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   These are the stories we are working on for this week's newspaper:
  • Image makeover needed: In the soon-to-be-released grand jury report, the jurors said the county’s Alcohol and Drug and Mental Health departments are suffering from a poor public image.
  • Help at the jail: The Board of Supervisors approved the sheriff’s request to hire four corrections officers, but not before reminding him the county is facing a $3 million budget problem.
  • Water disaster?: The state has already enacted emergency conservation measures. The county is thinking about declaring a local disaster as well.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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PG&E customers can delay SmartMeter installation

Delaine Fragnoli
Managing Editor
5/4/2011

PG&E customers who have safety or other concerns about SmartMeters can now delay installation.

The company announced April 25 that customers who have not yet received a SmartMeter could temporarily delay the installation of their new meter. PG&E began installing the controversial meters in Plumas County last month.

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