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Safe Trick Or Treat
Safe Trick or Treat in Town was held on Saturday, October 28th. The kids started their trek at True North Inc/Grassroots for kid’s booth at Reed’s Market where they were given a complimentary toothbrush, a bag to carry their treat and a map outlining their route.

Many local businesses participated in handing out treats. Some set up stations along Hwy 44 and others passed out candy from the front door of their business. There were so many creative costumes from gypsy families to zombie families and we even had Ghostbusters patrolling the streets! My personal favorite was...
Christmas Tree Permit Sales begin
Lassen National Forest Christmas tree permits will be on sale from November 1 through December 22, 2017. Permits cost $10 and may be used to cut one tree on Lassen National Forest between November 1 and December 25. Each household may purchase up to two permits. Along with the permit, buyers will also receive a map showing cutting areas, requirements, and helpful tips.  

Although tree cutting is permitted through December 25, officials recommend cutting early in the season before higher elevations become snowbound. Trees can stay fresh for several weeks when...
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Ridge Rider News Welcomes New Local Columnist
"Hi, I’m Nicole! A year ago my family and I moved to the Shingletown area for fresh air, quiet nights and friendly folks. I am happy to report that I have found all three!
I work from home as a recipe developer, food photographer and blogger. My cooking obsession began in 2012 when I created WonkyWonderful. I decided it was time to step out of my comfort zone and try new things. Opening myself up to opportunities and experiences has been amazing.
My love of food, creativity and blogging came together as if it were meant to be. Serendipity. It is weird how things turn out and the direction that life takes you. I was blessed to be given this opportunity to do something so rewarding. Isn’t it great when you are given something that you didn’t even know you wanted?
You can find more delicious recipe creations on my website, wonkywonderful.com."













Nicole Harris will be sharing her favorite recipes with us and will be teaming up with her daughter, Syd, for Craft Corner every week.
Everyone here at Ridge Rider News is excited to have her on board!

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