Bucks Lake Lodge burns to the ground
Photo by Mary James Mike Taborski Publisher Updated 1/27/2010
While long overdue, but genuinely welcomed by snowmobile and skiing enthusiasts, last week’s heavy Sierra snowfall crippled volunteer firefighters’ efforts to respond to an early morning fire Wednesday, Jan. 20, that completely destroyed historical Bucks Lake Lodge, two outbuildings and the owner’s adjacent cabin residence. No injuries were reported.
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County tests snow loading in Almanor Basin
County of PlumasPress Release 1/27/2010
The Building Department performed roof snow load sampling today in the Almanor Basin. This was done to determine the weight of snow on roofs in the area.
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County prepares for roadwork on Oro-Quincy Highway
Delaine FragnoliManaging Editor1/27/2010
County supervisors took a series of steps Tuesday, Jan. 19, in preparation of roadwork on the Oroville-Quincy Highway that will leave a portion of the byway closed for as long as eight weeks.
The highway, also known as Bucks Lake Road/Big Creek Road or Forest Highway 119, runs from Quincy past Bucks Lake and down to Oroville. The work will take place on Big Creek Road.
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Icy roads throughout the area
Emergency crews responded to two separate roll over accidents on Highway 70 in the vicinity of Spring Garden. Motorists are dealing with icy roads throughout the area. Photo by Mike Taborski
SWAT drill today in Quincy
The Plumas County Sheriff's Office has issued the following Training Bulletin:
SPECIAL INFORMATION/TRAINING BULLETIN
On 1/27/2010 The Plumas County Sheriff's Office SWAT Team will be conducting specialized training at 336 West Main St. (Plumas Bank) in Quincy from 1700Hrs. - 2100Hrs. (5:00pm - 9:00pm).
The Plumas County Sheriff's Office SWAT Team would like to take this opportunity to thank Plumas Bank and its employees for allowing us to obtain this valuable training.