Convicted murderer Loren Herzog found dead
Killer Loren Herzog — serving parole in a trailer on state property outside the fences at High Desert State Prison in Susanville — is dead, according to a report from News10KXTV.
The television station reports Herzog was found dead around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, according to California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Public Information Officer Terry Thornton.
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Ice climbers tackle Frazier Falls
For the first time in 15 years, Frazier Falls, in the Lakes Basin Recreation Area outside Graeagle, has frozen enough to allow local climbers to ascend the 250-foot waterfall.
Meadow Valley resident John Sebold climbed the falls Jan. 2. An avid rock climber, this was his first ice-climbing experience.
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Wandering gray wolf confirmed to be in Lassen County
Lassen County Times
Don’t look now, but Journey, the gray wolf formerly known as OR7, a lone male that traveled from Oregon into California last week, reportedly is now roaming in Lassen County.
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Man dies in vehicle roll over
Lassen County Times
At approximately 5:47 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10, emergency crews responded to a single vehicle accident on Highway 147 that claimed the life of a Westwood man.
According to the California Highway Patrol, a 54-year-old man, who has not yet been identified, was traveling southbound on Highway 147 near the Hamilton Branch over crossing in his 1995 Honda Civic.
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Trustees consider redistricting options
Feather River Community College District (FRCCD) trustees held a special meeting Tuesday, Jan. 10, to consider redistricting options and to approve personnel action to authorize an interim human resources director and to initiate recruitment of a new director.
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Big check to help fire victims
Sgt. Chad Herman presents checks totaling $5,000 from the Plumas County Sheriff’s Employees Association Children’s Fund to Linda Van Dahlen at Plumas Bank. Six members of the Barclay family were injured when their mobile home burned Dec. 21. Photo by Theresa Humphrey
Chad Herman has been a sergeant for many years and was stationed in several locations. At the end of June 2011 he received a permanent position and became the sergeant in charge of the Portola Substation. He oversees four deputies and covers calls and shifts and makes calls.
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