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

  • 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 fur. 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.

Vet outreach program helps soldiers enroll in VA for vital benefits

Ann Powers
Staff Writer

In 1967, Lt. Elizabeth Allen, an Army nurse in Vietnam, said, “All soldiers belong to somebody. They’ve got moms, they’ve got wives, they’ve got kids. They’ve got somebody who loves them.”

About 50 years later, Vietnam-era vet Paul Bianco works tirelessly to let the 2,400 veterans in Plumas County know just exactly that — somebody cares. Add a comment

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Lassen Volcanic National Park opens park highway to Devastated Area

Feather Publishing
3/4/2015


Lassen Volcanic National Park visitors can now drive to the Devastated Area, 10 miles from the north entrance of the park.

“Beyond the Devastated Area visitors will find snow depths of 2 to 3 feet and excellent spring-like skiing conditions,” said Acting Park Superintendent Steve Gibbons. “We hope many of our local snow enthusiasts will come to the park and enjoy skiing, snowshoeing and snow play.
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College readies application process for new trustee

James Wilson
Staff Writer
3/3/2015


At last week’s Feather River College board of trustees meeting, President Kevin Trutna urged the board to act soon in finding a new trustee.

Leah West announced her resignation during the January meeting, telling the board her last day presiding would be March 19. Add a comment

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Body discovered in creek in Greenville

Feather PublishingBreakingNews
March 2, 2015
 

The body of a deceased man was found in Wolf Creek in Greenville on Monday,      March 2.

According to Plumas County Sheriff Greg Hagwood, the identity of the man is being withheld until his family has been notified.

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Supervisors split on vehicles for Mental Health; Discuss makeup of Mental Health Commission

Debra Moore
Staff Writer
3/2/2015

When the Plumas County Mental Health Department sought to replace four vehicles, they hit a roadblock — actually two impediments: Supervisors Jeff Engel and Sherrie Thrall.

“Until I have a better understanding …” said Engel before voting “no” on the request for vehicles to replace two caged models and two for case managers. Add a comment

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