Schools open Thursday, except Chester and Indian Valley area
Feather PublishingJanuary 21, 2010
All schools in the Chester and Indian Valley areas will be closed this morning, however all other schools in Plumas County are open and on time. This can change at any moment due to power outages and everyone is advised to check back to this site for further updates.
The power has been out in Chester since Wednesday evening. The PG&E website is showing power outages are affecting parts of Chester, Lake Almanor, and portions of Greenville, Crescent Mills, Taylorsville, and parts of the Feather River Canyon at this time. Feather Publishing has confirmed the power outages in Taylorsville and Susanville as of 6:20 a.m. Power is also out in Susanville as of 10:00 a.m.
Chester is reporting 18" of new snow overnight, with 12" in Graeagle and just a couple of inches in Quincy. Send us your snow reports and photos.
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Roadbed on Round Valley Dam cracks
Indian Valley Editor1/20/2010
State officials asked Indian Valley Community Services District personnel to monitor cracks in the roadbed on the Round Valley Reservoir Dam after a recent inspection.
The cracks show some movement there, reported Water Operations Manager Jesse Lawson, though he did not seem unduly concerned.
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