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EUREKA - Maxx Robison appeared in court. He is accused of killing 19-year-old Rhianna McKenzie.

The court was scheduled to set a preliminary hearing date in the case. Robison’s attorney requested more time to go over discovery information with the client.

Robison has pled not guilty to murder charges stemming from a shooting at Iowa and McCullens in Eureka on June 30th...

Post date: Wed, 10/12/2016 - 16:31

EUREKA - Another structure fire broke out in a vacant old town building. It's the fifth time this year at the same location.

Eureka Police had already removed three occupants from this building at 2nd and A Streets when Humboldt Bay Fire engines arrived around 8:40 this morning. It took crews fifteen minutes to extinguish two interior fires burning in the same room.  No injuries were...

Post date: Wed, 10/12/2016 - 16:28

Storm season is arriving and the City of Eureka is telling residents to prepare. 

Free sandbags and sand are available to Eureka residents who may experience flooding during the upcoming storms. The sand and bags can be picked up from the corporation yard at 945 W. 14th Street, at any time from Monday through Sunday. Shovels are provided during the day but the city advises...

Post date: Wed, 10/12/2016 - 16:16

Humboldt Superior Court is taking the next steps to ensure all citizens attend jury duty. 

After court staff phoned citizens who failed to attend jury duty over the weeks, they've decided to address the no shows by possibly implementing sheriff escorts to the courthouse from the individual’s home. The appearance rate is at a 25%. Jury duty is an obligation of citizenship and failure...

Post date: Wed, 10/12/2016 - 16:12

Humboldt County has sent some of our own to help in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. 

Mckinleyville Red Cross will have deployed a total of four volunteers by the end of the week.. The volunteers will join 3,000 other Red Cross volunteers in Florida, North Carolina and Georgia, in areas of social work, staffing support, disaster health services and shelter workers. 

"Couple of...

Post date: Wed, 10/12/2016 - 16:08

SISKIYOU COUNTY - Klamath National Forest personnel overcome huge obstacles and successfully install two remote bridges near Seiad Valley.

The 60-foot long steel bridges were constructed over two sections of Grider Creek for the Pacific Crest Trail. The original spans were destroyed by the Happy Camp Complex Fire in 2014. The remote locations along with limited trail access forced...

Post date: Tue, 10/11/2016 - 20:22

EUREKA - After twenty years of planning and development, the Mad River Pipeline Project entered its sixth and final phase of construction. 

The need for a new and redundant transmission line was first identified in 1996 when the existing one was already 60 years old. When complete in early 2017, city officials say the line will provide safe and reliable water service and serve as a...

Post date: Tue, 10/11/2016 - 18:28

EUREKA - Eureka officials met with Washington Street businesses to hear their thoughts on the new location for the homeless container village.

Business representatives said the temporary sleeping area located there now has had a negative impact on the neighborhood. City manager Greg Sparks and village operators highlighted the differences between the two sites and emphasized that the...

Post date: Tue, 10/11/2016 - 18:26