Doctor shot in Reno rampage says officers saved her life
A doctor critically injured during a Dec. 17, 2013, shooting rampage in Reno said last week that two Nevada police officers saved her life.
Dr. Christine Lajeunesse, 52, who had signed a contract to begin working in Plumas County, was one of three people shot by Alan Oliver Frazier at a Reno medical clinic.Write comment (0 Comments)
Plumas Audubon hosts Chester bird walk
Plumas Audubon Society is hosting a river and meadow bird walk Saturday, May 10, in Chester.
Participants will meet at 7:30 a.m. at the Chester High School parking lot at the end of First Street. To carpool from Quincy meet at the post office at 6:15 a.m.Write comment (0 Comments)
Ballots for June election should arrive this week
With less than a month to go before Election Day on June 3, ballots are in the mail and should be arriving at Plumas County residences this week.
“Anyone who doesn’t receive a ballot by May 9 should call this office,” said County Clerk Kathy Williams, who is the county’s chief elections official. The number to call is 283-6256.Write comment (0 Comments)
Support the Digging In kids and buy a gift for Mother’s Day
Sierra Farmstead is hosting its annual Mother’s Day plant sale Saturday, May 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the lawn at Greenville High School.
Annuals, perennials, herbs, veggie starts, flower baskets, fruit trees and berries will be offered. There will also be plant starts from the Greenville High School Garden.Write comment (0 Comments)
Yellow-legged frog to get federal protection
Efforts to protect the mountain yellow-legged frog in Plumas County got a boost from the federal government last week.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that three amphibians native to the Sierra Nevada will be given protections under the Endangered Species Act.Write comment (0 Comments)
Community sustainability awards recipients announced
Recipients of the sixth annual Community Sustainability Awards were announced last week in Quincy. The Earth Days Committee recognized award recipients for their work in environmental, community, economic and cultural sustainability on Earth Day, April 22, at the West End Theatre.
“Tonight we are celebrating the 45th Earth Day along with more than 1 billion people in 192 countries — the largest secular holiday on the planet,” said emcee and Earth Days Committee chairwoman Darla DeRuiter in her opening remarks.Write comment (0 Comments)