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. 

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Derick Almena, the 47 year-old man who operated the Ghost Ship warehouse in Oakland that burned down December 2, 2016 and claimed the lives of 36 individuals, was arrested in Lake County on June 5, 2017. He was taken into custody on a felony arrest warrant Monday morning. According to Lake County Jail booking records, Almena's address is listed as Upper Lake and Lake County News reports Almena was recently residing 

Take a stroll through the history of downtown Willits at a new exhibit opening June 10, 2017 at the Mendocino County Museum in Willits, co curated by Kim Bancroft and Judi Berdis. It is called Main Street: Then and Now.  

Another suspect has been arrested in the murder of 57 year-old Jamie Shipman of Caspar. 

Mendocino County Sheriff's detectives gathered enough evidence to arrest 20 year-old Alexander Coan, the son of the first suspect, Kelley Coan, on Saturday May 27 in Comtche in Mendocino County. He is being held in the county jail under $500,000 bail.

Neighbors heard gunshots on May 23, the day Shipman was found dead in her home on the same chunk of property where the mother and son lived - who are now both being held for murder.

A man died while diving along the Mendocino coast Saturday morning. Mendocino County Sheriff's Captain Greg Van Patten told the Press Democrat authorities were alerted to a diver in distress at Bowling Ball Beach near Point Arena. The man was pulled from the water in a rocky area and despite life saving efforts, he died at the scene. Authorities have not released his name yet.

A new iteration of a non cultivation Ordinance for Mendocino County was accepted at the Mendocino County Board of Supervisor's special meeting on Tuesday, May 23. That is according to Jude Thilman, owner of Dragon Fly Wellness Center, a dispensary in Fort Bragg. She said a number of people responded to the written documents that came from Mary Lynn Hunt, Chief planner for the county planning and building services. They included cultivators, manufacturers, dispensary owners, and others in the industry, she provided Kzyx with the details from this part of the meeting.