Quincy Fire responds to cabin fire behind Morning Thunder
8/26/2011 - 1 p.m.
Quincy, CA - A cabin in the alley between Morning Thunder Cafe and Village Antiques on Lawrence Street in Quincy burned to the ground early Friday afternoon, Aug. 26.
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Firefighters contain 5 acre fire near Chilcoot
Firefighters responded to a small fire in the eastern portion of the Plumas National Forest late Tuesday afternoon. Several helicopters, an air tanker, engines and hand crews held the Adams Incident to 5 acres. Located 6 miles northwest of Chilcoot, CA, the fire posed no threat to any structures and all roads and facilities are open. The cause has not been established.
Reflections on 9/11 wanted
The approaching 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, is a time to reflect, personally and collectively, on how our world has changed. There is no doubt that it has changed. Some of those changes have been mundane — think airport protocols — but some have raised larger questions: How far should we abridge our rights in the name of security?
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CHP leaders talk about improving public relations
Editor’s note: This is the first of a two-part series. The second part will be featured Aug. 31.
The California Highway Patrol is committed to improving its relationship with Plumas County drivers.
CHP’s Quincy Area Commander Bruce Carpenter, with support and direction from his supervisors all the way up the chain to Sacramento, has guaranteed that people are going to notice a difference.
Read more: CHP leaders talk about improving public relations
Recall petition under discussion
Although neither the water/sewer rate increase nor the proposed recall of Portola Mayor Dan Wilson was on the Aug. 10 agenda, discussion of the two topics took up nearly half the meeting.
The public comment period provided the community an avenue for feedback on recent events. Community member Pam Gill led: “What will be the cost to the city and to the citizens of Portola if a recall is enacted and a special election follows?”
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County balanced budget — with lots of cuts
Plumas County has a balanced budget. And just about everyone in the county will be affected by the cuts it contains.
After weeks of slashing and debate, the Board of Supervisors agreed on a budget laced with cuts and closures during its Tuesday, Aug. 16, meeting.
The budget’s impact will be far-reaching.
Read more: County balanced budget — with lots of cuts