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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.

Search continues for missing Meadow Valley man

  The Plumas County Sheriff is actively searching for a 71-year-old Meadow Valley man who was reported missing on May 1.

  Clifford Wade was last seen around noon on that Wednesday.

  According to his wife, Nancy, Wade was driving a light yellow 1969 Mercury Cougar. She said her husband, who is diabetic, left without his medication.

Cliff Wade was driving this light yellow 1969 Mercury Cougar.

  Nancy Wade said her husband’s cellphone appeared to be turned off. She said he didn’t take any extra clothing.

  “I have absolutely no idea what has happened,” Nancy Wade said. “He has never done anything like this before.”

  Nancy Wade said Clifford was home when she left the house at 11:30 a.m. She said he was gone when she returned at 1:30 p.m.

  He was reported missing on May 2. The sheriff’s office said it immediately launched a search and rescue operation that extended to Butte County.

  Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff at (530) 283-6300.


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