Mandatory evacuation for both sides of Lower Mad River Road, from Ruth Marina/Journey’s End to Ruth/Zenia Road. :    
Advisory evacuation for the town of Denny. The Red Cross is setting up an evacuation center at the Solid Rock Christian Church, 3, Hayfork.:    
Mandatory fire evacuation for the end of Kerlin Creek Road, 3N44 & 3N50, in Hyampom.:    
State Route 36 is closed at the Trinity County line due to the wildfires. It's unknown when the roadway will re-open:    

Rio Dell residents faced with Measure U on ballot

RIO DELL- Residents living in Rio Dell are being asked to approve a city-wide sales tax increase.

Measure U, is a 1% sales tax that, if approved, would be applied to all purchases. The tax would total to be 1 cent per dollar spent and will apply to most taxable purchases in town.

If approved, the tax would remain in affect for the next five years and bring in an estimated $170,000 dollars

City Manager Kyle Knopp said the tax increase is necessary to maintain city services. For this years budget the council needed to take $145,000 from reserve funds.