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Articles from the November 15, 2016 edition

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 By Ashley Arey    News    November 15, 2016

The Nutcracker returns for a fourth year

Local dancers will be performing the Nutcracker for a fourth year. The Lassen County Arts Council and Best of Broadway have partnered to bring the Reno Dance Company back to Susanville for three...

 
 Public Notices    November 15, 2016

Public Notices for the week of 11/15/2016

Proposed name change SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF LASSEN 2610 RIVERSIDE DR., SUSANVILLE, CA 96130 Petition of KRISTOPHER TONY CARPENTER-LOURENCO IN PRO PER for change of name AMENDED ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR CHANGE OF NAME Case Number:...

 
 News    November 15, 2016

Eagle Scout, local hero, receives award

Ordinary people provide life-giving assistance to those they do not know. It probably happens daily, but only sparingly do we hear such news. Those selfless acts are, but one thing the American Red...

 
 By Ashley Arey    News    November 15, 2016

College president visits correctional facility

At the Lassen Community College Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday, Nov. 10, Superintendent and President Dr. Marlon Hall shared with the board about his opportunity to visit High Desert State Prison and tour some of the classes the college offers...

 
 News    November 15, 2016

Habitat restoration projects to help California's wintering waterfowl

It might seem incongruous for the California Department of Fish and Wildlife to fund a habitat restoration project located somewhere outside of California. Yet, doing so is a very important part of biologists' efforts to protect and manage the...

 
 By Ashley Grogan    Sports    November 15, 2016

Banner Lassen donates funds from 5K

On Oct. 1, Banner Lassen Medical Center held a 5K for their staff at Susanville Ranch Park. The 5K was used to raise money for the local corporation Honey Lake Hospice. Part of the Banner Lassen's...

 
 By Ashley Grogan    Sports    November 15, 2016

Central Valley Falcons humbled by Lassen High Grizzlies football

The Lassen High Grizzlies are not easily confused with pigeons, but apparently the Central Valley Falcons had trouble differentiating the two during the conference game on Friday, Nov. 5. Lassen won...

 
 By Ashley Arey    News    November 15, 2016

The fourth annual Turkey Trot runs on Thanksgiving

For the fourth year, locals and their families will be gathering at the Lassen County Courthouse to participate in the Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot. The Turkey Trot is a 5k, 3.1 miles, community fun run. “The entry fee is a can of food or...

 
 Sports    November 15, 2016

Panthers win Richmond basketball tournament

On Thursday, Nov. 3, Shaffer faced off against Diamond View. Here, Shaffer player Lexie Winters dodges Diamond View defenders in order to pass the ball to teammate Lizzy Buescher. The game resulted...

 
 News    November 15, 2016

Southern Cascades Community Services District and Sierra Medical Services Alliance announce partnership

The Southern Cascades Community Service District and Sierra Medical Services Alliance are pleased to announce their partnership to provide both air and ground ambulance services to the Big Valley Region in Modoc and Lassen counties. Beginning Dec....

 
 News    November 15, 2016

Obituaries for the week of November 15, 2016

Frank Lee Ward As someone who will always be remembered for being there to help others, Westwood resident Frank Lee Ward passed from this life Oct. 6, 2016. Born in Palo Alto on Jan. 26, 1944, to the late John and Mildred (Woods) Ward, he was raised...

 
 Sports    November 15, 2016

California Outdoors

Question: Can you tell me the regulations regarding using a fishing kite from shore or a pier to catch fish? We use these specially modified kites to help us get our lines out farther than the distance we could normally cast them. — Jenny C....

 
 News    November 15, 2016

Births for the week of November 15, 2016

Triston Sequoia Haver Triston Sequoia Haver was born to Seth Allen Haver and Shawnee Utona Haver, of Red Bluff, at 7:38 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016 at Banner Lassen Medical Center in Susanville. He weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19-1/2 inches...

 
 By Michael Condon    Sports    November 15, 2016

Good fishing is a bonus during a season of transition

Fishing is much more than fish. It is the great occasion when we may return to the fine simplicity of our forefathers. ~ Herbert Hoover Fall may be the most beautiful season of the year. The amazing fall colors highlight the many changes of the...

 
 By Sam Williams    Opinion    November 15, 2016

Please people - enough is enough already

I’m guessing I’m not too much different than a lot of folks in America these days, just reeling and shaking my head in the aftermath of last week’s Presidential Election and trying to simply take it all in. As I write this, I know some people...

 
 News    November 15, 2016

Arts and Entertainment

It’s easy to get the word out about your entertainment event and get it published in the Lassen County Times Arts and Entertainment Calendar! Just call Sam Williams at 257-5321 or email information to swilliams@lassennews.com. Wednesday, Nov. 16...

 
 News    November 15, 2016

Remember when for the week of November 15, 2016

125 years ago William Sims of Sacramento, after a visit and examination of the Honey Lake area in Lassen County, has reported that the land is equal to or better than any of the farmland in the Sacramento Valley and encourages his investors to...

 
 By Stacy Fisher    News    November 15, 2016

Pioneering spirit: Early pioneers of Humbug Valley

A willingness to endure hardship in order to explore new places has always been the trademark of the pioneering spirit. According to the book "Big Meadows and Lake Almanor," by local historian and...

 
 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...

 
 News    November 15, 2016

Winter weather advisory issued for Lassen County

The national weather service has issued a winter weather advisory for Lassen, eastern Plumas and eastern Sierra counties — including the cities of Portola and Susanville. A winter weather advisory now in effect from 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22 to 10...