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   These are the stories we are working on for this week's newspaper:
  • Quick fix: A plumbing problem is forcing the Plumas Unified School District to move its headquarters to the former probation building.
  • Lesser charges: A former Chester Public Utility District general manager pleaded guilty to reduced charges last month in connection with unauthorized use of a district credit card at a Reno strip club.

Chips fire bobcat released back into the wild

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Eight month old Chips is ready for release into the wilds on April 19 in Humboldt bobcat territory. Photo courtesy Sierra Wildlife Rescue
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  Chips the bobcat continues to attract the limelight with news of her recent release.

  Found by a Mad River Hand Crew firefighter when she was just four weeks old, the kitten was initially taken to Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care for medical treatment and rehabilitation.

  Once stable, Chips was transferred to Sierra Wildlife Rescue in Placerville, where she was joined by another rescued bobcat and learned to be wild again.

  According to KRCRTV, after proving her natural instincts were intact by growling and snarling at humans, Chips was deemed ready for release.

  Now eight months old, she was taken to Humboldt County on Friday, April 19 and released into bobcat territory with her less famous den mate, Sierra.

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