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
EPD awards two scholarships to cadets at CR Basic Law Enforcement Academy
Two members of the 113th class of cadets at the College of the Redwoods Basic Law Enforcement Academy received scholarships, courtesy of the Eureka Police Department.
On Friday, the winners of the two scholarships were announced. Pranay Manghirmalani, who is 22 years old, won the $2,500 scholarship and 26-year-old John Castro received the $1,500 scholarship. This is the first time the EPD has provided scholarships to cadets in the academy. The scholarships are named after Murl Harpham, the 56 year EPD veteran. Cadets had to write an essay about what they think the biggest change in policing was during the time Murl Harpham served in the department in order to be considered for the scholarship.