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Candidate re-enters race for District 5 supervisor

Debra Moore
Staff Writer
2/28/2014
 

As the March 7 deadline to file papers for the June election approaches, it appears that four men will be running for District 5 supervisor: incumbent Jon Kennedy and challengers Mark Dougan, Jeff Engel and Jim Judd.

Judd had indicated that he would seek the position, but then withdrew that intention, citing a lack of time to adequately build a foundation to address the issues facing the county.

Read more: Candidate re-enters race for District 5 supervisor

 

Schmid takes Firefighter of the Year honors at annual banquet

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Capt. David Schmid is named the 2014 Firefighter of the Year for the Quincy Volunteer Fire Department. Commissioner Chuck Leonhardt made the presentation at the department’s annual awards banquet Feb. 15. Photo by Maureen Forster
Mike Taborski
Publisher
2/27/2014
 

Every February, the firefighters at the Quincy Volunteer Fire Department select the one member who best embodies the mission and values of the department as their choice for Firefighter of the Year.

The announcement is made at the department’s annual installation of officers banquet, held Feb. 15 this year.

The remarks made by Fire Commissioner Chuck Leonhardt as he was making the presentation made it abundantly clear why they nominated Capt. David Schmid as this year’s choice to receive the prestigious award.

Read more: Schmid takes Firefighter of the Year honors at annual banquet

 

Dental clinic no longer accepting new patients; Advocates seek solution

Debra Moore
Staff Writer
2/26/2014
 

In her 25 years as an advocate for children’s health, Linda Margaretic has seen a vast improvement in dental care for children from low-income families, but that is changing.

“I don’t want to see us go backwards,” Margaretic told the directors of Plumas District Hospital during their meeting Feb. 6.

Read more: Dental clinic no longer accepting new patients; Advocates seek solution

 

Plumas Bank’s 2013 earnings are the best since 2007

Feather Publishing
2/24/2014

 

Plumas Bancorp, the parent company of locally owned Plumas Bank, just released earnings for 2013 that showed a net income of $3.4 million compared to $1.9 million for 2012. That is an improvement of $1.5 million or 76 percent.

For the last quarter of 2013, the bank’s net income increased by $369,000 to $916,000 as compared to $547,000 for the same period in 2012.

Read more: Plumas Bank’s 2013 earnings are the best since 2007

 

Urgent winter weather message from the National Weather Service

Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014 — There is a winter weather advisory for snow in effect from 4 p.m. this afternoon, Wednesday, Feb. 26 until 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 27 for Eastern Lassen, Plumas and Sierra counties. It is expected to accumulate 4 to 6 inches in areas above 5,000 feet west of Highway 395. East of Highway 395 expect up to 4 inches above 5,000 feet with up to 2 inches below 5,000 feet.

Read more: Urgent winter weather message from the National Weather Service

 

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