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If you live in Fort Bragg and notice slightly discolored water in your household next week, don't worry it is still safe to drink, according to a news release issued by the City of Fort Bragg Tuesday.

City Crews will be cleaning and inspecting water lines in various streets on Monday, March 27 through Friday, March 31 between the hours of 7am to 4pm. 

Clear Lake State Park reopened its gates on Wednesday after being closed for more than a month due to flooding. 

The Lake County News reported that the park is open to day use and boating from sunrise to sunset. However, the historic flooding of Clear Lake has damaged a good portion of the area, keeping the campgrounds and cabins closed.

Park Superintendent Bill Salata told the news site the cabins will be shut down indefinitely because park officials still haven’t evaluated the erosion damage as some portions of it remain underwater. 

The Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office announced Tuesday, February 14, 2017 in a press release that they will resume sales of voluntary zip ties for medical marijuana immediately.

The zip ties are a way of identifying legal marijuana plants. According to the Sheriff's Office, this kind of labeling process is a time savor for the deputies when they come across plants. 

The seventh and final fugitive wanted on suspicion of killing Laytonville marijuana grower ­­ Jeffrey Settler was arrested in New Jersey on Friday.

According to the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office, Gary Blank the third was taken into custody by New Jersey State Police at around 9 p.m. in the neighborhood of red bank. Exact details on what led to the arrest weren’t released but officials did say law enforcement agencies in the state were helped by anonymous sources saying Blank had been given a ride from California to the northeast. 

According to the department of transportation, the bridge on Orr Springs Road, about 5 miles west of Ukiah, is complete and it is now open to vehicles weighing no more than 20 tons. The speed limit is 5 mph and there are stop signs on either side of the bridge for one-way traffic control. An embankment supporting a large section of the road collapsed during a rainstorm on February 21, 2017, opening a 60-foot-long crevice about five miles west of Ukiah.

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