Wolf makes its way back to Plumas County
OR7, the lone grey wolf that wandered from Oregon into California last December, entered Plumas County yesterday, Thursday, July 12, again according to the California Department of Fish and Game.
The wide-ranging male wolf was in Lassen County June 22, moved into Plumas County June 25, and continued to move back and forth between the two counties.
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Missing motorcyclist found dead
A motorcyclist who was reported missing Sunday night after he failed to arrive in Sierra City was found dead Monday morning.
According to Plumas County Sheriff Greg Hagwood, the 41-year-old man’s body was discovered off the road near Yuba Pass on Highway 49 about 8:45 a.m.
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Deputy involved in shooting identified
The Plumas County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the deputy who fatally shot an armed man at the Evergreen Trailer and RV Park near Quincy on June 19.
Deputy Tom Froggatt fired the shots that killed Dennis Jason William Majewski, according to the Plumas County sheriff and district attorney.
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Moonlight settlement announcement delayed
According to Sierra Pacific Industries spokesman Mark Pawlicki, a formal announcement about SPI’s settlement with the federal government over the Moonlight Fire won’t happen until next week.
“The lawyers are still quibbling over the details,” Pawlicki said Friday. “There won’t be an announcement until they agree on all the terms.”
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Forest Service responding to a wildland fire outside of Quincy
Two Forest Service engine crews are on the fire, named the Spanish Incident, and appear to be knocking it down quickly.
The first unit arrived on the fire shortly before 8:00 a.m. and reported the fire to be approximately an acre and a half in size with low spread potential.
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