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ORICK - “We live in a global world at this point. We can no longer think of ourselves as insulated from everything else that's going on around the world,” Leonel Arguello, the Chief of Vegetation Management at Redwood National State Parks, said.

The Redwood National and State Parks are hosting officials from Chile’s “Parque Nacional Alerce Costero.”

“We brought up four of them...

SAMOA - The Samoa Fire Department welcomed a new engine this week that will enable them to fight fires like never before. The fire truck is a type three engine, the first of its kind for the district.

The truck will be used primarily for wild land fires, something the peninsula encounters often with their terrain. Some of the features of the engine are its four-wheel drive and ability...

EUREKA- Eureka Main Street is gearing up for their annual Trick-or-Treat in old town.

The event will be at participating stores downtown Saturday from 2-4 p.m.

80 stores displaying signs on their windows will be participating. Organizers say the event has become a  tradition, bringing hundreds of dressed up children and their families to downtown.

 

FORTUNA- Political yard signs have been stolen over the past few weeks.

Reports to the department said the signs have been taken the night. Most thefts have been on Fortuna Boulevard, Newburg Road and in the residential subdivision off Newburg Road.

Theft from private property is a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine or jail time.

The department is asking the public to...

EUREKA- One of the two inmates who walked away from a Humboldt County Sheriff's work crew is back in custody.

Brian McSilvers was spotted in Eureka Friday by a detective with the Eureka Police Department. He was senn walking near 2nd and Q street after 1 p.m.

Two uniformed officers were dispatched to the area to locate McSilvers. He was taken into custody without incident.

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Halloween can be frightening, especially when you think about the impact it can have on the environment... For this week’s News Channel 3 green report, Dave Silverbrand looks at how you can keep the *green in your Halloween.
 
It’s downright spooky what Halloween costs you.  The average American family spends 75 dollars on Halloween every year.  And that has a frightening impact on...

EUREKA - Law enforcement has released third quarter crime rates and there’s good news and bad news.

The Eureka Police Department says violent crime is down 57 percent while property crime is up nearly 11 percent. Overall, there has been a 3.8 percent increase in crime since last year.

Officials say they are happy about the trend in violent crime but concerned about property crime...

FORTUNA- A Fortuna felon is released from custody and the District Attorney’s Office is asking local merchants to beware.

Released is James Cunha. He has court dates in November to answer for check fraud and receiving stolen property among other felony charges.

Authorities say he continues to offend by using stolen checks, fake checks and closed accounts. Since this last...

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