Residents unhappy with transfer station closure
Several Graeagle residents voiced their displeasure about the impending closure of their local transfer site during the public comment section of the Board of Supervisors Tuesday, Nov. 2, meeting.
They were upset with the decision; the way it was made; and the fact that it wasn’t on the board’s agenda when the motion was made.
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Plumas County files suit against District Attorney
The County of Plumas filed suit yesterday in Plumas County Superior Court against District Attorney Jeff Cunan, alleging Cunan improperly handled funds from the bad check diversion program.
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Ranchers are united in desire to use best practices
Indian Valley Editor
Ranchers in the Upper Feather River Watershed Group are united in goals for healthy pastures and environment, as well as protection of historical water rights.
On tour Friday, Oct. 22, of the Indian Valley Meyers Family Ranch, participants learned about setting irrigation pipes and the methods to maximize responsible water use throughout the year.
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County supports OHV use
At an October meeting the Plumas County Board of Supervisors encouraged public works director Bob Perreault to move forward with his work on a county off-highway vehicle ordinance. The ordinance will clarify which county roads within Plumas and Lassen national forests are approved for recreational use.
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Plumas County election results
4:00 p.m. Update
The Plumas County Clerk-Recorders Office has announced final figures for the District 5 supervisor race and the Portola City Council race. Jon Kennedy has defeated Dick Lundy for supervisor by 117 votes. Kennedy's total was 1,267 to Lundy's 1,150.
For the city council, challenger Juliana Mark has captured a seat with 388 votes. Incumbent Curt McBride inched out incumber John Larrieu for the second open seat by just three votes, 311 to 308.
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Red Cross offers evacuation shelter class
Winter is just around the corner. We are expected to have an extra heavy winter this year which translates into snow, possible mudslides and evacuations in Plumas County.
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