News for the Week of May 6, 2021

SAMANTHA Casserly captured this photo on Highway 299 at 7:05 a.m. Wednesday. The young mountain lion was spotted at the old Forest Service building across the street from Grocery Outlet. It went into the old forestry station where it went into an open bay door. She called law enforcement and they cleared the area and saw it jump the back fence headed north.

 


Mountain lion seen in Alturas


A young mountain lion (or two) was seen in Alturas Tuesday and Wednesday and according to Alturas Chief of Police Sid Cullins, two of his officers confirmed seeing the animal.


Modoc CAO sees positives impact of CDF project


Modoc County Chief Administrative Officer Chester Robertson sees positive impacts for the County with the repurposing of the Devil’s Garden Conservation Camp.


No local census results reported yet


The U.S. Census has reported several impacts to states, including California losing one seat in the U.S. Congress. But no census numbers have been released to the Counties.


Public Health reports 32% vaccinated


Modoc County Public Health reports only two active COVID-19 cases this week. In total there are 494 confirmed positive cases, up from 492 last week. There are no patients hospitalized and 488 recovered.


Supervisor steps down from Board


Modoc County Supervisor from District Two, Patricia Cullins, has announced her resignation from the Board. The announcement came on April 30 to the Board and as a letter to the Record on Monday and is effective May 31.


Deaths

Scott Conklin

Yvonne ‘Bunny’ Carmichael Hawkins




 

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