Search continues for body of missing swimmer
Authorities were still searching for the body of a 25-year-old Carson City man who was presumed to have drowned Saturday, Sept. 15, in Lake Almanor.
Logan Merriweather was reportedly swimming from a boat with family members when he failed to return to the water craft around 6:30 p.m.
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Fire threatens Portola trailer park
The City of Portola is setting up an evacuation center at city hall for residents of a trailer park that is being threatened by a fire.
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Local businesses eligible for low-interest loans because of Chips Fire
Thanks in part to input from Plumas County business owners who were hurt by the recent Chips Fire, county businesses are eligible for low-interest loans from the federal government.
“We had a lot of responses from business owners in Plumas County,” said U. S. Small Business Administration information (SBA) officer Charmagne Husmann. “It’s because of their input that businesses in Plumas are eligible.”
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Constituents shocked at general manager’s comments
Tempers were hot at the East Quincy Services District (EQSD) regular board meeting Sept. 12.
Audience members said they were shocked to read general manager David Edwards’ statement in his memo to board members regarding the need for EQSD (as well as Quincy Community Services District) to find a solution for American Valley’s sewage problems.
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Motorcycle collides with bear
Mark Morong, 60, of Ojai, is treated by Indian Valley fire rescue volunteer Josh Miille Saturday afternoon, Sept. 15, after the motorcycle he was riding collided with a bear on Genesse Road, just south of North Valley Road. Morong was traveling southbound about 45 miles-per-hour when a bear ran out in front of him. Morong was ejected from his 2004 BMW motorcycle and sustained minor injuries to his right arm and shoulder. The dead bear is visible about 20 feet to the left of Morong and Miille. Photo by Alicia Knadler