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The Good Stuff by Shelley Bennett

Wait! Where is Mrs. Bennett you ask? She and her family are away on vacation this week enjoying the last vestiges of summer before the return to teaching and assorted fall activities. It seems like the older we get the shorter summer vacation gets. Heck, it’s almost Fair time!
SUSANVILLE, CA
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It was back to Sacramento for the Lassen High Grizzliettes as they attended their annual Dance/Drill camp hosted by the United Spirit Association. For four days, the dancers learned new choreography, perfected their technique, challenged themselves with new dance styles, and bonded as a team. They were joined by four teams from the area.
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Olivia Ormachea, a petite blonde beauty, was crowned Miss Lassen County last week in front of a capacity audience. Clad in a sparkling turquoise gown, Ormachea was also recognized for having the Best Talent with her performance of a lyrical dance to “You Say” and Most Photogenic. Olivia...
LASSEN COUNTY, CA
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On Saturday July 9th, 2022 surrounded by the people who love them the most, Katelyn Martin and Micah Bondon were married in a double ring ceremony. The bride was radiant in an ivory gown with lace and pearl accents. She accessorized with a cathedral length veil attached to a jeweled headpiece, a dainty pearl necklace, and sparkly earrings.
SUSANVILLE, CA
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This weekend I ate an apricot that tasted of my childhood. It was sweet, yet tart with the perfect texture (not too crisp, but not mushy; firm with a little give). It brought me back to lazy summer afternoons in my backyard on First Street. My brother Casey and I...
SUSANVILLE, CA
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It’s full-on summer in the Bennett household and that means that mom is in Miss Lassen County pageant mode. This year we have eleven lovely young ladies to introduce you to, but that will come at a later date. They have already been busy with workshops in speech writing...
LASSEN COUNTY, CA
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This isn’t usually a movie review column, but I’m here to tell you that Top Gun: Maverick is the sequel we didn’t know we needed. I had no expectations walking into the theatre last Friday. I was sixteen when the last movie came out. Right in the...
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After a two-year hiatus, the Lassen High School ASB class presented the Mr. LHS competition on the red-carpet last week. The evening showcased four of our senior men presenting their skills in public speaking, talent, and impromptu question. Mariah Beckman and Katelyn Johnson hosted the show and were very upbeat...
LASSEN COUNTY, CA
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It’s two days after May Day and this month is already a busy one, filled with games, playoffs, awards, performances, and other celebrations. This Thursday May 5th, the Lassen Baseball team will honor their seniors at 4:00 at Frank Ernaga Field, followed by a game versus UPrep. The boys are undefeated in league as I write, and this will be an important game going into playoffs.
LASSEN COUNTY, CA
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The Class of 2025 is hosting Lassen High’s first student Art Auction this Saturday April 30th. Starting at 5:30, patrons can enjoy charcuterie boards and soft drinks and place bids on silent auction items, including gift baskets from local businesses and a handcrafted “Lassen Pride” metal flag made by Bubba Wright and Randy Harlan. Bidding will end at 6:30.
LASSEN COUNTY, CA
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Welcome to Spring Break! Or as we like to call it in Lassen County: Second Winter. As I’ve sat here contemplating my assignment, I’ve seen blue skies with white, fluffy clouds, rain, dark storm clouds, and sideways snow. It’s an old joke, the one where if you don’t like the weather, just hang around an hour or two and it will change, but one you should remember when getting dressed in the morning.
LASSEN COUNTY, CA
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Welcome to part 2 of Lassen High’s amazing kids! Our first student is the incomparable Alliyah Yerington!. Not only is Alliyah our current Miss Lassen County, she recently found out that she was accepted to her dream school, Vanderbilt University. She said she chose Vanderbilt because of their amazing internships and research opportunities, as well as the beautiful campus.
LASSEN COUNTY, CA
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Whenever I am at a loss for what to write about, the students of LHS always come through for me. This week’s Good Stuff is all about our talented kids and their recent accomplishments. Please hold your applause until the end. First up, the amazing EmmaLee Rotlisberger. EmmaLee just...
SUSANVILLE, CA
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This past weekend I drove through the snowstorm to visit my friend Kris in Vacaville. She had flown across the country to say goodbye to her family’s ranch in the hills and I was taking advantage of this fact to get caught up. On Sunday we were doing some...
VACAVILLE, CA
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Lassen High’s Girls Basketball team is in the hunt for a state title. After coming off a disappointing loss to UPrep in the section championships, the team found out that they earned a bid to the state tournament and will start the journey at home in the Cave on Tuesday, March 1st, (that’s tonight!) at 6:00.
LASSEN COUNTY, CA
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Watching the Olympics has been a family tradition for as long as I can remember. Since Nadia Comaneci won a gold medal in 1976 with my mom, brother, and grandma gathered around the TV, I was hooked. I briefly entertained the idea of becoming an Olympic ice skater, but the...
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This week’s Good Stuff is all about the Good News at Lassen High! Our students are doing great things and it’s time to celebrate their success. Last week, senior Neva Adams signed her letter of intent to play softball at William Jessup University. The 17-yeard old daughter of Jason and Rene Adams said, “the coaches and players took me as one of her own from day one” and made her feel like part of the Jessup family.
SUSANVILLE, CA
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Have you ever lamented about the lack of things to do in the ‘Ville one weekend only to be overwhelmed with choices the next? This weekend is one of those times, so I’m going to help you navigate your way and do it all. First up is the...
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