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   These are a few of the stories you will find in this week's printed newspaper:
  • Shock and grief: Friends and co-workers try to come to grips with the death of Cromberg couple Mike and Olga Kroencke whose bodies were found Saturday near Oroville.
  • Plan approved: Supervisors approved the county’s new mental health plan, but some are wondering aloud if it will make any difference.
  • Ice cream cash: Sheriff Greg Hagwood’s appearance in an ice cream commercial last April resulted in a sweet treat for the county.

Supervisors approve additional fair funding

Mona Hill
Staff Writer
2/23/2011

 

Fair manager John Steffanic appeared before the Board of Supervisors Tuesday, Feb. 15, to explain circumstances leading up to his request for $77,445 from the county’s contingency funds.

Most of the money, $72,445, is to meet payroll through the end of the fiscal year. Steffanic said the remaining balance, $5,000, was to ensure the fair had funds to pay its electric bill.

Read more: Supervisors approve additional fair funding

Hopman, Cassou and Nero honored at QFD installation ceremony

Mike Taborski
Publisher
2/23/2011

The late Bill Hopman was named Fireman of the Year for the Quincy Volunteer Fire Department.

The presentation was made Saturday night, Feb. 12, at the annual installation-of-officers banquet at the fire hall.

Read more: Hopman, Cassou and Nero honored at QFD installation ceremony

Rate increase coming: City of Portola discusses how much

Diana Jorgenson
Staff Writer
2/23/2011

At the first of two rate study presentations to the Portola City Council to discuss increases in city water and sewer rates, Mayor Pro Tem Juliana Mark asked, “Why now? Right now, people are having a hard time of it, so why are we talking about rate increases now?”

Read more: Rate increase coming: City of Portola discusses how much

Another winter storm headed our way

Feather Publishing
2/24/2011

ANOTHER COLD WINTER STORM FROM WESTERN CANADA WILL BRING VERY LOW SNOW LEVELS TO THE REGION AND PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW TO THE FOOTHILLS AND MOUNTAINS. SEVERAL INCHES OF SNOWFALL ACCUMULATION WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE NORTH END OF THE SACRAMENTO VALLEY WITH FLURRIES POSSIBLE AT TIMES ELSEWHERE IN THE CENTRAL VALLEY.

FOR THE MOST UP TO DATE WEATHER, UTILITY, AND HIGHWAY INFORMATION GO TO THE PLUMASNEWS.COM WEATHER PAGE.


Faculty union goes on record with report to trustees

Mona Hill
Staff Writer
mhill@plumasnews.com

 

Feather River College District’s board met Thursday, Feb. 17, and with the exception of finances, heard generally good news. However, there were a few shadows in all the sunshine.

Read more: Faculty union goes on record with report to trustees



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