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

  • Supervisors pass medical marijuana ordinance
  • Junior Fishing Derby results
  • High school play celebrates the Bard
  • Honey Lake Valley Resource Conservation District responds to state
  • College baseball team wins final home game

Low-cost rabies and license clinic announced

Saturday, April 25, 2015 — Pet owners will be able to take advantage of getting their fury in compliance with city and county requirements at the upcoming Low Cost Rabies and License Clinic.

The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 16 in Memorial Park in Susanville with vaccinations given by Dr. Boyd Taylor and Dr. Bob Nelson.

According to Denise Bera, of the Susanville Police Department and event coordinator, this is the third year the clinic has been held in the park, but the city has offered low-cost rabies event for approximately 30 plus years.

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Lassen College fire science students complete training

Saturday, April 25, 2015 — Firefighters respond to a forested area to battle a blaze spotted by a pilot searching for smoke from the sky.

An engine crew is first on scene, they gather their gear and start the process of laying out hose. While they begin spraying water on the flames, Several Type II hand crews come in and start digging lines around the outside of the fire.

Students in the Lassen Community College’s Basic 32 fire science class participated in the scenario Friday, April 10 on land the college owns off county road A-1.

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Local business leaders excel at state conference


Lassen FBLA members Jacob Atkinson, back left, Quentin Harrington, Mark Phillips, Michael Watts, Ben Cunningham, Kerrissa Schall — FBLA co-advisor, bottom left, Johnathan Chapman, Elizabeth Stalter, Hailey Chittock, Ayla O’Shea, Bridgett Riddle, Emily Egan, Shay Oliver, Hailey Hanna, Zak Schall, FBLA Middle School, Zach Mah, Justin Downing, Rebecca May, Deanna Lewis, Henry Anderson, Micaila McMillian, Dawn Egan —FBLA advisor, attend the state conference in Santa Clara.

Saturday, April 25, 2015 — Lassen Future Business Leaders of America members traveled to Santa Clara, California to compete at the State Leadership Conference from April 9 through April 12.

At the beginning of the conference, students were motivated by Mike Smith, who began his own business at the age of 10 and now runs two nonprofit organizations including Skate for Change.

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Activities kick off museum’s opening weekend

Friday, April 24, 2015 — Westwood Museum will open for the summer season the second weekend in May with two of its biggest fundraising events and the board of directors is encouraging the community to take part.

Friday evening, May 8, a dinner to benefit the museum will be served at 6 p.m. at neighboring Calvary Chapel Westwood. Tickets are available at the Old Mill Café and Old Town Mercantile in downtown Westwood or from board members.

During the dinner, local historian Marilyn Quadrio will speak on the relationship between the Red River Lumber Company and Great Western Power in the building of the dam at Lake Almanor. She is the author of “Big Meadows and Lake Almanor” and will be available to sign copies of her book.

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Wheels West donates car for local Sober Grad

Friday, April 24, 2015 — When Lassen County graduating seniors gather for Sober Graduation at the Lassen County Fairgrounds on June 5, the biggest prize that awaits them will be a car donated by Wheels West.

This year’s vehicle is a beautiful 2009 Toyota Corolla LE with custom 17-inch wheels and tires and rear spoiler — the perfect vehicle for a new graduate going off to college.

Seniors selected for the drawing at Sober Graduation get a car key, and the student with the key that starts the vehicle gets to drive it home after filling out some paperwork. For many seniors, a chance at winning the Sober Grad car is the high point of the evening — designed to create a safe, alcohol- and drug-free event where every graduating senior in the county can celebrate this important milestone.

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