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

  • Lucky dog: After eight harrowing days lost in the Plumas National Forest, a missing Shetland sheepdog was found. He was hungry, tired, cold, scratched, limping on bloody paws and missing some fur. But his tail was wagging.
  • On trial: The trial for a Quincy man accused of inflicting fatal injuries on a toddler in 2013 is scheduled to begin March 12.
  • Moving on: Just days after Plumas District Hospital announced that it couldn’t take over Quincy Nursing & Rehabilitation, several residents of the facility have found new homes.

More local families relying on food stamps

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer
9/21/2011

More Plumas County residents rely on food stamps than ever before.

In a continued sign of the depressed economic times, 622 households received food stamp assistance in May. The average household is comprised of roughly three people.

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PSREC finds ways to meet changing needs

Trish Welsh Taylor
Staff Writer
9/21/2011

“It’s been an incredible year in the energy business,” said Dave Roberti, 2011 president of the Plumas-Sierra Rural Electric Cooperative (PSREC) board of directors. He was speaking at the Sept. 10 annual board meeting and membership gathering. “But we are not going to be able to rest on our laurels.”

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State inmate transfer focus of Quincy townhall meeting

Feather Publishing
9/21/2011

Members of the Plumas County Community Corrections Partnership Executive Committee will host a townhall meeting Wednesday, Sept. 28, at the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds in Quincy.

The 7 p.m. meeting in Serpilio Hall will address Assembly Bill 109: California’s Prison Realignment Bill.

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Grant funds entrepreneurial program at FRC

Mona Hill
Staff Writer
9/21/2011

Feather River College Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE) members have partnered with Plumas Unified School District, Plumas Bank and the county’s chambers of commerce to bring the Extreme Entrepreneurship Tour to Feather River College Thursday, Sept. 29, 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Amy Schulz, SIFE adviser and director for Workforce Innovation Partnership – Youth Entrepreneurship at FRC, said Thursday’s event is about building entrepreneurial pathways for high school and college students, age 14 – 27.

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