MODOC COUNTY, Calif. – Fire crews battling the Valley Fire are working to reduce environmental impact and secure fire containment lines by conducting controlled burns Thursday. The fire which ignited Tuesday afternoon in the Jess Valley area of the South ...

MODOC COUNTY, Calif. – The Modoc National Forest is preparing for thousands of people to converge on the forest this summer as part of the Rainbow Family Gathering. The Rainbow Family has existed since the 1970s and has held gatherings ...

LIKELY, Cal. – A 69-year-old man is dead after the agricultural plane he was piloting crashed near County Road 60 just northwest of Likely. According to the Modoc County Sheriff’s Office, Peter J. Spyres of Arbuckle was the only occupant ...

CALIFORNIA – With recent rainfall and weather conditions CalFire announced the suspension of burn permits to be lifted. Californians with current and valid agriculture and residential burn permits can now resume burning on permissible burn days with no restriction on ...

ALTURAS, Calif. – A hiker found a dead man on the Eagle Peak Summit Trail on Sunday, July 2. According to the Modoc County Sheriff’s Office, the body was found about 1,000 feet below the summit on the southeast side ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – Pacific Power is warning southern Oregonians about possible power outages due to high winds. The National Weather Service said windy conditions are expected Wednesday afternoon through Thursday afternoon. The weather system has the potential to blow down ...

MODOC COUNTY, Calif. – The Modoc County Sheriff’s Office is organizing a fundraiser this month. The money raised will be used for a local young man Tyler Breece battling colon cancer. It’s a penny war fundraiser where you collect money ...

ALTURAS, Calif. – A deadly aircraft crash was reported in Modoc County. According to a Facebook post by the City of Alturas, emergency crews were sent to the municipal airport Tuesday for reports of an accident involving an ultralight experimental aircraft. Federal ...

ALTURAS, Calif. – A corrections officer with the Modoc County Sheriff’s Office was terminated for alleged sexual misconduct. According to the sheriff’s office, an outside agency was requested to investigate after reports were received regarding accusations of a sexual relationship ...

MODOC COUNTY, Calif. – After starting Wednesday afternoon, the Barnes Fire, burning southeast of Willow Ranch in Modoc County has grown to more than 4,000 acres. Winds died down yesterday morning and afternoon allowing air support to attack the fire ...

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