Reno man drowns near Indian Falls
A 27-year-old Reno resident, identified to KOLO TV as Derek Cahoon, drowned in the Indian Falls area Sunday, April 18. The Plumas County Sheriff’s Office reported the young man was swept downstream while swimming and couldn’t be located by friends accompanying him.
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Updated winter weather advisory
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PDT WEDNESDAY ABOVE 4500 FEET...
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW ABOVE 4500 FEET REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PDT WEDNESDAY FOR THE WEST SLOPES OF THE NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA...WESTERN PLUMAS COUNTY AND THE LASSEN PARK AREA.
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Rodent chews through fiber line, disrupts 17,000 customers
Patrick Shillito Staff Writer4/15/10
Apparently sometimes it only takes one rodent to mess up an entire day.
That's exactly what happened around 8 a.m. on Thursday, April 15, when a Frontier Communications line was chewed through by a rodent, causing a phone and DSL outage for roughly 17,000 customers in Susanville, Chester and Alturas.
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State approves funding for new Quincy courthouse
Plans for a new courthouse in Quincy for the Superior Court of Plumas County has received formal approval to begin, with funding authorization April 12 by the State Public Works Board. This approval marks the official start of the courthouse construction project, which will be managed by the state Administrative Office of the Courts.
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Spring Wellness Faire starts tomorrow in Chester
M. Kate West
Offering a change of season lift, the Good Vibrations gang and friends will host a Spring Wellness Faire April 15 – 17.
More familiarly known as the Winter Wellness Festival, guests can expect the same quality and enlightening experiences they have enjoyed for the past four years.
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Supervisors hear update on census
The Plumas County Board of Supervisors received a report from Tribal Partnership Specialist Pam Ames, a census worker, at its Tuesday, April 6, meeting.
Supervisor and Chairwoman Sherrie Thrall said it was her impression the board wanted the item on the agenda to stress “the absolute importance” of filling out census forms.
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