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Entire region benefits from Good Neighbor Policy

Dr. Kevin Trutna - Where I Stand
Superintendent/President
Feather River College
2/25/2015

For over two decades, residents of Plumas County and other border communities relied upon the Good Neighbor Policy for a reciprocal reduced tuition agreement between California and Nevada colleges. This existing arrangement was voided in 2012 when Nevada officials no longer permitted reduced tuition for California residents, thereby canceling the reciprocity language that is required in California statute. As a result, residents from both border communities were forced to pay full out-of-state tuition even though they lived a few miles from the state line.
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Many agencies and individuals stepped up during storm response

Feather Publishing
2/20/2015

It has been nearly two weeks since a powerful storm blew through Plumas County, but the impact likely will be with us for a while.

Almost daily Feather Publishing receives an emailed photo or letter from someone showing us the damage to their property.

As storms go, this one was a doozy — hurricane-force gusts knocked down trees and power lines all over the region. The opening salvo of wind Friday morning, Feb. 6, smacked us like an unexpected punch. It was followed by four days of rain that measured up to 6 inches in some areas.

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Each of us should carefully consider vaccination stance The outbreak of measles that began at Disneyland in December should serve as a wakeup call to all of us to weigh the benefits and the dangers of immunizations and then make our own individual ch

Feather Publishing
2/13/2015

The outbreak of measles that began at Disneyland in December should serve as a wakeup call to all of us to weigh the benefits and the dangers of immunizations and then make our own individual choices responsibly.

We disagree with those state and federal lawmakers who say immunization for diseases such as measles should be mandatory. All actions potentially have consequences, but health care decisions should be made by each individual and family and not forced upon the populace by government.
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This news should make us feel like a million bucks

Feather Publishing
2/6/2015

It has been nearly a decade since the first reports of the nationwide housing bubble started making the news. In 2007 — fueled by a collapse of shady mortgage-backed securities that nearly led to an all-out collapse of the banking system — the bubble burst.

The fallout rocked economies worldwide. Trillions of dollars in wealth evaporated in a matter of months and led to the worst recession since the Great Depression.
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Effort to create a new state is a waste of time

Feather Publishing
1/30/2015

In principle, the movement to make Northern California its own state makes sense. Our voices are but a whisper when compared to those in the urban south. Our lack of representation in matters that affect us is very similar to the injustices that prompted our forefathers to declare independence from England.

But the reality is much different. No matter how many small northern counties endorse the creation of a new state, it’s not going to happen in our lifetime.

While many of us might find it appealing to carve out a 51st state from the crags, buttresses and mountains many “Jeffersonians” call home, there are a bevy of factors those supporters are not taking into account.
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