Lassen National Forest conducting fall prescribed burns
The Almanor Ranger District of the Lassen National Forest is conducting prescribed burns. Hand piles and machine piles are being burned in several locations. Burning is conducted in close coordination with the Air Quality Control District and under weather conditions that should minimize smoke impacts to communities, however some smoke impact may occur.
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Plumas County says vets office not closing
Delaine Fragnoli - Managing Editor
In response to rumors that the county is closing its Veterans Service Office, County Administrative Officer Jack Ingstad said Friday, “There are only discussions on how to better improve services, not on reductions in services.”
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County sues district attorney; DA calls CAO and auditor ‘out of control’
The County of Plumas filed suit last week in Plumas Superior Court against District Attorney Jeff Cunan, alleging he did not follow proper procedure with funds from the bad check diversion program.
The county is seeking payment from Cunan of $14,771.55 and any other funds a complete audit may uncover.
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More Nakoma taxes paid; penalties still an issue
County coffers were recently replenished with a second check in the amount of $235,508 from Nakoma Associates LP (NALP) for the payment of back taxes on Gold Mountain assets purchased from bankruptcy last April. This reduces the outstanding tax bill for the Nakoma Golf Resort to $440,000 and brings the total of Nakoma Associates’ tax payments to $440,500, a halfway mark.
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County certifies election results
Travel management decision announced
Plumas National Forest officials have completed the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) and Record of Decision (ROD) for the Forest Service’s Motorized Travel Management Project (Subpart B).
The effort focused on the growing number of routes that are not part of the authorized national forest transportation system (routes with numbers) throughout the forest and made a decision on which of those unauthorized routes should be added to the system.
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