UPDATE: 299E reopened after big-rig overturns near Round Mountain

UPDATED: Friday, March 15, 7:15 a.m., With road closure update. ROUND MOUNTAIN — Authorities are investigating a tractor-trailer crash this morning, Friday, March 15, after the big-rig’s driver reportedly swerved to avoid a pair of deer on 299E. The rollover happened near Buzzard Roost Rd. in the Intermountain community of Round Mountain. The early morning wreck wreaked havoc for commuters […]

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Pair with warrants arrested after Burney traffic stop

BURNEY — A routine traffic stop in the Intermountain community of Burney led to the arrest of two people who had outstanding arrest warrants, early yesterday evening, Wednesday, March 13. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Man swerves to avoid deer, plows into Redding home Officials investigating Shasta Lake Fire Station burglary Evidence possibly links pair to numerous recent Intermountain area burglaries […]

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Ferrying linemen & equipment, PG&E helo creates minor Burney buzz

A PG&E aviation crew created a minor buzz in the Burney and Johnson Park area this afternoon, as area residents excitedly watched, filmed, and photographed, a PG&E helicopter make dozens of passes between the two small, Intermountain communities today, Sunday, Mar. 10. Photographs and videos taken by area residents and shared with SCNS showed the aviation crew ferrying hoisted and […]

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BREAKING/EXCLUSIVE: Evidence possibly links pair to numerous recent Intermountain area burglaries

While doing research for an updated article about last month’s burglary of Montgomery Creek’s Post Office, Shasta County News Source (SCNS) located a “wanted” poster dated June 28, 2018, that depicted two suspects caught on CCTV surveillance footage burglarizing the Montgomery Creek Market. LEADING THE BURNEY HEADLINES: Recovery efforts continuing after stolen car found in Cedar Creek UPDATE: Officials confirm […]

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UPDATE: Video of Montgomery Creek Post Office burglary released

UPDATED: Friday, Mar. 8, 9 a.m., With additional details and surveillance stills. MONTGOMERY CREEK — Authorities already investigating last month’s burglary at the Montgomery Creek Post Office got a big boost in their investigation this week, when a nearby business released CCTV surveillance footage of a pair alleged to have committed the crime. LEADING THE BURNEY HEADLINES: Recovery efforts continuing […]

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No victims found in car that crashed into Cedar Creek

UPDATED: Sunday, Mar. 10, 11 a.m. See Original Story, photos, and video below. ROUND MOUNTAIN — California Highway Patrol officers investigating the discovery of a wrecked car that was found in Cedar Creek off of SR-299E announced Friday morning, Mar. 9, that no victims were found inside the small sedan. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: BREAKING/EXCLUSIVE: Evidence possibly links pair to […]

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Big rig damages one of Burney’s two traffic signals

BURNEY —  One of the town’s two Main St. stop lights was destroyed when a big-rig struck part of it, knocking it down earlier today, Wednesday, Mar. 6. Although it was not immediately known if the accident happened when a tractor-trailer combo left the roadway or turned too sharply at the intersection, the traffic signal by the USA gas station […]

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UPDATE: Officials confirm body found in Burney Creek

UPDATED: Monday, Mar. 4, 1:30 p.m., With additional details from SCSO. See Original Story below. BURNEY — Sheriff’s officials confirmed to SCNS this afternoon that they are investigating the discovery of a body that was found in Burney Creek yesterday evening, Sunday, Mar. 3. Deputies assigned to Shasta County Sheriff’s Burney Patrol Station were first alerted to the gruesome discovery […]

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Overturned vehicle blocking both directions of SR-44 near Eskimo Hill

UPDATED: Sunday, Feb. 24, 6:22 p.m., With CHP update from scene. ESKIMO HILL — Officials are headed to the scene of a single-vehicle, rollover accident on SR-44, about one mile east of Eskimo Hill and about halfway between Shingletown and Old Station. Although no injuries have been reported, the wrecked and overturned vehicle is blocking both directions of travel on […]

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Boulder on SR-299E, snow, ice, creating hazardous conditions

HATCHET MOUNTAIN — California Highway Patrol and CalTrans officials are headed to reports of a boulder that has fallen onto the westbound lane of SR-299E. The boulder is reportedly west of Hatchet Mountain Wind Farm, about halfway between the Intermountain communities of Montgomery Creek and Burney. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Bound, gagged & chained woman escapes captor Girl Scout selling […]

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