Fair fever is returning; the fair office is looking for your nominations for Old Timer of the Year & Grand Marshal.The Old Timer of the Year award is judged on kindness and service to the community. Nominations only require the person to be at... Read More.
Lassen County Chamber of CommerceJanuary 29, 2023 –February 4, 2023Written by Kelly Ackley, Executive DirectorJanuary 26, 2023 Lassen County Chamber of Commerce has recently updated our website conveniently giving membership their own member portal to make payments, upload events to the community calendar or simply... Read More.
Lassen county is beginning to assess how many homeless are in the county. Trained volunteers and county staff are out surveying areas collecting information from those who either receive housing from local shelters or are unhoused. The point-in-time surveyors hit the streets early yesterday... Read More.
During a special board meeting, Lassen Supervisors Jeff Hemphill and Tom Hammond will be recognized for their retirement from the board of supervisors. Hemphill served District 3 for two terms and lost the contested seat during the June primary election to Tom Neely. Hammond... Read More.
The County Jail will be able to better house suicidal inmates with the construction of a second padded safety cell. Public works along with the Sheriffs Department will have the second cell constructed by Kirack Construction Company. The existing holding cell does not meet... Read More.
Lassen County Sheriff's Department has made great strides in obtaining grants in their department. The department applied for an $800,000 grant and was awarded the funds to help fill positions in the Tobacco Prevention Program.They allowed two positions to open for an officer in... Read More.
Snowshoeing at Lassen Volcanic National Park you can now enjoy this sport here in The Lassen National Forest. The Almanor Ranger District is offering you a free guided snowshoe tour. This tour will include a two-hour basic survival skill and environmental educational class. These... Read More.
The Lassen supervisors will comment on the state fire marshall’s updated fire hazard severity zone map amid reasons for skepticism.The map was opened to public comment in early December, following a second update that re-evaluated the likelihood of fire in the state’s responsibility areas;... Read More.
Today the Lassen board of supervisors meet for their second gathering for the month after seating the newly elected supervisors for districts 3 and 5.The board will discuss the county’s updated fire hazard severity zones as CALFIRE has updated the map to current conditions.... Read More.
After several years of collaboration, CALFIRE has released a proposed updated fire severity zone map. Today, January 10th the agency will hold its Lassen County public hearing to hear from the community on the proposed updated Fire Hazard Severity Zones map. The map is... Read More.