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. There will be a meeting Saturday at 6pm at the Baptist Church in Bridgeville 48215 Alderpoint Road :    
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:    
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    

CR looking for three bond overseers

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Eureka - College of the Redwoods is looking for citizens to help oversee a multimillion-dollar bond measure.

CR’s board of trustees says they have three positions they need to fill. One member needs to be active in a taxpayer’s organization in local, regional or statewide levels. Another member needs to be on an advisory council or foundation in the Redwoods Community College District and the final member needs to be a student currently enrolled at CR and active in a campus organization. The three members will be appointed by the CR Board of Trustees and will monitor and audit the use of bond funds in accordance with educational and board codes.

Interested parties will find application information at: 707-476-4172  or by emailing:

Some restrictions will apply.