Dozens of wells run dry In the last two weeks, the Klamath County Watermaster’s office has received 82 complaints from people in the Klamath Basin experiencing water shortages in their personal wells. Dani Watson, watermaster of District 17 in Klamath Falls, knows there are many more... Read More.
Overnight the Bootleg Fire saw a significant increase in activity and acres burned. The predicted high winds and low humidity associated with the Red Flag Warning contributed to the increase in fire activity. Due to mechanical issues, the Infrared (IR) Flight was not completed... Read More.
National Interagency Fire Center 22tSpotnsorfhendds · #NationalFireNews: The National Multi-Agency Coordinating Group, or NMAC, has elevated the National #PreparednessLevel to 5 (PL 5), due to significant fire activity occurring in multiple geographical areas, an increase in incident management team mobilization, and heavy shared resources commitment to... Read More.
For the first time in its 59-year-history, CDFW’s Iron Gate Fish Hatchery in Siskiyou County will not release its young salmon into the Klamath River as a result of the drought, disease and other poor river conditions that would most likely doom the fish.... Read More.
Bees, Yellow Jackets, Hornets, Mosquitoes and Wasps – Bee Careful! Summer…surf and sand, swimming pools, picnics, camping, outdoor sports and stinging insects! Bees, wasps, yellow jackets, mosquitoes and hornets can take the fun out of summer, and almost everyone has been bitten by one of... Read More.
More evacuation orders have been issued as the Lava Fire explodes in size in Siskiyou County. Shortly after 2:30 p.m., the Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office issued an additional evacuation order for the Mount Shasta Vista Subdivision, County Road A-12 north and south, and Harry Cash... Read More.
The operator of California's power grid is asking residents to voluntarily conserve power for a few hours Thursday evening as record-breaking heat blankets the West this week. The California Independent System Operator issued a Flex Alert for Thursday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. to... Read More.
California regulators on Thursday are set to approve revised worksite pandemic rules that allow fully vaccinated employees the same freedoms as when they are off the job. The revised regulations would conform with general state guidelines that took effect Tuesday by ending most mask rules... Read More.
California cant lock up people for months in jails after they have been found mentally incompetent to stand trial, a state appeals court said. In a 3-0 ruling Tuesday, a panel of the First District Court of Appeal upheld a 2019 lower court order that... Read More.
Thousands of Central California farmers were warned Tuesday that they could face water cutoffs this summer as the state deals with a drought that already has curtailed federal and state irrigation supplies. The State Water Resources Control Board notified about 6,600 farmers in the... Read More.