CAL FIRE Lassen-Modoc Unit Increases Staffing

The Lassen-Modoc CAL FIRE unit says hundreds of lightning strikes have occurred within their protection area this past week. 10 of those strikes caused reports of a fire to which crews responded and only two needed suppression efforts made. With the continuing chance of... Read More.

Plumas District Hospital OB Program Faces Staffing Shortage

For a second time expecting moms planning deliveries at Plumas District hospital will be diverted to another facility. This is the second time in under a year that the hospital has had to put their OB deliveries on diversion, the first beginning of staffing... Read More.

Plumas Sheriff’s Office Facing Dispatcher Staffing Shortages

Dispatchers at the Plumas Sheriff’s Office are getting stretched thin as pandemic and wildfires have had a measureable impact on staff. Sheriff Todd Johns takes the fall suggesting much of the impact is related to his lack of administrative structure during the wildfires. The... Read More.