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:
Law enforcement awards in Del Norte County
CRESCENT CITY - Outstanding achievements in 2014 were recognized in Crescent City by law enforcement administrators.
The 21st annual awards were pats on the back for jobs well done and in certain cases dealing with a great deal of adversity.
The Sheriff’s Department singled out Robert Clarkson as Deputy of the year. Deputy, Carl Berry received a special award from the District Attorney, Dale Trigg for working with them to solve so many cases and Lola Wiley, an 8-year old, diagnosed with leukemia received the Sheriff’s Commendation for Bravery.
All were thanked for their unwavering efforts in making Del Norte County a safe and more enjoyable place to live. The complete list of awards is listed below.
Officer of the Year – Officer John Nevarez
Redwood National and State Parks
Appreciation Award – Retired Police Chief Doug Plack
Officer of the Year – Carl Berry
Community Member of the Year – Sandy Davis
Deputy District Attorney of the Year – Todd Zocchi
Probation Officer of the Year – Ramsey Williamson
Youth Group Counselor of the Year – Doyle Holcomb
Juvenile Corrections Officer of the Year – Kory Rosentrater
Senior Legal Clerk of the Year – Helen Cetnar
Supervisor of the Year- Sergeant Justin Gill
Volunteer of the Year – Holly Greene
Special Recognition – Del Norte D.A. Investigation Division