Lassen Volcanic National Park celebrates National Park Week April 20 through April 28
with entrance fees being waived April 22 to April 26. Come celebrate National Park Week,
Earth Day, and National Junior Ranger Day in your national park.
Calpine’s Treasure Mountain 4-H kids and parents are hard at work raking leaves at the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds in Quincy on April 6. The “mother of all workdays” was attended by a couple hundred volunteers who raked, cleaned, scraped, painted, pruned, bulldozed, hammered, reroofed and performed dozens of other tasks to clean up the county fairgrounds. They were rewarded for their efforts with a tasty lunch.Photos by Laura Beaton
The Friends of Portola Railroad Days Citizen Interest Group is teaming with the Eastern Plumas Chamber of Commerce its first 2013 fundraiser: “Shiver at the River,” featuring a yo-yo challenge, Taste of Portola and a Rock Bottom Band concert on Saturday, April 20, at the Portola Veterans’ Memorial Hall.
The Plumas County jail can now legally house more inmates, but it may be fiscally impossible.
For more than two decades the Plumas County jail could house no more than 37 inmates due to a consent decree ordered by a federal judge in 1992.
A load of construction debris scattered about the new Mills Peak Trail confronts hikers and bikers during the week of March 23. Many trail users reported the illegal dump to the Forest Service and the culprit was caught and cited. Personnel at the Forest Service said illegal dumping is a regular occurrence on national forest land. Photos by Carolyn Carter
With the thawing of the snow and the warming up of the season many trail explorers will be taking advantage of the trails all over the area. However, on March 23 numerous hikers on the new Mills Peak Trail near Graeagle discovered that they were not the only ones who take advantage of the secluded wilderness.
More than eight mountain bikers and hikers reported a construction debris dump to the Forest Service that Saturday. The trash was dumped illegally directly on the trail near Summerhouse Mohawk Chapman Road by Gold Lake Highway.
Page 16 of 362
Chester loses at championship
Chester’s Hunter Morris dives for the catch at the Division V championship game in Chico on May 18. Photo by Kathy Morris James Wilson Sports Reporter 5/23/2013 ...Read More...
Fishing Report for the week of 5/22/2013
Heath and Tori Farrell proudly display a twenty pound Mackinaw along with a two pound rainbow they caught on a recent family outing to Bucks Lake. Photo Submited Michael...Read More...
California Outdoors for the week of 5/23/2013
Carrie Wilson California Department of Fish and Wildlife Stowing gear Question: I would like a definition of “stowed” in regard to fishing...Read More...