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   These are the stories we are working on for this week's newspaper:
  • Deputy shooting fallout: The children of a Portola man who was shot and killed at Eastern Plumas Health Care last year are seeking millions of dollars in damages.
  • The trout must go: The state is planning to pull all of the brook trout out of a Plumas County lake in order to protect the yellow-legged frog.
  • Inspections delayed: Cal Fire was scheduled to begin property inspections this week, but decided to wait until the public could better understand what the inspectors are doing.

-Headline News

Fatal snowmobile accident in Lakes Basin

Feather Publishing
4/5/2011

On Sunday, April 3, at about 4:21 p.m. the Sierra County Sheriff’s Office was advised by Plumas County Sheriff’s Office that a snowmobile accident had occurred near the Sierra/Plumas county line.    The location was approximately 40 feet from the entrance to the Day Use Area of Gold Lake, near the town of Sierra City. The rider had apparently rolled the snowmobile down a slight ledge and then became trapped beneath the snowmobile.

Read more: Fatal snowmobile accident in Lakes Basin

 

Consolidation breakdown

Joshua Sebold
Staff Writer
4/6/2011

The East Quincy Service District (EQSD) and Quincy Community Service District (QCSD) have somehow found a way to snatch drama from the jaws of cooperation at the eleventh hour of their consolidation process.

Read more: Consolidation breakdown

 

EPHC to cut costs in response to poor financials in February and March

Linda Satchwell
Public Relations Coordinator
Eastern Plumas Health Care

Eastern Plumas Health Care’s (EPHC) March board meeting was a roller coaster of good and bad news. The poor financial news was met head on, and in other areas the board learned of several positive and innovative ways in which EPHC is seeking to reach out to the community.

Read more: EPHC to cut costs in response to poor financials in February and March

 

Free community forestry webinar series to be offered in April

Feather Publishing
4/6/2011

The University of California and the Northern California Society of American Foresters will host a series of online presentations and field trips for people who are passionate about their local forests. The Community Forest Webinar Series runs from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Pacific Daylight Saving Time, on April 7, 13, 20 and 27.

Field trips have been scheduled for May 7 to the Usal Forest near Fort Bragg, May 15 in Weaverville, May 28 to the Arcata Forest in Arcata and June 25 to Tahoe-Donner Forest near Truckee.

Read more: Free community forestry webinar series to be offered in April

 

Damaged utility pole threatens home

Feather Publishing
3/31/2011

5:30 p.m. UpdateGrnvlPole
Power has been restored to Greenville, and crews will work on replacing the pole tomorrow, according to PG&E engineer Bob Beach, who was at the scene at 5:15 p.m., to assess the work that will be needed.
4:30 p.m. Update
The faulty utility pole has been stabilized and the downtown roadway is now open. Law enforcement has been released from the incident. Power has not yet been restored to downtown Greenville.

Read more: Damaged utility pole threatens home

 

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