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Old-fashioned social set for historic Jonesville Hotel

Feather Publishing


To celebrate the completion of phase one of the Jonesville Hotel preservation, Jonesville Cabin Owners Inc. is inviting history buffs to the hotel grounds for an old-fashioned social Saturday, July 21, from 1 to 4 p.m. Jonesville is located in Butte County, five miles from Butte Meadows.

The guest of honor is Barbara Greene Maggi, a descendant of Nick and Cassie Stephens, who ran the hotel from 1906 to 1919. Featured are a bluegrass band, historical entertainment, ice cream sundaes, a silent auction and carriage rides.

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Sunset on fire


Environmental effects can often cause striking results in something as normal as a sunset. Lake Almanor Basin photographer Jan Davies captured this dynamic panorama July 10 from the East Shore. She hazards the guess that the haze from the Colusa Fire is likely what produced such amazing color. Steeped in the shadows of the brilliantly setting sun are Lassen Peak and a lone fisherman. Photo by Jan Davies

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Motorcyclist killed in crash identified

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer

A motorcyclist who was killed in a crash on Highway 49 near Yuba Pass on Sunday has been identified by the California Highway Patrol as Mike Casselberry, 41, of Nevada City.

Casselberry, who was reported missing Sunday night after he failed to arrive in Sierra City, was found dead Monday morning.

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Man killed in accident at SPI mill in Quincy

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer
Updated 7/17/2012

Man killed in accident at SPI mill identified

A log-truck driver killed Monday morning, July 16, during an accident at Sierra Pacific Industries’ lumber mill in Quincy was identified by the Plumas County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday as Todd Walker, 47, of Red Bluff.



According to SPI Division Manager Chris Skinner, the driver was crushed by a log while he was unwrapping his load in the unloading station.

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Wolf makes its way back to Plumas County

Delaine Fragnoli
Managing Editor

OR7, the lone grey wolf that wandered from Oregon into California last December, entered Plumas County yesterday, Thursday, July 12, again according to the California Department of Fish and Game.

The wide-ranging male wolf was in Lassen County June 22, moved into Plumas County June 25, and continued to move back and forth between the two counties.

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