Portola teen rises to new heights in ‘Hairspray’
When 18-year-old Jennifer Wright steps on stage, her biggest fan will be in the audience.
“My mom is always saying, ‘You’re going to do this. You’re going to do well,’” Wright said.
“This” is the lead role in “Hairspray,” the Feather River College production that runs May 9 – 13 at the Town Hall Theatre in Quincy.
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County emergency responders get support from sheriff’s office
The Plumas County Sheriff’s Office is spreading the wealth.
Last week the department doled out more than $80,000 worth of new high-tech equipment to more than a dozen of the county’s emergency responders.
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Portola council asks staff to forego raises Says yes to new fire equipment
The Portola City Council will continue to rely on temporary employees to get work done and will ask its permanent employees to forego cost of living and step pay increases.
Those were just two of the decisions that the City Council made during its 2012-13 budget workshop May 2.
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Water plant’s a wash, rate increases on tap
Indian Valley Editor
Last month it was a dismal report about the Greenville water treatment plant, and this month directors of the Indian Valley Community Services District will hear about proposed water and sewer rate increases, county projects and an easement around the historic Western Pacific Greenville freight depot.
They have a full agenda for their meeting tonight, Wednesday, May 9, in the Greenville Town Hall at 6:30 p.m.
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Clio man killed in single-vehicle crash
A Clio man was killed Monday afternoon in a single-vehicle crash west of Portola.
Michael W. Shegda, 65, died after his truck left the roadway about 2:30 p.m. and struck two trees off of westbound Portola-McClears Road (A-15).
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Two wildfires reported in Plumas County
Plumas County’s first two wildfires of the season were reported Sunday afternoon, May 6.
According the U.S. Forest Service, both fires were quickly contained and extinguished. No structures were threatened.
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