Homes in North County and Modoc Left in the Dark

Those in North Lassen County and Modoc are without power. Surprise Valley Electric has an unexpected power outage due to the utility's power supplier affecting your homes in Alturas, Canby, Cal Pines, Likely, Jess Valley, Termo & Ravendale. There is no estimated time of restoration.

Multiple Outages Plague North Lassen County

Outages have plagued North Lassen County throughout August. Homes around Bieber, Nubieber, and McArthur have experienced six power outages this month alone. The area is served by PG&E, which says there is no known cause for each outage but responds that the company is... Read More.

Portola Awards Bid to Begin North Loop Project

The North Loop project may be underway following this week’s Portola City council Meeting. The project involves the reconstruction of Joy Way from West street east to Beckwith Street. Construction will also include new asphalt concrete, the building of curbs and gutters for a... Read More.

Over 100 lightning Strikes Ignite 4 Fires in North County

CALFIRE Lassen Modoc Unit says there have been over 640 lightning strikes in the Northern Region of California within the last 24 hours. Over 100 of those strikes have been within the CAL FIRE Lassen-Modoc Unit coverage area causing four confirmed fires. Those include... Read More.

Second Wellness Center to Open in North Lassen County

A second wellness center is set to open in North Lassen County. Lassen Behavioral Health will host the grand opening of the Big Valley Wellness Center on August 8th in conjunction with a community health fair. You are invited out to meet the staff... Read More.

Hartman Bar Road Closes for North Complex Damage Repairs

The Plumas National Forest will be closing a forest service road for repairs following damage from the lightning-caused North Complex Fire 2 years ago that burned over 300,000 acres of the national forest. Hartman Bar road will be closed through November between Cascade Creek... Read More.

LFSC Holds Home Ignition Zone Workshop in North County

Lassen Fire Safe Council brings a home ignition zone workshop to McArthur. You can learn how to protect your home from wildfires in the two-day workshop. The presentation stresses that homes do not have to burn in wildfires unlike other natural disasters as wildfires... Read More.

PG&E Plans Power Outage for North County

North Lassen County will be without power overnight on Tuesday. PGE is planning an outage to upgrade a substation in Fall River Mills in Shasta County. Make sure your phones are charged and battery alarms are set prior to bed If you live in... Read More.

PNF Modifies North Complex Forest Closure

The middle of the North Fork of the Feather River will open back up for use as the Plumas National Forest modifies a forest closure. The area has been under closure since the North Complex fire that burned two years ago. Restoration and repair... Read More.