Members work to keep Sierra Valley Grange alive
Sierra Valley Grange
How often do you drive through Vinton on Highway 70 and pass the white building with the words Cowboy Poetry in large blue letters and the Sierra Valley Grange in smaller letters? The next time you pass by, take a deep breath and pause the busy thoughts going through your mind. You’re passing a bit of living history.
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Public Health Director Hall withdraws resignation
Plumas County Public Health Director Mimi Hall formally rescinded her resignation Thursday, April 19.
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Harris to resign as superintendent
By Debra Moore
Following a nearly three-hour closed session, the Plumas Unified School District Board of Trustees voted 4-0 to accept the resignation of Glenn Harris as superintendent of schools for both the school district and the county boards of education.
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Plumas County celebrates Earth Week
The Plumas County Board of Supervisors recently issued a proclamation supporting Earth Week activities in Plumas County. Understanding that the original Earth Day was developed to give visibility to the state of the environment, the supervisors encourage all citizens to join with their communities in celebrating this week. The following is a list of the Earth Week activities planned for the Quincy community.O
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Local CHP traffic stops down 20 percent in 2011
California Highway Patrol officers made fewer traffic stops in Plumas County last year — almost 20 percent fewer than its three-year average.
According to 2011 statistics provided by the Quincy Area CHP, the number of accidents also fell by 8.5 percent compared to 2010.
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Old hotel remnant discovered under Dame Shirley Plaza
A long-forgotten remnant of Quincy’s past could cost more than $30,000 to dig up and remove.
Crews conducting investigative core drilling at the Dame Shirley Plaza discovered a large underground tank last month.
The tank was likely used to store fuel oil for the old Quincy Hotel, which burned to the ground in 1966.
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