Redding newspaper lost power amid extreme fire, but still found a way to print the news

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Print news is alive. 

After California’s violent Carr Fire jumped over the Sacramento River Thursday night and entered the west part of Redding, home to over 90,000 inhabitants, the tempestuous fire took out a significant portion’s of the city’s electrical grid — even toppling transmission towers

But the local newspaper, the Redding Record Searchlight, was able to get its paper out — amid approaching flames and without power. 

On Friday, Record Searchlight reporter Damon Arthur tweeted that the paper’s office had lost all power, similar to other parts of the city, including evacuation centersRead more…

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