Board votes yes on slate of agenda items
Plumas County supervisors avoided split decisions March 17, and that proved fortuitous for agenda items that required a four-fifths vote, since there were only four board members in attendance. District 1 Supervisor Terry Swofford was not present.
In all, the supervisors approved four agenda items requiring four “yes” votes, involving money transfers or supplemental budgets for the following departments: Mental Health, Facility Services, Public Health and Building.
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Safeway hopes to include local coffee service
Recently, Quincy’s Safeway toyed with the idea of hosting a Starbucks in its store. Official word came down to the Quincy branch last week that the chain coffee shop will not make its way into the Plumas Pines Shopping Center.
“I just received word from the district manager that Starbucks is a no-go,” said Safeway manager Richard Duncan last Wednesday.
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Invincible faith, steely determination: Top secret fighter pilot lands in Graeagle
Air Force veteran Brian Shul isn’t joking — at first — when he says he thought he died and went straight to hell after a fiery crash in the war-torn jungles of Vietnam.
“I was going down, my whole life flashed before me and I remember thinking it’s all over,” the former fighter pilot recalled. “At the last moment a very great calm came over me and I thought I would be going to heaven.”
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County sues Forest Service: Plumas, Butte, associations and individuals file joint lawsuit
When the Forest Service passed the Travel Management Rule 10 years ago, it resulted in restricting access to thousands of roads and trails previously used by motorized vehicles.
Now, a legal team and a group of plaintiffs hope to get that ruling reversed.
Pacific Legal Foundation, a nonprofit legal organization, filed a lawsuit against the Forest Service on March 18 for blocking recreational routes in the Plumas National Forest.
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College prepares to offer bachelor’s degree
As Feather River College delves deeper into the issues involving development of its equine and ranch management bachelor’s degree program, it chips away at what needs to be done.
Last week, one major issue was resolved — the authorized OK to offer the degree.
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