Teenager drowns at Lower Bucks Lake
Joshua SeboldStaff Writer8/17/2010
A 16-year-old Reno resident drowned in Lower Bucks Lake Sunday, Aug. 15, the third drowning this summer in the county. All the victims were under 30.
The Plumas County Sheriff's Office dispatch center received a call from Bucks Lake Fire reporting a possible drowning victim near Camp Timber Wolf around noon.
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Greenville resident perishes in single vehicle accident
Greenville resident Frederik Schoordyk, 86, was killed Monday, Aug. 16, when his 2005 PT Cruiser left the roadway and struck a guardrail.
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Renters may hold key to Measure B vote
Linda SatchwellStaff Writer8/18/2010
As the Measure B tax vote comes down to the wire, both campaigns are focusing on a particular segment of the voting population - renters.
These voters don't receive a property tax assessment and are historically less likely to vote than homeowners.
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Hoots and hollers: Surprising forest tour with QLG and Legacy along for the ride
Alicia KnadlerIndian Valley Editor8/18/2010
A forest tour Tuesday, Aug. 10, ended in a hoot, and it wasn't from an owl.
It was a shout of surprised laughter from Quincy Library Group attorney Michael Jackson.
Along for the ride on the tour were Quincy Library Group members, a Sierra Forest Legacy representative, local landowners, Forest Service officers and other forest stakeholders.
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Museum hosts 'A Grave Occasion' cemetery tour and dinner fundraiser
By Jerry ThomasMuseum trusteeSpecial to Feather Publishing
The Plumas County Museum Association will host a tour Saturday, Sept. 18, of the Old Quincy Cemetery as the first of several fundraisers throughout the year to help raise the $34,000 needed for the assistant museum director's salary.
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Extravaganza headed this way
Diana JorgensonPortola Editor8/14/2010
It will rain in Blairsden the weekend of Aug. 20 -21. It will rain at 8 p.m. Friday evening. It will rain at 4 p.m. Saturday as well and again at 8.
It will flash lightning and thunder will roar. The sound of wind will add to the mix and rain will be heard pelting the roof. There will be a full-scale thunderstorm with all of its drama and majesty, but the storm will be a very local affair, and no one need worry about lightning strikes or wildfire.
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