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   These are the stories you will find in this week's newspaper:
  • Moore sentenced: Leanna May Moore was sentenced to 10 years in prison and ordered to pay more than $2.4 million for embezzling over $625,000 from the Indian Valley Community Services District.
  • Sheriff cuts: Plumas County Sheriff Greg Hagwood lashed out at the supervisors after the board targeted his department for more budget cuts.
  • Candidates weigh in: The three people competing for District 5 supervisor seat shared their thoughts on the county budget process.

Mohawk Valley gears up for Fourth

Debra Moore
Staff Writer
6/25/2012

The Fourth of July will be celebrated early in Mohawk Valley, with a dance Friday, June 29, fireworks Saturday, June 30, and the traditional parade Sunday, July 1.

With the Fourth of July falling on a Wednesday this year, event organizers had a choice — celebrate early or celebrate late.

Read more: Mohawk Valley gears up for Fourth

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CHP wins Jackson case

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer
6/20/2012

 

A jury ruled Wednesday that two California Highway Patrol officers had legitimate reasons for pulling over Ruth Jackson and arresting her on suspicion of driving under the influence nearly three years ago.

Judge Thomas E. Warriner read the verdict at 3:30 p.m. in Plumas County Superior Court in Quincy. The jurors deliberated most of the day before reaching a verdict.

Read more: CHP wins Jackson case

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Officer involved shooting and fire in Quincy

Laura Beaton (Initial Report)
Delaine Fragnoli and Dan McDonald (Additional Reporting)
Feather Publishing

6/20/2012
4:30 p.m. Update

Victim threatened to go on ‘murder spree’

 

According to a press release issued Wednesday afternoon, June 20, by Plumas County District Attorney Dave Hollister, the man shot and killed by a Plumas County sheriff’s deputy Tuesday evening had threatened to go on a “murder spree.”

Read more: Officer involved shooting and fire in Quincy

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Jackson case goes to jury

Dan McDonald
Feather Publishing
6/19/2012
6:00 p.m.

The outcome of a Quincy woman’s civil lawsuit against the California Highway Patrol is in the hands of a jury.

Closing arguments in the five-day trial concluded about 4:30 Tuesday afternoon at the Plumas County Courthouse in Quincy.

Read more: Jackson case goes to jury

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Meacher narrows gap in Assembly race

Dan McDonald
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Robert Meacher
Staff Writer
6/20/2012

 

Plumas County Supervisor Robert Meacher’s bid to win a seat in the state Assembly is still very much alive.

After trailing Republican Rick Bosetti by nearly 2,000 votes June 6, Meacher had closed the gap to 880 as of Monday morning, June 18.

“All things being equal, if the trend continues we have a good chance of pulling this thing out,” Meacher said. “But we might not know for another two weeks.”

Read more: Meacher narrows gap in Assembly race

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