Minor delays reported as tree trimming and maintenance continue along 299E

OAK RUN — Cal Trans officials have issued a caution for Intermountain area commuters and residents regarding one-way traffic control occurring along 299E. The traffic control will remain in effect while crews “focus on tree removal, drainage system inspections, and erosion control” throughout the area, according to Cal Trans District 2; who say the cleanup and maintenance began in the […]

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UPDATE: Victim, 63, killed in deadly crash near Ingot ID’d

UPDATED: Friday, Jan. 10, 10:30 a.m. See Original Report below. As CHP’s investigation into last week’s deadly head-on collision continues, officials this morning released the name of the driver who was killed when his delivery van collided with a tractor-trailer combo. The fatal crash, which occurred last Friday, Jan. 3, happened on SR-299E near mile marker 44, just east of […]

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UPDATE: New details after man’s battered and “mutilated” body found on 299E

UPDATED: Tuesday, Oct. 8, 12 p.m. BELLA VISTA — Authorities are investigating after a man’s lifeless body was discovered along 299E in the unincorporated community of Bella Vista Monday morning, Oct. 7. According to sheriff’s and CHP officials, the victim was found with “significant injuries,” and Shasta County Sheriff’s Major Crimes Unit is now investigating the cause of the man’s […]

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CHP reporting snow, rock slides, on 25-mile stretch of 299E

California Highway Patrol is reporting dangerous, weather-related, roadway conditions along a 25-mile stretch of Highway 299E, between the Intermountain communities of Hatchet and Ingot. A CHP incident log indicated motorists had reported several fresh inches of snowfall near Hatchet Summit and a rock and mud slide near Ingot. The road remains partially open as of this report, but at 10 […]

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299E cleared after PG&E vehicle crashes down embankment near Ingot

INGOT — Authorities are investigating a non-injury traffic collision involving a PG&E vehicle that left the roadway and went down an embankment earlier this afternoon, Monday, Jan. 14. The solo-vehicle crash happened on Highway 299E, near Ingot, according to a CHP incident log. LEADING THE INTERMOUNTAIN-AREA HEADLINES: Caught in the act of burglarizing storage unit, Burney man arrested Pursuit of […]

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