Sheri Quinn

News Director

Sheri is the current news director at KZYX. Sheri has an impressive C.V. and comes to KZYX from Utah where she was an award winning journalist and reporter.

Sheri proved her talents to the KZYX listeners during the important extensive coverage of the fires in Lake county. Her reporting on local elections and the growing concern over changes in the local cannabis industry has won her praises from all over Northern California. 

The cities of Willits, Ukiah and Fort Bragg in Mendocino County are currently working out their own cannabis regulations in the face of state legalization of recreational marijuana, Proposition 64. One of the most recent developments in the local cannabis scene is in the city of Fort Bragg. The city moved towards allowing cannabis manufacturing at their city council meeting on Monday, February 13. 

 

The California Department of Public Health has advised consumers not to eat recreationally harvested mussels, clams or whole scallops from Mendocino County. Dangerous levels of toxins have been detected in mussels from this region. The naturally occurring poisonous toxins can cause illness or death in humans, and cooking does not destroy the toxins. 

The latest from the KZYX News: 

- Calpella Elementary School bomb threat on Tuesday was cleared 

- Dams in Mendocino and Sonoma Counties are in good condition

- Recreational shellfish from Mendocino County contains toxin and should not be eaten

- The consideration of regulating edible cannabis in California 

KZYX News Director Sheri Quinn has more...

Time Traveling Forest

Feb 14, 2017

The Redwood Forest Foundation manages a massive chunk of timberland located north of Fort Bragg near the town of Leggett. The 78 square-mile (50,000 acre) property was purchased in 2007 for $65 million for restoration and harvest.  Tune in to find out how the forest has changed over time and how the foundation is trying to turn the clock back. 

More than half of the inmates in jails across the nation have a mental health condition, 64 percent according to the Federal Bureau of Prison statistics. Mendocino County Sheriff Tom Allman has brought a lot of attention to the problem here and the deterioration of the exsisting facility.

 

The Mendocino County Board of Supervisors received a proposal at their Tuesday, February 7 meeting, from a team aiming to secure state funding for a county jail expansion to include a mental healthcare space.  

    

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