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   These are the stories we are working on for this week's newspaper:
  • Quick fix: A plumbing problem is forcing the Plumas Unified School District to move its headquarters to the former probation building.
  • Lesser charges: A former Chester Public Utility District general manager pleaded guilty to reduced charges last month in connection with unauthorized use of a district credit card at a Reno strip club.

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Local election slate set for June

Debra Moore
Staff Writer
3/18/2014

 

All incumbent county office holders, as well as two challengers for District 5 supervisor, met the March 7 deadline to file nomination papers and declarations of candidacy for the June election.

Clio residents Jeff Engle and Jim Judd are challenging incumbent Supervisor Jon Kennedy to represent Graeagle, Mohawk Valley and East Quincy.

Read more: Local election slate set for June

 

Fairgrounds offers free disposal of electronic waste

Feather Publishing
3/17/2014
 

The tradition of “Cleanest and Greenest” fairground in the West continues. Once again, the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds go “green” by sponsoring an e-waste recycling event May 2 and 3 at the fairgrounds. Most electronic waste can be brought to the collection center located just outside the front gate from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Read more: Fairgrounds offers free disposal of electronic waste

 

Lassen plans for year-long centennial celebration

Debra Moore
Staff Writer
3/16/2014

 

Plans are already underway for the 2016 centennial celebration for Lassen Volcanic National Park and the National Park Service.

Lassen Park Superintendent Darlene Koontz appeared before the Plumas County Board of Supervisors on March 4 to discuss the celebration and share other information about the park, including the impact it has on the surrounding area.

Read more: Lassen plans for year-long centennial celebration

 

Early history of Indian Valley revealed

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Crescent Mills is one of the dominant communities in Indian Valley. In the late 1800s it rivaled Greenville in size and was considered the largest town in the county. Photo courtesy Cy Hall Memorial Museum
Samantha P. Hawthorne

Staff Writer
3/15/2014
 


Although Indian Valley is currently small in population, it is rich in history and was for some time known as the largest community in Plumas County.

Over the last 1-1/2 centuries, numerous communities were born within the valley borders. Before the towns were established, however, the area was home to the Mountain Maidu, and before that it was nothing but a large body of water.

Read more: Early history of Indian Valley revealed

 

Quincy S Club wants your vote

Feather Publishing
3/15/2014
 

The Quincy High School S club is organizing an event for National Fire Protection Association Community Wildfire Preparedness Day on May 3 and hopes to reduce fuel around elderly/disabled properties in Quincy.

Read more: Quincy S Club wants your vote

 

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Fishing Report for the week of 4/18/2014

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