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   These are the stories we are working on for this week's newspaper:
  • Quick fix: A plumbing problem is forcing the Plumas Unified School District to move its headquarters to the former probation building.
  • Lesser charges: A former Chester Public Utility District general manager pleaded guilty to reduced charges last month in connection with unauthorized use of a district credit card at a Reno strip club.

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Words & Music performance in Quincy canceled for tonight

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Feather Publishing
1/12/2012

Plumas Arts has announced that, due to late breaking circumstances, it has cancelled tonight’s Words & Music performance in Quincy, scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012.

Headliner FlyWire will be rescheduled for a future date.

 

Group studies latest thermal curtain report

M. Kate West
Chester Editor
1/11/2012

“The 2009 Level 3 Report from the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) lists all the alternatives they are actively pursuing. Except for the baseline, all the alternatives include a thermal curtain,” said Save Lake Almanor chairwoman Wendi Durkin. “The alternatives are everything Save Lake Almanor is against. We do not want the thermal curtain or water removed from Lake Almanor.”

Included among the many reasons the group doesn’t want the alternatives to go forward are the strong potential of damage to the lake and its fisheries.

Read more: Group studies latest thermal curtain report

 

PDH to roll out new statement in February

Mona Hill
Staff Writer
1/11/2012

Last November, following a special audit of Plumas District Hospital’s patient financial systems, Chief Executive Officer Doug Lafferty essentially promised a new billing format by Feb. 1, 2012.

Read more: PDH to roll out new statement in February

 

Furry critter may rise to spotted owl status

Alicia Knadler
Indian Valley Editor
1/11/2012

 

The status of the American pika, a furry little critter that resembles a rodent, might soon be on par with that of the iconic spotted owl.

Loggers, hunters, miners, cattlemen and other forest users could be among those affected if this happens.

Read more: Furry critter may rise to spotted owl status

 

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

 

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