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Tragedy in California

Tragedy in California

Kaylie Ritter, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On Wednesday, Nov. 7, a mass shooting occurred at Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, California. It was reported that 18 people were wounded and 13 died. Many of those people were students at nearby colleges. The gunman was a Marine, named Ian David Long. Long enlisted in the Marines when...

Deadly Thoughts

Deadly Thoughts

Kaylie Ritter, Writer

December 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Humans, Mental Health, Gun Violence - Columnist Makes Dire Connections Editor's Note: This is the third and final piece of a series of columns on issues surrounding gun control, which have been written by sophomore Kaylie Ritter. The other two earlier pieces will be linked at the end.  Weapons are ...

Priority: Professionalism, Vigilance

Priority: Professionalism, Vigilance

Leslie Germany, Editor

February 27, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

According to some organizations, including the American Civil Liberties Union, racial profiling has become a major issue in the United States, and the president's proposed border security and immigration policies may be fueling the conversation more, but Carson County Sheriff Loren Brand said his office simply follows the law and expects those he and his deputies serve to do the same. "Racial p...

Safety in Numbers for Law Enforcement

Safety in Numbers for Law Enforcement

Chelsey Lamb, News Editor

December 5, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Shootings all around the United States have put many police officers on heightened alert, causing some departments to create new policies to protect employees from harm. Carson County Sheriff Loren Brand said he intends to do his part to support fellow law enforcement officials and to think about new...

Sheriff’s Lists & Tips

Sheriff’s Lists & Tips

Leslie Germany, Editor

November 29, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

The Carson County Sheriff’s Office 9-1-1/Dispatch received 134 calls over the last week. There were 11 traffic accidents – one fatal car pedestrian accident near White Deer,  6 cattle calls, 5 domestic violence matters, 12 fire calls, 3 jail incidents, 4 motorist assists, 19 EMS calls, 4 suspicious...

Red Ribbon … The Story Behind the Color

Red Ribbon … The Story Behind the Color

Caroline Britten, Feature Editor

October 28, 2016


Filed under GTTV, Showcase

Editor's Note ...  Sheriff Loren Brand spoke to Groom's junior high and high school students on Oct. 27 as one of the main events highlighting "Red Ribbon Week" at Groom School. While much of his presentation contained plenty of humor, these clips in the featured video above the article portray some...

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Sheriff Loren Brand