Getting the Moonlight cut up and out
Indian Valley Editor
After almost four years of frustration, local loggers and helicopter loggers are finally salvaging some value out of the big timber standing dead in the most severely burned areas of the 2007 Moonlight Fire.
Of special significance is the 40-year anniversary of the first-ever U.S. helicopter logging job, which was done in the same area.
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Homicide victim identified
A man whose body was discovered in a motor home April 29 in Plumas County was identified Friday as Brian Joseph Graves, 49.
According to the Yuba City Appeal-Democrat and the Sutter County Sheriff’s Office, Graves was a Marysville-area transient.
Ricky Ray Kingsley, 53, has been charged with murder in Graves’ death.
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PG&E, environmental experts to attend May 25 cloud-seeding forum
Almost from the time scientists discovered how to coax extra moisture from clouds, they have done it.
Today’s cloud-seeding technology can produce up to 10 percent more rain and snow in areas where it has been determined necessary.
Read more: PG&E, environmental experts to attend May 25 cloud-seeding forum
FRC trustees to consider classified staffing cuts
At its meeting Tuesday, May 10, the Feather River Community College District Board of Trustees will consider a resolution eliminating a total of 6.75 full time equivalent (FTE) classified staff positions.
According to the resolution, the reasons for the cuts are either workload-related, due to budget constraints, or a combination of the two.
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Indian Valley Community Resource Center a real asset for the community
Two years ago, when the Indian Valley Community Center was still under construction, Dennis Thibeault, executive director of Plumas Crisis Intervention and Resource Center, toured the site and envisioned a partnership between the Indian Valley Recreation and Parks District and the Indian Valley Family Resource Center.
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PG&E customers can delay SmartMeter installation
PG&E customers who have safety or other concerns about SmartMeters can now delay installation.
The company announced April 25 that customers who have not yet received a SmartMeter could temporarily delay the installation of their new meter. PG&E began installing the controversial meters in Plumas County last month.
Read more: PG&E customers can delay SmartMeter installation