Bella, an 11-week-old European brown bear, plays shy after drinking some milk from her bottle during Chester Elementary School’s March 20 Parent Teacher Association assembly. Photo by Samantha P. Hawthorne
For the first time in nearly three years, the Parent Teacher Association for Chester Elementary School hosted a special assembly for the students. The March 20 live animal assembly gave students the chance to get up close and personal with eight different species of wild animals.
Three representatives from the Barry R. Kirshner Wildlife Foundation traveled all the way from Oroville with their animal companions.
Plumas County’s programs to help former jail inmates and parolees reenter the community are gaining momentum and their success affects local residents in a number of ways — from public costs to the crime rate.
County officials charged with overseeing the process, the Community Corrections Partnership, learned about the successes of another small northern California county during their monthly meeting March 20.
Plumas Bancorp, the parent company of Plumas Bank, released its 2012 earnings, showing a net income of $1.95 million, up from $941,000 earned in 2011. That is an improvement of more than $1 million. For the quarter ending Dec. 31, 2012, the bank’s net income increased by $302,000 to $547,000 as compared to $245,000 during that same quarter the prior year.
Snake Lake is shedding its winter cloak March 9. Although parts of the lake remain frozen and snow is plentiful in shady areas, much of the lake is free of ice. Spanish Peak looms in the distance as spring starts to show its tender buds and new shoots of grass begin to sprout.Photos by Laura Beaton
Plumas National Forest boasts more than a million acres of land spread over five counties. Eighty-five percent of the Forest lies within Plumas County boundaries.
Approximately 53 campgrounds are available to the public within the National Forest.
One of those campgrounds is located at Snake Lake, approximately seven miles from downtown Quincy.
Quincy Earth Days Committee is excited to announce the fifth Community Sustainability Awards. The winners of the awards will be announced at the Town Hall Theatre in downtown Quincy on April 24 at 7 p.m.
The awards are designed to acknowledge those in the community who demonstrate a commitment to environmental, social/cultural and economic sustainability.
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