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Hog Fire Burns Vital Communications Link

Hog Fire Burns Vital Communications Link

Customers of Frontier Internet and Verizon Wireless have been left without service this morning as the Hog Fire burned into communications lines near Highway 36. Lassen County Sheriff Dean Growdon issued a statement this morning saying that phone service is limited, and should be reserved for priority traffic. According to Growdon 911 calls appear to […]

Public Health Issues Countywide ‘Unhealthy’ Air Quality Alert

Public Health Issues Countywide ‘Unhealthy’ Air Quality Alert

Lassen County’s Public Health Department has issued an Air Quality Alert for Areas County Wide Smoke levels in this area has been classified as UNHEALTHY and everyone may begin to experience health effects; members of sensitive groups may experience more serious health effects. All individuals, especially the elderly, young children, pregnant women, those with lung […]

NWS Weather Bulletin: NOAA Issues Dense Smoke Advisory

NWS Weather Bulletin: NOAA Issues Dense Smoke Advisory

The National Weather Service office in Reno has issued a Dense Smoke Advisory for Susanville and Lake Almanor areas in effect through 11:00a.m. Monday. Forecasters are expecting visibility as low as 1/4 mile in dense smoke from the Hog Flat fire. Low visibility will lead to hazardous driving conditions. Most of the dense smoke will […]

Tuesday A.M. Update: New Acreage Update and Map of the Hog Fire

Tuesday A.M. Update: New Acreage Update and Map of the Hog Fire

THIS POST IS NO LONGER BEING UPDATED. A new post has been started and current information will now be posted there. Please click this link to visit the updated Hog Fire information post. Updated 5:02p.m. Lightning Sparks Vegetation Fires Across the Valley Firefighters and first responders are racing from one vegetation to another after a […]

Reno Man Arrested After High-Speed Pursuit Leads to Fiery Crash on Highway 36

Reno Man Arrested After High-Speed Pursuit Leads to Fiery Crash on Highway 36

A Reno man was arrested after he tried to outrun a Lassen County Sheriff’s Deputy on Highway 36 Wednesday, a high-speed pursuit which ended with a fiery crash just short of the Plumas County line. According to Lassen County Sheriff Dean Growdon, a Deputy Sheriff was traveling westbound on State Route 36 in the Mountain […]

Three Lassen College Wrestlers Sign Letters of Intent

Three Lassen College Wrestlers Sign Letters of Intent

The Lassen College Athletic Department recently announced that three wrestlers from the 2019 wrestling team have all signed letters of intent, thus fulfilling their dreams of continuing their education and college wrestling careers. Logan Garcia (149) from Hawaii, finished his sophomore season as an All-American placing fourth at the CCCAA State Championships this last December. […]

CHP Incident: Chester Man Arrested After Vehicle Search Turns Up Loaded Handgun and Meth

CHP Incident: Chester Man Arrested After Vehicle Search Turns Up Loaded Handgun and Meth

A Chester man was arrested Sunday after a CHP Officer found a loaded weapon, meth, a meth pipe and 30 “not real” $50 bills in his vehicle during a traffic stop on Highway 395 near Doyle. According to details released by the Susanville Office of the California Highway Patrol, a CHP officer was advised by […]

NWS Weather Bulletin: Fire Weather Watch Goes Into Effect Thursday Afternoon

NWS Weather Bulletin: Fire Weather Watch Goes Into Effect Thursday Afternoon

The prospect of thunderstorms and strong gusty outflow winds Thursday afternoon have prompted forecasters at the National Weather Service office in Reno to issue a Fire Weather Watch for northeast California and the far northern Sierra. The Fire Weather Watch will be in effect from Thursday afternoon through Thursday evening. Isolated to scattered thunderstorms are […]

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