Skycrest Lake Youth Fish Derby and Fire Wise Day

Skycrest Lake Youth Fish Derby and Firewise Day- Willow Creek Fire Safe Council will be holding its Ninth Annual SkyCrest Lake Youth Fish Derby and Firewise Day on June 11th at Sky Crest Lake in Burnt Ranch, located on Underwood Mtn. Road off Highway 299. Read More →

Lucky Day

21-11 Joe OHaraVolunteers of the Willow Creek Fire Safe Council held their annual corned beef and cabbage feed fundraiser on Friday, March 13. The Fire Safe Council is currently promoting the Fire Adapted Landscapes and Safe Homes (FLASH)  program. FLASH is a cost share program designed to assist property owners with the job of reducing their risk […] Read More →

Fire Safe

Willow Creek Fire Safe Council member Joe O’Hara showed off his St. Patrick’s Day finery during the Council’s corned beef and cabbage fundraiser on Friday, March 14, at the VFW Hall. The Fire Safe Council helps homeowners reduce the threat of fire and works to clear away brush from roads near town. /Photo by Kristan […] Read More →

VOICES: Willow Creek Fire Safe Council

The Willow Creek Fire Safe Council thanks everyone who supported our St. Patrick’s Dinner. We depend on fundraising to provide free community events such as the upcoming Fire Safe Fair and Youth Firewise Day, May 18, at Veterans Park in Willow Creek. Read More →

Hoopa Fire Safe Council Builds Steam

The Hoopa Fire Safe Council held its second meeting Wednesday, March 6. Joined by members of the Willow Creek and Orleans Fire Safe Councils, the group brainstormed ideas for future projects, funding opportunties and planning both fire prevention and prescribed fire. Shown here are Kristan Korns, Barbara Darst and Will Harling. The Hoopa Fire Safe […] Read More →

Volunteers Working to Prevent Fire From Sweeping Hoopa

Volunteers working to start a local fire safe council met in Hoopa on Wednesday, Feb. 6, to talk about ways to help the Wildland and Volunteer Fire Departments reduce the threat of fire in the Valley. Read More →

Dedication and Service

Willow Creek Fire Safe Council President Barbara Darst (not pictured) presented certificates of appreciation to outgoing board members Guy Conversano (right), Susan Abbott (left), and Laurel Reimann (center) for their dedication and service to the council. The Willow Creek Fire Safe Council meets the first Thursday of each month and welcomes new members. Fore more […] Read More →

Willow Creek Firesafe Council Locates Historical Cemetery Under Brush

The project began under a $93,000 US Forest Service Grant to clear the property—to make it firesafe. It grew to include several acres of Klamath Trinity Joint Unified School District property near Trinity Valley Elementary School (TVES). Although the school isn’t paying for the service, the Firesafe Council volunteered to help, soliciting the help of Humboldt County inmates who owe community service hours. So, last Friday, the inmates, clad in blue jeans and denim shirts worked a full day clearing several acres near TVES. Read More →