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   These are a few of the stories you will find in this week's printed newspaper:

  • Lucky dog: After eight harrowing days lost in the Plumas National Forest, a missing Shetland sheepdog was found. He was hungry, tired, cold, scratched, limping on bloody paws and missing some fur. But his tail was wagging.
  • On trial: The trial for a Quincy man accused of inflicting fatal injuries on a toddler in 2013 is scheduled to begin March 12.
  • Moving on: Just days after Plumas District Hospital announced that it couldn’t take over Quincy Nursing & Rehabilitation, several residents of the facility have found new homes.

Plumas County continues to monitor storm related flooding

Feather Publishing
11/30/2012

The Plumas County Office of Emergency Services continues monitoring the storm and its impacts on our area.  The National Weather Service advises that flooding of rivers and creeks will remain possible through the weekend and especially Saturday night into Sunday when a prolonged period of heavier rainfall is expected.

At this time a Flood Advisory, Wind Advisory, Flood Watch, and Hazardous Weather Outlook are all in affect.  Residents are urged to monitor changeable conditions and expect localized flooding, hazardous travel conditions, highway closures and power outages.

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Highway 70 is now open

Dan McDonald 
Managing Editor
 

Updated 5:00 p.m.

Highway 70 in the Feather RIver Canyon is now open.

 
Updated 1 p.m.

Highway 70 remained closed in the Feather River canyon Friday afternoon because of water on the roadway, according to Caltrans. 

The highway was closed from 1.2 miles west of Jarbo Gap in Butte County to the Greenville Wye in Plumas County.  

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Plumas County offers storm readiness tips

Feather Publishing
11/28/2012
 

With the incoming storms throughout Plumas County, the Plumas County Office of Emergency Service is reminding residents to be prepared. Take the time to gather disaster supplies that can sustain a household for up to 72 hours. With anticipation of high winds, be prepared of power outages.

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And the flooding begins

Feather Publishing
12/1/2012
 

Stampfli lane and the lowest ranches in Indian Valley are starting to flood already, and the heaviest rain is not expected until tonight and tomorrow. Photo by Richard McCutcheon

Stampfli lane and the lowest ranches in Indian Valley are starting to flood already,and the
heaviest rain is not expected until tonight and tomorrow.Photo by Richard McCutcheon
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Eaglesmith to get day in court

Laura Beaton
Staff Writer
11/28/2012
 

The wheels of justice may turn slowly, but, inexorably, turn they do.

  J.C. Eaglesmith, former Plumas County Community School teacher and Quincy High School varsity basketball coach, will receive his day in court May 20, 2013, his lawyer Peter Haberfeld said Nov. 13.

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