Longboards celebrates 150 years!

Shannon Morrow
Rachael Weigle muscles her way through deep snow near the finish line.

With an abundance of new snow from last weekend’s storm, the March 20 longboard races were a memorable celebration of 150 years of ski racing, which originated in Plumas County.

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3/23/2011 - Plumas Volleyball Club 16 Black, made up of players from Quincy and Greenville, has yet to lose a match after playing in three tournaments in Truckee, Grass Valley and Sacramento.

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Spring is here; throw another log on the fire

Michael Condon
3/22/2011 -

Finally the calendar tells us that spring has arrived. That is a good thing. Spring means the return of fishing season. But as I look out my window I can’t help but think the calendar just doesn’t have a clue.

The wet and stormy weather says “throw another log on the fire.”

Truth in advertising requires that I state up front that this report is not about my most recent fishing adventure. It is more about fishing adventures that I hope are just around the proverbial corner.

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California Outdoors

Carrie Wilson
California Department Fish & Game

Shooting at the end of time?

Q.This situation happened to me. Five minutes before the end of shooting time I knocked down a snow goose that fell out of range and started swimming. I waded after it in the flooded rice field but couldn’t catch it or get within range until after shooting time ended.

In a case like that, do I shoot late or let it go and risk a waste of game citation?

Do wardens consider “spirit of the law” as opposed to “letter of the law?”

—Jim S.

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Plumas skiers compete well at state championships

Shannon Morrow
Sports Editor

The ski teams of Quincy, Chester and Portola high schools competed at the state championships at Northstar last week, March 6 – 10, and all three schools brought home honors.

In the overall combined team results, Quincy took sixth place out of more than 30 schools, with six skiers earning points for the Trojans.

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