Dutch oven cook-off, gunfighters, music, vendors and more offered at family event
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The community is invited to come kick off summer fun with a Community Fun Day on Saturday, May 31, starting at 1 p.m. at Greenhorn Creek Guest Ranch outside of Quincy.
Dutch oven cooks are invited to enter their cook-off delights in one of four divisions: Rebels, ages 16 and up; Outlaws, ages 12 – 15; Cowpokes, ages 9 – 11; and a special Camp Treats category for Buckaroos, ages 5 – 8.
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Cal Fire continues to staff up in Northern California
Cal Fire is increasing its staffing in Northern California in continued preparation for fire season.
Cal Fire transitioned into fire season in the counties of Butte, Tehama, Glenn, Shasta, Trinity, Lassen, Modoc and Plumas last week. Cal Fire transitioned into fire season across the Bay Area and Sacramento region May 5.
Read more: Cal Fire continues to staff up in Northern California
Fourth candidate enters race for District 5 Supervisor
Three names appear on the ballot for District 5 supervisor, and now a fourth has filed to be a write-in candidate.
Clio resident Alice Berg knows that she is entering the fray late in the process, but wants to give voters an alternative.
Read more: Fourth candidate enters race for District 5 Supervisor
Quincy man in critical condition after crash
A 71-year-old Quincy man was listed in critical condition Monday morning after crashing his truck Saturday night, May 17.
Earnest Daniel “Danny” Leonhardt was driving his 2006 Dodge Ram eastbound on Lee Road, just east of Sierra Park Drive, at an unknown speed.
Read more: Quincy man in critical condition after crash
Two new officers sworn in as deputies
Plumas County’s two newest deputies were sworn in during a ceremony at the courthouse in Quincy on Wednesday, May 7.
Consuelo Cisneros and Tyler Hermann joined the deputy ranks and will begin six months of training at the Butte College Police Academy on July 7.
Read more: Two new officers sworn in as deputies
Teachers, District reach contractual agreement of 5 percent raise
The firm stand that teachers took two months ago during salary negotiations appears to have paid off. A dozen teachers spoke at the March 13 board meeting about the need for higher wages. Prior to that meeting, the district had presented its “first, last and best” offer, which the teachers association had resoundingly rejected.
At the May 8 Plumas Unified School District meeting last week, Superintendent Micheline Miglis announced good news: that a mutually satisfactory agreement had been reached.
Read more: Teachers, District reach contractual agreement of 5 percent raise