Search for former FRC student ends with body found
James WilsonSports Editor
A massive search for a missing Feather River College alumnus ended in Idaho the evening of Aug. 28, with the discovery of his body and car.
Lucius Robbi was believed to have died from injuries sustained in a single-vehicle crash in Custer County, Idaho.
Idaho police were searching for Robbi, who vanished on his way from his summer job in Idaho to the University of Montana.
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Fly-In Breakfast features free plane rides for kids
The Rotary Club of Portola hosts its annual Fly-In Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, Sept. 7, from 8 to 11 a.m. at Nervino Airport in Beckwourth.
The breakfast is the club's largest fundraiser of the year, with proceeds going toward college scholarships and community service projects.
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District wants to hire ski hill project manager
Construction on the new chair lift at Johnsville Historic Ski Bowl is well underway. And it’s still scheduled to open for the 2015-16 season.
But there is still a lot of work to be done.
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Criminal justice leaders disperse AB 109 funds
Moments after dividing $693,439 in state money among their departments, local criminal justice leaders emphasized they still need the county’s financial help.
“Unless we really have some good assistance from our Board of Supervisors, we have some very positive programs that are on very tenuous footing,” District Attorney David Hollister said.
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Officers, mental health clinicians thwart suicide attempt
Dan McDonaldManaging Editor
|Two sheriff’s deputies stand near a man threatening to jump off the Spanish Creek Bridge on Aug. 20. The man stood outside the rails for more than two hours before he was pulled to safety by officers and mental health workers. Photo by Laura Beaton
A man who said he wanted to kill himself is alive today thanks to heroic efforts by local police officers and county mental health workers last week.
The man, who has not been identified, stood outside the rails of the Spanish Creek Bridge for more than two hours on Wednesday, Aug. 20.
He said he was going to jump.
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