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   These are a few of the stories you will find in this week's printed newspaper:

  • State aid sought for watermaster investigation
  • Utility discusses future rate increases
  • Lassen Community College honors Disability Awareness Month
  • Supervisors table Herlong property sale
  • Local resident wins Mini Miss California pageant

Redding man arrested after high-speed chase

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 — A Redding man is in custody in the Lassen County Jail after leading officers of the California Highway Patrol and the Lassen County Sheriff’s Department on a high-speed chase on Highway 44, A-21 and Highway 36 late Monday, March 30.

Timothy Clifford Pudwill, 57, is charged with suspicion of driving under the influence, reckless evasion, resisting arrest and driving on a suspended license, according to a press release from the California Highway Patrol.

About 10:10 p.m. March 30, a motorist reported a vehicle on Highway 44 driving at erratic speeds, refusing to let others pass and brake checking.

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James Moore appointed fire chief, ceremony tonight

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 — The city of Susanville is pleased to announce Battalion Chief/Interim Fire Chief James Moore has been appointed to the position of fire chief for the Susanville Fire Department.

Moore’s career in public safety began 28 years ago in 1987 when at age 14, he joined the Susanville Fire Department Explorer Post #2911 where he was a member for three years, and served as secretary/treasurer and lieutenant. In 1990 he joined the Susanville Volunteer Fire Department and served for 10 years, assuming increasing responsibility to serve as lieutenant, vice president and president. In 2000, Moore was hired as a firefighter with the Susanville Fire Department and was promoted to work as the city’s code enforcement specialist from 2004 to 2006.

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Concerned parent addresses bullying

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 — A concerned parent addressed the bullying policy at the Wednesday, March 18 Susanville School District Board of Trustees meeting.

Chad Colledge, father of a former Diamond View Middle School student, claimed his daughter was bullied for months but was suspended when she allegedly used force against another student.

“She told me she approached teachers with complaints of bullying at least 15 times from November to February,” said Colledge. “The response she got from the teachers was ‘I’ll take care of it,’ and nothing ever changed”

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Foundation presents annual Spike Camp

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 — Children and teens will get to experience some of the great outdoor activities at the annual Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Spike Camp.

The event is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 4 at the National Guard Armory. Doors open at 8:30 a.m.

According to Chris Gallagher, one of the event coordinators, participants really like it and they all have a good time.

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FFA members earn state degrees


Susanville FFA members Miriam Lavacot, left, Mackenzie Robinson, Jeremy Swayze, Callie Wemple, Kerston Fletcher and Jessie Lee earn their FFA Golden State Degree. For more photos, read the Tuesday, March 31, 2015 edition of the Lassen County Times.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 — Susanville FFA members recently attended a reception and ceremony at California State University, Chico on Wednesday March 18where more than 650 people were in attendance for the FFA Golden State Degree ceremony. The event honors the work and dedication of many north-state agriculture students.

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