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   These are the stories we are working on for this week's newspaper:
  • Deputy shooting fallout: The children of a Portola man who was shot and killed at Eastern Plumas Health Care last year are seeking millions of dollars in damages.
  • The trout must go: The state is planning to pull all of the brook trout out of a Plumas County lake in order to protect the yellow-legged frog.
  • Inspections delayed: Cal Fire was scheduled to begin property inspections this week, but decided to wait until the public could better understand what the inspectors are doing.

-Headline News

Forest Service stands its ground in dispute with Greenville logger

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer
1/11/2012

 

Randy Pew said he needs a check from the U.S. Forest Service soon or his logging business will perish.

He said he lost hundreds of thousands of dollars in a Forest Service fire sale salvage operation.

Read more: Forest Service stands its ground in dispute with Greenville logger

 

First school closure committee to meet in Greenville

Feather Publishing
1/9/2012

The first meeting of the Indian Valley School Closure and Consolidation Committee, or 7-11 Committee, will be held Tuesday, Jan. 10, at 4:30 p.m. in the Greenville High School library.

Read more: First school closure committee to meet in Greenville

 

Sheehan reflects on Plumas Corporation career

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer
1/6/2012

 

John Sheehan leaned back in his swivel chair and glanced at reminders of his 20 years as Plumas Corporation executive director.

The photos, awards and mementos stand out in a room littered with boxes.

Read more: Sheehan reflects on Plumas Corporation career

 

Last call for comment on Portola General Plan update

Diana Jorgenson
Staff Writer
1/6/2012

 

Portola citizens have until Jan. 11 to comment on the city’s update to its General Plan and the proposed Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) to its environmental review of the changes.

Public review of the EIR documents began Nov. 30 (with comment taken at the Dec. 14 meeting) and will culminate at the public hearing scheduled for the regular meeting of the Portola City Council at 7 p.m. Jan. 11.

Read more: Last call for comment on Portola General Plan update

 

Chico woman killed in Spring Garden crash

Feather Publishing
1/5/2012

The California Highway Patrol is investigating whether marijuana played a role in a vehicle accident early this morning that left one Chico resident dead and another injured.

Kelly M. Larocca, 37, was driving a 2007 Honda Accord westbound on Highway 70 near Squirrel Creek Road at 4:45 a.m. at an unknown rate of speed in cold, intermittently icy conditions. Overhead flashing signs were on and advising of icy conditions.

Read more: Chico woman killed in Spring Garden crash

 

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