Sunset on fire
Environmental effects can often cause striking results in something as normal as a sunset. Lake Almanor Basin photographer Jan Davies captured this dynamic panorama July 10 from the East Shore. She hazards the guess that the haze from the Colusa Fire is likely what produced such amazing color. Steeped in the shadows of the brilliantly setting sun are Lassen Peak and a lone fisherman. Photo by Jan Davies
Motorcyclist killed in crash identified
A motorcyclist who was killed in a crash on Highway 49 near Yuba Pass on Sunday has been identified by the California Highway Patrol as Mike Casselberry, 41, of Nevada City.
Casselberry, who was reported missing Sunday night after he failed to arrive in Sierra City, was found dead Monday morning.
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Man killed in accident at SPI mill in Quincy
Man killed in accident at SPI mill identified
A log-truck driver killed Monday morning, July 16, during an accident at Sierra Pacific Industries’ lumber mill in Quincy was identified by the Plumas County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday as Todd Walker, 47, of Red Bluff.
According to SPI Division Manager Chris Skinner, the driver was crushed by a log while he was unwrapping his load in the unloading station.
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Wolf makes its way back to Plumas County
OR7, the lone grey wolf that wandered from Oregon into California last December, entered Plumas County yesterday, Thursday, July 12, again according to the California Department of Fish and Game.
The wide-ranging male wolf was in Lassen County June 22, moved into Plumas County June 25, and continued to move back and forth between the two counties.
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Missing motorcyclist found dead
A motorcyclist who was reported missing Sunday night after he failed to arrive in Sierra City was found dead Monday morning.
According to Plumas County Sheriff Greg Hagwood, the 41-year-old man’s body was discovered off the road near Yuba Pass on Highway 49 about 8:45 a.m.
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