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   These are a few of the stories you will find in this week's printed newspaper:
  • Ebola preparedness: Could a deadly virus with its roots in West Africa find its way to Plumas County? The county’s three hospitals are preparing, just in case.
  • Candidates speak: With elections just days away, candidates for local public offices took part in forums and submitted answers to questions from the newspaper.
  • Remembering Grace: The family of an FRC student who died earlier this month said they were overwhelmed by the community’s support after the college held a vigil to remember their daughter.

Auditor says ‘politics’ led to her decision to resign

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer
5/2/2012

Plumas County’s auditor-controller said the political battles associated with her job finally took their toll last week.

“The political issues were just a little more than I could take,” Shawn Montgomery said. “I don’t have the personality for it. I thought I did, but I guess I don’t.”

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Master nature photographer opens Capitol Arts Center

Feather Publishing
5/2/2012

Taylorsville resident Carr Clifton has been lauded as “one of the greatest living masters of outdoor and nature photography” (kenrockwell.com). Outdoor Photographer Magazine states that he is “truly a master.” Digital Photo Magazine adds, “Carr Clifton has achieved iconic status in the world of nature photography.”

Read more: Master nature photographer opens Capitol Arts Center

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Self resigns as Seneca District Hospital CEO

M. Kate West
Staff Writer
5/2/2012

Doug Self, chief executive officer for Seneca Healthcare District (SHD), submitted his resignation to the board of directors Friday, April 20.

He has accepted the position of chief operating officer (COO) for the Carson-Tahoe Health System (CTHS), which is based in Carson City.

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Supervisor candidates state their case during public forum

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer
5/2/2012

District 4 Supervisor Lori Simpson didn’t mince words during last week’s candidate forum.

“You need to elect me again. No bones about it,” Simpson said. “I admire these two (challengers Barry Gossett and James Huffmon) and I will appoint them to some commissions and let them get up to speed. I’m already up to speed.”

Read more: Supervisor candidates state their case during public forum

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Local eatery, outdoor seating

Feaather Publishing
5/2/2012

After taking the winter off, photography hobbyist and Lake Almanor Basin resident Jan Davies has again hit her stride in capturing incredible wildlife scenes.

Catching sight of an osprey that had just made his selection from the interactive lunch menu featured by the North Fork Feather River, she trailed him as he flew down Main Street in Chester.

Read more: Local eatery, outdoor seating

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