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:    

Townsend signs with HSU Football

Ferndale's Ike Townsend (DE) has signed a letter of intent to play for Humboldt State Football. 

After a solid career playing under Wildcats coach Kim Jorgensen, Townsend received All-League and the Captain Award in his three years.

Ike is the son of Stace and Pegi Townsend of Ferndale and will be a forestry major.