Residents concerned about Bucks Lake water management
If the water level of Bucks Lake dips down to 5,134 feet, the two marinas on the lake will be forced to close up shop.
That’s what Ken Nelson, owner of Haskins Valley Inn, Store and Deli said last week. At that depth, the water is too shallow for boats to moor.
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Meadow Valley forensic dig yet to begin
A forensic excavation in Meadow Valley will begin later and cost more money than originally expected.
The project, spearheaded by the Plumas County Sheriff’s Office, entails digging up an old well to search for possible human remains.
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Town of Seneca goes into escrow
|The town of Seneca is off the market, pending the successful transfer of its title to a Texas man. Photo by Samantha P. Hawthorne
Samantha P. Hawthorne
It’s been over six months since the historical town of Seneca went up for sale; and as of June 30 the sale will go offline as it enters escrow.
An undisclosed party from Texas has agreed to purchase the small ghost town for more than the original asking price of $225,000.
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Fourth featured artist added to gallery lineup
Samantha P. Hawthorne
The Blue Goose Gallery of Artists in Chester has added a fourth featured artist to its July lineup and “Red, White and Blue” art reception slated for July 5.
Donna Johnson will join Gayle Bower, Pat Neely, Billie Colson and woodcarver Gary Spence in displaying their Independence Day-inspired artwork during Saturday’s show that continues throughout the month.
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Intrepid PCT thru-hikers travel through Plumas
Laura BeatonStaff Writer
|“Cheshire” Abby Popenoe, left, “Guz” Sadie Sarvis, “Early Bird” Nika Meyers and “Squirrel” Carrie Johnson pause June 15 during their 2,650-mile hike along the Pacific Crest Trail. The women, from Maine and Vermont, began their trip in early April and plan to reach the Canadian border by mid-August. Photo by Laura Beaton
Two thousand, six hundred and fifty miles is a heck of a long hike. But hundreds of people each summer take on the challenge of hiking the length of the Pacific Crest Trail, which stretches from Mexico all the way to Canada.
Most hikers begin in April or May from Campo, near the Mexican border, depending on how much snow is in the mountains. Very few thru-hikers start at the northern end and go south because of heavy snows in the Cascade Range.
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Taylorsville man killed after ATV collides with deer
A well-known Taylorsville man was killed after the all-terrain vehicle he was driving struck a deer and crashed Tuesday night, July 1.
John “Richard” McCutcheon, 76, died shortly after the 9:30 p.m. accident.
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