Harvey Ranch uses the land for multiple enterprises
Anna Harvey is a fourth-generation sheep producer, her mother a Basque from Spain. She thinks it helps that she was raised in the business; taking care of sheep seven days a week, 24 hours per day was normal in her life.
“It’s a lifestyle,” she told a group of farm tour participants in May. “You have to love what you do or you will not survive.”
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Caribou Road Closed to Through Traffic at Gansner Bar in Plumas County
Caribou Road, a U.S. Forest Service Road from Caribou Corners on Highway 70 to the Butt Valley Reservoir region in Plumas County, will be closed to through traffic starting at about 6 a.m. on Thursday, June 9 until about 8 p.m. on Friday, June 10.
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Rights holders will have to pay more for watermaster
Indian Valley Editor
If help isn’t found in the next few weeks, water rights holders in the northeastern region of California may be paying between 2.6 to 5.4 times more than usual for the state-run watermaster program.
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Reward in arson case increased to $2,100
The reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of an arsonist was increased to $2,100 last week.
Anyone with information about a May 21 fire that destroyed a house at 1195 Lee Road in East Quincy is encouraged to call the Quincy Fire Department at 283-0870 or the CalFire Arson Tip Line at (800) 468-4408.
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Dredge miners hear giant sucking sound
The controversial practice of suction dredge mining may be banned permanently in California thanks to recently passed budget language. Committees in both houses of the California Legislature passed the language last month. The language awaits final approval as part of the state’s overall budget package.
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Fatal accident on Highway 70
Courtesy of Robin Epley
Three Oroville residents were killed in an accident Saturday afternoon, June 4, near the county line between Butte and Plumas.
The driver, approximately 35 years old, was headed westbound on Highway 70 with two juvenile passengers in the car, according to a press release from the Chico office of the California Highway Patrol.
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