Plumas National Forest Christmas tree permits on sale
Plumas National Forest Christmas tree cutting permits (personal use) are now available at PNF offices and at participating local businesses starting Nov. 1. The $10 permit allows the buyer to cut a tree through Dec. 24, weather permitting. Permits may also be purchased through the mail.
To receive a permit by mail, send your name, mailing address and telephone number plus a check or money order (payable to USDA Forest Service) to Plumas National Forest, Christmas Tree Permit, P.O. Box 11500, Quincy, CA 95971. Neither cash nor credit cards may be used and a self-addressed stamped envelope is no longer needed.
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Greenville resident hits vehicle, fences, tree - Charged with DUI, hit-and-run
A Greenville man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after a driving rampage last week.
On Oct. 30, at approximately 9:45 p.m., Robert Hereford, 33, was driving his 2004 Dodge 1500 pickup truck eastbound on Main Street toward Bush Street in Greenville.
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Quincy dogs win awards at Klamath agility competition
Handler Johnene McDonald poses with, from left, Foxxmo, Benny, Tango and Satchmo. Foxxmo and Benny recently won awards at an agility trial in Klamath Falls. Photo courtesy Johnene McDonald
Two local Australian shepherd brothers brought home ribbons from the Klamath Dog Fanciers Agility Trial held Oct. 11 – 13 at the Klamath Falls Fairgrounds.
Foxxmo and Benny won 13 qualifications, three new titles, seven first place ribbons, one second place ribbon, two third place ribbons and three Q’s in Time to Beat.
This trial was the sixth AKC agility trial that handler Johnene Mc Donald has entered the dogs in. They are excelling quickly, she said, due to the help of Terry Popish, of Snowy Pine Dog Training in Graeagle, who has the top two agility St. Bernards in the United States.
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Those featured on NBC Dateline react to the program
Plumas County District Attorney David Hollister admitted that he was a little nervous when he sat down with his family to watch the NBC Dateline segment on the Wallin-Reed murder trial that aired Oct. 18.
“I was really holding my breath,” Hollister said during an interview Oct. 22. “There is the unknown as to what portions of the trial or interview they will use and how your statements will be portrayed.”
But he worried unnecessarily. Hollister was pleased with the result.
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Plumas Arts offers two world-class performances in November
|Blues artist Ruthie Foster will perform at the Town Hall Theatre on November 9.
Plumas Arts is extremely pleased to announce that it has been able to obtain two world-class performances for the Town Hall Theatre this November, says Director Roxanne Valladao.
Winner of numerous best female blues artist awards — including the Koko Taylor Award in 2013 — Ruthie Foster performs live in concert Saturday, Nov. 9. Foster has also been nominated for a Grammy Award.
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Worker killed in accident at Quincy SPI mill identified
Updated 11/1/2013 - 10:00 a.m.
Celebration of life to be held Saturday
The family of Kevin Stephens announced that a celebration of life gathering will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Veteran’s Hall in Quincy.
The community is invited to attend the potluck. Drinks will be provided by the family.
Updated 10/30/2013 - 4:00 p.m.
The Sierra Pacific Industries worker who died in a work-related accident Wednesday morning at the Quincy mill was identified as Kevin Michael Stephens, 24, of Meadow Valley.
Stephens reportedly suffered fatal injuries while he was cleaning a conveyor belt at the mill.
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