Community Safety and Awareness Report for Monday, April 11th, 2011

•Highway 101, 4 miles north of Garberville, is now open to North and Southbound traffic. For updated information call 1-800-GAS-ROAD.

•Six Rivers National Forest visitors are reminded to be extra careful while recreating on forest lakes and rivers this spring, especially on the Trinity River.  Planned increased instream flows from Lewiston Dam into the Trinity River and Iron Gate on the Klamath will result in higher water levels, swifter currents, colder water and submerged hazards.  Contact Bob Hemus at 530-627-3286, or the Forest Service office closest to where you’ll be recreating, to find out the latest river conditions and any other safety information.

•April is National Safe Digging Month, and Pacific Gas and Electric Company reminds customers to call 811 before starting any excavation project, large or small.  Whether planting a tree, installing a sprinkler system or building a fence, homeowners and professional excavators need to know where gas and electric lines lie underground to prevent injuries, property damage and outages.

•The County of Humboldt reminds all property owners that the second installment of 2010-2011 Property taxes is now due.  The last day to make payment without penalty is today, April 11th.

•Check out Al Jazeera English at 8:30am, Tuesday through Friday, right after our local news. Find our morning addition of the Local Weather Report and All Sides Now around 7:55am, right before the KMUD Local Newscast at 8am.

•Tune in tonight at 7pm for The Politically Correct Week in Review.  That’s tonight from 7 to 8pm, right here, on KMUD.

This concludes the Community Safety and Awareness Report, which can be read online at kmud.org and heard weekdays at 11am, 3 pm, and as needed here, on KMUD.

 

 

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