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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Supervisors, CAO take heat over pay cut process
County department heads ripped the Board of Supervisors and the county’s budget officer last week over what they perceived as the county’s “take a pay cut or else” message.
In a sometimes heated exchange during the board’s meeting Tuesday, March 20, various county officers said they felt disrespected, intimidated and threatened by the process.
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Woodbridge hopes to build this summer
“The hope is that we can actually get something on the ground before the end of the year. We’ll be looking for the lowest (amount to pay) and the easiest thing to do just so we get something started. We know it’s been a long time and people have been wondering. We feel we had good reasons for not being here and doing something, not the least of which is the economy,” David Wade of Woodbridge at Portola told a special joint assembly of the city’s Planning Commission and City Council March 20.
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Seventh lion killed, this one in Rush Creek
Indian Valley Editor
Rush Creek, not far as the crow flies from Indian Valley, was the scene Thursday, March 22, of another in a series of lion killings.
This makes the seventh lion killed in Plumas County since the long stretch of dry weather turned in late January.
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