Lookout, CA

Suspected of recent gas thefts and wanted on multiple warrants, McArthur man arrested with narcotics & firearm

MCARTHUR, Calif., — Authorities say a local man with an extensive criminal history was arrested after a traffic stop led to the discovery of methamphetamine and a loaded and concealed firearm, as well as burglary tools and items typically associated with fuel theft Wednesday evening, July 20th. Last night’s stop was the result of an ongoing investigation into a significant increase in recent fuel thefts, which have been plaguing the community of McArthur as well as surrounding Intermountain area towns, according to officials.
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Wanted man captured during Redding traffic stop

REDDING, Calif. — A man with a warrant out for his arrest was caught early Thursday morning after a traffic violation led Redding Police to uncover illegal activity. Police say Oscar Montoya Jr., 23, of Fall River Mills, ran a stop sign just before 1:30 a.m. During the traffic...

Obituary: Linda Marie Walker-Albisu

Born September 17, 1960 to Gerald (Jerry) and Marabelle Walker in Fall River Mills, California. Linda passed away suddenly June 18th, 2022 in Winnemucca, Nevada. She is survived by her son, Shawn Entz, his wife Jennifer, grandchildren Emma and Mason. Her daughter, Tiffany Entz, grandchildren Courtney, her husband Nate, Dylan, Zachary, and AlliAnne. Linda’s parents, Gerald (Jerry) and Marabelle Walker. Sisters Nancy Ray, her husband Michael, Pamela Gillham, her husband Ron, their children; Tony Gillham and his wife Kaci, daughter Leah Gillham Presley and her husband Sean. Brother Michael Walker, sister nieces Heather Madison, her husband Marc, Savannah Walker, brother nephew Patrick Walker and extended family.
Lassen County News

Notice Of Public Hearing, Big Valley Joint Unified School District

The governing board of Big Valley Joint Unified School District will conduct a Public Hearing in accordance with Education Code, Section 52062 for the 2022-2023 Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP), 2022-2023 Learning Continuity and Attendance Plan (LCP), and the 2022-2023 LCAP Annual Update, and the Budget Overview for Parents and in accordance with Education Code, Section 42127 for the 2021-22 Budget, on.

Superintendent of Schools Candidate Bryan Caples Comments About Native Students Are Dangerous, Parents Say

Caples is running for the position against the incumbent, Judy Flores. During a recent political forum Caples insinuated that Native students are dangerous and suggested placing them in more restrictive educational settings based on their race. Native parents and educators say they fear Caples, if elected, could make public schools more hostile environments for their youth.

Woman Survives Six Days in the Wilderness by Rationing ‘Six-Pack of Yogurt’

A California woman survived six days alone in the cold by rationing a six-pack of yogurt and consuming snow. Sheena Gullett, 52, and her friend, Justin Lonich, 48, were on their way to a camping trip in Little Valley when their vehicle became stuck in the snow on a dirt road off of Highway 44 at about 2:40 a.m. on April 14. Smartly, the duo decided to remain in the car overnight. Unfortunately, the battery died by the morning, forcing the duo to find refuge elsewhere.

Deputies Locate Missing Woman After Six Days in the Wilderness

A Little Valley woman is home safe and sound today after spending nearly a week stranded in a remote area of Lassen County near Highway 44, living off one six-pack of yogurt and eating snow to survive. On April 18th, Lassen County Sheriff’s deputies received a report from 48-year old...

Woman stranded in forest for six days survives off of yogurt and snow

LASSEN COUNTY, Calif. (TND) — A woman survived off of a six-pack of yogurt and snow after being stranded in a California forest for six days, officials said. Justin Lonich, 48, and Sheena Gullett, 52, got stuck in the snow on April 14 after they tried to drive from a highway to Little Valley, Calif. on dirt roads during a snowstorm, according to the Lassen County Sheriff’s Office. Little Valley is about four and a half hours from Sacramento.