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High Sierra Music Fest returns!

Thousands of music lovers flocked to Quincy for the biggest festival in the Sierra Nevada mountains June 30-July 3, High Sierra Music Festival. The migration has been on hiatus, but was back in full rainbow colors for the 2022 July 4th weekend. “We are beyond thrilled to return to Quincy...
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Drinking water tested in Plumas County after large sewer spill

TAYLORSVILLE, Calif. - Possible tampering to an Indian Valley Community Services District (IVCSD) sewage pump in Taylorsville which resulted in a large sewage spill on Tuesday, according to the Plumas County Sheriff’s Office. The spill has been taken care of and the pumps have been repaired, according to IVCSD.

Plumas County sewage spill may have been from tampering

TAYLORSVILLE, Calif. (KOLO) -There was a large sewage spill from the Indian Valley Community Services District sewage pump in Taylorsville, Calif., the Plumas County Office of Emergency Services reported Saturday. Plumas County learned of it June 28 and believes it could have been caused by tampering to the sewage pump...

Shaun Price 6/22/22

Downieville Fire is so sad to notify everyone that 7317, Shaun Price died in an accident early Wednesday morning, June 22, 2022. He will be missed by the Department and the Community. Remember him like this picture, smiling and waving to all. Farewell Shaun, we will miss you.
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Quincy Weather Summary July 1, 2022

Date Hi Lo Rain – Snow (Inches) June 24……….. 90……….. 48……….. 0.0. June 25……….. 95……….. 48……….. 0.0. June 26……….. 94……….. 50……….. 0.0.
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Plumas County Search and Rescue – from rescues to evacuations – and now leading the parade

Editor’s Note: Plumas County Search and Rescue is this year’s grand marshal for the Independence Day Parade in Graeagle. They will be featured in the event which is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 3, in downtown Graeagle. Following is a story about Plumas County Search and Rescue that was originally published in our High Country Life Magazine, but we are reposting here in case you missed it. Plumas County visitors and residents are lucky to have such a dedicated group of volunteers responding to all types of emergency situations.
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What’s going on at Quincy High School? Quite a lot.

Anyone who has driven by the athletic fields at Quincy High School will note that nary a stone, nor piece of sod, has gone unturned as contractors work to replace the dangerous surfaces, pockmarked by holes and mounds — the result of poor drainage. “The fields are a pretty...
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Indian Valley Community Services District Notice of Public Hearing

Indian Valley Community Services District Notice of Public Hearing. Notice is hereby given that the IVCSD Board of Directors will conduct a public hearing on July 13, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. in the Taylorsville Historic Hall Building, 4322 Main Street, Taylorsville, CA. 95983, Plumas County. The public hearing is to review and approve the district’s annual budget for FY 2022-23.

High Sierra Music Festival

High Sierra Music has been recognized for over two decades for its trademark sense of community and annual traditions among festival goers and music lovers. The picturesque location, the wide variety of artists, the unique musical settings at affordable prices all combine to make High Sierra the ultimate, intimate festival experience and premier four-day camping and music event in North America.
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Where We Stand: Camp ’70 team lays out plan to combat western wildfires

Editor’s note: The following is the executive summary from the Camp ’70 Western Wildfire Position Paper (Feb. 2022) supplied by Ron Cerruti, a member of the team. The Camp ’70 team, a group of primarily retired professional foresters, attended and graduated with B.S. in Forestry degrees from the University of California School of Forestry in 1972. Some have advanced degrees, including at least one Ph.D. We all attended U.C. Forestry Camp at Meadow Valley, near Quincy, California, during 1970. The team members have various careers in forestry, including government, private industry, urban forestry, teaching, and consulting. Many of the members residing in California hold or have held Registered Professional Forester (RPF) licenses. Camp ’70 Foresters came together in response to the Dixie and Caldor fires in 2021. Our team of former classmates presents the following eight recommendations to combat the western wildfire problem:

Catch Samantha Fish at High Sierra and Reno festivals

Editor’s note: Samantha Fish will perform July 2-3 at the High Sierra Music Festival in Quincy, California, and at the Oct. 1-2 Battle, Axe & Tracks festival in San Rafael Park in Reno. Samantha Fish readily admits she was caught off guard when the pandemic hit in March 2020...
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High Sierra Music Festival returns; Lebo, Poltz, RRE, Fish share stories

It’s been three years since High Sierra Music Festival took place, in 2019, and once again thousands of music fans will descend to the Plumas County Fairgrounds in Quincy, Calif., for four nights of tunes, camping and more from June 30-July 3. The festival is celebrating its 30th anniversary.