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   These are the stories you will find in this week's newspaper:
  • Unforgettable experience: Forest Service officer Chris Holland knew something seemed strange when he came across a man digging a shallow hole in the woods three years ago. What he discovered was unforgettable.
  • Suicide prevented: Thanks to police and mental health workers, a man who stood on the edge of the Spanish Creek Bridge for more than two hours didn’t jump.
  • Dig could be delayed: The sheriff said he will discover what lies at the bottom of a Meadow Valley well — he’s just not sure how to pay for it or when it will happen.

Reward in arson case increased to $2,100

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer
dmcdonald@plumasnews.com

The reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of an arsonist was increased to $2,100 last week.

Anyone with information about a May 21 fire that destroyed a house at 1195 Lee Road in East Quincy is encouraged to call the Quincy Fire Department at 283-0870 or the CalFire Arson Tip Line at (800) 468-4408.

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Dredge miners hear giant sucking sound

Delaine Fragnoli
Managing Editor
6/8/2011

The controversial practice of suction dredge mining may be banned permanently in California thanks to recently passed budget language. Committees in both houses of the California Legislature passed the language last month. The language awaits final approval as part of the state’s overall budget package.

Read more: Dredge miners hear giant sucking sound

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Fatal accident on Highway 70

Feather Publishing
Courtesy of  Robin Epley
Staff Writer
Chico Enterprise-Record

 

Three Oroville residents were killed in an accident Saturday afternoon, June 4, near the county line between Butte and Plumas.

The driver, approximately 35 years old, was headed westbound on Highway 70 with two juvenile passengers in the car, according to a press release from the Chico office of the California Highway Patrol.

Read more: Fatal accident on Highway 70

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IV Hospital for sale: directors meet to declare it surplus

Alicia Knadler
Indian Valley Record Editor
6/3/2011

Indian Valley Hospital may go up for sale soon after health care district directors meet Monday, June 6, to discuss and take action on the formal declaration of surplus.

A special note on the agenda explains that the surplus declaration does not include the clinic building and property.

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Feather River College offers community education classes and workshops

Feather Publishing
6/3/2011

 

Want to have a summer to remember?  Consider the opportunity to learn about the stars, explore culture through films, create a nature journal, learn basic computer skills or participate in African dance, by checking out the community education classes offered this summer by Feather River College.

Beginning June 11 and running through August, students of all ages are welcome to take part in the low-cost, not-for-credit program. There are 17 fun and informative classes, some taking place throughout the county.

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