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Twenty years after the Quincy Library Group formed to address timber management in a swath of Northern California, an independent organization has studied the project and issued a report that indicates mixed results — the group’s forest thinning strategy does reduce the spread and severity of wildfire, but it didn’t attain the desired sociological and economic results.
The new CodeRED® Plumas County Emergency Alert system issued an alert about Noon on Saturday, Jan. 11, in the Quincy area.
"There have been a recent rash of thefts from unlocked vehicles in the Quincy area. Please be advised to remove valuables and lock doors to vehicles as well as doors to residences. Contact the Plumas County Sheriff's Office to report any suspicious activity or to report a theft."
Three siblings will be the new owners of Leonard’s Market in Portola and Loyalton.
Sierra Village Markets, operated by Pamela Garcia, Matthew Marcott and Linda Harris, anticipates taking over operation of the store later this month or in February.
Election 2014 is officially underway in Plumas County with candidates taking the first steps to the June primary.
The ability to collect in-lieu signatures began Dec. 27, 2013, for two supervisor districts and seven county offices. By collecting in-lieu signatures, candidates can defray a portion of the filing costs for elected office. Collecting in-lieus has traditionally been used as a tool to begin campaigning and gain early support.
Editor’s note: Jim Jenner submitted the following recollection of growing up in “wild and wooly” Portola during the town’s railroad heyday. Jenner, who was born in the Western Pacific Hospital in 1932 and has subscribed to the Portola Reporter for more than 45 years, lives in Berkeley.
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Chester girls lose final game of season
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Tigers’ season ends with loss to Modoc
Portola, the No. 11 seed in the Division V basketball playoffs, traveled to sixth-seeded Modoc last Wednesday to compete in...
Special turkey hunting opportunities offered in CDFW’s North Central Region
Feather Publishing 3/7/2014 Hunters seeking opportunities during the upcoming spring turkey season can visit the California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Upland...Read More...