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Huge marijuana bust

Jul 21 2014

    On Wednesday, July 16, 2014 the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Investigative Team began a two day marijuana operation in the Big Bend area. 

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Sheriff's Log 7-21-14

Jul 21 2014

    As a public service, the Ridge Rider News Sheriff’s log and CHP Activity log contain information obtained from the current public record. 

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Crisis, by R.P. Nettlehorst

Jul 21 2014

    My youngest daughter was exposed to a cocktail of drugs in-utero and was still going through withdrawals when she came to us barely five days old. 

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A view from the Ridge The First Lady

Jul 21 2014

    There are just a couple of things I would not want to be in this lifetime…or whatever I have left of one. 

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Chilly Pepper's Fundraiser

Jul 21 2014

    After years of searching for the perfect "rolling foal hospital", Chilly Pepper - Miracle Mustang Rescue Ranch is so very blessed to announce that we finally found the perfect vehicle. 

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Lassen Volcanic National Park now offers tents

Jul 21 2014

    Visitors to Lassen Volcanic National Park can now go tent camping without having to own, store, pack, set up or take down their own camping equipment, with the park’s new RentMyTent program. 

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North State Outdoor News 7-14-14

Jul 14 2014

First tuna taken 60-63 miles off Eureka
    ‘Tail Chaser II’, skippered by Craig Maclay and his crew, was all alone just past the 125 line last Thursday when they got a triple on albacore tuna, landed them all, and took another near the same spot after moving further offshore without any strikes. 

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Sheriff's Log 7-14-2014

Jul 14 2014

    As a public service, the Ridge Rider News Sheriff’s log and CHP Activity log contain information obtained from the current public record. 

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Can Walmart survive?

Jul 14 2014

     This morning my wife walked into my office and vented about the automated checkout line at our local Walmart in Lancaster, California. 

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A view from the Ridge - Dog days

Jul 14 2014

    I recently did a small discourse on my cat, Clementine. 

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Warm temperatures bring water safety reminders

Jul 14 2014

    With the temperatures rising, the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind you of the basic rules of water safety. 

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Top emergency personnel held a meeting in Shingletown

Jul 14 2014

    Are you prepared for a disaster? A meeting in Shingletown got the top emergency personnel together to help answer that question. 

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Library again brings great adult fun to Shingletown 2014 Hot Lava Night a Western Adventure

Jul 07 2014

    The Shingletown Library presents a Western Adventure this year at the annual Casino Night fundraiser. 

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Shingletown man arrested for murder

Jul 07 2014

    On July 1st at 2:26 am, the Shasta County Sherriff’s Office responded to the area of Pine Hollow Drive regarding a shots fired call. 

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Sheriff's Log 7-7-2014

Jul 07 2014

    As a public service, the Ridge Rider News Sheriff’s log and CHP Activity log contain information obtained from the current public record. 

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Back to School

Jul 07 2014

    For the past two years my youngest daughter—now diagnosed with extreme ADHD and bipolar disorder, together with schizophrenia—has been on independent study. 

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A community Thank you

Jul 07 2014

    "The family of Debbie Pruett would like to thank the community for it's love and support. 

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Drought conditions in Shasta County

Jul 07 2014

    On April 25, 2014 Governor Brown issued an Executive Order to redouble state drought actions. 

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CNN airs network special on Miller Murders

Jul 07 2014

    CNN is airing a special series titled “The Hunt with John Walsh”. 

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Shingletown Library book and vendor fair a success

Jun 30 2014

    The Shingletown Library’s 20th Anniversary Book and Vendor Fair was a really fun day for all. 

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Why do we celebrate Independence Day?

Jun 30 2014

    The United States celebrates Independence Day annually on July 4. 

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Sheriff's Log 6-30-14

Jun 30 2014

    As a public service, the Ridge Rider News Sheriff’s log and CHP Activity log contain information obtained from the current public record. 

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Fireworks are illegal in Shasta County

Jun 30 2014

Redding – As we approach the July 4th weekend, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), and the Shasta County Fire Department (SCFD) would like to remind residents and visitors that fireworks, including safe and sane fireworks, are illegal in all of Shasta County, including the City of Redding. 

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FOCUS

Jun 30 2014

    Sometimes writing is both a joy and a breeze. 

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First indication of West Nile Virus activity in Shasta County

Jun 30 2014

    The first indication of West Nile virus (WNv) has been reported in Shasta County in a positive mosquito sample collected in Anderson, CA. 

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The Wild Horse Sanctuary shows off some beauties

Jun 23 2014

    The Wild Horse Sanctuary is a 5,000 acre preserve located near Shingletown. 

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Obituary for Connie Mae Hughes

Jun 23 2014

    An angel has been called home to heaven. 

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Antique Land

Jun 23 2014

    When I first set out to purchase a computer in the spring of 1982, I expected to get an Apple II. 

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Sheriff's Log - 6-23-16

Jun 23 2014

    As a public service, the Ridge Rider News Sheriff’s log and CHP Activity log contain information obtained from the current public record. 

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Thank you to the community

Jun 23 2014

    There were 50 kids that registered for “Make a Difference Day” Kid’s Fish Day. 

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Jun 16 2014

    On May 16th, SMC was recognized with a Certificate of Achievement from the Public Health Advisory Board for compassionately serving the medical needs of the residents of the Shingletown area. 

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In the spotlight: New business in Shingletown

Jun 16 2014

On Tuesday June 3, Auntie Kate’s, A new Men’s haircutting shop has opened in Shingletown across from the Shingletown Store and Post Office (31267 HWY 44 Suite #2). 

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A view from the Ridge You know you are getting older if...

Jun 16 2014

    I hardly think I’m revealing any secrets if I remind you that there is a large segment of the Shingletown residential community that are (gasp) are well into the golden years, which occasionally turn out to be a bit tarnished around the edges. 

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Golden Age Reality

Jun 16 2014

During the golden age of science fiction in the 1940s and 50s—the heyday of Robert Heinlein, Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury and Arthur C. 

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Sheriff's Log 6-16-14

Jun 16 2014

    As a public service, the Ridge Rider News Sheriff’s log and CHP Activity log contain information obtained from the current public record. 

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Shingletown Fitness Center

Jun 16 2014

    LIFESTYLE is the key to health, the future of medicine. 

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Mt. Lassen Art Center presents 14th Annual Mt. Lassen Art Show

Jun 16 2014

    The Mt. Lassen Art Center presents the 14th annual Mt. 

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Mt Lassen Art Center offers

Jun 16 2014

    Paint from the Heart is scheduled for six Wednesday mornings July 9-August 13 from 10 to 11:30 am. 

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Lassen Volcanic National Park receives 2014 Active Trails Grant

Jun 16 2014

    Lassen Volcanic National Park is one of 37 national parks selected to receive a 2014 Active Trails grant from the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks. 

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Shingletown Kids Free Fishing Day

Jun 09 2014

    The weather was perfect at Grace Lake for the Kids Free Fishing Day today, which started at 9:00 am and lasted to 1:00 pm. 

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PG&E offers customers ways to beat the heat and save money

Jun 09 2014

    With hot weather already here, and more to come, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is highlighting discount programs, tips, and tools to help its customers save money during hot summer days. 

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SVFD Father's Day Breakfast

Jun 09 2014

    The SVFD Auxiliary is gearing up for its traditional Father’s Day Breakfast on Sunday, June 15th. 

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Letter to the Editor 6-9-14

Jun 09 2014

To the residents of District 5,
    Thank you for the tremendous show of support and encouragement during the recent election. 

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Virgin Galactic

Jun 09 2014

    On June 21, 2004 I was privileged to be a “VIP” when SpaceShipOne first flew into space. 

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Genealogy research help available at the Shingletown Library

Jun 09 2014

    If you are interested in finding out more about your family tree, or if you have been working on your genealogy and have “hit a brick wall”, the Shingletown Library has a volunteer who is willing to share her research skills to help you learn more. 

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Sheriff's Logs 6-9-14

Jun 09 2014

    As a public service, the Ridge Rider News Sheriff’s log and CHP Activity log contain information obtained from the current public record. 

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Notice of Vacancy on the Assessment Apeals Board

Jun 09 2014

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, pursuant to Section 1780 of the Government Code, that the following vacancy has occurred:
    The Board of Supervisors of the County of Shasta, State of California, is seeking qualified persons interested in filling a vacancy as alternate on the Assessment Appeals Board. 

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Shingletown cleans up Ogburn Inwood Cemetery

Jun 02 2014

    The third weekend of May has historically been the weekend to clean the winter’s deposit of pine needles, pinecones, and oak leaves from the graves in this quiet place. 

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In the spotlight: Shear Bliss Hair and Nail Salon

Jun 02 2014

    Kelly, a third generation hair dresser, recently purchased Hotlocks, located next to Higher Ground Coffee in Shingletown. 

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Dooryard fire permits suspended in Shasta County

Jun 02 2014

    The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) has announced that with the continuing drought increasing the flammability of vegetation, the seasonal menace of wildfires, with their potential to destroy life and property, all dooryard burn permits within Shasta and Eastern Trinity counties will be suspended effective midnight June 1, 2014. 

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