Big check to help fire victims
Sgt. Chad Herman presents checks totaling $5,000 from the Plumas County Sheriff’s Employees Association Children’s Fund to Linda Van Dahlen at Plumas Bank. Six members of the Barclay family were injured when their mobile home burned Dec. 21. Photo by Theresa Humphrey
Chad Herman has been a sergeant for many years and was stationed in several locations. At the end of June 2011 he received a permanent position and became the sergeant in charge of the Portola Substation. He oversees four deputies and covers calls and shifts and makes calls.
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Words & Music performance in Quincy canceled for tonight
Plumas Arts has announced that, due to late breaking circumstances, it has cancelled tonight’s Words & Music performance in Quincy, scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012.
Headliner FlyWire will be rescheduled for a future date.
Group studies latest thermal curtain report
M. Kate West
“The 2009 Level 3 Report from the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) lists all the alternatives they are actively pursuing. Except for the baseline, all the alternatives include a thermal curtain,” said Save Lake Almanor chairwoman Wendi Durkin. “The alternatives are everything Save Lake Almanor is against. We do not want the thermal curtain or water removed from Lake Almanor.”
Included among the many reasons the group doesn’t want the alternatives to go forward are the strong potential of damage to the lake and its fisheries.
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PDH to roll out new statement in February
Last November, following a special audit of Plumas District Hospital’s patient financial systems, Chief Executive Officer Doug Lafferty essentially promised a new billing format by Feb. 1, 2012.
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Furry critter may rise to spotted owl status
Indian Valley Editor
The status of the American pika, a furry little critter that resembles a rodent, might soon be on par with that of the iconic spotted owl.
Loggers, hunters, miners, cattlemen and other forest users could be among those affected if this happens.
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