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admin April 15, 2018

The Raiders varsity boys basketball team defeated the Big Valley Cardinals on the opening night of competition at their home Burney Jamboree. But the battles were tougher against the Portola Tigers and Fall River Bulldogs to finish the tournament. Burney finished third at the round-robin tourney with a record of 1-2 played Dec. 16-18. Burney […]

admin April 15, 2018

Sabrina Mostoufi of Mrs. Madden’s eighth grade English class captured second place at the state level for her essay in the VFW Patriot’s Pen contest. She was previously the VFW District 20 first place winner and competed at the state awards VFW mid-winter conference Dec. 22-23 in Sacramento. She was awarded $750 at the state […]

admin April 15, 2018

This winter season, ranger-led snowshoe walks will be offered from the Lassen Volcanic National Park visitor center at the south entrance to the park. Visitors can join a ranger for a one- or two-mile adventure exploring winter ecology and Lassen’s geologic history. Walks are held Saturdays and Sundays at 1:30 p.m. through April 4. Visitors […]

admin April 15, 2018

The Community Food Bank will be giving its food bags out on Thursday evening, Nov. 15, starting between 4:30 and 5 p.m. at 36963 Oak St., Burney. Anyone requesting food help should contact Arlene Carroll at 335-5826 before Monday, Nov. 12, to put in a request. “To the Burney Community at large, thanking you for […]

admin April 15, 2018

A 77-year-old Burney man, who apparently passed out while driving his vehicle into the Pit River Casino parking lot Halloween Day, hit a parked van. Douglass West Kjellmark pulled into the parking lot about 11:23 a.m. and blacked out, according to his passenger Alva Houston, as told to the California Highway Patrol. Kjellmark continued to […]

admin April 15, 2018

Four tractor-trailer rigs, the fi rst apparently slowing for an earlier solo crash near McArthur Burney Falls Memorial State Park Saturday, collided about 1:50 p.m. The California Highway Patrol reported about 1:18 p.m. a sedan had crashed off Highway 89 just north of the park with the occupants sustaining only minor injuries. About 30 minutes […]

admin April 15, 2018

The end of the year and the end of elections for new trustees, directors and commissioners often prompts local boards to nominate new officers. The Burney Water District’s Dec. 21 agenda had an action item for electing a new vice-president, but nothing about a president or board secretary. “How long do (we) usually serve as […]

admin April 13, 2018

A Johnson Park man lost his travel trailer and its contents in a fire Thursday morning at the Rainbow’s End Trailer Park. Justin Bushey was reportedly returning to his older 20-foot travel trailer when he saw the flames at approximately 11 a.m. An engine, a water tender, and five firefighters from the Burney Fire Protection […]

admin April 13, 2018

A winter storm Monday dumped nearly 15 inches of snow in parts of the Intermountain area and more at higher elevations, resulting in the closing of Highway 299 from Bella Vista to Burney Tuesday. Three more inches fell late Monday night and early Tuesday morning, breaking trees and tree limbs along and over the highway. […]