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Small Farmers Hear From The Water Board

Dec 12, 2017

Dec 12, 2017 -- Cannabis cultivators will need to comply with new rules from The State Water Board, in order to get their licenses from the state. On December 6, a team of water board representatives addressed a crowd at the Ukiah City Conference Center. Growers learned about the new requirements, the small irrigation use permits, and how to sign up for the program using an online portal.

Emerald Cup 2017

Dec 11, 2017

Dec 11, 2017 -- The Emerald Cup this year was characterized by a mix of nostalgia and optimism, as visitors prepare for new state regulations and the end of the 215 era. In this piece, we'll look at how some are strategizing for the future.

Memories Of Benj Thomas

Dec 7, 2017

Dec 7, 2017 -- On November 14, our community lost a man who seemed to be involved in everything, from the Ukiah City Council to our own board of directors here at KZYX. Benj Thomas was a skilled public speaker, a lover of poetry and good conversation, and a fine and generous friend. Local columnist Jonathan Middlebrook shared some of his memories in a recent interview with Sarah Reith.

Community Foundation of Mendocino County

When the October firestorms hit Mendocino County, the Community Foundation of Mendocino County sprung into action and immediately started raising money for the fire victims and community fire recovery efforts.  Years of preparation for a disaster paid off and the foundation has so far raised about $2,000,000.  President and CEO Megan Barber Allende discusses the Disaster Fund and the foundation's fire recovery plans. 

Anne Murray Schaefer, courtesy of Mendonoma Sightings

An upper ridge will bring dry conditions, mild afternoons, and cool nights for the next seven days. Some clouds may develop along the coast during that time; otherwise the skies will be clear.


On the seas, high pressure will bring light winds and low waters. The waves are expected to grow slightly on Thursday.


Two-day forecast


The coast tonight will see clear skies with lows in the mid-40s. On Thursday, Fort Bragg is forecast to see more clear weather with highs in the upper-50s and similar lows.