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The Plumas County Sheriff’s Office needs a new correctional facility and administrative space and the California Highway Patrol is looking for property to build a new office.
“It seemed redundant to pursue parallel projects,” Sheriff Greg Hagwood told the Board of Supervisors on Jan. 21.
A Portola man was arrested on drug charges Friday, Jan. 24, after officers found marijuana, hash and cocaine at his residence.
Alejandro Huerta Jr., 25, was charged with cultivation of marijuana, manufacture and possession of a controlled substance (butane honey hash oil) and sale of a controlled substance (cocaine).
People gather at the ski hill to cheer on longboard racers during last year’s Winter Snow Fest. This year’s festival will be held the weekend of Feb. 14 – 17.
Winter is here whether there is snow or not. That means it’s time for Eastern Plumas County to gear up for the fourth annual Winter Snow Fest the weekend of Feb. 14 – 17.
The yearly event provides the chance for people from all over to come and enjoy winter in the mountains and all the festivities Eastern Plumas’ snow has to offer.
Snow Fest is a fundraiser for Plumas-Eureka State Park and the Johnsville Historic Ski Bowl. The Plumas-Eureka State Park Association, the Eastern Plumas Recreation District and the Graeagle-Plumas Alliance put it on.
According to Snow Fest liaison Jack Bridge, last year’s festival was a great success. It was the first year the groups hosted it at the ski hill and it was a perfect environment for the festival.
Just as one man picks up papers in the District 5 supervisor race, another drops out.
Mark Dougan, a Clio resident and member of the 2012-13 grand jury, picked up in-lieu papers from the Plumas County clerk’s office as another Eastern Plumas resident, Jim Judd, withdrew from contention.
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