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Fairgrounds offers free disposal of electronic waste

Feather Publishing
3/17/2014
 

The tradition of “Cleanest and Greenest” fairground in the West continues. Once again, the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds go “green” by sponsoring an e-waste recycling event May 2 and 3 at the fairgrounds. Most electronic waste can be brought to the collection center located just outside the front gate from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Read more: Fairgrounds offers free disposal of electronic waste

 

Lassen plans for year-long centennial celebration

Debra Moore
Staff Writer
3/16/2014

 

Plans are already underway for the 2016 centennial celebration for Lassen Volcanic National Park and the National Park Service.

Lassen Park Superintendent Darlene Koontz appeared before the Plumas County Board of Supervisors on March 4 to discuss the celebration and share other information about the park, including the impact it has on the surrounding area.

Read more: Lassen plans for year-long centennial celebration

 

Early history of Indian Valley revealed

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Crescent Mills is one of the dominant communities in Indian Valley. In the late 1800s it rivaled Greenville in size and was considered the largest town in the county. Photo courtesy Cy Hall Memorial Museum
Samantha P. Hawthorne

Staff Writer
3/15/2014
 


Although Indian Valley is currently small in population, it is rich in history and was for some time known as the largest community in Plumas County.

Over the last 1-1/2 centuries, numerous communities were born within the valley borders. Before the towns were established, however, the area was home to the Mountain Maidu, and before that it was nothing but a large body of water.

Read more: Early history of Indian Valley revealed

 

Quincy S Club wants your vote

Feather Publishing
3/15/2014
 

The Quincy High School S club is organizing an event for National Fire Protection Association Community Wildfire Preparedness Day on May 3 and hopes to reduce fuel around elderly/disabled properties in Quincy.

Read more: Quincy S Club wants your vote

 

Feed a bear, pay a fine

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This bear helps himself to a little birdseed on the deck of a Lake Almanor home. The state Fish and Wildlife Commission recommends only providing birdfeeders from November through March and hanging them so that they are inaccessible to bears. Photos submitted
Debra Moore
Staff Writer

3/14/2014

Fish and Game Commission warns of impending danger

It’s being described as a perfect storm.

A surging bear population, budget cuts for trappers and drought conditions are leading local and state wildlife experts to predict danger.

“We are trying to do a pre-emptive strike,” Ron Horton told the Plumas County Board of Supervisors during its March 4 meeting.

Read more: Feed a bear, pay a fine

 

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