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Diesel fuel leaks into creek after big-rig accident

BreakingNewsFeather Publishing
12/10/2012
2:00 p.m.
 
 
 Icy
A big rig failed to negotiate an icy curve on Highway 89 north of Greenville spilling about 20 gallons of fuel. Photo by Alicia Knadler
 

A big-rig failed to negotiate an icy curve on Highway 89 north of Greenville on Monday.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident caused about 20 gallons of diesel fuel to flow into the creek adjacent to the road.

The CHP said the Plumas County Office of Emergency Services and the Department of Fish and Game were on the scene Monday afternoon.

The driver of the truck was not injured in the accident.


 

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Rain takes its toll in western Plumas County

  The rainstorms that occurred during the last week of November into the first week of December have definitely been the talk of the town.

  While Dale Knutsen supplied us with rainfall totals in his first monthly column of the precipitation season, Pacific Gas and Electric Co. spokesperson Paul Moreno has also offered regional outage updates that run from the Lake Almanor Basin to Spanish Creek.

  “We had several separate outages over the weekend due to stormy weather. The most significant for the greater Lake Almanor Basin occurred at midnight Thursday, Nov. 29,” Moreno said.

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Man seriously injured in Highway 89 crash

Dan McDonald
Managing Editor
12/9/2012
 

A Battle Mountain, Nev., man was seriously injured after he lost control of his Ford F-250 truck and crashed on Highway 89 near Dixie Canyon Rd. on Friday night.

Samual Brown, 21, suffered upper-body injuries, including head and arm fractures, after his truck struck a guard rail and veered into a rock embankment about 8:30 p.m.

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Bob Dylan concert rocks Town Hall Theater

Feather Publishing
12/7/2012
 
Encore

Local musicians and singers prepare for an encore at the benefit concert for Plumas Arts and KQNY community radio Nov. 29 at the Town Hall Theater in Quincy. The tribute to Bob Dylan was produced by Tommy Miles and played for two nights to hundreds of enthusiastic listeners. Some of the performers, from left: Chris Gomez, Mark Serumgard (on drums), Gordon Wilson, Penny Berry, Michelle Fulton, Erin Roth, Lance Barker (back), Miles, Johnny Walker and Barney Harchiss. Photo by Laura Beaton

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Vehicle accident on Highway 70 west of Lee Summit

Feather Publishing
12/11/2012
7:45 a.m.
 
Greenhorn Fire, CHP, and Plumas District Hospital Ambulance and Long Valley Fire are responding to a vehicle roll over accident west of Lee Summit on Highway 70.  It was reported that the driver was out of the vehicle but injured.
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