College launches ambitious endowment campaign
Retired faculty counselor of over two decades George T. McNulty once again has shown his commitment to Feather River College and its students.
Last year Professor McNulty donated close to $7,000 to the Feather River College Foundation to establish the first named scholarship in the FRC Foundation’s Osher Scholarship challenge. This year he has decided to partner with two other friends of the college, Kathy Peters and Pat Buckner, by donating an additional $1,000 to be split evenly among their two endowed named scholarships, the Pat Buckner Allied Health and Nursing Scholarship and the Bill Peters Legacy Scholarship.
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Sheriff's office shuffles positions
The Plumas County Sheriff wants to scrap the undersheriff position in favor of two assistant sheriffs.
The Plumas County supervisors said that plan is fine with them.
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Supervisors pass water rights resolution
The Plumas County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution recognizing water rights in the county and pledging to take them into account when conducting or approving watershed restoration projects in the county at a Tuesday, April 5, meeting.
Flood Control and Water Conservation District Manager Brian Morris brought the resolution before the board.
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Excursion train to visit Plumas County
A rare excursion train, the Northern California Explorer, will head out Friday, June 3, for a great loop journey through some of the most awesome terrain California has to offer.
This three-day, two-night railroad experience is an exceptional opportunity for absorbing California railroad history as well as for seeing first-hand Northern California’s majestic wonders of nature and geology.
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Helicopter logging will disrupt traffic
Those who travel into Plumas National Forest via Lights Creek Road in Indian Valley may experience delays for a few weeks. Helicopter logging began Wednesday, April 6, on the Cairn MP Fire Salvage Sale, part of the area burned in the Moonlight Wildfire. There will be traffic control on County Road 213, the Lights Creek Road, due to logs being flown overhead.
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New immunization law for seventh- to 12th-grade students
Plumas Unified School District and public health officials are gearing up for a large-scale immunization campaign aimed at getting an estimated 2,000-plus preteen and teen students vaccinated for whooping cough.
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