Special election underway; polling places consolidated
The special election to fill the vacancy of the late state Senator Dave Cox is now underway. Sample ballots have been mailed and permanent vote-by-mail ballots were sent Monday, Dec. 6.
The election will be a “consolidated” one with just one polling place — the county courthouse. Voters may vote by mail or at the courthouse. Other regular polling places will not be used.
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Two dogs stricken with salmon poisoning at Lake Davis
Two cases of salmon poisoning in dogs have been confirmed in the last two to three weeks; Beckwourth veterinarian Dr. Martin Schafer treated them.
The disease, traditionally found in uncooked salmon, is a regional thing, found from north of San Francisco to Oregon. Eating or licking raw fish infects dogs.
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Holiday Words & Music all around Plumas
Take a respite from all the holiday hubbub and get into the real spirit of the season by joining with friends and neighbors at any of Plumas Arts’ Words & Music holiday celebrations in the coming weeks.
Each Words & Music venue has a different feel and flair, so start with one and make it a goal to try them all, either this month or in the coming year.
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Forgay Point Road maintenance stirs controversy
The controversy around maintenance work done by the county at Forgay Point Road in Indian Valley came up at a recent Plumas County Planning Commission meeting.
Commissioner Betsy Schramel asked if the road department consulted with the planning department or was aware that a heritage site existed there.
“I don’t know if they’re aware, they didn’t discuss it with us,” senior planner Becky Herrin responded.
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Whose road is it anyway? Old Forgay Point Road is contested
Indian Valley Editor
Reprinted from 10/13/2010
Old Forgay Point Road, which runs through private ranch lands between Pioneer and Forgay roads, is under contention, and has been for many years.
It’s legally considered a public road, because it was commonly used before the Crescent Grade on Highway 89 was completed.
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