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5.7 earthquake centered in Plumas County
An earthquake struck Plumas County at 8:48 p.m. on Thursday evening. The 5.7 quake struck about 11 miles west/northwest of Greenville near Canyon Dam. It was felt as far away as Sacramento, San Francisco, Chico, and Lake Tahoe.
Herlong Correctional holds Fallen Officers memorial service
|Members of the Honor Guard from Federal Correctional Center Herlong, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation and High Desert State Prison stand at attention as the names of fallen officers are read out. Photos by Jordan Clary||Members of the Honor Guard raise the flag to half-staff at the opening of the Fallen Officers Memorial.|
May 22, 2013 — The Federal Correctional Institute in Herlong paid tribute to fallen officers at its 8th annual memorial service Wednesday, May 22.
Law enforcement and firefighters from throughout the county came to pay tribute.
Memorial planned for Bruce and Kathy Rhymes
May 21, 2013 — Susanville Airport Manager Steve Datema confirmed a memorial will be held Thursday, May 23 for Bruce and Kathy Rhymes. The husband and wife were killed when their small airplane crashed near the Auburn Airport May 18. Datema said the family planned a memorial that will take place at 5 p.m. in the EAA Hangar at the airport with a potluck to follow at 6 p.m. Those who attend are reminded to dress warmly. If you wish to bring pictures to share, they will be displayed during the memorial.
Operation Safe Boat event, May 25
May 21, 2013 — The Plumas County Sheriff’s Office Boating Safety and Enforcement Unit, the US Coast Guard Auxiliary, the California Highway Patrol (CHP), PG&E and the US Forest Service will be conducting a joint agency Water Safety day, to coincide with National Safe Boating Week. It will be held Saturday, May 25 at Lake Almanor.
Voluntary boating safety equipment inspections conducted by US Coast Guard Auxiliary and Plumas County Sheriff’s Boat Patrol personnel to ensure boaters have all of the required US Coast Guard safety equipment will be the primary focus of this safety day.
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Susanville Area Bicycle Association gets active on the Bizz Johnson Trail
May 23 — The Susanville Area Bicycle Association is inviting bikers, hikers, runners and walkers of all ages and skill levels to the Bizz Johnson Trail at 6 p.m. Tuesday evenings. The weekly event is part of an outdoor series the association will be putting on through October. The event will begin...Read More...
Lassen College basketball player receives scholarship
Justin McBride takes a shot for the Lassen Community College Cougars. McBride was on the 2013 Golden Valley Conference men’s basketball championship team and recently accepted a scholarship to attend and play basketball for Grace University in Omaha, Neb. Photo submitted May...Read More...
Herlong takes championship at annual volleyball tournament
The Herlong Lady Vikings eighth-grade volleyball team won the championship at the annual Play Day tournament Friday, May 3. The team poses with its championship trophy in the Westwood High School gym. Photo submitted May 21 — The Herlong Lady Vikings eighth-grade volleyball...Read More...