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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Greenhorn hosts biggest opening day celebration ever
The Greenhorn Creek Guest Ranch “family members” have something big waiting for them. They will be celebrating the many generations of families that have vacationed there for more than 50 years, and their achievement of providing an opportunity for families to experience the lifestyle of a dying breed of mankind.
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Valley schools showcased
Memorial Day weekend marks the beginning of the third season for Cy Hall Memorial Museum in Greenville.
A preview party for the new exhibits is planned for Friday, May 25, at 5 p.m.
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