Higgins Fire District

Reader input: Measure V is very needed

It is in the best interest of the residents of the Higgins Fire District to vote yes on Measure V.  Closing a station will be very detrimental for two reasons: your life and p ...

Reader input: Insurance a big factor in fires

One thing those against the Higgins’ Measure V have not taken into consideration or chose to ignore. If we lose coverage, our insurance companies will pick up on that and jus ...

Another View: Setting the facts straight on Higgins Fire District's Measure V

This month registered voters who reside in the Higgins Fire District received ballots in the mail to vote on Measure V.  Unfortunately, the argument against Measure V authored ...

Reader Input: Property owners need protection

(The Journal) recently ran a story regarding a vote to tax all property owners in the Higgins Fire District, above and beyond the “assessment” California puts on people ...

Higgins fire district forms committee to track down funding options

Two months after it narrowly failed to pass a new tax proposal for the second time in two years, Higgins Fire Protection District is cautiously exploring new options to restore ope ...

Vote yes on Measure B

Higgins Fire District serving Lake of the Pines and south Nevada County placed Measure B on the June ballot to increase the existing, woefully inadequate 32-year-old parcel fee of ...

Lake of the Pines area fire contained

A fire that started early Friday afternoon near Lake of the Pines was contained after 2:30 p.m. The 12-acre fire was located on Retherford and Magnolia roads near Higgins. The int ...