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Humboldt challenges opiate marketing

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Humboldt County’s attorney and law enforcement officials have described opioid addiction as reaching “crisis levels” and the county is joining a lawsuit that seeks damages from pharmaceutical companies. At its March 27 meeting, the Board of Supervisors authorized a contingency fee agreement with the Seattle-based Keller Rohrback L.L.P.

A murder suspect’s meltdown

Jack Durham Mad River Union EUREKA – The young man accused of gunning down a Eureka woman June 30 had been dumped by his girlfriend days before and was struggling with his addiction to booze and pills, according to his Facebook page. Maxx Robison, 20, was arrested Thursday, June 30 for allegedly murdering Rhianna McKenzie,