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Man accused of starting King Fire previously arrested in Plumas County

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Man accused of starting King Fire previously arrested in Plumas County
Dan McDonald
Managing Editor
9/30/2014

The man accused of starting the massive King Fire in El Dorado County was sentenced to jail in Plumas County 11 years ago.

Wayne Allen Huntsman, 37, was convicted in 2003 on felony charges connected to a 2003 burglary of the Pizza Factory in Quincy.

According to court records, Huntsman was convicted of being in possession of stolen property and sentenced to 180 days in jail and three years of probation.

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Two arrested on felony drug charges

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Timothy Fuller
Feather Publishing
9/29/2014


Two Quincy residents were arrested last week on felony drug charges after the Plumas County sheriff served a search warrant at their Chandler Road home.

Patricia Collins, 65, and Timothy Fuller, 58, are being held in the Plumas County jail on $500,000 bail.

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High school students network with professionals at career fair

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High school students spend the morning of Sept. 17 networking with college and business representatives during the College, Career & Transfer Fair in the Feather River College gymnasium. Photos by Dan McDonald
Dan McDonald
Managing Editor
9/28/2014


Several hundred of the county’s best and brightest students did some career one-stop shopping last week at Feather River College.

Juniors and seniors from all of the local high schools gathered in the FRC gymnasium for the College, Career & Transfer Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 17.

The fair featured 376 students, 65 business professionals and representatives from 25 colleges and universities in a four-hour mega networking conference.

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Volunteers take to the road again — to clean up

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Plumas Bank volunteers from the Greenville branch take a break from trash collecting through the Caltrans Adopt-A-Highway program Sept. 14. Photo submitted
Miriam S. Cody
Staff Writer
9/26/2014

A group of volunteers worked together Sept. 14 to clean up a stretch of Highway 89 adopted by Plumas Bank in Greenville.

The Indian Valley community has proved to be enthusiastic about keeping their drive home beautiful and fighting environmental harm. Currently only a few local stretches of Highway 89 are available for adoption through the Adopt-A-Highway program.

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Supervisors make some budget decisions; Still face half-million-dollar deficit

Debra Moore
Staff Writer
9/26/2014


While much remained unsettled following Sept. 16 budget discussions in the Board of Supervisors chambers, Facilities Director Dony Sawchuk received $186,088 to take care of county buildings and grounds.

Topping the list is roof repairs at several locations, including the Portola Memorial Hall and the county museum.

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