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|Bear is an
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well with other friendly dogs and loves being around people. He
knows some commands, walks pretty well on a leash and rides
calmly in a vehicle. Bear is neutered, up-to-date on
vaccinations and microchipped. He enjoys playing in water and is
very athletic. To learn more about Bear, please contact SNIPPP
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IN THE NEWS
May 19, 2015
Echo Taps 2015
The Burney Veterans Honor Guard conducted the annual Echo Taps,
part of a cascading ceremony nationwide, last Saturday.
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Thompson and Tereba are Headed for Camp Royal
ROUND MOUNTAIN — Tailgating may possibly have been a factor in
the Wednesday crash that caused the death of a Redding woman.
According to CHP Officer King, at approximately 8:10 a.m. A
Freightliner loaded with produce and driven westbound by Luis
Carmarena, 28, of Yakima, Washington, was traveling at
approximately 55 mph entered a right curve on Highway 299
“following closely” behind another tractor trailer combination.
As he entered the curve he allowed his vehicle to cross over the
double yellow lines and into the eastbound lane. His
freightliner collided with the guardrail as it began to flip
over on its left side.
As it flipped over it collided and landed on top of an eastbound
2008 GMC 2500 Sierra driven by Stacy Clulla, 43, of Redding.
Clulla was pronounced dead at the scene. Carmarena received
The roadway was shut down for several hours during the
BURNEY — The Rotary Club of Burney-Fall River has announced that
Burney River High Juniors, Jessica Thompson and Carrisa Tereba
have been chosen to represent the club at the Camp Royal
Leadership Experience. Both young women are heavily involved in
Senior Project Honors Brother
Jared Hovis (right) and his Senior Project mentor Willy
Lyons stand behind the
bench Jared made in memory of his step-brother, Gage
Sealander, who was killed
while skateboarding at that corner.
BURNEY — Jared Hovis’ brother, 12-year old, Gage Sealander,
was killed in a freak skateboarding accident in 2014 and
Jared dedicated his senior project to his memory.
He had an idea what he wanted to do and asked Willy Lyons to
help him. Willy had lost his son in a tragic accident a few
years ago and it helped both of them heal. The Community
came behind them and helped.
Jared and Willy went into the woods and found what they were
looking for, a good, solid downed tree that could be crafted
into a bench.
They brought it back into town and Willy guided Jared’s
cutting, sculpting, smoothing, polishing and assembly.
At the same time they contacted Rick Morris and the Burney
Beautification Committee who procured one of the Chamber’s
old planters and suggested that they get the Fire Department
to help with the moving and planting.
The Beautification Committee had purchased a Gator with
grant money from Burney Regional Grant funds and donated it
to the fire department which, along with using it for fire
related chores, uses it each summer to water the
Beautification Committee’s flowers and plants at various
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FALL RIVER MILLS — Fall River Valley Community Services District
Manager Bill Johnson told his board that representatives from
the District, along with representatives from Shasta Land Trust,
the Stewardship Council, and PG&E had met on April 20 to review
the progress and steps necessary to do the Community Park
Park Plans Moving Forward
Johnson said the next steps include amending the CEQA documents
to reflect the fact that the district is no longer planning on a
hydroelectric generating station on the property. He says
funding for the documentation is available through the
On another subject, he reported that he had attended the
Integrated Regional Water Management Group meeting and learned
about developments in groundwater monitoring, which will become
more thorough, especially for basins considered a medium or high
The next evaluation of the district’s basin will take place in
Total revenue for the District’s April billing cycle was
$31,424, about 3% above budget, and total operating expense
totaled $23,377, approximately 27% below budget, caused by an
unusual saving in wages as well as maintenance and repairs.