Calfire lifts fire restrictions
Effective Tuesday, Oct. 23, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Calfire) Lassen-Modoc-Plumas Unit (LMU) lifted restrictions on dooryard debris burning. This means citizens may burn dooryard debris without a permit. Permits will not be required until May 1, 2013. However, citizens must still contact local Air Pollution Control District to ensure it’s a permissive burn day.
This summer brought devastating wildfires to Northern California. Though Calfire recognizes the need and convenience of being able to burn yard debris, they caution citizens to not let the cooler temperatures lull a false sense of security.
One or two warm days can cause fine fuels such as twigs, pine needles and grasses to be easily ignited. If a citizen must burn, use extreme caution. Never leave a fire unattended. If a debris burn escapes control, the citizen could be held liable.
On Monday, Oct. 29, LMU will begin releasing seasonal firefighters and cutting back on the number of fire engines staffed around the clock. They will still maintain and staff an appropriate level of fire response resources throughout the winter period until spring or until the potential for wildfire increases.
Lassen High wrestling hosts Purple and Gold Scrimmage
The Lassen High School wrestling team held its annual Purple and Gold Scrimmage on Wednesday, Dec. 4 in the Lassen High gym. The wrestling team broke up into two teams, purple and gold, and faced off in a night of wrestling that gave fans a taste of what they can expect in the coming season. Lassen...Read More...
Cougars face tough teams to prepare for a victorious season
TJ McCauley attempts to keep the ball away from a Fresno City College player during the championship basketball game of the El Camino Tournament on Sunday, Nov. 24. The Lassen Community College Cougars have been competing in pre-season tournaments and have earned several wins. Photo by Scott Nordstrom Dec....Read More...
Susanville native to play in college bowl with Boise State
Darren Lee, a Lassen High School graduate and former Lassen High football player, now plays football for Boise State and will be going with the team to a college bowl game in late December. Photo by Boise State Media Relations Dec. 6 — A Susanville native is making strides in his football career...Read More...