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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

Graeagle transfer site remains open on weekends

Joshua Sebold
Staff Writer
12/29/2010

The Plumas County Board of Supervisors (BOS) voted unanimously to keep the Graeagle Transfer site open on Saturdays and Sundays with buy-back recycling services available until at least mid-June.

Read more: Graeagle transfer site remains open on weekends

 

Start the New Year off right: brunch with the Elks

Diana Jorgenson
Portola Editor
12/29/2010

It’s a tradition: Every year the Calpine Elks hold a New Year’s Day brunch at their lodge on Highway 70 in Maybe.

The Elks prepare a grand breakfast of pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, ham, country potatoes, biscuits and gravy, fruit and beverages. Wow.

Read more: Start the New Year off right: brunch with the Elks

 

Greenville water is OK, even with storms

Feather Publishing
12/29/2010

Greenville residents used to boil water notices during major storm events may not have noticed, but they did not receive one this time.

The new state-of-the-art membrane filtration system is handling the storms well, according to chief operator Jesse Lawson, and not balking like the previous system.

Read more: Greenville water is OK, even with storms

 

Winterfest to offer Chilly Chili Cook Off

M. Kate West
Chester Editor
12/29/2010

Bit by bit, word is getting out about the line-up of Winterfest activities being sponsored by the Chester-Lake Almanor Chamber of Commerce, the business community and local service organizations.

To date, two events have been announced for Saturday, Jan. 15, the Almanor Basin Chapter of the American Red Cross will host an 8 – 11 a.m. breakfast at the Lake Almanor Elks Lodge in Old Town Chester.

Read more: Winterfest to offer Chilly Chili Cook Off

 

Power outage tips

Feather Publishing
12/28/2010

With stormy weather approaching, PG&E offers these safety tips to help prepare for the possibility of power outages.

Be prepared for power outages year-round with these tips:

Read more: Power outage tips

 

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