Fair carnival tickets now on sale
Wold Amusements returns to the Plumas-Sierra County Fair this year with an array of thrill and kiddie rides Aug. 10 – 14.
The carnival opens daily at noon, except Wednesday, when it opens at 4 p.m.
Wold Amusements and the fair have declared Wednesday “Buddy Day.” Riders may purchase two unlimited ride bracelets for $20.
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Update: Antelope Lake triple shooting
No evidence of weapons found in shooting victims' car
An investigation into the July 2 shooting death of Susanville resident Rory McGuire, 20, has yet to find evidence that he or the five other men in his car were armed.
Gregory Chad Wallin-Reed, 36, of Reno, Nev., faces eight felony counts, including murder, after he admitted opening fire on the Susanville men during a car chase.
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Reno man arrested in triple shooting near Antelope Lake
Shooting victim dies
The Reno, Nev., man charged in the death of 20-year-old Susanville man Rory C. McGuire was arraigned in Plumas County Superior Court on Tuesday.
Judge Ira Kaufman set a preliminary trial date for July 18 at 10 a.m. for Gregory Wallin-Reed, 36.
Reed is charged with killing McGuire following a car chase late Saturday night on the Janesville grade near Antelope Lake.
Wallin-Reed is accused of shooting at a car containing McGuire and five other men.
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Visitors bureau gets reprieve; county budget worsens
The Plumas County Visitors Bureau will stay in business for at least another three months.
But the county’s budget problems actually took a turn for the worse last week.
Plumas Corporation — the nonprofit organization that oversees the visitors bureau — dipped into its savings account to fund the bureau through September.
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County braces for influx of state prisoners
Transfer will cost county more, fill the jail and strain probation resources
Editor’s Note: This story is the first of a two-part series. Part two will run July 13.
County dumping. Passing the buck. Bad legislation. An unmitigated disaster in the making.
Those were just a few of the terms used by members of the county’s criminal justice system during a recent roundtable discussion about the impact Assembly Bill 109 will have on Plumas County.
Read more: County braces for influx of state prisoners