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   These are a few of the stories you will find in this week's printed newspaper:y

  • Lucky dog: After eight harrowing days lost in the Plumas National Forest, a missing Shetland sheepdog was found. He was hungry, tired, cold, scratched, limping on bloody paws and missing some fir. But his tail was wagging.
  • On trial: The trial for a Quincy man accused of inflicting fatal injuries on a toddler in 2013 is scheduled to begin March 12.
  • Moving on: Just days after Plumas District Hospital announced that it couldn’t take over Quincy Nursing & Rehabilitation, several residents of the facility have found new homes.

New lightning starts keep crews very busy

Feather Publsihing
8/22/2013 - 12:15 p.m.

In addition to the fires that are part of the Hough Complex, Plumas National Forest firefighters are very busy attacking fires across the forest that resulted from lightning yesterday afternoon and over night.  So far these fires are small and relatively easy to contain due to wet conditions. 
The challenge is finding all of them and getting crews on them before todays warmer and drier conditions allow the fires to burn more actively.
Plumas Firefighters are not the only ones attacking fires that rresulted from yesterdays lightning.  National Forests througout northern California are reporting numerous new fires stretching firefighting resources very thin.

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