Ranchers are united in desire to use best practices
Indian Valley Editor
Ranchers in the Upper Feather River Watershed Group are united in goals for healthy pastures and environment, as well as protection of historical water rights.
On tour Friday, Oct. 22, of the Indian Valley Meyers Family Ranch, participants learned about setting irrigation pipes and the methods to maximize responsible water use throughout the year.
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County supports OHV use
At an October meeting the Plumas County Board of Supervisors encouraged public works director Bob Perreault to move forward with his work on a county off-highway vehicle ordinance. The ordinance will clarify which county roads within Plumas and Lassen national forests are approved for recreational use.
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Plumas County election results
4:00 p.m. Update
The Plumas County Clerk-Recorders Office has announced final figures for the District 5 supervisor race and the Portola City Council race. Jon Kennedy has defeated Dick Lundy for supervisor by 117 votes. Kennedy's total was 1,267 to Lundy's 1,150.
For the city council, challenger Juliana Mark has captured a seat with 388 votes. Incumbent Curt McBride inched out incumber John Larrieu for the second open seat by just three votes, 311 to 308.
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Red Cross offers evacuation shelter class
Winter is just around the corner. We are expected to have an extra heavy winter this year which translates into snow, possible mudslides and evacuations in Plumas County.
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Waybacks at the Town Hall Theatre on Nov 13
Plumas Arts presents The Waybacks at the Town Hall Theatre on Saturday, Nov. 13. Doors open at 7 p.m. and showtime is 7:30 p.m.
"This eclectic quintet ventures where few acoustic groups have gone. The music made by The Waybacks ... features some of the most exotic settings for mind-blowing picking you'll ever hear. These guys are extraordinary musicians, and their spellbinding solos will leave you slack jawed. They call their music 'acoustic mayhem.' I call it sheer genius," writes Michael Miller of bayarea.com.
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Two up and one down for city hall
Tuesday’s election filled two seats on Portola’s City Council — just in time for the resignation of still another councilmember. Bill Kennedy will resign as of Nov. 11.
In his letter to the council, Kennedy said, “I have very much enjoyed the privilege of serving on the Portola City Council.”
Kennedy and his wife, Helen, the former curator at the Williams House Museum, are moving to McMinnville, Ore., to be closer to their children.
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