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. There will be a meeting Saturday at 6pm at the Baptist Church in Bridgeville 48215 Alderpoint Road :    
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:    
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    

HSU President honors staff

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ARCATA- Humboldt State University President, Rollin Richmond, welcomed students, faculty and staff at the university's 'Spring Welcome' ceremony. A dozen staff member that work on campus were recognized by Richmond for their support.

At the ceremony, the premier of the University's Centennial Documentary, produced and directed by a Humboldt State Alumni, was shown to audience members.

"Staff make a very big difference," said Richmond who said staff members were the ones to influence him during his education.