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   These are a few of the stories you will find in this week's printed newspaper:

  • State aid sought for watermaster investigation
  • Utility discusses future rate increases
  • Lassen Community College honors Disability Awareness Month
  • Supervisors table Herlong property sale
  • Local resident wins Mini Miss California pageant

Two Easter Egg Hunts planned in Westwood

Thursday, March 26, 2015 — Many parents, and even grandparents, who participated as a child in the Westwood/Lake Almanor Rotary Easter Egg Hunt will be taking their children to the hunt at 1 p.m. Easter Sunday, April 5, at Westwood Park on Greenwood Street. This activity sponsored by the Rotary Club to benefit the community has become an annual tradition.

Sheila Oxford and Connie Medici prepare 75 dozen eggs to hide. However, this year Oxford said they may get help from some new recruits. Those dyeing the eggs create 15 special eggs and children who find them receive a $2 bill.

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Bridge projects to temporarily close off-ramps in Shasta County

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 — The California Department of Transportation, Caltrans District 2 and contractor J.F. Shea Construction, Inc., began bridge maintenance and repair work as part of the “2-2 Many Bridges” project Monday, March 23.

Interstate 5/Eastbound 44 (Hilltop Ave. Overcrossing): This overcrossing will be fully closed from 8 p.m. March 23, until 8 p.m. Monday, March 30. A detour is in place at the Sundial Bridge Drive off ramp.

Northbound 273 to northbound Interstate 5 Ramp (Overcrossing): This overcrossing will be fully closed from 6 a.m. March 30, until 8 p.m. Sunday, April 5. A detour will be available to Lake Boulevard and Twin View Boulevard via Caterpillar Drive.

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Prop 65 notification

Monday, March 30, 2015 — On March 3, the Lassen County Environmental Health Department received a complaint regarding a hazardous material release to the ground on Feb. 27, at the Wayside Inn facility located at 718-710 Highway 395 Standish, California.

On March 4, it inspected the facility and observed a leaking/faulty nozzle at the unleaded dispenser number 1, and a leaking/faulty hose connection at diesel dispenser number 6.

There was evidence of fuel spills and visible staining on the concrete at both areas.

The amount of fuel that was released is unknown.

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Sierra Army Depot serves military customers

Alyssa Freeman, left, and Isaiah Lampman repair Arms Protective Inserts. For more photos, see the Tuesday, March 24, 2015 edition of the Lassen County Times.

Monday, March 30, 2015 — Situated near the Skedaddle Mountain Range in Herlong is Sierra Army Depot, which operates like its own city and supports those defending our nation.

The Depot is one of 13 in its category  — Depot and Arsenals — and incorporates 36,000 acres.

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Susanville Sanitary District plans to update lab

Sunday, March 29, 2015 — The Susanville Sanitary District was looking into potentially approving a contractor and items for an on-site laboratory, but decided to wait to go out to bid for the project.

During the Tuesday, March 10 board of directors meeting, legal council Randall Harr suggested the district go to bid for the proposed expansion of wastewater laboratory.

According to general manager Randy O’Hern, the current wastewater lab is overcrowded and not up to disinfection and sterile environment standards needed to process samples and does not have adequate heating and cooling.

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