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97th annual Sacred Heart Parish St. Patrick’s Day Dinner

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 — The Sacred Heart Catholic Church presents its annual corned beef and cabbage dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 15 at Monsignor Moran Hall. There will also be a cake wheel. Tickets are available at the door. Those ages 6 and under are free.

Tickets are available at the door. For more information call 257-3368.


Water association annual meeting to be held Friday

Monday, March 10, 2014 — The Northern California Water Association is holding its annual meeting from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, March 14. The reception begins at 9 a.m., and the beer reception at 3 p.m. Lunch will be provided by sponsors.

Filing deadline extended in some races

Friday, March 7, 2014 —  Lassen County Clerk Julie Bustamante announced at 5 p.m. Friday, March 7 the deadline to file a Nomination Petition/ Declaration of Candidacy has been extended to 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, for the following races because the incumbent did not file by the close of the filing period: Assessor, Auditor, District Attorney, Treasurer/Tax Collector, Board of Supervisors-District 3.

Any person, other than the incumbent, wishing to file can do so at the County Clerk’s office in the Historic Courthouse at 220 S. Lassen St, Suite 5, Susanville.

More information is available at the clerk’s website at lassencounty.org, or you can call the clerk’s office at 251-8217.

Incumbents are not eligible to file during this extended filing period.

Body found in Janesville fire


Firefighters respond to a fire on North Church Street in Janesville. A body of a man was found in the residence. Photo by Makenzie Davis 

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 — Firefighters initially responded to what they believed was a routine smoke check, but instead discovered a fully engulfed structure and a dead body.

According to Janesville Fire District fire chief Dan Paulson, at about 1:35 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, he arrived at a residence on North Church Street believing the white smoke belonged to a routine burn pile around the house. Upon arrival, however, he discovered a 21 or 22-foot long fifth wheel consumed in a fire.

Within the fifth wheel was the body of Ronald Rosengren, 71, of Janesville, and five or six cats and two dogs, according to a press release from the Lassen County Sheriff’s Office.

Wosick calls Milford home

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 — Things can sure change in a few short minutes if you’re talking about politics in Lassen County.

“I sold the ranch about three weeks ago,” Larry Wosick, Lassen County’s district 3 supervisor, said in a first of two telephone interviews with the newspaper Thursday, Feb. 27 regarding a circulating rumor around town he no longer lives in Lassen County.

At first, Wosick confirmed the rumor, “I’m not living here anymore …”

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