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Groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate new Plumas County jail

Standing on the cleared site with a grader as a backdrop, those most involved with the construction of the new Plumas County correctional facility gathered for a ceremonial groundbreaking the morning of Aug. 10. “This has been an incredibly long, drawn-out process,” Sheriff Todd Johns said. “We can’t wait to...
PLUMAS COUNTY, CA
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CHP Quincy Office is seeking senior volunteers

The California Highway Patrol’s Quincy Office is looking for motivated citizens who want to give something back to their community as Senior Volunteers. Senior Volunteers are CHP employees who assist in both administrative and field capacities. The objectives of the CHP Senior Volunteer Program are: To assist the CHP in providing enhanced public service to the community, to provide an opportunity for senior citizens to make a definitive contribution toward improving public safety and service, and to instill among participating volunteers an understanding and appreciation of the justice system, human relations, and ethics in the field of law enforcement.
QUINCY, CA
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Sheriff’s Blotter Aug. 1-4: Wildlife and wild people

Information in the Sheriff’s Blotter is gathered from the dispatch logs provided by the Plumas County Sheriff’s Office. No individual’s names are reported. And those arrested should be presumed innocent until proven guilty. The following is a summary of activity for Aug 1-4, 2022. August 1. Fishing...
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Bicyclist killed in Norton Co. crash

A bicyclist from California died Monday when he was hit by a truck in northern Kansas. The crash happened before 8:00 p.m. on US Highway 36 in Norton. The Kansas Highway Patrol said a semi struck the rear of the bicycle, causing the bike and rider to come to rest in a ditch.
SIERRA CITY, CA
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Nevada County Fair in Grass Valley at the Fairgrounds

Grass Valley, Calif.- The Nevada County Fair returns to the beautiful fairgrounds in Grass Valley for four action-packed days this August 10- 14, 2021. The fair runs Wednesday through Sunday from 10 am to 11 pm daily. Carnival run begins at 11:00 am. Take advantage of the FREE parking at...
GRASS VALLEY, CA
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California man killed when semi-truck hits cyclist in NW Kansas

NORTON CO., Kan. (WIBW) - A California man was pronounced dead at the scene after he was hit by a semi-truck while riding his bicycle along a NW Kansas highway. The Kansas Highway Patrol Crash Log indicates that just before 8 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 8, emergency crews were called to the area of Highway 36 about 6 miles west of Highway 383.
SIERRA CITY, CA
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Golf fun continues in Graeagle

Play Day for Wednesday, Aug. 3, entertained 18 players, down a bit from the normal 24, possibly because of the two-day 50th Anniversary Member Guest tournament last weekend. The format for the Wednesday event was two-man par-points, plus “skins”. In this format a net Double Eagle is worth 8 points, a net Eagle 5 points, a net Birdie 3 points, a net Par 1 point, a net Bogey 0 points, and a net Double Bogey or worse is minus 2 points.
GRAEAGLE, CA
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Next takeout Community Supper set for Aug. 10

This is a reminder that the Quincy Community Supper is available as takeout every second and fourth Wednesday of the month at 6 p.m. The next supper is Wednesday, Aug. 10, at the United Methodist Church on Jackson Street. There is no charge for the supper.
QUINCY, CA
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Plumas-Sierra Fair Manager: The best fair ever!

The Plumas Sierra County Fair was earlier in the year for 2022, deeper into the summer months vs. fall, and it really showed on the thermometer. But neither the change of date nor the heat kept people from standing in line midday just to gain entrance to this year’s extravaganza.
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Field trip series with experts begins Friday on the Plumas

Opportunities to explore some of the most beautiful corners of the Plumas National Forest with top experts from the U.S. Forest Service, Feather River College, and other organizations are provided through an upcoming field trip series starting this Friday. “If you’re wondering what Friends of Plumas Wilderness is proposing to...
PLUMAS COUNTY, CA

California cyclist killed in Kansas

NORTON (KSNT) – A California cyclist riding in Norton County, Kansas was killed Monday when he was hit by a semi tractor-trailer. Robert Schlange, 68, of Sierra City, California died Monday just before 8 p.m. after being hit from the rear on Highway 36 at milepost 104.5, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol. The truck […]
NORTON COUNTY, KS
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Single vehicle collision results in injuries to driver and passenger

The CHP responded to a solo vehicle collision with injuries that occurred on Genesee Road 1.3 miles west of Grizzly Road near Portola, on Aug. 6 at approximately 7:47 p.m. According to the CHP, Stefan Venne, 21, of Fairfax, CA was driving his 1984 Volkswagen Rabbit with an 18-year-old passenger Landon Watson, of La Jolla, CA.
PORTOLA, CA

Nevada City and surrounding area without power

NEVADA CITY, Calif. (KTXL) — A large portion of Nevada City and the surrounding area is without power on Tuesday, according to Pacific Gas and Electrics outage map. An estimated 3,490 customers are currently without power, according to PG&E. The cause of the outage has yet to be announced. PG&E said a crew has been […]
NEVADA CITY, CA
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Bicyclist killed in crash with semi in Norton County

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - A California man was killed Monday when the bicycle he was riding was struck from behind by a semi-trailer. The crash happened just before 8 p.m. on U36 in Norton County. The semi-trailer and bicyclist, 68-year-old Robert Schlange of Sierra City, Calif, were traveling west when the bicycle was struck, knocking it and Schlange into the ditch.
NORTON COUNTY, KS

UPDATE: Power still out for 644 Nevada County residents

Power has been restored to 1,005 PG&E customers in the Rough and Ready area. The outage in the Alta Sierra area still remains, however, impacting 644 PG&E customers, according to PG&E’s website. The estimated time of restoration is 4:30 p.m., the webiste said. Update 1 p.m.:. Two more outages...
NEVADA COUNTY, CA
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