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Outdoor Summer Events May Hpapen This Year in Lakeport

Summer events may be making a comeback in 2021. This week te Lakeport City Council approved the processing of summer event applications, including the 4th of July event at Library Park. The Lakeport City has been working with Lake County Public Health Department and health officials believe that outdoor community events can be conducted safely … Continue Reading Outdoor Summer Events May Hpapen This Year in Lakeport

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State and Local Drought Emergency Delcarations for Mendocino County

Governor Gavin Newsom declared a drought state of emergency for Mendocino County this week, and the Board of Supervisors did so as well. The local declaration may make the county eligible for state and federal funding which would be used to get through this year’s drought, as well as fund improvements to infrastructure in preparation … Continue Reading State and Local Drought Emergency Delcarations for Mendocino County

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Lakeport Police Department to Participate in DEA Drug Take Back Day

The Lakeport Police Department will once again participate in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s 20th annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. The event allows residents to safely dispose of expired, unwanted, and unused prescription medications. The local event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow as a drive-thru drop-off on the west … Continue Reading Lakeport Police Department to Participate in DEA Drug Take Back Day

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Update on Dos and Turnout Fires

The 9-acre #DosFire started just after 6 yesterday evening in Northern Mendocino County, east of Laytonville off Laytonville Dos Rios Road. That fire is moving at a slow rate of spread in leaf litter. The Turnout Fire at Highway 253 and Boonville Rd is holding at 200 acres with containment at 65-percent. Firefighters aggressively utilized … Continue Reading Update on Dos and Turnout Fires

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Man in Nice Who Shot is Wife Also Dies from Gushot Wound

The man who is believed to have fatally shot his wife before turning the gun on himself, has died from his wounds. Police responded to the home in Nice after 60-year-old Kenneth Dwaine Lovelady called dispatch to say he’d shot his wife and was gonig to also kill himself. Police arrived to find 56-year-old Laura … Continue Reading Man in Nice Who Shot is Wife Also Dies from Gushot Wound

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Governor Declares Drought Emergency in Mendocino County

Governor Gavin Newsom has declared a drought emergency in Mendocino County. Standing in the dry bottom of Lake Mendocino, a spot that normally should be 40 feet underwater, the Governor called the current conditions historic. The emergency executive order issued for both Mendocino and Sonoma counties allows the state to prepare for the expected effects … Continue Reading Governor Declares Drought Emergency in Mendocino County

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State Leaders React to Derek Chauvin Verdict

State leaders reacted to the Derek Chauvin Trial verdict yesterday. He was found guilty of second- and third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter rin the death of George Floyd. Governor Gavin Newsom said no conviction can repair the harm done to the Floyd family, but the verdict provides accountability. State Senator Mike McGuire said there’s much … Continue Reading State Leaders React to Derek Chauvin Verdict

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Lake County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Homicide in Nice

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide in Nice that occurred last night. Deputies responded to a call from a man living in the 3400 block of Boggs Avenue who said he had killed his wife and was going to take his own life. Deputies found a man and woman both with gunshot … Continue Reading Lake County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Homicide in Nice