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.
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 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.
The Bureau of Land Management is partnering with Lassen Rural Bus for a unique Fall service route. As the colors of fall peak along the Bizz Johnson trail, you can take in all of its wonders this Saturday as the Lassen bus will take... Read More.
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.
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.
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.
In a joint meeting with 20 Supervisors from Lassen, Plumas, Sierra, and Modoc County the US Forest Service detailed their status of operations in Northern California and the Pacific Southwest Region. Regional Forester Jennifer Eberlein along with the Forest Supervisors on the Lassen, Modoc,... Read More.
The National Weather Service is warning of isolated thunderstorms possible over interior NorCal late tonight into Tuesday. The most likely timeframe is 4 AM to 8 PM. Associated impacts include gusty winds, lightning, brief heavy rain, and small hail. Parts of Plumas and Sierra... Read More.
There are about 1000 wild horses overpopulating the Devil’s Garden Plateau wild horse territory in Modoc County. The U.S. Forest Service will hold a virtual meeting next week to share updates on the planning process for a scheduled fall gathering. The use of helicopters... Read More.