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EUREKA- A key witness for the prosecution described seeing double murder suspect Bodhi Tree with a snub nose revolver the day before the shooting.

On the stand Tuesday, Colin Baldridge, a long time acquaintance of Tree, described him as 'wound up' and 'not stable' the day before he allegedly shot and killed the two at the home on Eye Street. Baldridge said he was at the house with Tree...

EUREKA- A natural gas leak closed down the 3200 block of California Street Tuesday morning. Humboldt Bay Fire officials responded to a vacant lot just before 10:30 a.m. in Eureka. 
 
Fire officials said it was a ‘moderate’ leak caused by city work crews. The crew was removing debris from the area, when they struck a gas line and damaged the pipe. PG&E was...

EUREKA- At Zane Middle School on Tuesday, 175 local educators attended the SHIFT Symposium, a two day conference focused on how to apply technology to the classroom.

The seminar, hosted by the Humboldt County Office of Education, brought teachers from Humboldt, Del Norte, Lake and Sonoma County together to share ideas and experiences. Sessions focused on specific devices, programs and...

RIO DELL- The Rio Dell City Council moved to continue metering the Fire Department’s water usage but not charge them for that consumption at Tuesday night’s meeting. 

It was standing room only in the council chamber as dozens of citizens filled the room to support the fire department. At the meeting council members discussed the 2014-2015 Fiscal Year Budget. In that budget was the...

FORTUNA- Due to a budget deficit, parents placing their children in Fortuna Parks and Recreation’s Summer Fund program will pay an increased fee.

Fortuna city council approved an increase in fees for summer Parks and Recreation activities, as well as community development services at its meeting last night. although the increases are small, council officials say those fees are being...

EUREKA- The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors expressed their frustrations Tuesday about the progress of a proposed Outdoor Medical Marijuana Ordinance.

The ordinance was drafted by the supervisors in response to citizen complaints that smells coming from small plot outdoor medical marijuana cultivation sites in several neighborhoods were a nuisance to the public. If approved, the...

SAMOA- A pipeline break was discovered in the southern portion of the Samoa Peninsula.  On Tuesday afternoon, crews with the Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District isolated the leak. Water district officials say this break, which is the fifth in the last 20 years in this area, highlights the need for an upcoming project that is designed to make the make the pipes stronger.

The break...

EUREKA- The Peace Run is a global event, where once every two years, runners in 140 different countries run a total of 35,000 miles.  They do this to symbolize global harmony and peace. On Tuesday, a team of runners was greeted at Eureka City Hall.

The 12 international runners on the North American Team began the relay run in New York City in April, and will return to New York City in...

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