Mandatory evacuation for both sides of Lower Mad River Road, from Ruth Marina/Journey’s End to Ruth/Zenia Road. :    
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Sheriff responds to Blue Lake residents worries

BLUE LAKE-Sheriff Mike Downey and members from his team met with residents of Blue Lake on Wednesday to discuss law enforcement services in their town.

Downey organized the meeting to talk with residents about what services the Sheriff's contract has. Residents given a chance to discuss problems and crime in their area.

After the meeting Downey said he had a better idea of how to approach policing a town versus a county area.

Residents are now working to develop a neighborhood watch.