BREAKING: Casualties feared in fiery wreck at Buckhorn Summit

SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. — Several people are feared dead after a fiery, two vehicle, head-on wreck on Hwy 299W just east of Buckhorn Summit, near the Shasta/Trinity County line about thirteen miles west of Whiskeytown. Although firefighters have contained the blaze, which spread to nearby vegetation and began climbing the nearby mountainside, officials have not yet been able to make […]

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The National mine of the Old Diggings mining district

Miners struck the lucrative quartz vein of the National mine in 1869, at Rich Gulch, and the vein became a heavy producer of gold in the Old Diggings mining district. This caused additional probing and exploratory operations which led to miners sinking winze’s and driving tunnels, drifts and raises on the property which were also dug out by miners using […]

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Burney man arrested after DUI hit and run

BURNEY, Calif. — Authorities arrested a Burney man who allegedly fled the scene of an accident that left a traffic sign as well as vehicle parts and debris scattered across SR-299E, east of Hatchet Summit, late Monday evening Aug. 10. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: McArthur man arrested after robbing Burney bank, assaulting minor Wanted out of Florida since 2005, sex offender […]

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McArthur man arrested after robbing Burney bank, assaulting minor

BURNEY, Calif. — A McArthur man is in custody after officials say he robbed the Tri-Counties Bank in Burney and assaulted a juvenile while on his way out of the business with money he had been handed this afternoon, Monday, Aug. 10. According to officials now investigating the incident, the man – who has since been identified as Kwahn Quinn, […]

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Deadline for ShasCo survey on future transpo options extended

SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. — The Shasta Regional Transportation Agency is extending the close date for an online community questionnaire seeking input on how the community want to travel in 20 years. The Shasta Regional Transportation Agency is extending the 2040 Long Range Transit Plan community questionnaire’s deadline through to August 12th which allows community members to share their thoughts on how […]

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Teens who pointed gun at manager while fleeing Fall River Mills burglary arrested

CORRECTION: Although an earlier version of this report indicated the juveniles involved in this incident were hospitalized after the violent encounter, Shasta County Sheriff’s Sgt. St.Clair has since clarified that both were evaluated and treated at the scene and neither was found to have been seriously injured during the confrontation with the store’s manager. FALL RIVER MILLS, Calif. — Two […]

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Spearheading Local Control Coalition, Dahle & Gallagher urge area leaders to join

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California assembly-members Megan Dahle (R-Bieber) and James Gallagher (R-Yuba City) recently announced they are working together to spearhead a new effort to reinstate local control over COVID-19 closures and prevention measures.  Saying, “We are all in this together,” Dahle and Gallagher are working toward creating a unified voice of North State elected officials via a letter currently […]

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UPDATE: Claiming to have just killed his wife, Redding man fatally stabs self in front of officers – Both now ID’d

UPDATED: Wednesday, Aug. 5, 3:05 p.m., With coroner’s release of victim’s names and additional details released by authorities. Originally published Tuesday, Aug. 4, 11:55 a.m. REDDING, Calif. — Officials today are continuing a murder-suicide investigation, after a man allegedly murdered his wife before turning a knife on himself. Authorities say the alleged suspect repeatedly and fatally stabbed himself in front […]

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Covid-19 coughing “chronic offender” sentenced to year in jail

ANDERSON, Calif. — A woman accused of walking around an Anderson Safeway “forcefully and purposefully” coughing on employees and shoppers during the COVID-19 pandemic was sentenced last week after pleading guilty to numerous misdemeanor charges related to five of the pending cases against her. The woman, Tammy Ann Baldwin, 61, of Anderson, was identified as a chronic offender by the […]

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One injured after rented boat crashes into Shasta Lake shoreline

SHASTA LAKE, Calif. — Authorities say one person was injured after a Sacramento man operating a rented boat crashed at high speed into a rocky shoreline on the McCloud Arm of Shasta Lake while recreating on Shasta Lake Saturday afternoon, Aug. 1. The man who crashed the boat later told officers he had dropped his glasses and was trying to […]

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