PG&E harvests fire-damaged trees in Humbug Valley
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. is removing fire-damaged trees to improve the forest health on its property in the areas burned by the Chips Fire in Plumas County.
The Chips Fire burned and damaged trees on PG&E property in Humbug Valley, Canyon Dam and Butt Valley, all located west of Lake Almanor.
Harvesting is currently under way in the Humbug Valley, to be followed by harvesting on lands near Butt Valley Reservoir and Canyon Dam.
Read more: PG&E harvests fire-damaged trees in Humbug Valley
Candidates share vision for Portola
The four candidates seeking to fill three seats on the Portola City Council met in a forum Oct. 9 hosted by the League of Women Voters.
About a dozen people attended the event, including the city manager and mayor.
League member Lee Anne Schramel Taylor posed the questions submitted by the audience.
Read more: Candidates share vision for Portola
East Quincy Service District expenditures questioned
An East Quincy Services District customer presented a letter to the board expressing her dissatisfaction with how EQSD is spending its customer’s money.
Kathy Felker read and distributed a letter, during the board’s Tuesday, Oct. 9 meeting, itemizing $287.91 in expenditures for items such as candy, soda, popsicles and sunblock.
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Early morning fire damages Quincy home
A fire broke out Monday, Oct. 15, about 4 a.m. at an Alder Court home in Quincy.
The fire destroyed a storage shed and garage and did extensive damage to the kitchen and dining area of Bryan and Brenda Roccucci’s home.
Unconfirmed reports indicate the fire most likely started in the storage shed behind the Roccucci home.
Read more: Early morning fire damages Quincy home
Sheriff withdraws restructuring plan
There will be no layoffs, demotions or restructuring in the Plumas County Sheriff’s Office.
Sheriff Greg Hagwood and Supervisor Jon Kennedy delivered the news in a joint announcement at the Feather Publishing offices in Quincy on Thursday.
Read more: Sheriff withdraws restructuring plan