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Joanna McElrath, 39, who pleaded guilty Friday, Feb. 28 to the Jan. 1, 2011 premeditated and deliberate first-degree murder of her husband, off-duty Susanville police officer Robert McElrath, will be a senior citizen if she’s ever allowed to walk free from behind those prison walls.
According to a plea bargain offered by Lassen County District Attorney Bob Burns, McElrath is expected to receive a 25-years-to-life sentence during a 1:30 pm. May 23 hearing in Lassen Superior Court.
A heated dispute with an angry customer overshadowed regular business at an electric company meeting in Delleker last week.
|“Out! You are filming me without my permission, and that is a crime in California.” Bob Marshall, General Manger of Plumas-Sierra Rural Electric Cooperative|
During the Plumas-Sierra Rural Electric Cooperative meeting Tuesday, Feb. 25, a Clio couple blasted the co-op over a disputed meter.
The confrontation ended after PSREC General Manager Bob Marshall told the couple to leave for shooting video during the members’ meeting.
With more than 120 countywide sponsors, a core group of 12 impassioned people gathered at Moon’s on Thursday, Feb. 27, to discuss website analytics, upcoming events and opportunities to market Plumas County to the world.
The website, Plumascounty.org, is flourishing under the management of the group while being maintained by Karen Moritz.
A group of Indian Valley residents are in the process of establishing a Pheasants Forever chapter in Plumas County.
As its first order of business, Indian Valley Pheasants Forever Chapter 0920 is hosting a dinner April 5 to help raise money for club activities.
The community has an opportunity to remember Vintage Gardens owner Joe Parrish, who died in a tree-falling accident Feb. 21, at a memorial service and benefit dinner in his honor.Photo by Carolyn Shipp
The friends and family of 30-year-old Joe Parrish were left devastated after a tree-falling accident claimed his life the morning of Friday, Feb. 21.
The owner of Vintage Gardens just recently took over his father, Don Parrish’s, business after Don’s death in July 2013.
Parrish said in a Profile in Business, published in Feb. 19 Feather River Publishing newspapers, that he was trying to keep the nursery open to honor his father, but he had quickly made the business his own project that he wanted to see thrive.
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