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Parole hearing in Ione for Cromberg man convicted of murder

Expect delays

There is currently single-lane traffic in the Feather River Canyon east of the Greenville Wye due to a vehicle over the embankment. Search and Rescue, the CHP, Sheriff's Department and Quincy Fire are among those on scene with an... — Updated 05/25/2016

Parole hearing in Ione for Cromberg man convicted of murder

Dennis Kordalewski headed for the airport in Rhode Island at 3 a.m. on May 9, to attend the parole hearing May 12, of Darrell Glenn Welch in Ione. Welch was convicted of killing... — Updated 05/25/2016

Retailers may need license to sell tobacco

Plumas retailers who sell tobacco products may soon have to get a license to do so. County supervisors were set to consider an ordinance to that effect at their Tuesday, May 17, meeting. The board heard a preliminary report on... — Updated 05/25/2016

GHS and IVA ready to tie the knot

“In two weeks, we’ll play ‘Here Comes the Bride,’ and Ryan (Schramel) and I will walk down the aisle,” Dr. Jerry Merica-Jones, principal of Greenville High School, told school district trustees. “With a prenup,”... — Updated 05/24/2016

Plumas copper belt rich in history

The Superior Mill Mine and Engels Mine complex, located in the Plumas Copper Belt in Plumas County, have a rich history dating back to the mid 19th Century, when prospectors with... — Updated 05/24/2016

Eight-year-old beehive removed from Sloat Towne Hall

Barbara-Jean Castagnoli, as representative of the Sloat Towne Hall, was tasked with the removal of a beehive, known by local residents, to have been in the hall for the past... — Updated 05/23/2016

A least 24 cabins burglarized in La Porte

The arrest of an Oroville man in the early morning hours of May 12 led to the discovery of a rash of burglaries in La Porte. Sgt. Steve Peay, of the Plumas County Sheriff’s Office, said that the man arrested in Oroville was in... — Updated 05/23/2016

15 teams compete in first ever 4-on-4 sand volleyball tournament at FRC

The first ever 4-on-4 sand volleyball tournament at Feather River College took place last Sunday, May 15, at the sand volleyball courts at FRC. A total of 15 teams from around town ... — Updated 05/20/2016

My Turn - A blight on modern society

I probably need to set a backdrop before making the comments I am about to share. I am one of those people who do not often use the “H” word. That’s probably because, over the years, I have not encountered many people or... — Updated 05/20/2016

Quincy CA Weather

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Business Scene for the week of May 18, 2016

BUILDERS SUPPLY’S NEW MANAGER Patrick Cardoza has once again been named manager for Collins Builders Supply in Chester. Patrick was named assistant manager in 2004 and became manager in 2009 and continued in that capacity for... — Updated 05/20/2016

Obituaries for the week of May 18, 2016

Elizabeth Anne Dodson Elizabeth Anne Dodson was born May 31, 1936, in Los Angeles and died on May 7, 2016, in Quincy just a few weeks shy of her 80th birthday. She is survived by her devoted husband of 16 years, Rusty Dodson, her... — Updated 05/20/2016