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

  • Luck 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.

Measure B turnout tops 60 percent

Linda Satchwell
Staff Writer
8/30/2010


Kathy Williams, Plumas County clerk/recorder, reported as of mid-afternoon Monday, voter turnout for the Measure B ballot had reached 61 percent.

Of the 4,481 ballots issued, 2,713 have been returned - more than in the Measure A vote. A total of 2,500 ballots were cast in that election.

Voters have until 8 p.m. Tuesday evening, Aug. 31, to return their ballots to the county elections office.

Seconds after 8 p.m., the contentious election campaign will end.

Williams said many people have been walking into her office and handing in their ballots over the counter today. She expects to see more, along with the last few batches in the mail late today and throughout the day tomorrow.

Results will be posted at plumasnews.com tomorrow just after 8 p.m.

Measure B would cap the Plumas District Hospital property assessment at $50 per $100,000 of assessed value.

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