Filing period for special district election closes
The filing period for the Nov. 8 Uniform District Election has closed, and just one district in Plumas County has contested board seats. A lack of candidates leaves six districts needing to make appointments.
Five candidates will vie for three four-year seats on the East Quincy Community Services District board: former general manager Mary Henrici; incumbents Stephen Grant, Ernest R. Eaton Jr. and Greg Margason; and Michael T. Green, a water/wastewater operator.
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Museum resurrects “Grave Occasion” fundraiser
“A Grave Occasion” was such a popular event last year that the Plumas County Museum is resurrecting the fundraiser once again Saturday, Sept. 17, from 3 p.m. till dusk at the historic Quincy Cemetery.
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Quincy Fire responds to cabin fire behind Morning Thunder
8/26/2011 - 1 p.m.
Quincy, CA - A cabin in the alley between Morning Thunder Cafe and Village Antiques on Lawrence Street in Quincy burned to the ground early Friday afternoon, Aug. 26.
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Firefighters contain 5 acre fire near Chilcoot
Firefighters responded to a small fire in the eastern portion of the Plumas National Forest late Tuesday afternoon. Several helicopters, an air tanker, engines and hand crews held the Adams Incident to 5 acres. Located 6 miles northwest of Chilcoot, CA, the fire posed no threat to any structures and all roads and facilities are open. The cause has not been established.
Reflections on 9/11 wanted
The approaching 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, is a time to reflect, personally and collectively, on how our world has changed. There is no doubt that it has changed. Some of those changes have been mundane — think airport protocols — but some have raised larger questions: How far should we abridge our rights in the name of security?
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CHP leaders talk about improving public relations
Editor’s note: This is the first of a two-part series. The second part will be featured Aug. 31.
The California Highway Patrol is committed to improving its relationship with Plumas County drivers.
CHP’s Quincy Area Commander Bruce Carpenter, with support and direction from his supervisors all the way up the chain to Sacramento, has guaranteed that people are going to notice a difference.
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