Early snows limit access for Christmas tree cutters
Christmas tree cutters are being advised to practice extra caution during their outings to the Plumas National Forest. Due to the recent snow storms that have blanketed the Sierras with 2-3 feet of fresh snow, most higher-elevation cutting locations on the Plumas National Forest are currently inaccessible, making them impassable to most motor vehicles, including four-wheel drive vehicles.
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Heart K Ranch preserved
Land trust to hold title, DFG to hold conservation easement
The Feather River Land Trust and its supporters have much to be thankful for. After almost a decade of hard work, the group found out just before Thanksgiving that it would receive the funding it needed to complete its purchase of the Heart K Ranch near Genesee, in the Indian Valley.
The California Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB) voted Nov. 18 to allocate $1,075,000 toward the purchase of a conservation easement on the property.
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Dale Snook to Assume the VSO Position Thursday
Overturned tanker truck closes Highway 32
12/3/2010 6:00 p.m. update
The accident has been cleared and Highway 32 is now open in both directions.
12/3/2010 4:30 p.m. update
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Weather advisory in effect for western Plumas County
Winter weather advisory remains in effect until 10 am pst monday above 5000 feet, A winter weather advisory above 5000 feet remains in effect until 10 am pst Monday. Snow accumulations: 3 to 6 inches of new snow accumulation are expected above 5000 feet, with up to a foot above 7000 feet by Monday morning.
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