News for the Week of February 25, 2021

Pines snow . . . THE HIGH HILL units of California Pines did get hit with some heavy snowstorms this winter, which made winter fun and challenging. This home is just off Cal Pines Boulevard near the top of the subdivision. Kim Marchant photo.

City plans major work on East Street

The City of Alturas is planning a major improvement project on East Street. The project is now out for bid and will go from Modoc to Fourth Street.

COVID-19 cases in Modoc slow

Modoc COVID-19 cases have slowed down over the past week, according to Modoc Public Health. That is matching conditions in most of the state and possibly means a change of risk level soon.

Right now Modoc remains in the purple (widespread) risk tier. A possible move down to the red (substantial risk) tier would allow for more local businesses to open.

No football for MHS, SCL this spring

There will be no spring football for Modoc High School, or the Shasta Cascade League schools. That decision was made Monday afternoon following a league meeting.

Modoc snow levels dip a little

Modoc County did not get a wet snowstorm over the last week and snow levels at SNOTEL sites are down. A lot of the County remains in extreme drought designation, but some areas have lessened to severe conditions.


Ray C. Albertson

Jessie Alfreda Clark

Carmel Ellerman

Allan Jacques

Virginia 'Ginger' Morley

Fred Purves


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