Local families sought to host exchange students
ASSE International Student Exchange Programs is seeking local host families for international high school boys and girls. These students are 15 to 18 years of age, and are coming to the area for the upcoming high school year or semester.
ASSE reports that its personable and academically selected exchange students are conversant in English, bright, curious and anxious to learn about this country through living as part of a family, attending high school and sharing their own culture and language with their newly adopted host family.
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Community efforts to keep nursing home open continue Public meeting scheduled Wednesday
The parent company of Quincy Nursing and Rehabilitation Center received state approval to close the facility, but local officials are researching options to keep it open.
A public meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 4, at noon in the Plumas County Fairgrounds Mineral Building. Public Health Director Mimi Hall organized the event, which will be attended by Hall, Plumas District Hospital Chief Executive Officer Dr. Jeff Kepple, County Supervisor Lori Simpson, members of the medical community, county leaders and a representative from Assemblyman Brian Dahle’s office.
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Quincy Fire Chief Robbie Cassou named California training officer of the year
“Have you learned from the best?”
Quincy Volunteer Fire Department Capt. John Gay read that six-word question regarding nominations for Training Officer of the Year and immediately thought of his department’s chief, Robbie Cassou.
Gay went directly to work, filling out the forms and providing background information on Cassou and his training efforts.
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Plumas County Mental Health director resigns
Peter Livingston resigned as director of the Plumas County Mental Health Department on Tuesday afternoon.
Livingston submitted his resignation during a closed session following the regular Board of Supervisors meeting. He was scheduled to have his annual performance evaluation during the session.
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Tours highlight spring wildflowers
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife plans to offer naturalist-led wildflower tours this spring at North Table Mountain Ecological Reserve near Oroville.
Wildflower season usually begins slowly in late February and peaks in April.
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