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12A Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2009 Chester Progressive, Westwood PinePress Sierra PacifiC Industries who were terminated," announced Dec. 23 that .it added Turner. would re-start its biomass State Senator Dave Cox, electrical power plant in whose district includes Loyalton. Loyalton and the sur- The plant closed Sep. 12, rounding communities, due to poor economic con- said, "The re-opening of ditions, resulting in the Sierra Pacific Industries' layoffof 19 employees. Loyalton power plant is "SPI has resolved con- great news for local resi- tractual issues with itsdents and the community. power purchaser, allowing "Employees and their the plant to begin opera- families could not have tions in early January,"asked for happier news said plant manager Jim this Christmas. Turner. "SPI's ownership and "We will be bringing management team deserve more fuel to the plant and credit for their leadership Will make an effort to call and their efforts to get Call- employees back to work fornians back towork." Patrick Shillito Staff Writer pshillito@lasse Barbara France Staff Writer A suspected teen predator is out on bail after being ar- rested by Susanville police af- ter trying to meet with an un- derage girl and allegedly committing illegal acts with her. Recent Susanville resident Jacob Lee Huckeba, 25, was arrested Saturday, Dec. 19, af- ter being charged with con- tributing to the delinquency of a minor and annoying or molesting a child under the age of 18, under Penal Codes 272 and 647.6. The investigation began a few days prior to the arrest when the SPD was informed Huckeba had been text mes- saging a 17-year-old girl with allegedly inappropriate According to people close to Huckeba was notified of his messages, the girl's family, Huckeba may suspension and he has been According to a SPD press have made contact with the 17- replaced until there is a court release, the conversations in year-old through his work as resolution to the alleged the text messages revealedmanager of Anytime Fitness, a crime. Huckeba tried to arrange alocal fitness facility. Huckeba was booked into meeting with the girl for the Mark Daly, national mediathe Lassen County Adult De- alleged purpose of providing director of the largest co-ed tention Facility on the previo alcohol to drink with chain in the world, ously mentioned charges. He Police determined through said the company took swift immediately posted his $7,500 their investigation that and immediate action to sus- bail. Huckeba had scheduled to pend Huckeba as soon as it The SpD's investigation meet the 17-year-old girl at learned of the 25-year-old's has shown Huckeba may her home while her parentsarrest, have approached other young were away. "The allegations against girls via text messages. SPD When he arrived at the Mr. Huckeba are serious, wants to speak with anyone home, officers from the SPD dreadful situation, which we with information concerning met Huckeba, who was subse- will not take lightly," said similar incidents. quently arrested without Daly. "We take pride in pro- People with information incident, viding safe and a comfortable are asked to contact the Susanville Police Chief Jeff environment for our more SPD at 1801 Main St. or call Atkinson said he was proudthan 800,000 members." 257-5603. of the way his department Daly said the SusanviUe lo- Officers at SPD would like handled the incident, cation is 75 percent corporate the case to serve as a re- "My guys did a really great owned and 25 percent fran- minder for parents to be job with the investigation on chised owned by Michael Hat- aware of their children's this one," Atkinson said. away. He added Hataway said activities. I by your principals, teachers and coaches for your outstanding achievements in academic, athletic and/or public service. : ShawnMah ffey ::: Henry I 8th Grade Extremely focused!" .:" I :flhawn Mahaffey Sarah Bunn 9th Grade "Sarah is quick and efficient on the computer. She always has her work complete and accurate before the deadline." ' Heather Greene Tyler Roberts lOth Grade "Tyler is hard working and talented in English. He always 'takes care of business'." - Becky Compton Noel Nicholson 11th Grade "Noel has really 'stepped it up' in art lately. She has pushed herself to improve in technique and use of materials." - Becky Compton I- David Ryn I 12th Grade [ "Works hard and shows a I great attitude, especially [ when things are rough," I Halley Kendall Pingree Cheer "Four years, eight seasons! Truly dedicated to her school and squadl Shows sb'ong leadeiship)' Clayton Buchanan Wrestling "Technically one of the best" -Coach Tom Rogers Matt Rosenthal Wrestling "2nd place - the Comeback Kid." , Coach Tom Rogers Moises McCulloch Ski "Always works hard, energetic with a positive attitude. 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