Lassen Volcanic National Park offers ranger led snowshoe walks
Join a ranger on Saturday, March 13 for a special snowshoe walk at the Manzanita Lake area near the north entrance of Lassen Volcanic NationalPark. “We are committed to First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move Campaign to increase daily exercise for a healthier tomorrow. The two programs offered at Manzanita Lake will be an opportunity for visitors to increase physical activity and experience the beauty of the park” Stated Superintendent Darlene Koontz.
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Morning fire damages Greenville home
Indian Valley Editor
3/5/2010 Jessica Schrader and her three youngest daughters watch and wait outside the home where they think a fire started inside the wall of the girls' bedroom.
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Fire officials say Bucks Lodge fire accidental
Fire officials said Tuesday the fire that destroyed historical Bucks Lake Lodge, two outbuildings and the owner's adjacent cabin residence started accidentally near the wood-burning stove in the lodge.
The fire occurred around 4:30 a.m., January 20, 2010, and firefighter efforts were severely hampered by heavy snow. The area was accessible only by snowmobile and snow cat.Cal Fire Official Nikole Melo said in an e-mail the investigation had been concluded and the fire originated near the wood-burning stove.
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Demand for social services hits 12-year high
Plumas County Social Services Director Elliott Smart told the Plumas County Board of Supervisors his department received 300 applications for assistance in November, the largest number since 1997.
Smart presented his quarterly trends report for winter 2009 to the board at a Tuesday, Feb. 9, meeting.
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City pledges $10,000 for Railroad Days 2010
Railroad Days Committee members Donna Mills and Cindy Wood recently appeared before the city council to request support from the city for this year’s Railroad Days.
In an earlier report to the council, Wood had summarized the previous year’s Railroad Days finances, which had ended in a $1,500 deficit for the event. The city had covered that final outstanding invoice and requested that the committee re-appear after the six-month financial report.
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