Quincy drug busts result in five arrests
The Plumas County Sheriff’s Office served two search warrants March 12, which yielded the seizure of methamphetamines, marijuana, hypodermic needles and scales and resulted in the arrests of five Quincy residents.
Plumas County sheriff’s deputies arrested Matthew Rouse, 24, and Michael Love, 54, in the parking lot of the Plumas Pines Shopping Center at 4:09 p.m.
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West finishes duty on college trustee board
Leah West finished her time on the Feather River College board of trustees last Thursday. Fellow trustees wished her well, and expressed their sadness in seeing her go.
West was voted onto the board in 2008. She announced her intention to resign at this year’s January meeting. Last month, the trustees agreed to appoint a provisional trustee rather than holding an expensive election.
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River walkway project stalled waiting on money, volunteers
|Portola City officials and volunteers donate time and resources to the Feather River walkway project. Photos by Alisha Proctor
More money and more volunteers are needed before the Feather River walkway project sees completion, according to Portola city officials.
“It’s way bigger than it started out to be,” said Council Member Phil Oels. “We’re also hung up waiting for grant money.”
With an original deadline set for this spring, initial plans call for an Americans With Disabilities Act-compliant river walk lined with aspen trees, wooden benches, parking and informational plaques regarding points of interest, local businesses and activities.
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Local Realtors report positive real estate market trends
Plumas County Realtors reported they saw positive changes in the local real estate market in 2014 with a sharp reduction in foreclosure sales and increased prices in all levels of the residential markets, according to the Plumas Association of Realtors.
Data gathered from PAR’s countywide multiple listing service show that the average price of all homes “sold” at any price in 2014 was $257,095, up from 2013’s average of $221,394.
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New dentist joins Feather River Family Dentistry in Quincy
|Shannika Dao is Plumas County's newst dentist.
Shannika Dao took an interesting path to become Plumas County’s newest dentist — both professionally and geographically.
The Jamaican-born Dao moved to Florida with her family when she was 16. She attended college and nursing school in the Sunshine State.
“I always wanted to be a physician,” the 37-year-old Dao said during an interview in her office at the Plumas District Hospital dental clinic last week, “but I needed to work.”
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