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JPSS-1 satellite will help area firefighters

JPSS-1 satellite will help area firefighters

Roger Eckart Union Space Correspondent EARTH – JPSS-1 launched into the early morning misty gloom over Vandenberg Air Force Base last Saturday morning. Most folks are unaware of ongoing launches by NASA and their various commercial partners and simply accept the improvements in our daily lives. Mission scientists are planning for years in advance. Seeking

Baywood’s logging plan approved

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union SUNNY BRAESIDE – The Timber Harvest Plan (THP) filed by Baywood Golf and Country Club has been approved by the California Dept. of Forestry and Fire Protection (CalFire). A letter dated Aug. 10 and signed by Forester II Chris E. Curtis of the agency’s Santa Rosa office notifies Baywood’s

Updated: Baywood logging decision delayed again

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union SUNNY BRAESIDE – Final approval of Baywood Golf and Country Club’s logging plans has been further delayed. Approval of THP 1-17-044HUM had been expected within 15 days of the June 29 Second Review, though that was later put off until last Friday, Aug. 4. But when Friday rolled around,

No Baywood logging decision until at least Aug. 11

Mad River Union SUNNY BRAESIDE – Final approval of Baywood Golf and Country Club’s logging plans has been further delayed. Approval of THP 1-17-044HUM had been expected within 15 days of the June 28 Second Review, but that was later put off until Friday, Aug. 4. Today, Aug. 4, the California Dept. of Forestry and

Baywood logging decision delayed

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union SUNNY BRAESIDE – Approval of the proposed timber harvest at Baywood Golf and Country Club has been postponed until at least Friday, Aug. 4. The plan, which would allow year-round logging at the Buttermilk Lane golf course for up to five years, has drawn stiff and detailed objections from

More forest burns advised to help address drought

Paul Mann Mad River Union  EUREKA – California’s dire drought, climate change and raging wildfires require a major shift in public policy in favor of controlled burns as a critical forest management tool, authorities say. State officials and fire ecology experts warn that wildfires are increasing in frequency, severity and destruction. They say California’s 100-year

Mandatory evacuation at Ruth Lake

From Caltrans: Eastbound Route 36 has been closed at the Humboldt/Trinity County line due to a wildfire in Trinity County. No ETO at this time. From Rivers National Forest TRINITY COUNTY –  Active lightning strikes yesterday on the Six Rivers National Forest resulted in numerous fires across the Mad River and Lower Trinity Ranger Districts. The fires

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