California Highway Patrol officers Chris Gould (left) and Jonathan Estes search for the vehicle identification numbers on two stolen quads Nov. 13. Photo by M. Kate West
Officers from the Susanville Area California Highway Patrol and Plumas County Sheriff’s Office responded to a tip received Wednesday evening, Nov. 13, that resulted in solving a number of pending cases.
The resident offering the tip saw what was believed to be three males in Chester pushing quads that had been reported as stolen that same day.
Larry Fites and his wife Pat enjoy the celebration at Eastern Plumas Health Care’s Christmas party last year. Fites served on the board of directors for the health care district. A celebration of his life was held Nov. 15 in Graeagle. Photo submitted
Family and friends filled the Graeagle Fire Hall on Nov. 15 to remember Larry Fites.
A host of speakers honored the man for his work, volunteerism and devotion to family during the celebration of his life. Fites died Nov. 5 at age 78, following a brief illness.
Family friend Dink Rife welcomed the attendees. She was followed by Ed Ward, chief of the Graeagle Fire Department; Gail McGrath, Eastern Plumas Health Care; Paul Hardy, Feather River Land Trust; Scott Elliott, California State Park Service; and daughters Karen Gissibl and JoAnn Fites.
Each of those who spoke discussed how Fites impacted their organizations and their lives.
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has scheduled a planned power outage for a portion of Lake Almanor late Saturday, November 23, lasting into early the next morning while crews complete substation improvements. Not all customers on the Lake Almanor Peninsula will be impacted, just those who have previously received individual letters informing them of the outage.
The Portola hospital shooting and the NBC Dateline episode featuring the Wallin-Reed murder trial prompted Supervisor Lori Simpson to approach Sheriff Greg Hagwood about hiring more deputies.
Following their discussion, the pair brought the subject to the Board of Supervisors on Nov. 12.
Chester High School’s football came to an abrupt end Tuesday, Nov. 19.
The California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) was notified by Chester High School that the team played an ineligible player in its playoff game against Etna on Nov. 15. Chester won the game, 35-20.
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