Encampment on Susan River Sparks Fire Near Riverside Bridge

An Encampment along the Susan River is suspected to have sparked a blaze that threatened the Riverside Bridge. Early Monday morning, around 2:30 a.m. an urgent call reporting a vegetation fire came through.Firefighters from Susanville Fire, Cal-fire, CDCR and Janesville Fire quickly responded and... Read More.

Lassen MUD Board Meeting Updates

Lassen MUD board considers a Temporary Compensation Package for the acting joint General Managers and approves a significant rate adjustment for excess Net Energy.During Tuesday's board of Directors meeting, a discussion was held about providing additional compensation to Operations Manager Cortez and Business Manager... Read More.

CDFW Launches 2M Grant Program for Non-Lethal Beaver Damage Management

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has unveiled a $2 million grant program aimed at supporting non-lethal beaver damage management. This initiative is in alignment with the Nature-Based Solutions Initiative and CDFW's beaver restoration and human-wildlife conflict program objectives.Recognizing the pivotal role... Read More.

Supervisors Approve 2023/2024 Budget

40.5 Million was the budget proposed and now unanimously passed for Lassen County's new fiscal year.County Administrative Officer Richard Egan called the budget "status quo," with staffing impacts significantly as the county has recently approved a 10% salary increase across the board for county... Read More.

County Phone Lines to go Down During Carrier Change

Phone lines at county offices will be interrupted on Thursday as the County completes a system carrier change.Tomorrow around 12 noon, when trying to contact Lassen’s offices, you may get an incomplete call alert from what Information Services Supervisor Jason Housel says can be... Read More.

Hearing Delayed in Reger Child Sexual Abuse Case

What was expected to begin tomorrow, Hearings have been delayed in child sexual abuse suspect Bradley Reger’s case until next year.As reported by the Sacramento Bee, Bradley Reger’s hearing was been pushed back by several months because his lawyers are grappling with the extensive... Read More.