SCSO investigating man’s death, after found not breathing

HAT CREEK — Authorities are investigating the death of a man in the Hat Creek area, who was found unconscious and not breathing inside his pickup truck last night, Thursday, April 11. The victim’s truck was found parked on a logging road off Hwy 89, just south of Charlie Bone Rd. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Two recent Shasta Lake incidents […]

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No injuries after pickup with trailer plows into Burney tree

UPDATED/CORRECTED: Monday, April 8, 10:45 a.m., to reflect correct location in Burney, not Cassel. BURNEY — Emergency personnel are at the scene of a solo-vehicle crash in an unincorporated area of Burney that was reported this morning, Monday, April 8. The accident, which involved a pickup truck pulling a 32-foot trailer, happened on SR-89, near Hat Creek Ln., according to […]

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Burney traffic stop yields stolen rifle, drugs – 1 arrested

BURNEY — A felon on probation was arrested again after an early morning encounter with deputies, Friday, March 22. The probationer, later identified as Quentin Winn, 44, of Hat Creek, was arrested after a traffic enforcement stop for a minor vehicle code violation led deputies to the discovery of a stolen rifle, ammunition, and methamphetamine. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: No […]

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Downed power lines in Cassel, Old Station, dividing resources

CASSEL — Emergency and power officials are responding to multiple reports of power lines down in Cassel and Old Station this afternoon, Friday, Dec. 14. The downed live wires in Cassell also reportedly started a small grass and brush fire in front of Cassel post office at 21594 Cassel Rd., between Kern Rd. and Manzanita Way. Hat Creek Resort in […]

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Woman airlifted after trapped overnight in SUV that plowed into old Hat Creek Fire Hall

UPDATED: Sunday, Dec. 9, 12 p.m., With photos from scene. HAT CREEK — A woman who managed to pull herself from her wrecked rental vehicle is headed to a rendezvous point in Burney where she is expected to be airlifted to Mercy Medical Center in Redding, according to official radio traffic and a California Highway Patrol incident log. The victim […]

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REDDING: One arrested, one sought, after kidnap victim dumped in remote area of Shasta County

REDDING — A partially clothed woman who was reportedly kidnapped from the City of Redding was found and rescued in Shasta County, Monday, Nov. 27. A group out looking for a Christmas tree to chop down discovered the victim in a rural, wooded area east of Eskimo Hill near Hat Creek, about fifty miles east of Redding, according to officials. Overnight temperatures in the […]

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