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 evacuation for both sides of Lower Mad River Road, from Ruth Marina/Journey’s End to Ruth/Zenia Road. :    
State Route 36 is closed at the Trinity County line due to the wildfires. It's unknown when the roadway will re-open:    

Kinetic Grand Championship Award Winners

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The Kinetic Grand Championship ushered in their 46th year with a bang this Memorial weekend.  Good weather and strong attendance made for a memorable event. The Arcata Plaza was packed, as were many other venues along the three-day course. Winners were announced. Drilling for Glory was the Grand Champion. 1st in Engineering went to Melvin. The Art Award was won by Star Trukkers. Best Time went to Dr. Pedal and Mr. Ride. The Pageantry Award was won by Blue Oyster Cult. Star Trukkers also won Biggest Splash and Best Bribe. The Mediocre Award went to Breaking Wind. 

For a complete list of winners in all the eclectic categories, log on to the Kinetic Universe Facebook Page.