Saturday containment anticipated for Spanish Fire
Jeff Fontana said the fire had consumed about 50 acres as of 5:30 a.m. Thursday, July 19 and was about 50 percent contained.
Fire crews have to clear about 1 ½ miles of line to contain the fire, which began about 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 18 burning through grass, sagebrush and scattered juniper.
About 170 SIFC personnel are battling the blaze to work and improve the fire line.
Fontana said no structures have been lost, but three outbuildings and two residences were threatened.
Susanville Area Bicycle Association gets active on the Bizz Johnson Trail
May 23 — The Susanville Area Bicycle Association is inviting bikers, hikers, runners and walkers of all ages and skill levels to the Bizz Johnson Trail at 6 p.m. Tuesday evenings. The weekly event is part of an outdoor series the association will be putting on through October. The event will begin...Read More...
Lassen College basketball player receives scholarship
Justin McBride takes a shot for the Lassen Community College Cougars. McBride was on the 2013 Golden Valley Conference men’s basketball championship team and recently accepted a scholarship to attend and play basketball for Grace University in Omaha, Neb. Photo submitted May...Read More...
Herlong takes championship at annual volleyball tournament
The Herlong Lady Vikings eighth-grade volleyball team won the championship at the annual Play Day tournament Friday, May 3. The team poses with its championship trophy in the Westwood High School gym. Photo submitted May 21 — The Herlong Lady Vikings eighth-grade volleyball...Read More...