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   These are a few of the stories you will find in this week's printed newspaper:
  • Fire district responds: The Graeagle Fire Protection District’s board explains its process for annexing the Feather River Inn development into the GFPD
  • Storm aftermath: The first winter storm to hit Plumas County the season wasn’t as strong as forecasters predicted, but it still toppled trees and left thousands without power.
  • Costly chase: Three Caltrans snowplows and a CHP vehicle were badly damaged after a man stole a snowplow and led officers on a two-hour chase.

New map of local trails available

Feather Publishing
6/18/2012

The Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship group has produced a topographic trail map highlighting the varied terrain and world-class trails of the Downieville and Lakes Basin trail systems. The guide is the most up-to-date and informative recreational resource for the area, zeroing in on Plumas and Sierra counties and Plumas and Tahoe national forests, and featuring more than 100 miles of Sierra singletrack.

It shows designations for motorized trails, non-motorized trails, the Pacific Crest Trail, historic trail alignments and Forest Service four-wheel drive dirt roads.

Read more: New map of local trails available

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CHP civil trial to resume Monday

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer
6/15/2012

A civil trial pitting a Quincy woman against the California Highway Patrol is scheduled to resume Monday morning, June 18.

The jury trial, at Plumas County Superior Court in Quincy, began Wednesday, June 13. It is expected to last until at least Tuesday, June 19.

Read more: CHP civil trial to resume Monday

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Trial of Quincy woman against CHP set to begin

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer
6/12/2012

 

Opening statements are scheduled to begin at 8:30 Wednesday morning, June 13, in a civil trial pitting a Quincy woman against the California Highway Patrol.

The jury trial is taking place at Plumas County Superior Court in Quincy.

Read more: Trial of Quincy woman against CHP set to begin

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Chester man arrested on charges of sexual assault against a minor

Feather Publishing
6/12/2012

 

A 34-year-old Chester man is being held on $100,000 bail in the Plumas County Jail after being arrested on multiple sex-related charges, including sexual assault of a child under the age of 14.

Robert Wilson Neal Jr. was arrested Monday at 10:15 p.m. at a Chester residence by sheriff’s deputies.

Read more: Chester man arrested on charges of sexual assault against a minor

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Man jailed on drug charges after traffic stop

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer
6/12/2012

An Oroville man is in the Plumas County Jail after being arrested on multiple drug charges following a Thursday, June 7, traffic stop.

Robert Nemen Ridge Jr., 53, was charged with possession of methamphetamine for sale, possession of marijuana for sale, transportation of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, child endangerment and driving under the influence of a controlled substance.

Read more: Man jailed on drug charges after traffic stop

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