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   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

County celebrates 150th anniversary

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 —America, as we know it, is a young country. Even though some historians argue Leif Erickson or some of his Viking family members or friends may have landed in the new world before Columbus, we usually trace the recorded history of our continent as far back as only 1492. Of course, we should recognize native peoples inhabited this land for many millennia before the Europeans arrived in their sailing ships.

In the centuries after Columbus many settlers came to the new world seeking fame, fortune and freedom, and, with the Declaration of Independence, a new country began in 1776. Almost from the beginning, emigrants moved westward from the Atlantic shores creating farms and towns and eventually cities, counties and states.

For the full Editorial and more stories, read the March 25, 2014 edition of the Lassen County Times.


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