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   These are the stories we are working on for this week's newspaper:
  • Deputy shooting fallout: The children of a Portola man who was shot and killed at Eastern Plumas Health Care last year are seeking millions of dollars in damages.
  • The trout must go: The state is planning to pull all of the brook trout out of a Plumas County lake in order to protect the yellow-legged frog.
  • Inspections delayed: Cal Fire was scheduled to begin property inspections this week, but decided to wait until the public could better understand what the inspectors are doing.

-Headline News

Chester man arrested for luring Susanville child via text messages

Teresa Mossinger
Staff Writer
10/27/2011

After a month-long investigation, the Susanville Police Department (SPD) with assistance from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) arrested 32-year-old Chester resident Larry Ronald Gorbet Jr. Oct. 20.

Read more: Chester man arrested for luring Susanville child via text messages

 

County to furlough employees

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer
10/26/2011

With union negotiations at an impasse, financially struggling Plumas County has decided to furlough its employees.

At its meeting Tuesday, Oct. 18, the county’s Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to adopt furloughs for all county employees, with the exception of those in the sheriff’s office.

Read more: County to furlough employees

 

Draft of County General Plan available for review

Feather Publishing
10/26/2011

The Plumas County Planning Department has made the Draft General Plan, dated Oct. 14, with changes incorporated, available to the public via the county website (countyofplumas.com) as a news flash or under Planning Services. The Planning Department can also provide the draft upon request by email, CD or hard copy (limited quantities). There is a counter copy available for viewing at Planning & Building Services, 555 Main St. in Quincy; plus, a copy is in the process of being sent to each of the county libraries.

Read more: Draft of County General Plan available for review

 

Free flu shot clinics under way

Feather Publishing
10/25/2011

It’s flu season and the Plumas County Public Health Agency reminds folks it is time to protect themselves and those they love against the flu. A plentiful supply of the vaccine is available. Drive-through vaccination clinics are already under way. The Portola/Beckwourth clinic was held Monday, Oct. 24, and the Greenville clinic was held Tuesday, Oct. 25.

Read more: Free flu shot clinics under way

 

Ballots due November 8

Feather Publishing
October 26, 2011

Ballots for the East Quincy Services District, West Almanor Community Services District and Prattville/Almanor fire protection districts were mailed Oct. 10 to voters residing in those districts.

Read more: Ballots due November 8

 

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