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   These are a few of the stories you will find in this week's printed newspaper:

  • New state: Proponents of the state of Jefferson pushed the Plumas County Board of Supervisors to sign a declaration of support Jan. 20, but they didn’t get it.
  • Nursing home to close: Healthcare leaders learned that the skilled nursing hospital in Quincy is slated for closure, which would result in the relocation of more than three dozen patients and the loss of 60 jobs.
  • Program sacked: Judge Ira Kaufman is no longer sentencing people to drug court. He said he was ending the program because clients weren’t being served.

Forest Service responding to a wildland fire outside of Quincy

Feather Publishing
7/14/2012

8:15 Update

Two Forest Service engine crews are on the fire, named the Spanish Incident, and appear to be knocking it down quickly.

The first unit arrived on the fire shortly before 8:00 a.m. and reported the fire to be approximately an acre and a half in size with low spread potential.

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Freedom Riders

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Meadow Valley’s Fourth of July parade features patriotic horsewomen Liz Durham (left) riding Friday, Melissa Hood on Chandler and Judy Moore on Grey Lad.
Photo by Laura Beaton
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School districts, hospital districts, city council have open seats on ballot

Delaine Fragnoli
Managing Editor
7/11/2012

Voters will have a chance to fill a number of seats on local boards in the November election.

The Feather River College board of trustees will have two open seats, Plumas Unified School District will have three and the Sierra-Plumas Joint Unified School District will have two. Candidates for the school districts must be registered voters residing within the trustee area they are filing for.

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As Temperatures Rise, Californians Urged to Keep Their Cool


Feather Publishing
.July 10, 2012
As several regions of the country begin to get a break from the stifling heat and widespread power outages, many parts of California are now getting a turn under the broiler.  A potentially deadly heat wave has brought triple-digit temperatures to interior parts of Southern California and the eastern Sierra Nevada, leading officials to urge caution.  Officials with the California Emergency Management Agency say there are simple steps you can take to protect yourself from prolonged heat exposure and avoid a trip to a hospital.
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