The Bureau of Land Management's Applegate field office will begin three week-long controlled burns today in Lassen and Modoc County. Piles of small brush and trees made from fuel reduction projects over the summer will be part of the burn. The project's areas consist of... Read More.
Smoke is to be visible in the Almanor Ranger District starting this week as the Lassen National Forest allows for a pile burn project to start in two locations. One will start at Panther Springs, known as the Boondocks Hand Piles, and the second... Read More.
More roadway projects will be funded as the California Transportation Commission allocates nearly 3 billion dollars across the state. Three projects in Plumas County will be getting over 570 million of that funding. Those projects include the Chester Causeway Rehab, from just outside of Chester... Read More.
More power lines begin to go underground as PG&E continues efforts to underground 10,000 miles in and near high fire-threat areas. Work began around Greenville in June, and starting today, PG&E will underground power lines along Main Street in the town between Highway 89 and... Read More.
Plumas and Lassen County will benefit from the 3 million dollars the state has allocated for transportation infrastructure. The county will see two projects funded with the money that is the Beckwourth CAMP project near Portola from west of Grizzly rd to about a... Read More.
Plan on delays on 139 to start today as Caltrans begins the drapery project near Antelope Mountain. The first stage of the project will involve crews removing rock from the hilltop. You can expect 30-minute delays this week until that work is completed. By... Read More.
Two Caltrans projects are set to hit next week bringing delays to your travel in Lassen County. Hwy 139 Antelope Drapery Project begins on July 11th. Crews will install a cable mesh drapery system starting five miles north of the intersection of State Route (SR)... Read More.
As midyear hits that means new fiscal year budget reviews. The Susanville City Council will also meet this week to discuss the city’s budget. With Measure P passing with a majority vote in the Primary Election, the council will need to be advised on... Read More.
Road closures, repaving projects, and a letter in support of research on the effects of prison closures on rural communities are on the agenda for tomorrow’s Susanville City Council meeting. A change order increase of 19,000 dollars is needed for a contracting firm to... Read More.
Lassen County Supervisors meet for a second consecutive week. The supervisors will again address the California Community Block Grant program for which three county entities are battling for funding. Leavitt Lake’s backup well is forgoing state closure, leaving the area without a second drinking... Read More.