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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.

Board OKs teacher layoffs

Delaine Fragnoli
SchoolClzManaging Editor
2/29/2012

Plumas Unified School District board members voted unanimously Wednesday, Feb. 22, to lay off 32.5 full-time equivalent faculty positions in preparation for possible school closures and consolidations.

Bob Tuerck, of Quincy, took a long, hard pause before casting the first “aye” in the roll call vote.

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Small town radio attracts international audience

Mona Hill
Staff Writer
2/29/2012

On May 12, 2011, Plumas Community Radio, KQNY 91.9 FM, broke several years of radio silence in Plumas County when it began broadcasting from a tiny office on Main Street in Quincy.

Less than a year later, via live streaming on kqny.org, out-of-towners have joined local listeners

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Services to be held Saturday for Quincy business owner

Feather Publishing
Updated 3/1/2012

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Renee Hall in her Quincy restaraunt, Morning Thunder.
Photo by Martha Flynn Photography
Services for Renee Hall, owner of the Morning Thunder restaurant in Quincy, will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at Fehrman Mortuary. All are then invited to return to Morning Thunder for one last chance to share memories of Renee together.


Original post 2/27/2012

A Taylorsville woman was killed Sunday night in a single-vehicle accident on Arlington Road.

Renee Hall, 43, died after the pickup truck she was driving collided with a power pole about 8:30 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.

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Don’t waste our time: committee wants nod on charter model

Alicia KnadlerSchoolClz
Indian Valley Editor
2/29/2012

Before Plumas Charter School officials in Greenville spend more time working to help develop the combination public-charter option for Indian Valley students, they want a nod from Plumas Unified School District that this is an acceptable alternative.

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County close to restoring A&D services

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer
2/29/2012

Plumas County is another step closer to restoring state-sponsored alcohol and drug services.

Public Health Director Mimi Hall told the county’s Board of Supervisors the A&D program could be back in business as soon as this spring.

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