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Articles from the October 25, 2016 edition

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 Public Notices    October 25, 2016

Public Notices for the week of Oct. 25, 2016

Susanville Property Sale River Street T.S. No.: 2015-04730-CA A.P.N.: 105-280-03-11 Property Address: 1818 River Street, Susanville, CA 96130 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE PURSUANT TO CIVIL CODE § 2923.3(a), THE SUMMARY OF INFORMATION REFERRED TO BELOW I...

 
 By Sam Williams    News    October 25, 2016

Modoc deputy killed in the line of duty

Lassen County Sheriff Dean Growdon leads the criminal investigation into a shooting incident last week that claimed the life of an on-duty Modoc County Sheriff's deputy. "We've had people up here...

 
 News    October 25, 2016

Land Trust shares update for Olsen Barn

The Feather River Land Trust has updated its plans for the Olsen Barn property on the northeastern boundary of Chester. The Land Trust is working with a local civil engineer to develop a public...

 
 By Katie LaDuca    News    October 25, 2016

Susanville FFA kicks off competition season

The local Susanville FFA Chapter has many career development event teams that its students can participate on. Lassen Community College hosted its second annual Field Day on Oct. 8, with 21 schools pa...

 
 By James A. Haught    Opinion    October 25, 2016

A milestone for America's culture

Slowly, relentlessly, America’s culture is undergoing profound change. But the transformation mostly is under the radar, hardly noticed.   A new study by the Public Religion Research Institute and Religion News Service finds that the largest...

 
 News    October 25, 2016

Teachers urge voters to vote yes on Prop 55

According to Cyndy Martin, of the Susanville Teacher’s Association, they and the Susanville School District Board of Trustees are supporting Proposition 55, the California Children’s Education and Health Care Protection Act. California students,...

 
 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 Debra Moore    News    October 25, 2016

Congressional candidates attend Quincy forum

It was a highpoint for the presidential debate and it provided a light moment for the Plumas County League of Women Voters’ Congressional forum held Oct. 12 in Quincy — a compliment from one candidate to the other. Incumbent Congressman Doug LaMa...

 
 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 Mari Erin Roth    News    October 25, 2016

Partially buried body found at Frenchman's Lake identified

Sheriff Greg Hagwood reported that the body of a man found near Frenchman Lake has been identified as 26-year-old Joshua Cottiero of Reno. On Oct. 2, hunters on the northern side of Frenchman Lake reported to the Plumas County Sheriff’s Office...

 
 Opinion    October 25, 2016

Our local election won't be 'rigged'

Much ado these days from Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump about the Nov. 8 election being “rigged” against him. One leg of Trump’s claim is the alleged unfair coverage by the media that ignores negative stories about his opponent,...

 
 News    October 25, 2016

Ballots are in the mail

Lassen County Clerk Julie Bustamante informs voters the Vote-by-Mail ballots and sample ballot booklets for the Nov. 8, 2016, Presidential Election have been mailed. Election materials cannot be forwarded by the U.S. Postal Service and will not be re...

 
 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...

 
 News    October 25, 2016

Births for the week of October 25, 2016

Talullah Rue Johnston Talullah Rue Johnston was born to Logun and Aimee Johnston of Susanville, at 2:44 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016 at Banner Lassen Medical Center in Susanville. She weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20-3/4 inches long. Maternal...

 
 Sports    October 25, 2016

Lassen College soccer teams face Feather River

Carlos Eduardo plays striker for the Cougars. During the Tuesday, Oct. 18 game, he rushes to the ball after dodging a defensive attempt by a Feather River Eagle. The men's team lost the game against...

 
 By Ashley Grogan    Sports    October 25, 2016

Lassen College volleyball team takes on Feather River

On Friday, Oct. 14, the Lassen Cougars faced off against the Feather River Eagles in a home volleyball game. The Cougars lost the game with a final score of 3-0. The first match had an initial Lassen highlight when Amanda Bricker served a...

 
 Sports    October 25, 2016

Local student performs well at rodeo

On Saturday, Oct. 15 and Sunday, Oct. 16, the District one junior high California High School Rodeos No. 3 and No. 4 were held in Red Bluff, California. Local Kyle Stewart made Lassen County proud as he represented Janesville during the two days. On...

 
 News    October 25, 2016

Modoc sheriff announces services for slain deputy

According to a statement from the Modoc County Sheriff’s Office, services for deputy Jack Lance Hopkins will be held at 1 p.m. Nov. 5, at the Siskiyou Golden Fairgrounds located at 1712 Fairlane Road, Yreka, California. Hopkins, 31, was killed in...

 
 News    October 25, 2016

Obituaries for the week of October 25, 2016

Mary Louise Bengard Mary Louise Bengard joined her husband, Van, in heaven on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016. She was 100 years and 2 days old at the time of her death. Family members had celebrated her birthday with her on Saturday, Oct. 8 at Eagle Lake...

 
 News    October 25, 2016

Remember When

75 years ago While they may have been attracted by the hunting, some of Hollywood’s famous decided to take up residence in the county for its beauty. Screen star Gwinn “Big Boy” Williams and two stand-ins for the famous Errol Flynn purchased...

 
 By Ashley Grogan    Sports    October 25, 2016

Lassen High attends Chico Autumn Invitational

The Lassen High School cross country team journeyed to Chico on Friday, Oct. 14 to attend the Chico Autumn Invitational. Lassen County was represented well via the LHS runners as many events were plastered with the great Grizzlies’ times. The...

 
 By Michael Condon    Sports    October 25, 2016

Fall fishing is in high gear

“If all politicians fished instead of spoke publicly, we would be at peace with the world.” ~ Will Rogers I always find it ironic that there are the fewest number of folks out fishing this time of year. The fall weather is really hard to argue...