Sierra Valley Special Apprentice Hunt Application Deadline Extended
The Department of Fish and Game (DFG) has extended the application deadline for two upcoming junior pheasant hunts. Applicants now have until Monday, Oct. 4 to apply for two Game Bird Heritage Special Apprentice Hunts to be held Sat., Oct. 16 at Headwaters Honker Preserve in Plumas County.
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Public comment needed on new courthouse location
Quincy Supervisor Lori Simpson called a meeting Tuesday, Sept. 21, to let the public comment on the factors they want considered in site selection for the new courthouse.
Throughout the meeting it was apparent Simpson’s impression coming into the event was that no consensus could be reached among the public because “a lot of people have different wishes.”
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Taking the fall by storm
Plumas National Forest Fall Festival, Saturday, Oct. 2, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., Mt. Hough Ranger Station
Free family entertainment and fun-filled activities for children includes music by
The Coyotes (pronounced “ky-oats”), who blend old-style Western music, cowboy songs and contemporary cowboy music.
Hands-on fun includes panning for gold, digging for archaeological treasure and exploring the fascinating world of owls, among many other activities.
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Belly up: FRC hatchery suffers mass die-off
Feather River College’s fish hatchery is the latest victim of budget woes, with a staff stretched to capacity and then some. When the word got out that hatchery manager Zach Parks had lost 49,900 of his recent delivery of 50,000 Department of Fish and Game fingerling (6-inch) trout, and had also lost four out of seven 15- to 20-year-old sturgeon, rumors started flying, and fingers started pointing.
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League hosts host of forums
The League of Women Voters of Plumas County will host several forums for residents to learn more about the candidates and propositions on the November ballot.
The last day to register for the general election is Oct. 18.
Plumas County Board of Supervisors, District 5: Blairsden, Sept. 30, 7:30 p.m., Mohawk Community Center
Runoff candidates Jon Kennedy and Richard Lundy will meet and answer questions from local voters.
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Mountain Harvest Fest on the horizon
Festival goers enjoy a beautifull fall day at Mountain Harvest Fest 2009
Plumas Arts Director Roxanne Valladao expects the eighth annual Mountain Harvest Festival and Microbrew Tasting to provide some welcome relief and entertainment for Plumas residents.
At the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds Saturday, Oct. 9, participants can hear great music: Afro-samba-funk-dance from SambaDa, an eight-piece band complete with Brazilian drums, as well as the vintage funk and old-school soul by the DeVilles.
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