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   These are a few of the stories you will find in this week's printed newspaper:
  • Shock and grief: Friends and co-workers try to come to grips with the death of Cromberg couple Mike and Olga Kroencke whose bodies were found Saturday near Oroville.
  • Plan approved: Supervisors approved the county’s new mental health plan, but some are wondering aloud if it will make any difference.
  • Ice cream cash: Sheriff Greg Hagwood’s appearance in an ice cream commercial last April resulted in a sweet treat for the county.

Cool cash, hot rods and chili featured for major event in Greenville

Alicia Knadler
Indian Valley Editor
7/3/2012

Gold Digger Days organizers have gone all out to make the 2012 event the most spectacular ever for the 50th anniversary of Gold Digger Days and the 150th for the town of Greenville.

The excitement begins Friday, July 20, with a concert by Lacy J. Dalton at 7:30 p.m. on the Main Street Stage, and activities almost every hour throughout the day and night Saturday, July 21.

Read more: Cool cash, hot rods and chili featured for major event in Greenville

Congress extends Secure Rural Schools

Delaine Fragnoli
Managing Editor
7/2/2012

Congress voted Friday, June 29, to extend the Secure Rural Schools (SRS) program. The SRS extension is part of the nation’s transportation bill.

The extension moved one step closer to reauthorization Wednesday, June 27, when House and Senate conference committee members reached a compromise on the nation’s long-stalled transportation bill, which was due to expire Saturday, June 30.

Read more: Congress extends Secure Rural Schools

Victim’s wife left homeless: Victim may have been suffering from withdrawal

Laura Beaton
Staff Writer
6/27/2012

 

The officer-involved shooting June 19 at Evergreen Motel and RV Park outside Quincy left one man dead and his wife homeless. Janet Cass, 50, identified the shooting victim as her husband, Dennis Jason William Majewski, 36.

In the course of an hour, Cass lost her husband, her home and virtually all of her belongings. She is temporarily staying at the Gold Pan Lodge.

“I need help,” Cass said Friday, June 22, “with little things. And for donations and stuff to get him cremated.”

Read more: Victim’s wife left homeless: Victim may have been suffering from withdrawal

Railroad Days is back on track

Debra Moore
Staff Writer
6/27/2012

Problems that threatened to derail this year’s Railroad Days celebration have been overcome, and a scaled-down event is planned for Aug. 17-19.

“It’s good news,” City Manager Leslie Tigan told the city council during a meeting earlier this month.

Read more: Railroad Days is back on track

Watershed projects up for final review

Alicia Knadler
Indian Valley Editor
6/27/2012

 

Several watershed projects planned by the Feather River Coordinated Resource Management group, of the Plumas Corporation, are on hold for a final review by the executive committee  Wednesday, June 27, from 1 to 4 p.m.

The projects were put on hold in April, after a special meeting to review the structure and processes of the organization, which is comprised of several state and county agencies and organizations.

Read more: Watershed projects up for final review



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