The Lakeport Police Department will be staffing a full time School Resource Police Officer on the campuses of the Lakeport Unified School District starting the first week of October. This program has been made possible by a funding partnership between the LUSD School Board and the City Council of the City of Lakeport. All involved […]
Cal Fire reports the SawMill fire, burning east of Cloverdale, is now 75-percent contained. The fire, which started on Sunday and is still at 1500 acres. Two “minor” injuries were reported and no structures have been lost. Firefighters continue to mop up and patrol the fire perimeter.
A couple of traffic notifications. Pool Street in Lakeport will be closed again today. Also Caltrans will begin emergency repairs of the U.S. Highway 101 Perkins Street overcrossing in Ukiah on Thursday, September 29, at 4 p.m. The overpass was damaged on September 14th when it was struck by an over-height load on a truck. […]
A Redwood Valley home was damaged by fire yesterday. The fire at the home near Eagle Peak Middle School began in the rear of the structure, and the cause is still under investigation. No one was home when the fire broke out.
A suspect involved in the possible hostage situation in Fort Bragg was taken into custody last night. The incident happend in the Simpson Lane & Mitchell Creek Road area and the MSCO SWAT team was on the scene. More details are expected to be released from the sheriff’s office in the coming days.
A man who entered the closed disaster area of the Clayton Fire will serve some time in jail. Bradley Michael Thorstenson was on active felony probation for a burglary charge from 2014 when he was arrested recently. Thorstenson’s been ordered to serve 10 days in jail with no credit for time served.
As of last night, the SawMill Fire, burning the the Geysers east of Cloverdale was at 1500 acres and 45-percent contained. All mandatory evacuation orders and road closures were lifted at 6:00 yesterday evening. Firefighters will continue to work on improving the fire line today.