Cowboy Poetry celebrates 25 years
This year marks a very important year in the saga of Cowboy Poetry gatherings at the Sierra Grange Hall in Vinton. It’s the 25th year of performances of an event so popular it spilled over into a second yearly event in the summer.
The original March event typically heralds the beginning of spring in eastern Plumas County and this year’s performances will be held March 18 – 19.
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Patrol Commander Gerry Hendricks, Deputy Waasdorp, Sgt. Carson Wingfield and Sgt. Chad Hermann form an honor guard Saturday, March 5, at the funeral of Deputy Shawn Webb, who succumbed to a brain tumor Feb. 24. Law enforcement and emergency services personnel from across Plumas and Lassen counties said farewell at the services in Quincy. Photo by Delaine Fragnoli
Delleker building moratorium to be lifted
GLRID finds no 10-inch line needed: just open the valves
For the past dozen years, it was believed that the Delleker industrial park outside Portola had insufficient fire flows to support any increased development in the area. There was no help for it. The area needed a 10-inch water main — so people thought.
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Public planning meetings for Pioneer Park addition
The Central Plumas Recreation and Park District has scheduled three public planning meetings for the future development of recent additions to Pioneer Park. The purpose of the planning meetings is to solicit and accept site recreational use ideas and general community input regarding the future development and use of the district’s new park properties located in East Quincy, according to recreation and park district general manager Jim Boland.
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Airport commission nixes one possible courthouse site
The Plumas County Airport Land Use Commission (ALUC) unanimously approved a letter strongly recommending against the state building on one of the proposed new courthouse sites at a meeting Tuesday, Feb. 22.
The commission received correspondence from the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) indicating the top three sites being considered: the Crescent site, practically right across Highway 70 from Gansner Field airport; the Waters site, located behind Chevron and adjacent to Dellinger Pond; and the Dame Shirley Plaza site.
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Community development to get hit by retroactive reductions
Community Development Commission (CDC) staff delivered gloomy reports about the future of the agency’s federal funding at the group’s last two meetings.
The bad news began to pile up when Executive Director David Keller told the commission the House of Representatives finally submitted its bill for reductions, five months into the federal fiscal year.
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