Frazier Falls; Worth the walk
Late spring is the best time to view Frazier Falls, one of the jewels of the Lakes Basin Recreation Area. The trail is free of snow and the falls are still full. The trailhead is located on Gold Lake Road, about six miles from the intersection of Highway 89. Follow the signs to the parking and picnic areas. The trail is paved and provides a gentle half-mile walk to the viewing area. Strategically placed benches provide areas to rest and visit. The United States Forest Service reports that most of the campgrounds and trails in the area are now open.
Photo by Pandora Valle
Campsites Closed at Grizzly Forebay Due to Hazardous Trees
All seven campsites at Grizzly Forebay Campground in Plumas County will not open on June 1 due to several trees that pose a safety hazard, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) reported today.
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Parents pull students out of class in protest of Glenn Harris' magic tricks
A steady stream of Taylorsville Elementary students are being escorted out of school at lunchtime in protest of a planned magic show by ex-superintendent Glenn Harris, who made arrangements with teacher Karen Williams to fulfill a promise made earlier in the year. According to Principal Gary Stebbins, there will be no magic today, though he arrived with lunch box in hand. Photo by Alicia Knadler
Graeagle artist finds inspiration on daily walks
Nancy Lee’s framed flowers come in a variety of sizes. She also makes custom creations on request. Photo by Debra Moore
To the passerby it may seem that the lady with the long blond hair is simply out walking her dog — but she’s really on a quest.
Nancy Lee is always searching for pretty and unique materials to transform into art.
“Instead of just walking, I’m really looking at my surroundings,” the Plumas Eureka resident said. From flowers in her own yard to weeds on the side of the road, Lee carefully places the blossoms and stems into a plastic bag that she keeps handy.
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Gansner Airport to be closed for maintenance
Quincy Gansner Airport will be closed to air traffic from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. beginning Tuesday, May 29 through Friday, June 1.
County Airports Director Joe Wilson said the runway will be closed for a pavement maintenance project.
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Eastern Plumas ready for Memorial Day
The roads are clear, the lodges are open and the wildflowers are in bloom. Eastern Plumas is ready for Memorial Day.
“The people are already arriving,” said Audrey Ellis, the executive director of the Eastern Plumas Chamber of Commerce. “We definitely have noticed an increase in traffic.”
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