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     - Click for more Info

EPD appoints new officer to patrol Old Town Eureka

EUREKA - A new officer will be patrolling the streets of Old Town Eureka beginning in January.

The Eureka Police Department appointed Louis Altic to replace John “Drake” Goodale who has been the beat patrol officer in the area since 2011. Goodale will move on to another assignment.

Officer Altic brings 12 years of experience to the position having worked with EPD as a patrolman, evidence technician, defensive tactics instructor and school resource officer.

He views Eureka’s old town as a remarkable place with amazing potential to attract visitors and provide enjoyment. Officer Altic looks forward to his new assignment. His first day will be January 7.