Warner Valley Road Work
There will be paving work on the road connecting Chester to the Warner Valley beginning Monday July 21 or Tuesday July 22 and continuing through July. There may be a 30 min. delay for visitors travelling to Warner Valley and Drakesbad.
Investigation of Sexual Assault in Lassen Volcanic National Park results in Arrest
Contact: John Roth, Chief Park Ranger, (530) 604-6415
A Red Bluff mother reported to the Red Bluff Police Department that her daughter had been sexually molested earlier this year by Vernon Lee Williamson, Jr., age 61. The Red Bluff Police Department detectives were able to determine that the minor child (under 12 years of age) was molested at a location in Lassen Volcanic National Park.
Did You Know?
The reddish color sometimes observed on top of snow at Lassen Volcanic NP snow is a living organism called snow algae. When snow begins to thaw, these microscopic organisms spring to life. They function as a primary food source and are being studied for their cancer-fighting properties.