Biking enthusiasts gather in front of Pangaea Cafe and Pub after enjoying treats provided by Feather River College’s Outdoor Recreation Leadership group May 8. From left on bikes: Stella and Aleda White and Robert, Axel and Liam Johnson on their “box bike.” Behind them are ORL staff and students who were available to answer questions, serve up coffee and scones and help bicyclists complete simple repairs.Photos by Laura Beaton
The murder of five people in Fernley and Mustang Nevada Monday, May 13 touches Lassen County.
Two of the victims are former Lassen County residents — Les Leiber, 69, the former general manager of the Lassen Municipal Utility District and Angie Duff, 67. Also killed were Robert Pape 84, his wife Dorothy Pape, 84, and Eliazar Graham, 52.
Jeremiah Bean, 25, is in custody and could face charges including open murder with a deadly weapon, arson, burglary, robbery, ex-felon in possession with a firearm, and grand larceny.
Plumas National Forest Supervisor Earl Ford leans against bundles of wood culled from biomass. It’s part of Greenville logger Randy Pew’s plan to build a new business with his son, Jared, while ridding the forest of biomass and providing a merchantable product. These bundles are prototypes for the actual half-cords that will be available for sale. Photo submitted
Greenville logger Randy Pew wants to remove biomass from the forest, build a profitable business and provide a valuable commodity.
He shared his plan with the Quincy Library Group on April 25, and so impressed Supervisor Lori Simpson, who was in attendance, that she invited him to the Board of Supervisors’ May 7 meeting.
“You’re a man of resilience,” Simpson told Pew during the supervisors’ meeting. “You’re not whining. It shows what kind of character you have.”
The Greenville Cy Hall Memorial Museum is pleased to announce that the next History Night at the Museum is set for Thursday, May 16, from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Over the past two seasons, the history nights have explored the ages when the Mountain Maidu had Indian Valley to themselves, managing its resources and enjoying an isolated paradise, followed by prospectors pouring into the valley.
A Chilcoot man said he shot 14 pack rats because of a neighbor’s trash-heaped property, and offered to clean up the mess himself if the county would provide a Dumpster.
But he probably won’t have to do that.
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