Red Cross Evacuation Center for Mad River/Ruth at: Van Duzen Community Center, Van Duzen Road, Mad River:
Precautionary evacuations for the town of Blocksburg.:
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:
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Blue Lake Elementary School completes new gym
BLUE LAKE- 8th Graders at Blue Lake Elementary were the first to play in the schools new gym. The new addition to the elementary schools was recently completed and will serve as a recreation space and assembly space for students.
The project was funded by Measure K funds approved by voters in 2010. The project has been in place since then.
The gym will be a tournament center for both basketball and volleyball. Teachers said the new addition is important for older students to have opportunities to play sports. "We're a K-8 school the children are going to spend their very formative pre-high school years here," said Patty Ohman, of Blue Lake Elementary.