Community Meeting Over Goff Fire

SEIAD VALLEY, Calif. – The massive effects of the Goff Fire was the topic of a community meeting in Northern California on Monday night. The wildfire burned more than 20,000 acres in August, and threatened homes in Seiad Valley. Forest managers hosted the forum at the Seiad Valley Fire Hall to talk about the impact … Continue reading »

Local 9-11 Firefighter Remembers

SEIAD VALLEY, Calif. – One of the first responders after the World Trade Center buildings collapsed, 11years ago, was a former New York firefighter now living in Northern California. Ralph Geidel lost his brother in the attack. Two years ago, he told NewsWatch12 that this day is a day he will never forget. “It’s with … Continue reading »

Evacuation Lifted For Seiad Valley

SEIAD VALLEY, Calif. — Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office announced on Friday morning that the mandatory evacuation notice for residents of Seiad, California has been lifted. The mandatory evacuation was issued to residents that live on Seiad Creek Road, Seiad Oaks Road and some portions of the west side of Highway 96 due to the threat … Continue reading »

Fire Lines Holding At Seiad Valley

SEIAD VALLEY, Calif. – Fire lines are holding, and homes are being protected in Seiad Valley as the Goff Fire burns within yards of structures. The Goff Fire Burned down the hill toward Seiad Valley on Tuesday night, but by Wednesday morning, it was stopped by a hand-line dug between the fire and people’s homes. … Continue reading »

Goff Fire Prompts Evacuation Preps

SEIAD VALLEY, Calif. — The Goff Fire in Northern California is now putting homes at risk and people living in the fire’s path are being warned they may have to leave. The Goff Fire is now burning just up the hill from Seiad Valley, California. Now authorities are warning people they may need to get … Continue reading »

Local 9/11 Victim’s Brother Responds To Bin Laden’s Death

May 2, 2011 By Steven Sandberg SEIAD VALLEY, Cali. — The brother of a New York firefighter killed on September 11th says Osama Bin Laden’s death is an empty victory. In the moments after it was announced that Osama Bin Laden had been killed, a celebration broke out at Ground Zero. But in Seiad Valley, California, … Continue reading »