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  • School district makes plan to save water
    published on Tue, 02 Jun 2015 19:17:50 GMT
    During the Wednesday, May 20 meeting, superintendent Jason Waddell presented a district water conservation plan to help align the schools with state and local restrictions. "This isn't our policy a this is our plan," said Waddell....
  • FFA hosts awards banquet
    published on Wed, 27 May 2015 04:31:05 GMT
    The memories and accomplishments of this year's Susanville FFA were celebrated during the annual awards banquet May 14 at Jensen Hall. With more than 350 members in attendance, the 2014-2015 FFA officers kicked off the evening with opening ceremonies followed by a tri-tip dinner, award presentations, a slide show, scholarship announcements and the installation of new officers....
  • Former warden earns a college degree after 36 years
    published on Wed, 27 May 2015 04:29:42 GMT
    Bill Merkle was a captain at San Quentin State Prison and a student at Dominican University of California way back in 1979 when the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation transferred him to the California Correctional Center in Susanville - just six units shy of earning an associate degree in criminal justice. And now, on May 16, some 36 years later, Merkle donned a black cap and gown and graduated with a bachelor's degree in humanities , finally achieving a goal he'd set for hi...
  • Lassen County students participate in greater sage grouse lek count
    published on Tue, 19 May 2015 23:45:53 GMT
    On April 17 and 18, the Lassen County Environmental Education Collaborative, with support from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, hosted youth in seventh through 12th grades for a greater sage grouse lek count near Skedaddle Mountain. The group camped overnight beside Noble's Trail on Friday evening and woke up bright and early at 5 a.m. to count grouse the next morning....
  • Dream fulfilled at Dominican graduation ceremony
    published on Sat, 16 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Donning a black cap and gown Bill Merkle rocked from heel to toe as he stood among his classmates from Dominican University of California in front of Angelico Hall Saturday morning, eager to receive his diploma. He was captain at San Quentin State Prison when he began the criminal justice program at Dominican....
  • Teacher's association honors volunteers
    published on Tue, 12 May 2015 03:40:58 GMT
    The Susanville Teachers Association honored some of the most helpful volunteers during the annual Volunteer Appreciation Social on Wednesday, May 6. According to Susanville Teachers Association president Cyndy Martin, a School Bell award from each Susanville School District campus was given to a deserving volunteer. Alison Templeton was honored from Diamond View School, Michelle Joyce from Meadow View and Jennifer Siemens from McKinley Elementary....
  • News of our Past: Enjoyable parade follows riots in the night
    published on Sun, 03 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Central School, located where the Meriam Library at Chico State University is today, was Chico's first middle school for grades 6, 7, and 8, and remained open from 1922 to 1953. Photos like this from the John Nopel and Randy Taylor collections can be seen at the Chico Museum exhibit “One Hundred Years of Chico History.” The museum, at 141 Salem St., is open Wednesday through Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday was greeted in Chico by a riotous mass of people - more than 2,0...