Dead cow found on Agate Road

October 31, 2014

PHOTO: Furry remnants are a reminder of the dead cow removed by animal control. Peter Day / The Leader

By Peter Day
Senior Reporter

LUCERNE VALLEY • A dead cow was found on a dirt segment of Agate Road near Crystal Creek Road earlier this week.

The animal, which apparently was illegally dumped at the location, was discovered by a nearby resident who said the dumping occurred between 5 and 9 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30. Another resident called the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, which referred the resident to the county’s animal control department.

Ride in the Rocks helps to fund programs benefiting Lucerne Valley students

October 30, 2014

TOUGHING IT OUT: Dawn Cook and her son Aaron climb "Hurl Hill" during a previous Ride in the Rocks event. Photo by Millie Rader

Special to the Leader

The Mitsubishi Cement Corporation Education Foundation (MCCEF) sponsored event Ride in the Rocks is fun with a purpose.

Vacant building becomes filming location for 'GOFURS'

October 29, 2014

The "GOFURS" crew: (Back row, from left) Kenny Kool, Guylene McKenzie, Dean Kirkland, Gareth McKenzie, Nick Uzarski, Dave Smith, Susan Wheeler and Sal Munir. (Front Row) Justin Nguyen, Brooke Bollinger and Ryan Jeric. Not pictured: Catherine Bach and Fred Paskiewicz. Photo by Caroline Lieber / For the Leader

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Fire Station 8 increases capacity

October 28, 2014

Capt. Ben Van Wyk, right, says a new brush engine will increase Station 8’s ability to fight wildland fires. Also shown, from left, are Firefighter Aaron Comstock and Engineer Armando Hernandez. Photo by Peter Day / The Leader

Senior Reporter

LUCERNE VALLEY • San Bernardino County Fire Station 8 recently boosted its ability to handle fire and medical emergencies.
The station recently acquired a brush patrol vehicle and along with a new ambulance and added staff position.

School and Meeting Calendars - October 29, 2014

October 28, 2014


School Make-Up Picture Day
Make-up picture day for students is Thursday, Nov. 13. On Picture Day, exact payment is required. Lifetouch or the school office cannot make change. Each child should bring their own individual packet to pay for pictures

Boys Varsity Football
Friday, Oct. 30, 7 p.m. vs. Victor Valley Christian

Boys JV Football
Thursday, Oct. 30, 4 p.m. vs. Chadwick, at Lucerne Valley High School

Fundraising meeting for Visalia Park set for Nov. 5

October 28, 2014

A meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 2 p.m. at the Lucerne Valley Community Center in regard to a fund raising effort to develop the former Lucerne Springs Pool Center (Visalia Road) as a park. Any group or individual interested in participating is invited to attend.

For more information, please call CSA 29 at 760-248-7048.

North Peak Wind project application withdrawn

October 28, 2014


APPLE VALLEY — The Victorville Daily Press last Friday reported the application for the North Peak Wind Energy project is in the process of being withdrawn.

The proposed North Peak Wind Energy project would have featured dozens of industrial-sized windmills in the highlands south of Lucerne Valley and rural Apple Valley.

The request was received by Bureau of Land Management Barstow Field Office Manager Katrina Symons, according to a Daily Press Report.


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