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

Hoopa Tribal Police Chief resigns

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The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office says it’s the beginning of a new chapter in law enforcement for the Hoopa Valley. Tribal Police Chief, Robert Kane resigned last Friday after 20 years of service. The Hoopa Tribe says they’ve assigned Tribal Police Lieutenant, Ed Guyer as Interim Police Chief.

 

Meanwhile, the Sheriff’s Office is looking at returning to a level of service last seen in the nineties. The Hoopa Valley Tribe and the Sheriff’s Office will work together to determine what’s best for the region but for right now, their number one concern is safety.

 

Humboldt County Sheriff Mike Downey said, “I'm looking at returning a sergeant to the Hoopa Valley to take over the supervisor role and to do a feasibility study to see what we would need to do to go back into the valley and assume all law enforcement function as deputy sheriffs.”