Shasta-Trinity National Forest Fork Complex: A community meeting will be held today, August 2, at 1pm at the Hayfork Community Church in Hayfork. A community meeting will be held today, August 2, at 4pm in Hyampom, at the Volunteer Fire Department.:    
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:    
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

DUI taskforce plans checkpoint

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The Avoid the 7 DUI Task Force will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on this Friday, December 20th  somewhere in Humboldt County. Officials say the deterrent effect of a DUI checkpoint is a proven resource in reducing the number of people killed and injured in alcohol or drug involved crashes.

Research shows that those crashes drop by an average of 20-percent when well-publicized checkpoints are set up. Officers will be contacting drivers passing through the checkpoint for signs of alcohol and/or drug impairment. They’ll also check for proper licensing and will strive to delay motorists only momentarily.

A grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety provides funding for the checkpoint. Authorities want to remind everyone if you see a drunk driver, call 911.