Off Highway vehicle access advocates grill Forest Service on OHV plan
The Plumas National Forest addressed questions from the Sierra Access Coalition about its travel management plan at a recent open house.
It would be an understatement to say the majority of people attending the meeting, most of whom appeared to be SAC members or sympathizers, were not pleased with the Forest Service’s final draft of the PNF travel management plan.
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Veterans Service Office still in a state of flux
Plumas County Administrative Officer Jack Ingstad recently announced Veterans Service Officer Sheryl Austin would stay with the county until Wednesday, Dec. 15.
He also reported the county was speaking with a former employee about taking over the VSO position on an interim basis until a permanent hire could be made.
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Portola tree lighting this Friday
The Portola Season of Lights and tree lighting will be this Friday, Dec. 3 (not Dec. 11, as was reported last week), with festivities beginning at 5:30 p.m.
We apologize for the confusion in the dates, but the fun events remain correct. Santa will arrive in his sleigh at 5:30 p.m., during the sparkling light parade down Commercial Street, which has become bigger and better. After that, Santa will preside at the lighting of the town Christmas tree.
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YOUTH BASKETBALL LEAGUE SIGN-UPS
The Central Plumas Recreation and Park District is in the last week for Youth Basketball sign-ups. Players in 3rd through 8th grades are encouraged to sign up for the league this week, before it is too late.
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Chester Community Chorus to offer winter concerts Dec. 3 - 5
. Kate West
The award winning Chester Community Chorus will present three winter concerts in the Lake Almanor Basin during the first weekend in December.
Titled “Many Sounds of Christmas,” the concert will include, according to director Elsie Wesley, “a wide selection of holiday music featuring full harmonies, foreign languages, the humorous, the exciting and the enjoyable.”
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District Attorney files defamantion claim against county
District Attorney Jeff Cunan filed a defamation claim Nov. 24 with Plumas County against County Administrative Officer Jack Ingstad for comments he made to Feather Publishing about the county’s recent lawsuit against Cunan. The comments appeared in Feather Publishing’s story about the lawsuit (Nov. 10, 2010).
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