All schools open and on schedule for Monday
Winter storm warning till Noon today, roads are very slick
11/23/2010 - 6:00 a.m.
Plumas Unified School District called Feather Publishing this morning and advised that all schools including Quincy, Greenville, Chester and Portola will start on time this morning, Monday, Jan. 23, 2012. Buses in most areas will be chained up and running at the maximum of 35 MPH allowed on the highways under chain restrictions. Students in those areas may notice small delays.
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Local grandmothers being bilked for thousands of dollars
Indian Valley Editor
A Greenville grandmother known for her loving and caring ways was bilked out of $5,000 Tuesday, Jan. 10. And she is not the first Indian Valley or Plumas County resident to fall victim to this new sort of a scam.
Money she thought was going to help her grandson out of a jam in Reno actually went to someone in Perú.
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Greenville logger optimistic after Forest Service meeting
Greenville logger Randy Pew said he was upbeat after the latest round of talks with the U.S. Forest Service.
“I think we had a very good meeting,” said Pew, owner of Pew Forest Products. “It was the first time I didn’t feel like we had to go to war to try to justify our position.”
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Dog alerts owner of fire
A Susanville woman credits her dog for waking her up and saving her from what could have turned into a dangerous situation.
One day in late November 2011, Patricia Dudley said another person burned leaf piles on her Ash Street property but didn’t completely extinguish the burn piles.
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Quincy High School students take on forest enhancement project
A recently completed forest health project has given a group of Quincy High School students plenty of experience on what it takes to maintain a healthy forest for wildlife and reducing the threat of fire.
With funds from the California Fish and Game Commission and resources donated by Pacific Gas and Electric Co., the Feather River Resource Conservation District coordinated a pilot project with QHS teacher Matt McMorrow’s Natural Resources class to improve the quality of the forest habitat near the school. These lands are part of the Learning Landscapes Program initiated by the Feather River Land Trust, which seeks to provide sustainable access to natural lands within a 10-minute walk from every school in Plumas County.
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