Another winter storm headed our way
ANOTHER COLD WINTER STORM FROM WESTERN CANADA WILL BRING VERY LOW SNOW LEVELS TO THE REGION AND PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW TO THE FOOTHILLS AND MOUNTAINS. SEVERAL INCHES OF SNOWFALL ACCUMULATION WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE NORTH END OF THE SACRAMENTO VALLEY WITH FLURRIES POSSIBLE AT TIMES ELSEWHERE IN THE CENTRAL VALLEY.
FOR THE MOST UP TO DATE WEATHER, UTILITY, AND HIGHWAY INFORMATION GO TO THE PLUMASNEWS.COM WEATHER PAGE.
Faculty union goes on record with report to trustees
Feather River College District’s board met Thursday, Feb. 17, and with the exception of finances, heard generally good news. However, there were a few shadows in all the sunshine.
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County's oldest family ranch now protected
Special to Feather Publishing
A seventh generation of Pearces will be able to work their family ranch thanks to a recent conservation easement the family signed with the Feather River Land Trust. Photo by Susy Pearce
Susy Pearce breathes a sigh of relief, knowing that she has protected the once-imperiled Pearce Family Ranch for her sons, Cody (23) and Clancy (19). On Dec. 27, 2010, Pearce signed a conservation easement with the Feather River Land Trust, protecting the 318-acre ranch from subdivision and keeping the ranch intact for ranching and wildlife habitat.
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Forest Service to host snowshoe walk as part of Plumas Winter Fest
The Plumas National Forest invites everyone to come out and enjoy the beautiful winter scenery. What better way to do so than to engage in the unique and exhilarating recreational experience that snowshoeing offers?
The Beckwourth Ranger District will sponsor a free educational snowshoe walk, February 19, 2011 at the Plumas Winter Festival in Portola, CA.
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Sheriff refuses to enforce federal regulations
M. Kate West
“There was a good reason why the Plumas County Sheriff’s Office had a large presence at the Almanor Basin Tea Party Patriots meeting,” Sheriff Greg Hagwood said Feb. 10.
He said he and his administration, along with the area patrol sergeant Dean Canalia and Chester deputies Ian James and Chris Herrbach, were there to “demonstrate first and foremost their awareness of what the United States Forest Service was trying to inflict on residents and tourists alike with restricting access to public lands.”
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Portola City Hall re-opens
Portola city hall will re-open and City business will resume as usual. All phone lines and email/internet service have been restored. Portola city manager Jim Murphy would like to thank everyone who offered help, temporary meeting locations and moral support.