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All incumbent county office holders, as well as two challengers for District 5 supervisor, met the March 7 deadline to file nomination papers and declarations of candidacy for the June election.
Clio residents Jeff Engle and Jim Judd are challenging incumbent Supervisor Jon Kennedy to represent Graeagle, Mohawk Valley and East Quincy.
The tradition of “Cleanest and Greenest” fairground in the West continues. Once again, the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds go “green” by sponsoring an e-waste recycling event May 2 and 3 at the fairgrounds. Most electronic waste can be brought to the collection center located just outside the front gate from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Plans are already underway for the 2016 centennial celebration for Lassen Volcanic National Park and the National Park Service.
Lassen Park Superintendent Darlene Koontz appeared before the Plumas County Board of Supervisors on March 4 to discuss the celebration and share other information about the park, including the impact it has on the surrounding area.
Crescent Mills is one of the dominant communities in Indian Valley. In the late 1800s it rivaled Greenville in size and was considered the largest town in the county. Photo courtesy Cy Hall Memorial Museum
Although Indian Valley is currently small in population, it is rich in history and was for some time known as the largest community in Plumas County.
Over the last 1-1/2 centuries, numerous communities were born within the valley borders. Before the towns were established, however, the area was home to the Mountain Maidu, and before that it was nothing but a large body of water.
The Quincy High School S club is organizing an event for National Fire Protection Association Community Wildfire Preparedness Day on May 3 and hopes to reduce fuel around elderly/disabled properties in Quincy.
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