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NorCal OUTreach Project to hold its annual Pride Event—”We Stand Strong Together”

NorCal OUTreach Project, a 501c3 non-profit with outreach to Northern California's LGBTQ+ rural communities, will hold its 7th Annual Pride event on Saturday, September...

BLM closes campground, day use areas due to Helena Fire east of Weaverville

 The Bureau of Land Management has closed a campground and day use areas along Highway 299 east of Weaverville because of the 5,000-acre Helena...

Correction: Helena Fire remapped to approximately 5,000 acres burned

Incident: Helena Fire Wildfire Released: 3 hrs. ago Status Acres Burned: approximately 5,000 Cause: under investigation Date/Time Reported: August 30, 2017 Time Reported: 5:05 p.m. Percent Contained: 0% Expected Containment: Unknown Resources Crews: 4 Hand Crews Smokejumpers: 3 Engines: 13 Water Tenders: 4 Dozers: 3 Aircraft on order Total Resources Assigned: 286 personnel   Current...

UPDATE: Helena Fire currently at 6,000 acres, 0 containment with approximately 2,000 people evacuated

On August 30, 2017 at 5:10 p.m. the Helena Fire started near the town of Helena, west of Weaverville, CA along Highway 299. It...

DUI/Drivers license checkpoint planned for tomorrow

The Redding Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on Thursday, August 31st in the City of Redding between the...

CDFW accepting applications for wildlife officer cadet through Sept. 30

Do you have what it takes to be a California wildlife officer? The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) Law Enforcement Division (LED)...

Second of two 2017 free fishing days to be held on Sept. 2

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) encourages all Californians to give fishing a try for free on Saturday, Sept. 2. CDFW annually offers...

Palo Cedro woman identified in fatal accident

On Tuesday, August 29, 2017, at 1:11 a.m., a Deputy Coroner Investigator was dispatched the scene of a fatal traffic collision, which occurred on...

RPD locate and arrest suspect from Subway robbery

On August 29, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. the Subway sandwich shop located at 1150 Dana Drive was robbed.  The suspect brandished a weapon and...

East Valley Sheriff’s Log — Aug. 20-17

These Sheriff Reports are daily condensed records kept by the county sheriff's office of disturbances, police reports, and other reported criminal activity for the...

Calling all brave contestants for the annual Mud Run at Nash Ranch

2017 SUNRISE ROTARY MUD MASH The fields at the historic Nash Ranch have set the stage for the annual Mud Run—where participants will experience the...

Taxing water is the wrong approach to help communities lacking safe drinking water

By James Smith Bella Vista Water District’s Board President   Safe water flows reliably to the vast majority of homes, schools and businesses day in and day...