The eighth annual Veterans Memorial Ceremony will be held Monday, May 27, at 10 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial in Dame Shirley Plaza across from the courthouse in Quincy.
There will be a variety of speakers, including Assemblyman Brian Dahle, with music provided by the Kepple sisters.
Back in 1968, Congress passed the National Trails System Act and designated the Pacific Crest Trail and Appalachian Trail as the first two national scenic trails.
The PCT Association’s Northern Sierra regional representative, Justin Kooyman, said the intent of Congress was to secure long-distance trails with superior scenery for users to enjoy.
With the Department of Water Resources renegotiating with its 27 state water contractors, the topic will be included routinely on the Board of Supervisors agenda.
The Plumas County Flood Control District is one of the water contractors.
A Chilcoot man said he shot 14 pack rats because of a neighbor’s trash-heaped property, and offered to clean up the mess himself if the county would provide a Dumpster.
But he probably won’t have to do that.
Plumas National Forest Supervisor Earl Ford leans against bundles of wood culled from biomass. It’s part of Greenville logger Randy Pew’s plan to build a new business with his son, Jared, while ridding the forest of biomass and providing a merchantable product. These bundles are prototypes for the actual half-cords that will be available for sale. Photo submitted
Greenville logger Randy Pew wants to remove biomass from the forest, build a profitable business and provide a valuable commodity.
He shared his plan with the Quincy Library Group on April 25, and so impressed Supervisor Lori Simpson, who was in attendance, that she invited him to the Board of Supervisors’ May 7 meeting.
“You’re a man of resilience,” Simpson told Pew during the supervisors’ meeting. “You’re not whining. It shows what kind of character you have.”
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