Found lost, confused, and laying along side of road, elderly man returned home

MONTGOMERY CREEK — An elderly man who was found laying along the side of a rural mountain road in Montgomery Creek was returned home this afternoon after he got a clean bill of health and ride home from medics who evaluated him. Official radio traffic indicated the ambulance crew determined the man was lost and confused but otherwise uninjured. The […]

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UPDATE: Officials investigating 299E rollover accident near Montgomery Creek

UPDATED: Monday, Oct. 22, 2:45 p.m. See original story below. MONTGOMERY CREEK — CHP updated at 2:42 p.m. that a vehicle that overturned on westbound SR-299E near Moose Camp Rd. was off the roadway and not blocking any lanes of traffic. Despite the overturned vehicle being off the rural, two-lane mountain highway, area residents and commuters were reporting brief delays […]

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Already arrested 25 times in Shasta Co., parolee nabbed again after “extensive” Montgomery Creek burglary

MONTGOMERY CREEK — A parolee was arrested and officials are searching for a second man after a Montgomery Creek residential burglary yesterday morning, Wednesday, Oct. 3. The burglary happened on the 30000 block of Jackson Ln. and the alleged suspect was apprehended in a heavily wooded area in the nearby Round Mountain, according to Shasta County Sheriff’s officials. LEADING THE […]

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Several recent bear sightings leave area residents buzzing

MONTGOMERY CREEK — Several recent bear sightings in and around the unincorporated Intermountain community of Montgomery Creek have area residents buzzing and speculating about the reported increase of recent sightings. Some area residents have speculated that the two recent Montgomery Creek bear sightings, as well as other sightings within Burney and neighboring Johnson Park, could possibly be related to bears […]

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Montgomery Creek evacuations ordered as firefighters continue battling blaze, now at 50 acres

MONTGOMERY CREEK — A fast-moving blaze burning in Montgomery Creek has forced the evacuation of the entire town, law enforcement and fire officials have advised. According to a CHP incident log, Tuesday afternoon’s wildland fire was first reported around 3:20 p.m., and as of 4:30 p.m. had already charred more than 50 acres. According to Shasta-Trinity Cal Fire, the blaze […]

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