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A redacted version of a just-completed internal investigation conducted by the Modoc County Sheriff’s Office into the possible abuse of a suspect by a sheriff’s deputy during an arrest was given to Modoc County District Attorney Jordan Funk by Sheriff Mike Poindexter during a court hearing i…

Modoc County elections officials are keeping busy finalizing the procedures for filling a Modoc County Supervisor vacancy created earlier this month by the resignation of District 2 Supervisor John Pedersen and the ever-changing saga involving the Surprise Valley Hospital District.

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Modoc County Supervisor John Pedersen, who represents areas north of Alturas, surprised fellow board members by submitting a letter of resignation at Tuesday’s supervisors meeting. In the letter, Pedersen, who took office two years ago, said he was resigning for personal reasons.