Burney Homecoming game cancelled as Raiders forced to forfeit their last two victories

From the Bleachers – With Ron MosherTrevor Montgomery contributed to this article See related Op/Ed below. BURNEY, Calif., — The Raiders were hit with a triple dose of bad news over the last week, including the stunning blow of being forced to forfeit their last two games, both of which were Burney wins. Parents and players alike were shocked and […]

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Oregon man, 49, killed in solo-vehicle Hwy 89 crash near Burney

SHASTA COUNTY, Calif., — Authorities say a fiery crash into a tree resulted in the driver’s death early this morning, Tuesday, Oct. 5. The fatal, solo-vehicle accident happened on Highway 89, just south of Lake Road and about one mile south of McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, according to officials. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Westwood shootout between gun-wielding men leads […]

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Dahle’s help negotiate more than $30 million in Wildfire Prevention Grants for their Districts

The Governor’s Office recently announced the allocation of $138 million for wildfire prevention grants statewide to help mitigate the risk of catastrophic wildfire. In budget negotiations for this year’s wildfire prevention funding, Senator and Assemblywoman Dahle identified a list of unfunded, shovel-ready projects throughout the First Assembly and Senate District prepared for immediate funding to fire safe communities. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: […]

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$237,000 grant to replace aging Burney ambulance

BURNEY, Calif., — Burney Fire Protection District was excited to announce this week that the rural, Intermountain area firefighting agency had received a more than $237,000 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) to purchase a new ambulance. The grant will allow BFPD to purchase an ambulance that will replace an aging and outdated 2012 model with over 200,000 miles logged and […]

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Bulldogs and Raiders post wins as Dixie Fire shakes up opponents’ rosters

From the Bleachers – With Ron Mosher Both the Fall River Bulldogs and Burney Raiders posted victories this past Friday night, as the far reaching tentacles of the monster Dixie Fire played a part in the on-field activities in both games. In the early days of the Dixie fiasco, the picturesque town of Greenville was pretty much destroyed by flames, […]

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Young Burney students thrilled to meet local “Community Helpers”

BURNEY, Calif., — Kindergarten students at Burney Elementary were delighted yesterday when local law enforcement and fire officials showed up at the school to participate in a show-and-tell that allowed the children to get up close and personal with the first responders; along with their equipment, vehicles, and various tools of the trade they employ in their daily duties serving […]

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Intermountain area football – Bulldogs & Cards win, Raiders fall to powerhouse Redding Christian

From the Bleachers – With Ron Mosher The Big Valley Cardinals thrilled their homecoming crowd with an impressive win, while the Fall River Bulldogs blanked their opponent, and the Burney Raiders fell to a perennial powerhouse – all in last Friday night under the lights. The Fall River Bulldogs ground out a 14-0 win over visiting Pierce at home, in […]

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UPDATE: Fawn Fire grows to nearly 6,000 acres – 25 structures destroyed – Alleged arsonist in custody

UPDATED: Friday, Sept. 24, 1:42 p.m., With additional details, updates. Originally Published: Friday, Sept. 24, 9:40 a.m. REDDING, Calif., — As the destructive Fawn Fire enters its second full day and continues to grow, fire officials say favorable overnight winds helped firefighters make good progress in increasing the nearly 6,000 acre wildland vegetation fire’s containment to ten percent. All evacuation […]

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From the Bleachers – With Ron Mosher: Fall River school honors recent bombing victims – “The 13”

On August 26, over 100 people were killed in a bombing at the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul Afghanistan. Among the dead were 13 American military personnel. The death of these soldiers stunned and saddened the American public, coming at a time that the countries longest war was coming to an end, and as gigantic airlift was moving people […]

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From the Bleachers – With Ron Mosher: Kids Cheer Camp, Updated Schedules for Local HS Sports

From the Bleachers – With Ron Mosher KID’S CHEER CAMP The Fall River High School cheerleaders will hold their annual kid’s cheer camp September 20-24 at the bleachers at Fall River Jr/Sr high school. The camp will be divided into two groups – Li’l Pups for ages 3-6 and Bullpups for ages 7-12, and both groups will meet daily from […]

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