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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.

Self resigns as Seneca District Hospital CEO

M. Kate West
Staff Writer

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

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.”

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Local eatery, outdoor seating

Feaather Publishing

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.

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Two people injured in single-car crash

Feather Publishing

Two people were injured on Monday, April 30, during a single-car accident in Quincy.

Luke Medeiros, 19, of Quincy, and Melissa Kalbfleisch, 18, of Reno were transported to Plumas District Hospital after the car Kalbfleisch was driving struck a guardrail.

The accident happened at 1 p.m. on Quincy Junction Road, north of Clear Creek Road.

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Woman found dead in Feather River

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer

On Friday, April 27, two men preparing for an afternoon of kayaking saw an “unconscious woman” floating face-down in the Feather River at Rich Bar.

“We weren’t sure if the person was alive,” said Quincy resident Kurt Sable. “Conner (Herdt) yelled at the person and was prepared to throw a rope.”

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