Lassen Supes Meeting Accepts Inmate Donation and Increases IHSS Wage

High Desert State Prison inmates will donate to the county. Yearly, inmates participate in a fundraiser and choose an organization to “give back” to the community. This year they decided to donate the funds to Lassen County’s Behavioral Health Prevention program. During the Board of Supervisors... Read More.

CAL FIRE Lassen-Modoc Unit Increases Staffing

The Lassen-Modoc CAL FIRE unit says hundreds of lightning strikes have occurred within their protection area this past week. 10 of those strikes caused reports of a fire to which crews responded and only two needed suppression efforts made. With the continuing chance of... Read More.

DWR Increases State Water Project Deliveries by 15%

The Department of Water Resources will allow a modest increase in state water project deliveries due to December’s storms. The state will increase allocations to 15 percent of the requested supplies for the year. This is good news for the 29 water agencies contracted... Read More.

Alturas and Plumas Homes to See Waste Removal Rate Increases

Alturas Waste Management serviced homes receive an increase in garbage and trash collection fees. Waste management argued for a higher increase largely due to the increase of fuel prices at almost 11 percent. Yet the city’s contract with waste management limited increases of no... Read More.