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State urges vaccinations

Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015 — California Department of Public Health Director and State Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith reminds parents to make sure their children are up-to-date on required vaccinations before the school year begins.
    “Parents should put vaccinations on their back-to-school checklists,” Smith said. “Vaccinations are the best way to ensure that students are protected and to stop the spread of measles and other serious diseases.”
    Children are required to have received certain vaccinations in order to attend school or child care in California. Smith urges parents to make an appointment now with their health care provider to help protect themselves and their families.

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Lassen National Forest hires new ranger

Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015 — Lassen National Forest has hired Ann Grasso to serve as the Hat Creek District Ranger.
    Located in Shasta County and encompassing several mountain communities, the Hat Creek District includes a staff of 75 employees. Grasso’s extensive knowledge of the area, along with her background in natural resource management and community projects, makes her a good fit for the district.
    “It’s great to have Ann joining our forest leadership team,” said Lassen National Forest Supervisor Dave Hays. “She brings strong experience and a passion for public service.”

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Banner Lassen announces annual wellness celebration

Friday, Aug. 14, 2015 — Banner Lassen Medical Center and the Banner Lassen Medical Center Foundation Board invite the public to a low-cost family fun and fitness event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 29 at the Lassen County Fairgrounds, 195 Russell Ave.
    Organizers plan to have various activities, including but not limited to professional hula-hoop, face painting and nine-hole Frisbee golf. There will be a Pirate Mania and Princess section for children with different activity stations. In addition, they may have jumbo bounce houses, a giant waterslide and an obstacle course. Don’t forget your swimsuits.

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Residents commended for water conservation

Friday, Aug. 14, 2015 — At the Tuesday, Aug. 4 meeting, Rob Lee, president of the Clear Creek Community Services District board of directors, presented a draft of a letter to customers to thank them for their water conservation this summer.
    “Thanks to all those following the state’s guideline of a 25-percent reduction in water usage,” the letter read.
    John Hackett, maintenance manager, reported the actual water reduction goes well beyond the state mandate. During the month of July water use was 30-percent less than 2014 and 40-percent less than 2013.

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Authorities believe missing boy was abducted

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An arrest warrant has been issued for Kelly Ann Lapan (Burdett) for the alleged abduction of her son, George, who disappeared from his Janesville foster home on Aug. 9. George Edmond Lapan went missing from Janesville Sunday, Aug. 9.

Friday, Aug. 14, 2015 — An investigation into the disappearance of a 12-year-old juvenile has led authorities to believe he is a victim of child abduction by his biological mother.

According to a press release from the Lassen County Sheriff’s Office, George Edmond Lapan, 12, may have been taken and concealed by his mother, Kelly Lapan (Burdett) and a yet-to-be identified man.

Authorities believe George was taken to the Barstow area where sheriff’s office personnel are and will continue the investigation.

An arrest warrant has been issued for Kelly Lapan for her role in the disappearance of George.

The juvenile was recently placed in a foster home at a residence on Blickenstaff Road. He disappeared Sunday, Aug. 9. The guardian reported the child went outside to play.

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