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   These are the stories you will find in this week's newspaper:
  • Moore sentenced: Leanna May Moore was sentenced to 10 years in prison and ordered to pay more than $2.4 million for embezzling over $625,000 from the Indian Valley Community Services District.
  • Sheriff cuts: Plumas County Sheriff Greg Hagwood lashed out at the supervisors after the board targeted his department for more budget cuts.
  • Candidates weigh in: The three people competing for District 5 supervisor seat shared their thoughts on the county budget process.

Events around Plumas County

To include free or nonprofit, fundraising, educational or charity events in this calendar, e–mail or call Ingrid Burke at 283-0800. For sporting events, including charity golf tournaments, call James Wilson at 283-0800 or e-mail We will publish the name of the event, location, date, time and a phone number as space permits. All phone numbers are in the (530) area code unless listed otherw

Fri, Sept. 26


Fish fry, 5:30 – 7 p.m., Lake Almanor Elks Lodge at 164 Main St. $8 per person.

Book signing, 6 – 8 p.m., Chester Elementary School at 158 Aspen St. Marilyn Quadrio signs “Big Meadows and Lake Almanor.” Fundraiser for Chester/Lake Almanor Museum. For information: 258-3194.


Music on the Terrace, Nakoma Golf Resort and Spa. Featuring Karl Larson. No cover. Drinks; grill, dinner menus available.


Season finale all-you-can-eat barbecue, 5 – 8:30 p.m., Greenhorn Creek Guest Ranch at 2116 Greenhorn Ranch Road. Ribs, chicken; salmon, veggie kabobs with reservation. Also available: bonfire sing-along with s’mores, horseshoe tournaments, swimming, horseback rides, wagon rides. For information:, 283-0930.


Seventh annual Girls’ Night Out, 4 – 8 p.m., downtown.“Hollywood” theme. Participating merchants offer sales, refreshments, prize drawings, music, more. Start at Carey Candy Co. for program, goody bag. Costume contest at Town Hall Theatre by Sierra Moon Photography.For information:; Ashley, 283-0940.

Artist’s Opening Reception, 5 – 7 p.m., Plumas Arts Gallery at 525 Main St. Featuring locally handcrafted women’s accessories by Cecilia, Caroline Walters. For information: 283-3402.

Hollywood Hair fundraiser, 5 – 8 p.m., Town Hall Theatre. Body & Soul Salon employees provide Girls’ Night Out hairdos; donations support Save Our Theatre campaign.

Sat, Sept. 27

American, Meadow valleys:

Plumas-Sierra Master Gardeners tour, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Master gardeners offer advice on vegetable production, firesafe landscaping, weed and pest control, more. Free; open to the public. Bring lunch or eat at local establishment during lunch break. Donations appreciated. Space is limited. For reservations (by Sept. 25): 283-6572.


Prescription Drug Take Back, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., 222 Willow Way. Plumas County Sheriff’s Office, Drug Enforcement Administration accept unwanted drugs for free; service is anonymous.

Book signing, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Books & Beyond at 140 Main St. Marilyn Quadrio signs “Big Meadows and Lake Almanor.” Portion of proceeds go to Chester/Lake Almanor Museum. For information: 258-2150.


Walking tour of forest underburn project, untreated and thinned forests; meet at Heart K Ranch main ranch house at 9 a.m. or post office in Quincy at 8 a.m. for carpool. Bring hiking shoes, water. Free breakfast snacks, drinks provided. For information:


Annual Night at the Graveyard fundraiser, 5:30 p.m., Cy Hall Memorial Museum.Historical dramatic production, drinks and hors d’oeuvres, soup cook-off, silent auction. Cook-off applications due Sept. 19. Tickets $30, available at Sterling Sage, museum. Proceeds benefit museum. For information: Janice Hall Thomas, 619-889-8687.

Lassen Volcanic National Park:

Fifth annualArt & Wine of Lassen, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center. Celebrate 50th anniversary of Wilderness Act with local artists, musicians, wineries, more. Tasting available with purchase of commemorative glass for $7. Overflow parking at Morgan Summit on Highway 36 east with free shuttle. For information:


Prescription Drug Take Back, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., 324 S. Gulling St. Plumas County Sheriff’s Office, Drug Enforcement Administration accept unwanted drugs for free; service is anonymous.


Our Savior Lutheran Church multifamily garage sale fundraiser, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., 298 E. High St. Proceeds go to Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Malaria Campaign. Sale co-sponsored by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, which matches portion of donations. 

Prescription Drug Take Back, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., 1400 E. Main St. Plumas County Sheriff’s Office, Drug Enforcement Administration accept unwanted drugs for free; service is anonymous.

Mon, Sept. 29


Feather River 4-H sign-ups, 6 p.m., Quincy High School cafeteria. Many projects available; participants learn responsibility, life lessons; have fun. For information: Cindie, 249-3064.

Wed, Oct. 1


Veterans’ Dinner, Calpine Elks Lodge on Highway 70 3 miles west of Portola. Menu: chicken-fried steak, mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetables, dessert. Free to all veterans, their guests.


Community education forum, 6 – 7:30 p.m., Plumas County Library at 445 Jackson St. Plumas District Hospital certified diabetes educator Kay Lund presents Healthy Choices, Healthy Portions. Funded by a grant award from United Healthcare.

Fri, Oct. 3


Final “First Friday” art show and reception of season, 5 – 8 p.m., Blue Goose Gallery of Artists at 607 Main St. Theme: “A Thousand Words.” Refreshments, door prizes, games.


Fundraising elementary school triathlon, 12:30 p.m., Indian Valley Elementary School. Elementary students raise money for swing set, instructional aide. Organized by Indian Valley Parents Club. Donations tax-deductible; pledges due Oct. 2. To volunteer: Misty Banchio, 394-9294.


Meet and greet forum, noon – 2 p.m., Plumas County Library conference room. Plumas Libertarian Party invites public to meet Plumas County District 5 supervisor candidate Jeff Engel. 

Fri – Sat, Oct. 3 – 4


White Cane Days; Safeway, Sav-Mor, post office. Presented by Quincy Lions Club.

Sat, Oct. 4

Crescent Mills:

Book signing, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Crescent Country. Marilyn Quadrio signs “Big Meadows and Lake Almanor.”


Leaf Peeper Bike Rides. Three routes from 30 to 100 miles sponsored by Indian Valley Chamber of Commerce. $55 for riders over 16, $30 for riders 16 and under. For information:


Masons pancake breakfast, 7 – 10:30 a.m., Masonic Hall at 70 Harbison St. across from library. Menu: scrambled eggs, sausage, orange juice, coffee, hot chocolate, all-you-can-eat pancakes. Donations at the door $6 adults, $3 children under 12, $5 students with ID. Proceeds go to scholarship fund, other fraternal purposes.

Fourth annual Quincy Sled Wars; gates open 7 a.m.; racing starts 11 a.m.; Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds. Grass drag races, bounce house, rock-crawler event, prize drawing, Vintage Show and Shine, hot food, beverages. Registration $25 per sled, pit entrance $25, general admission $10. Proceeds benefit Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds. For information: 

United Methodist Women’s Fall Bazaar and Luncheon, 9 a.m., Community United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall at Church and Jackson streets. Lunch offered 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. for $6: soup, sandwich, pie. Coffee, sweets for $2 during bazaar. Seasonal items, canned goods, sweets, plants, books, toys, white elephant items.

Fourth annual Plumas Rural Services Domestic Violence Services run/walk, starts 10 a.m. at Feather River College equine facility. Registration $15 (ends 9:30 a.m. race day), includes drinks, T-shirt, giveaway tickets. Kids under 12 free. Awards, giveaway start 11:30 a.m. To register: visit 711 E. Main St.; call 283-5675, ext. *812.

11th annual Plumas National Forest Fall Fest, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., Mt. Hough Ranger District at 39696 Highway 70. Hands-on activities, family entertainment, live music, cowboy poet, information booths. Indian Valley Volunteer Fire Department offers hamburger fundraiser, Quincy Elementary School sixth-grade class dessert sale supports watershed education program. Bring blanket or chair. For information: Kathy Powers, 283-7618.

Special concert, 3 p.m., Community United Methodist Church at 282 Jackson St. Featuring John Nilsen playing folk, jazz, classically woven compositions, more. For information: 283-1740.

Special fire prevention event, 3:15 p.m., courthouse lawn. Plumas National Forest, Quincy Volunteer Fire Department present Smokey Bear, firefighting friends, activities, handouts before 4 p.m. showing of Disney’s “Planes: Fire and Rescue” at Town Hall Theatre. Buy tickets at box office. Film shows Fri – Mon 7 p.m., Sun 4 p.m. For event information: PNF, 283-2050.


56th annual Taylorsville Quilters Fall Festival, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Taylorsville Grange Hall. Handcrafted items, homemade cakes, pies, candies, preserves. Luncheon noon, quilt giveaway 2 p.m. Proceeds support historical Taylorsville Church. For information: Sally Williams, 284-6179.



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