Smoke tests sewers and fire department
The Indian Valley Community Services District Ordinance Committee will meet today, Tuesday, Aug. 9, at 5:30 p.m. They will discuss, at length, the sewer leaks found in the system during the ongoing smoke testing and what can be done about them. The meeting will be in their new office located across from their old office on Highway 89, between Greenville Cottage Antiques and Plumas Bank. The committee will probably make a report to the board during their regular meeting Wednesday, Aug. 10, at 6:30 p.m., in the Indian Valley Community Center, also located on Highway 89, on the other side of the antique shop.
Residents got a little excited in the Wolf Creek neighborhood of Greenville today, when Indian Valley Community Services District personnel began smoke testing the sewer lines.
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Man charged with murder pleads ‘not guilty’ in Antelope Lake shooting
The man accused of killing Susanville resident Rory McGuire during a July 2 car chase pleaded “not guilty” to the murder charge and seven other felony counts last week.
Gregory Chad Wallin-Reed, 36, of Reno, waived his right to a speedy trial during his continued arraignment Thursday, Aug. 4.
After entering his plea in Plumas County Superior Court in Quincy, Wallin-Reed was returned to the Plumas County Jail. He is being held on $1 million bail.
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County budget comes into focus
It still isn’t a pretty picture, but at least it is a clear one.
Plumas County’s Board of Supervisors must find about $1.5 million in savings in the county’s fiscal 2011-12 budget before it is adopted on Sept. 6.
The $1.5 million figure became clear after the books were finally closed for the 2010-11 fiscal year, which ended June 30.
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Return to Quincy: Past, present residents connected by ‘Red Thread’
It all started by accident.
Former Quincy resident and Quincy High alumna Deb Hopkins was trying to gather all her Quincy-related Facebook friends on one email list: Quincy Peeps. What she didn’t know was that she’d created a Facebook group. Boy, did she!
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New instructional officer begins at FRC
Dr. Karen Pierson, Feather River College’s new chief Student Services officer, looks too young to be retired, but she was — until she stepped into her new job at the college Monday, July 25.
In 2010, Pierson took advantage of an early retirement package from North Iowa Area Community College, in Mason City, Iowa, where she served as vice president of Student Development and Success.
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Plumas-Sierra County Fair comes to town
The Plumas-Sierra County Fair held in Quincy, Calif. starts Wednesday, August 10 and runs through Sunday, August 14, 2011.
Pride in the Past, Faith in the Future….
I don’t think I’ve ever seen a fair theme so appropriate! We absolutely have much to be proud of in our Past. Plumas and Sierra counties have always represented the best of a rural, mountain county. Our history is rich with leadership, strength and hospitality. From logging to fishing, mining to golfing, Plumas and Sierra County are truly the gateway to the “high country.”
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