Reflections of Almanor
It is rare to see Lake Almanor so calm mid-day, which aids the sparkling reflections of snow clouds, according to photographer Jan Davies. “The tail end of Wednesday night’s storm, which only brought a dusting to most areas, was enough to brighten up our world again with pure white,” she said. “I managed to take this amazing photograph during my 2 p.m. drive home from Chester on Jan. 10. It is a view from ‘Stump Beach,’ one of the few places I am able to pull off the highway safely right now.”
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Man dies after being pulled from structure fire
A 63-year-old man died after he was removed from a Monday, Jan. 21 structure fire in Clear Creek.
The Lassen County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) identified the man as Bradley Streich, 63, of Westwood.
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Group fears general plan conspiracy - Wants county to start over
Fearing that Plumas County’s new general plan could lead to a loss of private property rights, a group of concerned citizens wants to trash the document and begin again.
With the Plumas County supervisors just weeks away from approving the updated general plan, the Indian Valley Citizens for Private Property Rights appeared before the Planning Commission on Jan. 17 and laid out their arguments.
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Chester Public Utility District loses second board member
M. Kate West
January is turning out to be a tough month for Chester Public Utility District board member retention.
Board president Tonu Plakk resigned Jan. 8 and now Dick Withrow, the second most senior director — experienced with water and sewer — submitted his resignation effective Jan. 18.
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Flu hits Plumas County - Health director encourages everyone to get vaccinated
Flu has arrived in Plumas County.
Public health staff recently surveyed emergency rooms, clinics and schools to check for instances of flu.
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