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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

PDH board sets election date for tax cap initiative

Linda Satchwell
Staff Writer
4/1/2010


    At their board meeting April 1, the Plumas District Hospital board unanimously adopted a Resolution calling for an election on the Tax Limitation Initiative.
    The board either had to adopt the initiative as is, which would cap the Measure A tax at $50 per $100,000 of assessed house value, or else choose to go to election.

Read more: PDH board sets election date for tax cap initiative

 

Rock slide cleared; Highway 70 now open

Feather Publishing
4/3/2010 9:15 a.m Update

 The rock slide has been cleared and Highway 70 in the Feather RiverCanyon is now open.

4/3/2010 5:45 a.m Update

 Highway 70 remains closed due to a rockslide.  Mortorists are advised to use an alternate route.

 
4/2/2010  4:40 p.m.
A rock-slide has closed the Feather River Canyon for through traffic. The slide is located just west of the county line near the tunnels and is blocking both lanes and the shoulder.

Read more: Rock slide cleared; Highway 70 now open

 

Posch Scheduled for Possible Plea

Joshua Sebold
Staff Writer
3/31/2010


High Desert State Prison Sergeant Todd Posch’s next court appearance is scheduled for a possible plea Tuesday, April 20.

Plumas County District Attorney Jeff Cunan reported after a Tuesday, March 30, pretrial conference the only offer made to the defendant was to plea as charged to two counts of filing a false police report.

Read more: Posch Scheduled for Possible Plea

 

Plumas Bank changes leadership

Feather Publishing
3/30/2010

Plumas Bancorp, a bank holding company and the parent company of Plumas Bank, announced the separation of employment of Douglas N. Biddle effective March 26. Biddle had formerly been the company’s president and chief executive officer.

Read more: Plumas Bank changes leadership

 

Hospital board poised to set election

Linda Satchwell
Staff Writer
3/31/2010


    County Clerk Kathy Williams has confirmed that her office has counted the signatures and certified the petition for the “Tax Limitation Initiative” that would cap the tax to pay for Plumas District Hospital’s new building at $50 per $100,000 of assessed home value. 

Read more: Hospital board poised to set election

 

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