Sheri Quinn

News Director

Sheri is the current news director at KZYX. Sheri has an impressive C.V. and comes to KZYX from Utah where she was an award winning journalist and reporter.

Sheri proved her talents to the KZYX listeners during the important extensive coverage of the fires in Lake county. Her reporting on local elections and the growing concern over changes in the local cannabis industry has won her praises from all over Northern California. 

There will be a Lake County community meeting in Kelseyville tonight, July 29 at 5pm, at Kelseyville High School. Local and state officials including Sheriff Brian Martin and Senator Mike McGuire will be available to answer questions regarding the Mendocino Complex Fire.

The Mendocino Complex Fire is threatening public safety communications systems and causing a condition of extreme peril to life and property in the county, according to the Emergency Operations Center (EOC).  The Center is now active and can be reached at 707-467-6428.

Calfire is now calling the two fires – The River Fire north of Hopland and the Ranch fire NE of Ukiah- The Mendocino Complex. The Ranch fire is heading east towards Lake County. 


New information on the River/Ranch Fires from Mendocino County Sheriff's office Emergency Services Coordinator, Richard Ehlert: 

On July 27, 2018 around 1:30 pm, the Mendocino County Sheriff’s office was contacted to assist fire suppression teams in the area of Highway 20 near the 7000 block. This fire is currently referred to as “The Ranch Fire” (#RanchFire).

At about 1:48pm, Sheriff’s units were also contacted to assist with the report of a fire in the 6800 block of Old River Road near Hopland Ca.  This fire is currently referred to as the “River Fire” (#RiverFire).

The Mendocino County Sheriff's Office issued mandatory evacuation orders Friday night at 8:37pm for the River Fire in the Hopland area. Calfire reported the fire at 4,000 acres at 7:00pm with 0% containment. 

Calfire reported the Ranch Fire Friday night at 1,000 acres and 0% containment. Two firefighters were injured.