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Damon Arthur

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Redding, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Damon:

McKinney Fire in Siskiyou County 95% contained Sunday

Crews on Sunday were close to fully containing the McKinney Fire, the largest fire in California this year. → Read More

‘Intimidating’: Siskiyou sheriff criticized over comments about media during McKinney Fire

The Siskiyou County sheriff has criticized the media during its coverage of the McKinney Fire, which some call an effort to intimidate news outlets. → Read More

Redding police looking for suspect after Hilltop Drive bank robbery

Redding police are asking for the public's help in locating a man suspected of robbing a Hilltop Drive bank Wednesday afternoon. → Read More

Nine years after his conviction, Duenas seeking a new trial in wife's murder

Mark Duenas of Cottonwood was convicted in 2013 of murdering his wife. → Read More

Police: Car chase through Redding ends in Anderson with police dog fight and arrest

A Round Mountain woman was arrested after leading police on a chase through Redding and into Anderson. → Read More

Fire reported north of Lakehead along Interstate 5

Firefighters are working on a wildfire near the rest stop along southbound Interstate 5 near Lakeshore Drive in Lakehead. → Read More

Under hot and dry conditions, crews make progress on state's largest fire

Containment around the largest fire in California so far this year reached 40% Sunday. → Read More

Structure fire reportedly knocked down in Shasta Lake, east of I-5

Firefighters are working a structure fire in Shasta Lake on Wednesday, east of Interstate 5. → Read More

Media reminded about California law covering wildfire access during McKinney Fire

One media outlet reportedly went past a McKinney Fire closure checkpoint and televised a segment on private property where a body was later found. → Read More

Klamath River straddles heartbreak and hope after deadly McKinney Fire

The McKinney Fire west of Yreka has killed four people and burned more than 56,000 acres since Friday. → Read More

'Devastating': McKinney Fire destroys Klamath River community hub as California wildfire rages

The McKinney Fire destroyed the Klamath River Community Hall, the hub of the community. → Read More

Shasta County agrees to review releasing to R-S documents about sheriff's office management

The Record Searchlight has sued Shasta County to obtain records relating to management of the sheriff's office under former Sheriff Eric Magrini. → Read More

UPDATE: Forward progress stopped on two new fires that started near Peter Fire this month

At least two small fires have been reported in the same area of a fire that burned 300 acres and destroyed 12 buildings near Anderson less than two weeks ago. → Read More

BLM announces $275k for fire prevention at Swasey Recreation Area during Redding visit

Tracy Stone-Manning said the $275,000 for work at the recreation area will be used to remove burned trees still standing after the 2018 Carr Fire. → Read More

Another body recovered from Lake Shasta, this time near Bridge Bay Marina

The body of a man who was seen fishing in the area of Bridge Bay Marina was pulled from Lake Shasta on Sunday morning. → Read More

Keswick’s ‘new beginning’ after Carr Fire marred by blighted property: ‘People are frustrated’

Residents living in Keswick west of Redding complain people have begun accumulating junk on their property. → Read More

Lawsuit to obtain records about investigation into former Sheriff Magrini moves forward

Attorneys for the Record Searchlight and Shasta County made their first appearance in court Thursday in a case over sheriff's office management records being witheld by the county. → Read More

Record Searchlight sues Shasta County over records related to Eric Magrini stepping down as sheriff

The lawsuit comes after the newspaper spent the past year requesting documents to understand what led to former Sheriff Eric Magrini to step down. → Read More

Crews get upperhand on the Peter Fire; suppression cost reaches $1.5 million

Crews continued Sunday to make progress on the Peter Fire, which burned 304 acres and destroyed 16 buildings near Anderson. → Read More

Shasta Lake man faces murder charges after argument and fight

A Shasta Lake man was arrested Saturday on suspicion of murdering another man during an argument. → Read More