Michele Hardy

Gun Owners of California: Saving gun rights one citizen at a time

The Georgetown Divide Republican Women Federated hosted its monthly luncheon at the IOOF Hall on Jan. 15, with a special guest speaker and at least 80 people in attendance. Returning a third time was Executive Director of Gun Owners of California Sam Paredes. Gun Owners of California is a non-profit lobbying organization formed to protect […]

ALT water plant is GDPUD workshop topic

As requested in a board meeting two days prior, General Manager Hank White presented to the Georgetown Divide Public Utility District board printouts for the Auburn Lake Trails Water Treatment Plant during a workshop study session Jan. 10.

An expense by year report ranging from 2009 through 2013 was presented along with the ALTWTP proposed project schedule ending in 2015 included with a specialized engineer’s estimate for 90 percent completion of the projects.

White and Assistant Operations Manager Kelly Shively fielded …

Fire dept. ‘practices’ while deputies haul pot

Side by side on Saturday morning, Nov. 17, two stories unfolded on Main Street in Georgetown across from the Stamp Mill Park. On one side Georgetown fire district was using a house donated by Dennis Smith’s family for practice and drills. “The windows have been boarded up so that no critters make a home in […]

3 seats open at Garden Valley Fire

The Garden Valley Fire Protection District board has three candidates vying for two seats in this year’s general election; however, another seat is open for board appointment. Wendell Smith, appointed to the board earlier this year, is stepping down from his seat, which still has two years on it. In the case of the other […]

Four vie for three Georgetown Fire District board seats

In the local race for Georgetown Fire Board of Directors, four local residents are vying for three seats in the Nov. 6 General Election. Three of the candidates running for office are incumbents with one challenger. In the end, the three with the most votes win. Retired fire captain Craig Wayland Davis, a Georgetown resident […]

Candidates introduced for GDRD board

By Michele Hardy Gazette correspondent On Thursday night Sept. 13, a small group gathered in the community room in Holiday Market in Cool for a candidates’ night involving board seats on Georgetown Divide Recreation District. Larry Ring of the Cool-Pilot Hill Advisory Committee coordinated a night set aside for the community to get a chance […]

BOMUSD Trustees vote to relocate staff member

By Michele Hardy Democrat correspondent Black Oak Mine Unified School District gathered for a board meeting on Thursday, Sept. 13. A special video presentation was given by Larry Highberger’s students showing their experience this summer with the Navajo Project. Old business consisted of an involuntary transfer/reassignment appeal of teacher Joan Crane from the Independent Study […]

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