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

  • Townhalls attract crowds: Assemblyman Brian Dahle and Sen. Ted Gaines met with constituents in Quincy and Chester during a three-meeting swing through Plumas and Lassen counties.
  • New leader: After nearly three decades, the Plumas County Mental Health Commission has a new leader. Supervisor Kevin Goss was named to replace Hank Eisenmann.
  • Home away from home: As of last week, new homes had been found for all of the patients at Quincy Nursing & Rehabilitation and most had already moved.

Lafferty reveals Plumas District Hospital upgrade plans

Mona Hill
Staff Writer
4/11/2012

 

Proposal maintains Measure B cap on property taxes

Chief Executive Officer Doug Lafferty presented his proposal for a hospital upgrade to the Plumas District Hospital board April 5. The price tag on Lafferty’s proposal comes in at less than half of the ill-fated Measure A proposal: $9 – $10 million, with completion by fall 2013.

The previous hospital administration’s plan projected costs of $21.7 million and completion in December 2011. Officials at the time steadfastly maintained the project was bare bones.

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County supervisors, department leaders take benefit cuts

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer
4/11/2012

 

The Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to reduce benefits for themselves and other salaried county leaders last week.

Two weeks after county officers blasted the supervisors and budget officer Jack Ingstad for the pay cut process, the mood during the meeting Tuesday, April 3, was somewhat subdued.

Chairman Robert Meacher, who is leaving the board in December after 20 years on the job, broke a long silence after the vote.

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County could soon have two tourism marketing websites

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer
4/11/2012

 

Since the demise of the Plumas County Visitors Bureau, local merchants and tourism providers have urged the county to fund a marketing website to help support their businesses.

Now it looks like the county could soon have two websites dedicated to attracting visitors.

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Community pleads to keep school open

Alicia KnadlerSchoolClz
Indian Valley Editor
4/4/2012

 

Indian Valley residents have spurred themselves into action on a scale unseen before, so much so, that someone within the Plumas Unified School District felt it necessary to call the sheriff and ask for protection when the regular meeting was conducted Wednesday, March 28, in Greenville.

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