Spring garden and food workshop series on tap
Plumas Rural Services Community Food Network is kicking off spring with a series of three free workshops on food production and use.
The Backyard Farming 101 Workshop will happen Saturday, April 14, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Quincy. This urban homesteading workshop will cover intensive gardening, raising chickens for meat and eggs, care and use of miniature dairy goats, and how to read a soil test and troubleshoot soil deficiencies. A soup lunch will be provided. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.
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School district requested officers’ presence at Greenville meeting
The presence of four Plumas County sheriff’s deputies at Wednesday’s school board meeting in Greenville didn’t go unnoticed.
In response to public queries, Sheriff Greg Hagwood said the deputies attended the meeting at the request of the Plumas Unified School District administration.
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Forest Service attorney denies comment
In a letter to Feather Publishing dated March 28, Forest Service attorney Jamie Rosen denies that he told Indian Valley logger Randy Pew, “I don’t care about you. I don’t care about your family, the people who work for you, or your county.”
Rosen called Pew’s and Pew consultant Bill Wickman’s comments “false statements.”
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Harris recall proceeds; Applicants wanted for Baker’s seat
Public hearing Wednesday on future of Indian Valley schools
Efforts to recall Glenn Harris, superintendent of the Plumas County Office of Education, are proceeding. Plumas County Clerk-Recorder Kathy Williams certified the petition to recall Harris Monday, March 26, so proponents can begin collecting signatures.
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Pew consultant confirms USFS attorney’s ‘I don’t care’ comment
Controversial comments attributed to a U.S. Forest Service attorney were indeed made, according to a man who was in the room.
Bill Wickman, a former longtime Forest Service employee, told the Quincy Library Group that attorney James Rosen said he didn’t care about the plight of logger Randy Pew or Plumas County.
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Hall says CAO’s treatment prompted her resignation
|Public Health Director Mimi Hall
Public Health Director Mimi Hall said she was extremely dedicated to her job and didn’t want to leave.
The man she blamed for creating a “toxic culture” for county workers, county Chief Administrative Officer Jack Ingstad, said he didn’t want her to go.
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