Fire crews save barn
A crew from Quincy Fire Department works to contain a brush fire by the Old Keifer Barn near Chandler Road on Wednesday morning, March. 7.
Quincy fire and the U.S. Forest Service responded to the call after wind blew a burn pile out of control just before 10 a.m. The fire, which burned less than a half acre, was stopped just 40-feet from the barn.
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County cost-cutting move could hurt local business
A plan that could save the county thousands of dollars could end up costing a local business just as much.
When the Sheriffs Office asked the Plumas County Board of Supervisors on March 6 to approve a cheaper way of providing prescription medication for its growing inmate population, the supervisors hesitated.
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Portola 7-11 wraps up with recommendations
Members of Portola’s 7-11 committee wrapped up their last scheduled meeting Feb. 29 with a list of six recommendations to present to other 7-11 committees and the Plumas Unified School District governing board.
In contrast to prior meetings, when many members of the public expressed their opinions, chairman Dave Nelson said that the last meeting was mostly an internal business meeting spent tidying up loose ends. Nelson said that the seven committee members agreed on the recommendations that he was going to present during a League of Women Voters forum scheduled for March 1.
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New Plumas Corporation director focuses on improving local economy
If reviving Plumas County’s economy will require a team effort, Greg O’Sullivan said he wants to be the quarterback.
“That’s what we need, someone to call the plays,” O’Sullivan said. “I think that’s my strong suit.”
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Local trails topic of public meeting
What kinds of recreational trails would you like to see available in the American Valley? That’s the question the Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship is asking as it unveils a bold plan for motorized and non-motorized recreation.
The group, along with partner Plumas National Forest, hosts a meeting Monday, March 12, at 7:15 p.m. in the Quincy library.
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Where’s the proof? Committee still waits on financial information
Indian Valley Editor
School closure shouldn’t even be on the table, according to Indian Valley businessman David Schramel, who insists district officials need to look at other ways to “meet this budget thing.”
Schramel, like committee members, wonders where the proof is and thinks the threat to close schools is a ploy.
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