Reward in arson case increased to $2,100
The reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of an arsonist was increased to $2,100 last week.
Anyone with information about a May 21 fire that destroyed a house at 1195 Lee Road in East Quincy is encouraged to call the Quincy Fire Department at 283-0870 or the CalFire Arson Tip Line at (800) 468-4408.
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Dredge miners hear giant sucking sound
The controversial practice of suction dredge mining may be banned permanently in California thanks to recently passed budget language. Committees in both houses of the California Legislature passed the language last month. The language awaits final approval as part of the state’s overall budget package.
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Fatal accident on Highway 70
Courtesy of Robin Epley
Three Oroville residents were killed in an accident Saturday afternoon, June 4, near the county line between Butte and Plumas.
The driver, approximately 35 years old, was headed westbound on Highway 70 with two juvenile passengers in the car, according to a press release from the Chico office of the California Highway Patrol.
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IV Hospital for sale: directors meet to declare it surplus
Indian Valley Record Editor
Indian Valley Hospital may go up for sale soon after health care district directors meet Monday, June 6, to discuss and take action on the formal declaration of surplus.
A special note on the agenda explains that the surplus declaration does not include the clinic building and property.
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Feather River College offers community education classes and workshops
Want to have a summer to remember? Consider the opportunity to learn about the stars, explore culture through films, create a nature journal, learn basic computer skills or participate in African dance, by checking out the community education classes offered this summer by Feather River College.
Beginning June 11 and running through August, students of all ages are welcome to take part in the low-cost, not-for-credit program. There are 17 fun and informative classes, some taking place throughout the county.
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Plumas County Picnic takes place Saturday June 4; Fair update
In his report to the Plumas Sierra County Fair board May 25, manager John Steffanic laid out plans for the 2011 county fair.
The fair, Aug. 10 – 14, will focus heavily on children’s entertainment. In addition to the recently approved puppet show entitled “Puff the Magic Dragon,” there will be a small circus, jugglers and the hay maze will return.
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