Snake Tree has fallen: What's next
Indian Valley Editor
Folklore and frenzy surround the recently fallen Snake Tree in McReynolds Valley, which is just next to Squaw Valley.
Members of the Roundhouse Council first talked about its demise at their meeting in late April, according to Corla Bertrand, the executive director of the Greenville-based Indian education center.
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Retiring children’s librarian’s life is an open book
Jeanette Brauner is retiring as Plumas County children’s librarian after 31 years — a simple sentence that says a lot, as generations of children and former children are saddened by her departure.
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Sample ballots missing info, supplemental ballots on the way
When they received their voter guides and sample ballot booklets last week, sharp-eyed voters were quick to report missing information to county election officials. Specifically, information about the U.S. Senate race was omitted.
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Judge rules in favor of petitioners
In a stunning victory for tax limitation initiative proponents, Butte Superior Court Judge Thomas Kelly ruled in favor of their right to write the ballot language; ordered Plumas District Hospital to hold a mail ballot election Aug. 31; and granted a temporary restraining order preventing the hospital from selling any more bonds until the election has occurred.
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SPI rekindles small-log mill operations
Citing an improvement in the lumber market with housing starts expected to be “modestly higher” this year, Sierra Pacific Industries is once again operating its small-log sawmill at the Quincy facility.
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