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A drought management workshop is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 28, from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Vinton Grange Hall on Highway 70 in Vinton.
The Sierra Valley and Feather River resource conservation districts are hosting the event for area farmers and ranchers in response to growing local concerns about potentially devastating water shortages and drought impacts from the lack of winter precipitation and the state drought declaration.
Fire personnell from the Plumas National Forest are burning handpiles in East Quincy. The piles are located in forested land adjacent to homes on the south side of East Quincy.
A Chester man was arrested on several felony counts last week after a search by sheriff’s deputies and detectives revealed firearms, stolen property and a suspected methamphetamine lab.
James Walter Judlin III, 32, is charged with manufacturing of a controlled substance, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of stolen property and committing a felony while out on bail.
Quincy library patrons can kiss their Internet woes goodbye now that high-speed fiber optic Internet service has arrived.
County librarian Lynn Sheehy announced the arrival Feb. 5 of new high-speed service made possible by the installation of Plumas-Sierra Telecommunications’ fiber optic network.
David Wise won a gold medal for the United States at the Sochi Olympics on Tuesday, Feb. 18.
Wise, the grandson of legendary Portola High School football coach Bob Wise, won gold in the free-ski half-pipe competition.
The 23-year-old Wise entered the Winter Games as the favorite in the event, which debuted as an Olympic sport this year.
Wise was cheered on by a large contingent of family members who traveled to Russia to support him.
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FRC rodeo to open arena for anyone brave enough
This cowboy holds on for dear life during last year’s saddle bronc riding portion of the rodeo clinic at Feather River College. For the third year, FRC’s rodeo...Read More...
New class plans paddle fest
Quincy locals try out some human-powered boats at last year’s Plumas Paddle Fest, presented by the Outdoor Recreation Leadership program of Feather River College....Read More...
Fishing Report for the week of 4/18/2014
Robert Paulson, of Meadow Valley, holds up the 23-pound Mackinaw he caught at Bucks Lake on April 6. Photo submitted