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   These are a few of the stories you will find in this week's printed newspaper:
  • Ebola preparedness: Could a deadly virus with its roots in West Africa find its way to Plumas County? The county’s three hospitals are preparing, just in case.
  • Candidates speak: With elections just days away, candidates for local public offices took part in forums and submitted answers to questions from the newspaper.
  • Remembering Grace: The family of an FRC student who died earlier this month said they were overwhelmed by the community’s support after the college held a vigil to remember their daughter.

Veterans Service Officer, will she stay or will she go?

Alicia Knadler
Indian Valley Editor
11/24/2010

Plumas County Veterans Service Officer Sheryl Austin began preparing to leave her office about 40 days after her contract was terminated by action of the Board of Supervisors in September.

After that many days with no communication from the county about reclassifying her position, she said wasn't interested in remaining in the county employ.

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Work on Spanish Creek Bridge continues

Feather Publishing
1/24/2010
Spanish-Creek-bridge

The concrete arch bridge over Spanish Creek carrying state highways 70/89 about 8 miles from Quincy is being built by famed CC Meyers Construction, who rebuilt the freeways in LA in record time after the last quake and who is involved in the relocation of traffic on Yerba Buena with the laterally sliding freeway section for the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge, and a number of other emergency-driven repair projects.

 

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Tempest brewing over school district employees truck

Delaine Fragnoli
Managing Editor
11/24/2010

Many residents of and visitors to Quincy have seen it. It’s hard to miss when it’s parked on the street. “It” is an old Ford pickup with numerous racist images and slogans. Sometimes it flies a Confederate flag. The slogans range from the merely crude — “Liberals suck and blow at the same time” — to the disturbing.

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First officer sworn in at new courthouse

Diana Jorgenson
Portola Editor
11/24/2010

 

Amanda Barnes-Turner was sworn in Nov. 12, as the newest member of Plumas County Sheriff’s Office Reserve Unit at the new Plumas-Sierra Courthouse in Portola. It is the first swearing-in at the new building since it opened a year ago.

In a short ceremony with Sheriff Greg Hagwood presiding, Election Coordinator and Deputy Clerk-Recorder Marcy DeMartile swore the new reserve officer in.

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