Molester will serve a year in jail
Lassen County Superior Court Judge Donald Sokol sentenced William Lowell Harris, 54, the former police chief at Sierra Army Depot in Herlong, on Thursday, Oct. 16. Sokol also ordered Harris serve five years formal probation and register as a sex offender.
Harris pleaded guilty to a felony child molestation charge on June 9. In exchange for Harris’s guilty plea, Burns stipulated Harris would serve no more than the mid-term sentence for the crime — six years in state prison.
Lassen County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Harris on April 9, and he resigned from his position at SIAD in May.
Lady Jacks take section title
The Westwood High School Lady Jacks softball team not only had an undefeated season, but is now celebrating winning the Northern Section Division VI championship. The Lady Jacks took on Maxwell High School Saturday, May 18 and won, 2-1, earning themselves the section title. The team ended...Read More...
Susanville Area Bicycle Association gets active on the Bizz Johnson Trail
May 23 — The Susanville Area Bicycle Association is inviting bikers, hikers, runners and walkers of all ages and skill levels to the Bizz Johnson Trail at 6 p.m. Tuesday evenings. The weekly event is part of an outdoor series the association will be putting on through October. The event will begin...Read More...
Lassen College basketball player receives scholarship
Justin McBride takes a shot for the Lassen Community College Cougars. McBride was on the 2013 Golden Valley Conference men’s basketball championship team and recently accepted a scholarship to attend and play basketball for Grace University in Omaha, Neb. Photo submitted May...Read More...