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Sierra Booster is a newspaper serving the eastern sierras including but not limited to the Sierra Valley, Downieville, Loyalton, Sierra County and Portola, Graeagle, Quincy, Greenville, Chester, Lake Almanor and all of Plumas County. Our coverage extends to Truckee, Truckee Meadows Region, Lake Tahoe and in the North Reno, Nevada area.
Cinderlite of Carson City sent seven loads through Loyalton carrying sand to Caltrans in Sierraville on Monday morning March 31st.

Ladies Spring Tea

Loyalton Assembly of God held its annual Ladies Spring Tea on Saturday, March 22nd in the Church hall in Loyalton. The ladies enjoyed a wide range of sandwiches and treats as well as tea. Many attendees went home with door prizes and a quilt made by Pat Cluck was won by Rob Robson of Loyalton.
At the Tea: Top photo shows Organizer Hayley Evans with her kitchen helpers, Jessica Norman and JoAnne Powers.
Bottom photo shows servers at the tea: Ryan and Ben Tidwell, Quentin Anseth, and Karston Evans.
This poor Sierra Valley elk got its antlers caught up in a barbed wire fence. Fish and Game was notified and had to tranquilize the elk to cut the barbed wire and a satellite collar was applied. The elk is now fine and has recently been monitored near Portola. - Photos by Jan Dawson
A Drought Management Workshop was held Friday, February 28th at the Sierra Valley Grange Hall in Vinton hosted by the Feather River and Sierra Valley Resource Conservation Districts. Over 120 attendees registered at the door. The goal was to provide timely information and research to assist ranchers in making the tough alternative management decisions needed to mitigate the effects of the drought and keep their businesses viable.
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Omnious clouds the last day of March threaten more, much needed rain and snow.
Residents woke to a rare sight on Sunday, March 30th, snow, after having next to none all winter.
The Loyalton Rotary Club, at its dinner meeting on March 20th had an astronomy lesson from the members of RECON, an amateur astronomy association. Three telescopes were set up behind the old middle school to gaze at stars, rings of Jupiter, and the Milky Way.

Crab Feed Auction

Loyalton High School Booster Club held its annual Crab Feed on Saturday, March 22nd. The sold out event features tons of crab, pasta, and desserts as well as a lively auction all benefitting students at Loyalton High.

Loyalton Rotary's 75th Charter Night

The Rotary Club of Loyalton held its 75th Charter Night on Saturday, March 15th at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church Hall in Loyalton. Top photo shows Chuck "Upchuck" Henson receiving his first Paul Harris Award from the Club. 2nd photo Club president Jeff "Slackjaw" Toraason is shown accepting a plaque for the club's 75 years from District Governor, Vicki "Live Wire" Puliz. Part of the festivities included a tribute to Leland "Deadeye" Cross featured center surrounded by some of the caricatures he's drawn of past presidents and District Governors.

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