June 15, 2010 — The local elections incorporated in the California State Primary on Tuesday, June 8 are over and except for the Board of Supervisors certifying the ballots, the people of Susanville and Lassen County have chosen some new leaders to take us into to the second decade of the 21st Century.
June 8, 2010 — It may seem like a simple thing and not the most glamorous way to recognize someone’s service to the community, but we agree with the Susanville City Council’s unanimous decision to rename Hospital Lane to Korver Lane.
Dr. Kenneth Korver is a name people quickly learn when they move to Susanville and if they read any health news in the Lassen County Times or the Westwood Pine Press. He is our Public Health Medical Director. Therefore, anything of concern facing the community such as E.coli breakouts, the H1N1 Flu scare, or other possible pandemics it is and has been Korver’s advice the emergency agencies, doctors, hospital, City Council and Board of Supervisors follow.
May 24, 2010 — “We do so much to honor our veterans who served during the Korean conflict, “and it is time we honor those who stayed and helped the soldiers, like my wife.”
Vern Hart, husband of Winnie, one of the original Rosie the Riveters, reminding everyone that Saturday, May 29, is Rosie the Riveter Day. Winnie will soon turn 84 and lives in Eagle Lake, Calif.
May 18, 2010 — Many people are weighing in on both sides of the marijuana debate ever since the Lassen County Board of Supervisors passed the 45-day moratoria on the establishment of medical marijuana dispensaries and the cultivation of medical marijuana in the unincorporated areas of the county.
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