A doctor critically injured during a Dec. 17, 2013, shooting rampage in Reno said last week that two Nevada police officers saved her life.
Dr. Christine Lajeunesse, 52, who had signed a contract to begin working in Plumas County, was one of three people shot by Alan Oliver Frazier at a Reno medical clinic.
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Plumas Audubon hosts Chester bird walk
Plumas Audubon Society is hosting a river and meadow bird walk Saturday, May 10, in Chester.
Participants will meet at 7:30 a.m. at the Chester High School parking lot at the end of First Street. To carpool from Quincy meet at the post office at 6:15 a.m.
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Ballots for June election should arrive this week
With less than a month to go before Election Day on June 3, ballots are in the mail and should be arriving at Plumas County residences this week.
“Anyone who doesn’t receive a ballot by May 9 should call this office,” said County Clerk Kathy Williams, who is the county’s chief elections official. The number to call is 283-6256.
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Support the Digging In kids and buy a gift for Mother’s Day
Sierra Farmstead is hosting its annual Mother’s Day plant sale Saturday, May 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the lawn at Greenville High School.
Annuals, perennials, herbs, veggie starts, flower baskets, fruit trees and berries will be offered. There will also be plant starts from the Greenville High School Garden.
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Yellow-legged frog to get federal protection
Efforts to protect the mountain yellow-legged frog in Plumas County got a boost from the federal government last week.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that three amphibians native to the Sierra Nevada will be given protections under the Endangered Species Act.
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