dispatcher...