Winter weather brings beauty and challenges
Last Thursday’s storm dropped more than two feet of snow in downtown Quincy and took out power to the whole town. While the snowfall made navigating around town difficult, it also left behind scenes of winter tranquility.
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Fair looks for ways to continue, without state funds
With no state funds expected for the Plumas-Sierra County Fair, directors and fair manager John Steffanic discussed possible solutions at a meeting Wednesday, Feb. 23.
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DA says his budget is shrinking
District Attorney (DA) David Hollister told the Plumas County Board of Supervisors his budget for the current fiscal year was $163,724 lighter compared to the previous year, with the county’s General Fund contribution and grant funding both shrinking.
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Highway 70 slide cleared; Feather River Canyon now open
3/3/2011 - 6:00 p.m. Update
|Work continues removing slide material from Highway 70. Currently there is one way controlled traffic with a 20 minute delay.
Photo by Will Farris
CalTrans reports that work on clearing the slide is completed and that Highway 70 is now open.
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City of Portola moves ahead with Prop 218 process for rate increase
At their regular meeting Feb. 23, Portola's City Council voted to go forward with the proposed rate increases to city water and sewer customers and to begin the Proposition 218 process.
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Social services positions in limbo
The Plumas County Board of Supervisors (BOS) recently delayed the filling of three vacant positions in the social services department, including two providing around-the-clock emergency responses to "serious allegations of abuse or neglect" in the adult and child protective services units.
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