News for the Week of February 21, 2019

TOO MUCH WATER . . . Ice was a big problem in the area from Alturas to the Likely area and flooding was prevalent. Photo by Jayson West.

Winter storms blanket county with snow, rain


Modoc got bitterly cold this week, with below zero nights. The forecast is calling for more snow with the heaviest storm coming Sunday. The remainder of this week has snow showers, but a clear Friday.


As of Wednesday morning, SNOTEL measuring sites in Modoc are also showing heavy amounts of snow and water.


There has been some melting since Monday.


Adin man found deceased after search


On February 14 at around 10:00 a.m. the Lassen County Sheriff's Office received a report of a missing person in the Big Valley area. The Sheriff's Office and Cal Fire dispatched personnel.


The missing person was identified as Daran Myers, age 70 of Adin. Myers had reportedly been working on a weir/dam to regulate water levels on Willow Creek when he went missing.


June Jamboree saying goodbye after 14 years


It's been a great run but it's time to move on. Some might call it an end of an era, most will be grateful they were able to be a part of it. The Friends of the Modoc County Library is announcing the end of the annual fundraiser, the June Jamboree.


In 2005 Stephen and Cheryl Baker, (Modoc Count Librarian) generously offered the use of their delightful 10-Acre Railway Gardens to use as a fundraiser. Now, 14 years later, successful beyond belief, it's time to say goodbye to the event.


Adam Alexander Hermann
Margery K. Kruse
Monte Alan 'Toot' Nelson

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Lady Braves . . .

THE MODOC BRAVES varsity girls are: front, left to right: Lexee Larranaga, Kirsten Bickford, Allison Deaton, Hailey Hopkins; back, Coach Louise Dunn, Coach Keith Weber, Chloe Farmer, Brooke Lafferty, Alicia Chavez, Coach Danny Parker, Nicole Yasumi, Riley Lake, Haley Lafferty, Miranda Linker, Coach Jodi Boudreaux and Coach Cheryl Knoch.



Modoc faced Durham in second round


Number three ranked Modoc's boys' varsity faced number two Durham Wednesday there after press time in the second round of the CIF North Section Division Five playoffs.


Modoc had an easy game in the first round, beating Tulelake 83-36 in Alturas.


Modoc girls upset Durham, fall to Trinity


Modoc's varsity girl's team lost in the NSCIF Division Five semi-finals 56-52 to Trinity Tuesday night. The loss knocked them out of the tournament.


Modoc's girls were the number six seed and upset number three Durham 40-35 in the first round of the North Section Division Five Playoffs last week.


Galvin places 4th at Masters


Modoc's Chance Galvin placed fourth at 126 pounds in the CIF North Section Master's tournament last weekend in Redding.


Heavyweight Cody Sphar placed seventh in that division. All six wrestlers ahead of him were seniors and Sphar is a sophomore.

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