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   These are a few of the stories you will find in this week's printed newspaper:
  • Recall moving forward: Residents upset with the Indian Valley Community Services District’s board gathered enough signatures to force a recall election for three of the directors.
  • Sticker shock: Developers of the stalled Feather River Inn project say they are stunned by the Graeagle Fire Protection District’s demand for an up-front $250,000 annexation fee.
  • Scam revealed: A Quincy man was almost certain an offer to earn cash as a secret shopper was a scam... But he decided to play along.

Grand Jury commends city staff, raps council

Debra Moore
Staff Writer

The 2012-13 Plumas County Grand Jury report is out, and the city of Portola received mixed reviews.

The Grand Jury applauded the city staff and wrote, “They are to be commended for a job well done even under adverse circumstances,” but the City Council didn’t fare as well.

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Investigation finds deputy shooting justified

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer

Plumas County Sheriffs Deputy Tom Froggatt’s actions on June 19 probably saved several lives.

That was the finding of a seven-week investigation into a violent disturbance at the Evergreen Trailer Park in Quincy. The confrontation ended with Froggatt fatally shooting 36-year-old Quincy resident Dennis Jason Majewski.

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Fire crews respond to a new wildland fire

Feather Publishing
2:50 p.m. update

The Forest Service has turned around all resources that have not yet arrived at the fire. They are not calling the fire contained yet, but it is apparently knocked down and they are comfortable they can control it and hold it with the resources on the scene. This will be the last update unless conditions change.

2:40 p.m. update

The Forest Service incident comander has cancelled the air tanker suggesting they are getting a handle on this fire which has been named the Willow Fire.

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Plumas-Sierra County Fair Starts Today

John Steffanic
Fair Manager

Magic of Country Living…..

Usually, magic involves pulling things out of something; a rabbit out of a hat or a pigeon out of a box.

When it comes to Plumas and Sierra Counties, the magic draws things in; visitors to our natural beauty or friends and relatives to visit family. Our theme this year was chosen to draw attention to all the magical things that make our community such an appealing magnet!

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