The Community Trail at Feather River College starts at the bottom of the main parking lot at this distinctive kiosk. The 1-mile loop trail has interpretive signs that describe some of the historical, environmental and traditional uses of the land. Photos by Laura Beaton
The Community Trail at Feather River College is a 1-mile loop trail that takes hikers through an oak woodland and a conifer forest that burned in 1946.
The trail was built in 2006 with Secure Rural Schools money. Funding of $10,000 was allocated by the Plumas County Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) out of the SRS funds.
The trail is the result of a community trail-building class at Feather River College taught by Darrel Jury in fall 2006. Ken Cawley wrote the grant and led a forest thinning project in collaboration with Jury and others.
With the start of the slow season, Eastern Plumas County merchants are basking in the success of a good summer. Merchants and business owners report an exceptional year for the area.
Leah West, chairwoman of the Graeagle Merchants Association and owner of Graeagle Associate Realtors, said the year has been great both in real estate and for the businesses in Graeagle.
Officials in Plumas County Office of Education’s Prevention Department are excited to announce the coming of Bob Holmes, “The One-Man Volleyball Team,” to Plumas County.
“Bob’s powerful message on drugs, alcohol, tobacco, suicide, bullying and violence is informative and life-changing,” organizers say.
A mobile home off North Mill Creek Road in East Quincy burns Sunday, Nov. 10, about 9:45 a.m. The fire destroyed the residence. Neighbors doused a flaming tree before the flames spread to an adjacent mobile home. The fire flared up again at 3:30 a.m. the next day, when firefighters responded again to extinguish the blaze. Photo by Bernice Battic
Large audience expected for general plan public hearing
Anticipating a large crowd for its public hearing on the general plan update, the Plumas County Board of Supervisors is moving its Nov. 12 meeting to the Mineral Building at the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds.
The board’s regular agenda will begin at 10 a.m., and the public hearing on the general plan is scheduled to begin at 1:30 p.m., after the noon recess.
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