Five HDSP employees win Gold Star Medals
The Gold Star Medals, CDCR’s second highest commendation, were presented to Correctional Sergeants Aaron Audette and Todd Posch and Correctional Officers Douglas Brooks, William Denton and Tina Lucas.
According to a press release from HDSP, the five employees earned the award for the their actions in a September 2007 incident.
The incident began when an inmate violently attacked a correctional officer and Posch. Both were injured in the attack and were unable to control the inmate.
Audette stepped in and struck the inmate numerous times but could not stop the inmate’s attack. The inmate then turned on Audette, striking him several times in the face and on the head during the violent struggle.
Brooks, Denton and Lucas joined the fray and finally subdued and restrained the inmate.
Lady Grizzlies celebrate a championship season
Miranda Langenhorst, back left, Mikailia Bustamante, Melica Woodhead, Dana Lovelace, Makenna Busse, Klari Scheff, bottom left, Hailey Hannah, Stevie Woodbury, Myeisha Shepard, Emilee Downing, Gabi Geoia and Jayde Hartzell pose together with the awards they were presented with at the Lassen High School...Read More...
Grizzlies soccer team plays tough, rain or shine
The Lassen High School boy’s soccer team is ready to give its opponents tough competition this year. The team is made up of Andy Wotjen, back left, Jon Langston, Cyrus White, Michael Pelfrey, Josh Schmidt, Jason Lilly, Jake Morgan, Jayce Gray, Carson Friedline, Garrison Collier, Jesus Garibo, Robert...Read More...
Sanctions upheld, Lassen College soccer cannot compete in playoffs
Dec. 2 — After a lengthy appeals process and a hugely successful soccer season, it turns out the Lassen Community College men’s and women’s soccer teams will not be allowed to compete in the playoffs. Lassen College has been appealing sanctions placed on the soccer program for competing in nontraditional...Read More...