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   These are the stories you will find in this week's newspaper:
  • Poor report: For the second time in as many months, an investigation found a number of problems at the Plumas County Mental Health department.
  • Budget frustration: Tempers flared during last week’s Board of Supervisors meeting as board members discussed the 2014-15 budget.
  • School bus inflation: Effective Jan. 31, 2015, Plumas Unified School District bus fees will increase by 10 percent.

County Administrative Officer's fate up in the air

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer
Updated 4/5/2012

Jack Ingstad’s future as the county’s chief administrative officer is scheduled to be discussed behind closed doors on Tuesday, April 10.

The Board of Supervisors are expected to decide whether to accept the budget officer’s informal resignation offer, or keep Ingstad in the post he has held for nearly seven years.

Read more: County Administrative Officer's fate up in the air

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Spring garden and food workshop series on tap

Feather Publishing
4/4/2012

 

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.

Read more: Spring garden and food workshop series on tap

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School district requested officers’ presence at Greenville meeting

Dan McDonaldSchoolClz
Staff Writer
3/29/2012

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.

Read more: School district requested officers’ presence at Greenville meeting

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Forest Service attorney denies comment

Feather Publishing
3/29/2012

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.”

Read more: Forest Service attorney denies comment

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Harris recall proceeds; Applicants wanted for Baker’s seat

Delaine FragnoliSchoolClz
Managing Editor
3/28/2012

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.

Read more: Harris recall proceeds; Applicants wanted for Baker’s seat

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