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   These are the stories we are working on for this week's newspaper:
  • Quick fix: A plumbing problem is forcing the Plumas Unified School District to move its headquarters to the former probation building.
  • Lesser charges: A former Chester Public Utility District general manager pleaded guilty to reduced charges last month in connection with unauthorized use of a district credit card at a Reno strip club.

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Getting the Moonlight cut up and out


Alicia Knadler
Indian Valley Editor
5/11/2011

After almost four years of frustration, local loggers and helicopter loggers are finally salvaging some value out of the big timber standing dead in the most severely burned areas of the 2007 Moonlight Fire.

Of special significance is the 40-year anniversary of the first-ever U.S. helicopter logging job, which was done in the same area.

Read more: Getting the Moonlight cut up and out

 

Homicide victim identified

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer
5/11/2011

A man whose body was discovered in a motor home April 29 in Plumas County was identified Friday as Brian Joseph Graves, 49.

According to the Yuba City Appeal-Democrat and the Sutter County Sheriff’s Office, Graves was a Marysville-area transient.

Ricky Ray Kingsley, 53, has been charged with murder in Graves’ death.

Read more: Homicide victim identified

 

PG&E, environmental experts to attend May 25 cloud-seeding forum

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer
5/11/2011

Almost from the time scientists discovered how to coax extra moisture from clouds, they have done it.

Today’s cloud-seeding technology can produce up to 10 percent more rain and snow in areas where it has been determined necessary.

Read more: PG&E, environmental experts to attend May 25 cloud-seeding forum

 

FRC trustees to consider classified staffing cuts

Mona Hill
Staff Writer
5/9/2011

At its meeting Tuesday, May 10, the Feather River Community College District Board of Trustees will consider a resolution eliminating a total of 6.75 full time equivalent (FTE) classified staff positions.

According to the resolution, the reasons for the cuts are either workload-related, due to budget constraints, or a combination of the two.

Read more: FRC trustees to consider classified staffing cuts

 

Indian Valley Community Resource Center a real asset for the community

Feather Publishing
5/6/2011

Two years ago, when the Indian Valley Community Center was still under construction, Dennis Thibeault, executive director of Plumas Crisis Intervention and Resource Center, toured the site and envisioned a partnership between the Indian Valley Recreation and Parks District and the Indian Valley Family Resource Center.

Read more: Indian Valley Community Resource Center a real asset for the community

 

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