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EUREKA- The man accused of shooting and killing Daneyal Siddique in Redway on Wednesday plead not guilty Friday in court.

Jason Armstrong of Dumas, Texas pled not guilty to one count of murder and denied two special allegations for the use of a firearm resulting in death.

Armstrong was arrested Wednesday morning after turning himself in to authorities. According to the sheriff’s...

FORTUNA- Just in time for Halloween, stories of the dead are coming to life at Fortuna’s Masonic and Odd Fellow’s Cemetery.

Grave Matters and Untimely Departures is an annual fundraiser for the Fortuna Cemetery District. at the event on Sunday, visitors can take a 50-minute tour through the cemetery and learn about the history and manner of how those buried there died.

Volunteer...

EUREKA- October 23 marked the 100th anniversary of the railroad on the North Coast but the celebration is just beginning.

As part of the festivities, Eureka’s Clarke Historical Museum opened a special exhibit Thursday about the Northwestern Pacific Railroad. On Friday only, the original golden spike that marked the completion of the railroad 100 years ago was on display at...

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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