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Body found in Janesville fire


Firefighters respond to a fire on North Church Street in Janesville. A body of a man was found in the residence. Photo by Makenzie Davis 

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 — Firefighters initially responded to what they believed was a routine smoke check, but instead discovered a fully engulfed structure and a dead body.

According to Janesville Fire District fire chief Dan Paulson, at about 1:35 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, he arrived at a residence on North Church Street believing the white smoke belonged to a routine burn pile around the house. Upon arrival, however, he discovered a 21 or 22-foot long fifth wheel consumed in a fire.

Within the fifth wheel was the body of Ronald Rosengren, 71, of Janesville, and five or six cats and two dogs, according to a press release from the Lassen County Sheriff’s Office.

Wosick calls Milford home

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 — Things can sure change in a few short minutes if you’re talking about politics in Lassen County.

“I sold the ranch about three weeks ago,” Larry Wosick, Lassen County’s district 3 supervisor, said in a first of two telephone interviews with the newspaper Thursday, Feb. 27 regarding a circulating rumor around town he no longer lives in Lassen County.

At first, Wosick confirmed the rumor, “I’m not living here anymore …”

Foundation alleges county misconduct

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 — The Grace Foundation of El Dorado Hills, Calif. has filed a complaint with the Lassen County Sheriff’s Office alleging grand theft, embezzlement and willful abandonment of horses by Lassen County officials.

According to a press release from the Grace Foundation, the nonprofit received proof the horses removed from Whispering Pines on Highway 36 in 2011 are part of a criminal investigation and are evidence for a criminal trial.

College celebrates Black History Month

Emmy award winning actress Fay Hauser Price recited and performed various poems and readings throughout the evening. Photos by Makenzie Davis

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 — Students, faculty, administrators and the public celebrated and honored Black History Month at Lassen Community College on Thursday, Feb. 27.

Through educational writings, emotional prose and poetry and enthusiastic and great music by well-known singers and actors, attendees to the second annual Black History Month celebration, were able to learn a bit of history about the month and have an enjoyable time doing so.

For more information and photos of the event, read the March 4, 2014 edition of the Lassen County Times.

Supes approve Egan’s contract

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 — The Lassen County Board of Supervisors approved a contract for newly appointed Lassen County Executive Officer Richard Egan.

Egan’s salary is set at $170,000 through March 10, 2016. Additional increases may be granted upon board approval.

Some changes were made including …

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