Red Cross Evacuation Center for Mad River/Ruth at: Van Duzen Community Center, Van Duzen Road, Mad River:    
Mandatory Evacuations for residences in the area of Mad River Rd from Highway 36 to Three Forks Road area and the back side of the lake on Ruth/Zenia Road to the Ruth Dam:     - Click for more Info
State Route 36 is closed at the Trinity County line due to the wildfires. It's unknown when the roadway will re-open:    
For 24-hour Air Quality Information, call the NCUAQMD’s hotline toll-free at 1-866-BURN-DAY (1-866-287-6329), or visit the website at www.ncuaqmd.org.:     - Click for more Info

Blue Lake City Manager gets recognition from International Association

Blue Lake - A local city manager is celebrating 40 years of service with an international award.

The International City Management Association recently recognized John Berchtold, the Blue Lake City Manager for his 40 years of service. Berchtold has been with the City of Blue Lake for 4 years. Previously, he served communities in
Florida, Michigan and Pennsylvania.

Just over 60 city managers nationwide received this honor.