Fire crews respond to a new wildland fire
2:50 p.m. update
The Forest Service has turned around all resources that have not yet arrived at the fire. They are not calling the fire contained yet, but it is apparently knocked down and they are comfortable they can control it and hold it with the resources on the scene. This will be the last update unless conditions change.
2:40 p.m. update
The Forest Service incident comander has cancelled the air tanker suggesting they are getting a handle on this fire which has been named the Willow Fire.
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Plumas-Sierra County Fair Starts Today
Magic of Country Living…..
Usually, magic involves pulling things out of something; a rabbit out of a hat or a pigeon out of a box.
When it comes to Plumas and Sierra Counties, the magic draws things in; visitors to our natural beauty or friends and relatives to visit family. Our theme this year was chosen to draw attention to all the magical things that make our community such an appealing magnet!
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Grand Jury blasts county supervisors
“Oblivious” and “dysfunctional.” Those were two of the words the Plumas County Grand Jury used to criticize the county’s Board of Supervisors in its 2011-12 report.
The report, which is included in its entirety in this issue of Feather Publishing newspapers, blamed the supervisors for having a “lack of vision” in tackling the county’s budget problems.
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Concert cancelled due to smoke concerns
The picnic & concert Sponsored by Donnell's Musicland scheduled for this Saturday, August 11 at Downtown Farms in Greenville has been cancelled due to probable smoke & high winds. For more information contact Jim at (530) 284-1689.
Snowmobilers want to keep Lake Davis access
Snowmobilers and outdoor enthusiasts packed the small conference room at the Beckwourth Ranger District last Tuesday morning to comment on winter access at Lake Davis.
Voices were raised and barbs exchanged, but Lisa Sedlacek, the plan’s project manager, kept the group on topic.
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