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

HSU Awarded For Support of U.S. Coast Guard Student

Get flash to see this video, or turn javascript back on

Humboldt State University receives 'Seven Seals Award' from the Department of Justice for support of a U.S. Coast Guard reservists education while deployed. The university and four faculty members were given the award.

The recipients were: University President, Rollin Richmond, and four art professors, Sondra Schwetman, Nicole Jeane Hill, Sarah Whorf and Julia Alderson.

Art student, Melinda Beacon, a Coast Guard reservist was called for a short-notice deployment to support the in  the relief efforts following hurricane Sandy in 2012.