LNF Restores Forest Service Road Washed-Out from Storms

A washed-out road discovered over the summer has been repaired and is passable once more in the Lassen National Forest. Forest Service crews continually monitor the forest service roads to ensure they travel safely, especially after significant weather. They discovered a washed-out road in July... Read More.

Portola Trash Service to Possibly Rise by 17%

Trash service may be costing Portola homes more following a special meeting of the City council. A rate increase has been requested from Intermountain Disposal. The increase comes as part of an ongoing agreement to account for the rising cost to do business. The increase... Read More.

Lassen Rural Bus Updated On-demand Service

Lassen Rural Bus introduces expanded on-demand transit service starting November 1 LRB to leverage The Routing Company’s Pingo app to power on-demand transit October 25, 2022: Lassen Rural Bus (“LRB”) today announced it will be expanding on-demand transit service starting November 1, 2022. Service expansions include an... Read More.

USDA Forest Service Opens Grant Applications

A new grant program has opened to develop and revise community wildfire protection plans and implement projects to make them successful. Over 1 billion dollars has been granted over the next 5 years to support these efforts through the bipartisan infrastructure law, which will... Read More.

9-1-1 Service Restored Across NE California

Update 11:10 am: All 9-1-1 services have been restored. There is no known cause of the outage at this time.   A 9-1-1 outage is impacting Lassen and Plumas County. Due to an AT&T communications outage, much of Northern California is without the emergency call system. Texts... Read More.

Disaster Relief Employment and Training Service Funds Increase

The U.S. Department of Labor has increased disaster relief employment and training services by a near 960,000 dollars. The effort was made in response to the devastating wildfires in August of 2020 in Northern California. Total project funds now total nearly 4 million. Funds... Read More.