Fall colors peak (and peek) through snow
|While Lake Almanor offers the perfect escape during the summer months for those wishing to have fun in the sun, those willing to stick it out through the winter months look forward to a touch of fall, bathed in a blanket of bright white snow. The Nov. 8 snowstorm left the perfect amount of snow behind to allow bursts of reds and traces of yellow to shine through the beautiful array of Almanor shrubbery. Photo by Jan Davies
Election results tallied; No new taxes, one new councilwoman
The final unofficial results are in and Plumas County voters have said “no” to two local tax measures.
They said it quickly as well — Plumas was the first county to report its election results to the state Nov. 6.
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Cowboy poet visits Plumas in support of museum
As a benefit for the Plumas County Museum, nationally known Cowboy Poet of the Year Larry Maurice will appear Friday, Nov. 16, at 7:30 p.m. at Greenhorn Creek Guest Ranch, 11 miles east of Quincy.
Maurice has spent the last 20 years as a cowboy, horse wrangler and packer in the Eastern Sierra and the high deserts of Nevada. You’re likely to find him leading a string of mules into the back country, on a horse drive in the Owens Valley of California, or working with longhorn cattle in Virginia City, Nev.
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Two Quincy men arrested on counterfeiting charges
Two men suspected of printing and circulating counterfeit money in the Quincy area were arrested Thursday.
Quincy residents Christopher Adam Hale, 30, and Guy Lane Martin, 35, were arrested at separate locations, according to the Plumas County Sheriff.
Both men were taken to the Plumas County jail on charges of being in possession and passing counterfeit money, and possession of the equipment used to manufacture counterfeit bills.
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Voters defeat local tax measures
Plumas County voters defeated two local tax measures, while Portola residents selected a new city councilman yesterday.
Kathy Williams, the county’s chief elections official, said that voting and tabulating went smoothly Nov. 6.
“We were the first in the state to report,” she said. Her staff will spend today counting the provisional ballots and the vote-by-mail ballots that were dropped off at polling locations. Final results are expected by the end of the day.
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