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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

Hospital petitioners have their day in court and one more coming

Linda Satchwell
Staff Writer
5/5/2010


    A packed courtroom, presided over by a retired judge of Butte Superior Court, the Honorable Thomas Kelly, listened April 27 as petitioners for the Plumas District Hospital Tax Limitation Initiative brought an ex parte application.

Read more: Hospital petitioners have their day in court and one more coming

 

Portola grad saves the life of Reno man

Diana Jorgenson
Portola Editor
5/5/2010


    Jessica Bauer, a 2005 Portola High School graduate, was on her way to work as an EMT with REMSA in Reno, Nev., when she saw a glow in the distance. It was 4 a.m., April 23.

Read more: Portola grad saves the life of Reno man

 

Deputy’s appeal fails

Joshua Sebold
Staff Writer
5/5/2010


    Former Plumas County Deputy Jeff Bergstrand’s effort to challenge his termination, which originally occurred in 2008, has come to an unsuccessful end.   

When asked whether the grievance process had concluded, Acting Plumas County Counsel Brian Morris indicated, “In the county’s view this matter is closed.”

Read more: Deputy’s appeal fails

 

Posch pleads to charges

Joshua Sebold
Staff Writer
4/28/2010


    High Desert State Prison Sergeant Todd Posch pled no contest to two counts of filing a false police report Tuesday, April 27.   

Each charge carries a maximum possible jail sentence of six months for a total exposure of one year. Sentencing is scheduled for June 7.

Read more: Posch pleads to charges

 

Nakoma sold to Feather River Inn developer

Diana Jorgenson
Portola Editor
4/28/2010


     After nearly six years of upheaval and bankruptcy court, the Nakoma Resort and Golf Course at Gold Mountain has been sold to the Schomac Group, Inc., developers out of Tucson, Ariz., who are also current owners of the Feather River Inn, 10 miles away at the other end of Mohawk Valley.

Read more: Nakoma sold to Feather River Inn developer

 

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