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 By Makenzie Davis    News    December 13, 2016 

Magical Country Christmas welcomes season, lights up the sky

The air was crisp and biting, but flowing through the air was a bit of holiday magic during the Magical Country Christmas event on Saturday night, Dec. 3. Local residents and visitors alike trekked...

 
 By Makenzie Davis    News    December 13, 2016 

Transgender committee continues discussion

The Thursday, Dec. 8 Transgender Accommodation Plan Committee meeting kept in line with previous meetings regarding pace, but the group is working on reaching policy discussion soon. For the previous meetings held by the group, focus has been on...

 
 By Makenzie Davis    News    December 13, 2016 

Supes appoint uncontested candidates

The supervisors have approved the uncontested candidates for local positions from the Nov. 8 elections. During the Nov. 22 Lassen County Board of Supervisors meeting, the board unanimously appointed the nominees for uncontested candidates for...

 
 By Makenzie Davis    News    December 6, 2016

Pups on Parole receive training

Some recent training at the Pups on Parole program was beneficial not just for the friendly canines, but also for their inmate handlers. The Pups on Parole program, initiated in 2008, has adopted out...

 
 By Makenzie Davis    News    November 22, 2016

Updated results for local races

More votes have been tallied for the Nov. 8 election in Lassen County. As of press time, 10,807 ballots were counted, or about 75 percent of registered voters in the county. The results still have to be brought before the Lassen County Board of...

 
 By Makenzie Davis    News    November 22, 2016

Magical Country Christmas to transform Uptown

Grab those mittens and hats and celebrate the holidays at the 11th annual Magical Country Christmas in Historic Uptown Susanville. From 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, Uptown Susanville will transform...

 
 By Makenzie Davis    News    November 22, 2016

County thanks local veterans

Lassen County residents lined Main Street in Susanville to support veterans and thank them for their service to their country. On Nov. 11, the annual Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony strolled along...

 
 By Makenzie Davis    News    November 22, 2016

Committee moves forward with plan

With another meeting behind them, the Lassen High School Transgender Accommodation Plan Committee is making progress establishing a plan regarding transgender students on campus. “We are making forward progress,” said superintendent Bill McCabe f...

 
 By Makenzie Davis    News    November 22, 2016

Milford Fire District member appointed

The Milford Fire District Board has filled its vacancy with Norma Sheetz. During the Tuesday, Nov. 15 Lassen County Board of Supervisors meeting, the board unanimously appointed Sheetz, of Milford, to fill the role, left vacant by Rick Washabaugh....

 
 By Makenzie Davis    News    November 15, 2016

Prelim hearing set for fatal hit and run

Juan Ruiz Esqueda, 61, appeared before the court for his preliminary hearing setting conference Monday, Nov. 7. During the setting conference, visiting judge Garrett Olney set Esqueda’s preliminary hearing for 9 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 15. Esqueda was...

 
 By Makenzie Davis    News    November 8, 2016

Transgender Accommodation Plan Committee meets

Hoping to collectively work together to produce a district accommodation plan for transgender students at Lassen High School, the recently formed Transgender Accommodation Plan Committee met for the first time. The Thursday, Nov. 3 committee meeting...

 
 By Makenzie Davis    News    October 25, 2016

Safe and Sane to take over Main Street

Halloween is just around the corner and Safe and Sane Halloween is preparing the bowls of candy and the racing course for the third annual Coffin Races. From 3 to 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31, families and...

 
 By Makenzie Davis    News    October 25, 2016

Supes give opinions on state measures

The Lassen County Board of Supervisors weighed in on the measures listed on the upcoming Nov. 8 presidential election ballot and either showed their support or opposition. During the Tuesday, Oct 18 meeting, the supervisors went through the various...

 
 By Makenzie Davis    News    October 25, 2016

Dancing For a Brand New Me raises awareness, crowns new dancers

It was a night for fun and a night for raising awareness. On Friday, Oct. 14 and Saturday, Oct. 15, local residents and dancers took the stage, showing off their hard-practiced routines in the third annual Dancing For a Brand New Me event, presented...

 
 By Makenzie Davis    News    October 25, 2016

Supes sever DA, public administrator

The Lassen County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved an ordinance severing the consolidated offices of District Attorney and public administrator. The board approved the ordinance during the Tuesday, Oct. 18 meeting, but discussed it at prior...

 
 By Makenzie Davis    News    October 18, 2016

Supes implement ban on cultivation

Effective around Nov. 11, the cultivation of marijuana in Lassen County is banned. “The cultivation of marijuana in the unincorporated territory of Lassen County, indoors or outdoors, by any person, regardless of their status as a qualified...

 
 By Makenzie Davis    News    October 11, 2016

Safe and Sane to offers events for all

It's almost time to don matching family garb, creepy-crawly costumes and creative transformations. The Historic Uptown Susanville Association Safe and Sane Halloween committee is working hard to put...

 
 By Makenzie Davis    News    October 4, 2016

Dancing For a Brand New Me returns

For the third year, locals will dance with professionals, showing off their hard work, for a chance to win the annual Dancing for a Brand New Me. While there are some changes to this year's event, all...

 
 By Makenzie Davis    News    October 4, 2016

Coffin Races to scare, race down Main Street

Bring out the fangs; the coffins on wheels and all things spooky and fast, the annual Coffin Races are back at the Historic Uptown Susanville Association's Safe and Sane Halloween. During the Monday,...

 
 By Makenzie Davis    News    September 27, 2016

Fundraiser to help city get K-9 officer

Lassen County has the Belgian Malinois Brinks to help fight crime and weed out criminals, but a local pet store owner and the Susanville Police Department is hoping to acquire the city’s own drug-sniffing, bad-guy-catching canine. According to Susa...

 
 By Makenzie Davis    News    September 13, 2016

Dash N Dye to make running fun

Janesville's own color run, the Dash N Dye, is returning to town, and locals can register for a chance to get out, be active and be bombarded with clouds of colorful powder. On Sept. 24, the...

 
 By Makenzie Davis    News    August 30, 2016

Locals can cram the cruiser

Locals have the option to help out those in need by cramming a California Highway Patrol vehicle with all the food they can. From 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, Lassen Family Services, in...

 
 By Makenzie Davis    News    August 23, 2016

Supes end Jefferson question

The resounding tone coming from the Lassen County Board of Supervisors is that they’re done with Jefferson. “I think we have more important issues … to focus our attention on,” said board chair Jim Chapman during the Tuesday, Aug. 16...

 
 By Makenzie Davis    News    August 23, 2016

Family Fun Olympics teaches healthy lifestyle

It's time for local youth and their families to get out there, have fun and learn how to lead a healthy life. The annual Family Fun Olympics, hosted by the Banner Lassen Center Foundation Board and Ba...

 
 By Makenzie Davis    News    August 16, 2016

Supes discuss HLP future

The supervisors are intent on making their voices loud enough to reach the governor in order to get funding for the Honey Lake Power Company in Wendel. During the Tuesday, Aug. 9 Lassen County Board of Supervisors meeting, various stakeholders, or...

 

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