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On Wednesday, Jan. 26, the District Advisory Committee (DAC) for Chester area schools met for the first of its six weekly meetings. The DAC, often called a “7-11” committee due to state legislation requiring a minimum of seven members and a maximum of 11 members, is but one part of the process involved in closing a school.
A lot of you probably have been following the story of this lone male wolf known as Journey or OR7 as he headed down from Oregon to Lassen County. A lot of us would like to get a glimpse of him on his way to wherever he’s going, but nothing prepared my friend Linda Hay and me for what we would encounter while roaming through the Lassen County countryside.
Just after a good snowfall with the weather still cold enough to make it stick, we decided to venture on some side roads to get snow pictures. I have never been to one particular place we decided to go. Looking for anything to take pictures of, we were running out of options fast. Traveling along this partially snow-covered road, we noticed large tracks walking the same direction we were traveling.
A mountain lion recently killed goats and a puppy in Indian Valley; sightings are widespread. Photo courtesy California Department of Fish and Game
There have been several mountain lion sightings in Indian Valley recently, causing some concern among ranchers and residents alike.
A Plumas County judge ruled there is enough evidence for a Reno man to stand trial on eight felony charges, including murder.
Gregory Chad Wallin-Reed is expected to have a jury trial this summer in the shooting death of Rory McGuire, of Susanville.
Wallin-Reed, 36, is accused of killing McGuire and wounding two other men with an assault rifle following a July 2, 2011, car chase near Antelope Lake.
The Sacramento Bee lost its effort to keep legal documents from being sealed in lawsuits between the federal government and Sierra Pacific Industries (SPI), yet they won in a way, as well.
The legal maneuverings and mountains of paperwork between Sacramento and Plumas County are similar to a Rube Goldberg-style contraption.
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