Forgay Point Road maintenance stirs controversy
The controversy around maintenance work done by the county at Forgay Point Road in Indian Valley came up at a recent Plumas County Planning Commission meeting.
Commissioner Betsy Schramel asked if the road department consulted with the planning department or was aware that a heritage site existed there.
“I don’t know if they’re aware, they didn’t discuss it with us,” senior planner Becky Herrin responded.
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Whose road is it anyway? Old Forgay Point Road is contested
Indian Valley Editor
Reprinted from 10/13/2010
Old Forgay Point Road, which runs through private ranch lands between Pioneer and Forgay roads, is under contention, and has been for many years.
It’s legally considered a public road, because it was commonly used before the Crescent Grade on Highway 89 was completed.
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Portola City Council appoints member, amid protests
No more than two people seemed to agree on any one issue at the last meeting of the Portola City Council. The meeting itself, nearly everyone would agree, was contentious and painful.
The special meeting Dec. 2 was wholly devoted to the reorganization of the council: per election results and to fill the seat recently vacated by Bill Kennedy.
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Chester gains ice skating rink
M. Kate West
Almanor Recreation and Park District (ARPD) recently announced its plan to offer ice-skating activities at the Truman Collins Sports Complex between Dec. 11 and mid-February.
Weather dependent (frozen ice required), the skating rink will operate from 4 – 8 p.m. daily, seven days a week as an official Winterfest activity.
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Coppercreek kids have fun with Bob Saget — “Strange Days” new on TV
Indian Valley Editor
One of America’s funniest men, Bob Saget, stars in a new television series on the A&E Channel, and one episode will feature the summer camp adventures he had with kids at Coppercreek Camp in Greenville.
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Early snows limit access for Christmas tree cutters
Christmas tree cutters are being advised to practice extra caution during their outings to the Plumas National Forest. Due to the recent snow storms that have blanketed the Sierras with 2-3 feet of fresh snow, most higher-elevation cutting locations on the Plumas National Forest are currently inaccessible, making them impassable to most motor vehicles, including four-wheel drive vehicles.
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