The Orion

Oroville evacuees returning home

Family packing up there things and heading home. Photo credit: George Johnston

George Johnston

February 14, 2017

Joyful cheers came from the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds as the immediate evacuation order was changed to an evacuation warning. An estimated 1,650 people were at the fairgrounds, according to the American Red Cross. Linda Stapleton was among those evacuees. She felt blessed she could leave. "I've...

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