Temporarily closed since last July, the Trinity County Juvenile Hall in Weaverville will resume operations in a reduced capacity beginning this Saturday, March 28, when it is set to reopen under its new designation as a special purpose facility with a 96-hour maximum hold.
Democratic Congressmen Jared Huffman of California, Derek Kilmer of Washington and Peter DeFazio of Oregon announced on Tuesday they have secured a bipartisan agreement to renew the Secure Rural Schools and Communities Self-Determination Act in an upcoming vote by the House of Representatives this week.
A public hearing to consider adoption of the final Program Environmental Impact Report for a $30 million project to realign and widen a six-mile section of Wildwood Road was tabled from last week’s meeting of the Trinity County Board of Supervisors to the board’s next meeting April 7 due to a glitch in the public posting of the draft document.
A $4.1 million construction project to replace the single-lane Wildwood Road Bridge over Hayfork Creek with a two-lane span stalled last week over a dispute involving the county bid process and was thrown into temporary limbo by a 2-2 vote of the Trinity County Board of Supervisors.
Trinity County has not been sheltered from the outbreak of whooping cough cases occurring statewide.
Volunteers picked up 1,453 cigarette butts in just over an hour at Lowden Park in Weaverville Friday, March 20. Trinity High School Friday Night Live students donated their Friday afternoon to clean up cigarette butts and other litter at the park.
The California Highway Patrol, Trinity River Area, will conduct a driving under the influence and driver license safety checkpoint on Friday, March 27, somewhere within Trinity County.
The Trinity County Superior Court is now recruiting for the 2015/16 civil grand jury. The grand jury consists of 19 citizens who investigate citizen complaints relating to local government agencies.