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 man arrested for second time in one week on heroin possession.
ARCATA - A Blue Lake resident was arrested for the second time in one week for possession of heroin. Around 2:30 a.m. Monday morning, Arcata Police approached a suspicious vehicle on the 600 block of Samoa Boulevard. Two male occupants of that vehicle fled on foot but were eventually detained.
Upon investigation, officers found a quarter pound of heroin packaged for sales, methamphetamine, prescription pills, marijuana and concentrated cannabis. Officers arrested 33-year-old, Robert Louis Huntzinger of Blue Lake, on drug possession charges. He was out on bail from a similar arrest last Wednesday. The second male, Willie Jamerson of McKinleyville was also arrested for an outstanding warrant.