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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

Building Department to focus on code enforcement

Joshua Sebold
Staff Writer
7/7/2010


    The Plumas County Board of Supervisors approved Building Director John Cunningham’s request to fill a vacant code enforcement position that was funded in his budget at a June BOS meeting. 

  The department head told the supervisors his combined building and code enforcement department budgets were approximately $180,000 lighter than in the prior year.

Read more: Building Department to focus on code enforcement

 

A grand celebration planned for the Cy Hall Memorial Museum

Alicia Knadler

Indian Valley Editor

7/6/2010

After almost 20 years of dedicated work, directors of the Cy Hall Memorial Museum are ready for a grand opening celebration mixer Friday, July 9, at 5:30 p.m., with a special recognition program at 6:30 p.m.

The museum is located on the corner of Main and Mill streets, in the building many old-timers will remember as Miller’s warehouse.

Read more: A grand celebration planned for the Cy Hall Memorial Museum

 

Economic impacts of Plumas District Hospital studied

Linda Satchwell
Staff Writer
7/7/2010


Plumas District Hospital recently released an economic impact study it commissioned, at a cost of $5,000, through the Center for Economic Development at California State University–Chico.

The study analyzes the economic impact of the district on the local economy and tries to estimate the economic effects of a hospital closure. It does not, however, look at what might lead to closure or whether passage of Measure B would or could lead to closure.

Read more: Economic impacts of Plumas District Hospital studied

 

County looks to phone system for cost reductions

Joshua Sebold
Staff Writer
7/7/2010

    The Board of Supervisors approved Information Systems Manager Dave Preston’s plan to comb the county phone system for potentially unused or redundant lines at the June budget meeting.  

  Preston said he had made cuts in various line items to save a telecommunications support technician position, but could only find immediate funding for three-fifths of a full-time position that was staffed at four-fifths.

Read more: County looks to phone system for cost reductions

 

Plumas Rural Services takes over transit operations

Joshua Sebold
Staff Writer
7/7/2010


    The Plumas County Board of Supervisors approved the county transportation committee’s contract with Plumas Rural Services, making PRS the new provider for Plumas Transit.

Read more: Plumas Rural Services takes over transit operations

 

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