logo25

  • Lassen Credit Union
  • Susan River Reality
  • image
  • Lassen Land and Home

New Penny Pines plantation to be dedicated this Saturday

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 — In conjunction with Arbor Day, Lassen National Forest will be dedicating its newest Penny Pines plantation this weekend.   

The public is invited to the dedication of this new site, which will take place starting at noon Saturday, April 26 at the Hat Creek Rim Overlook, located off Highway 44, three miles east of the junction of highways 89/44 near Old Station.

The new plantation is in the footprint of the Sugarloaf Fire, which was started by lightning in August 2009. Trees have been planted at this new Penny Pines site thanks to contributions from generous donors, many of whom have had trees planted in memory of loved ones.

Disaster assistance signups begin

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced eligible farmers and ranchers can sign up for U.S. Department of Agriculture disaster assistance programs restored by passage of the 2014 Farm Bill.

"We implemented these programs in record time and kept our commitment to begin sign-up today," said Vilsack. "To ensure enrollment goes as smoothly as possible, dedicated staff in more than 2,000 Farm Service Agency offices across the country are doing everything necessary to help producers that have suffered through two and a half difficult years with no assistance because these programs were awaiting Congressional action.”

Supervisors hold meeting in Big Valley

Monday, April 21, 2014 — The supervisors will be traveling to the North County for its regularly scheduled Tuesday, April 22 meeting.

The meeting will convene at 10 a.m. at the Veterans Hall in Bieber.

According to county executive officer Richard Egan, agenda items include a presentation from the acting Modoc Forest Service supervisor regarding the sustained yields unit, which gives those who process timber a financial incentive when the timber sale goes to bid.

Free entry to Lassen Volcanic National Park to celebrate National Park Week, Earth Day

April 19, 2014 — Lassen Volcanic National Park entrance fees will be waived April 19 and 20 in celebration of National Park Week, coinciding with Earth Day.

“This free entry will be in addition to the other scheduled fee-free days, which include National Park Service’s 98th birthday on Aug. 25, National Public Lands Day on Sept. 27 and Veterans Day on Nov. 11,” said superintendent Darlene M. Koontz.

The fee-free dates do not include other fees for camping, reservations or use of concessions.

Stone settles wrongful termination, slander lawsuit against county, Pyle

Thursday, April 17, 2014 — Elisa W. Ungerman, attorney for former Lassen County Administrative Officer Tom Stone, will file an “unconditional” request for the dismissal of Stone’s wrongful termination and slander suit within 45 days in Lassen County Superior Court because the parties have negotiated a settlement in the case.


Yellow Page Directory
ConnectionBtn
School Guide
schooldayscover
Lassen County Maps
LassenMapBookBtn
Visitor's Guide
LassenVGCvr

 

BonanzaGameDayBtn

Click for latest offerings
Svlmktbtn
Click to see this week's specials.

SmithBox