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

  • Not guilty plea: The man charged with first-degree murder in the December, 2014, death of a Greenville woman pleaded not guilty last week.
  • More Jefferson talk: Proponents of the state of Jefferson packed the Board of Supervisors room for the third time April 14, but once again did not walk away with the county’s support.
  • School cuts: The Plumas Unified School District is facing a $3 million budget deficit for the next school year, which will result in funding cuts in many areas.

Quincy contestant wins big

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Rachelle Elliott (Perkins) holds up the license-plate cover of the 2015 Toyota Corolla L she won on an episode of “The Price is Right” that aired Feb. 9. In addition to winning a new car, Quincy-raised Elliott also won $1,000 in cash, an electric guitar, a smart watch, a smartphone, a BMW motorcycle and a trip to London. In total, Elliott’s winnings are worth $42,900. Photo submitted

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PG&E mobile city serves Chester

M. Kate West
Staff Writer

With major power outages across the county, Pacific Gas and Electric Co. set up a mobile repair center in Chester to serve its crews.

“Collins Pine has been absolutely outstanding to us; very accommodating in allowing us the space to set up our mobile center,” said Dave Ebbert, electric distribution supervisor from Auburn.
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Community discusses nursing home's fate; 150 attend

Debra Moore
Staff Writer

One man offered a $1,000 check and a woman suggested a Kickstarter campaign — community members want to save their nursing home.

They were just a few of the 150-plus who filled the Mineral Building at the Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds beyond capacity Feb. 4.

Public Health Director Mimi Hall coordinated and led the meeting designed to provide information about the closure of the Quincy Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, and the potential for Plumas District Hospital to take it over, as well as give the public a chance to voice their concerns.

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Powerful storm results in emergency declaration

Feather Publishing Staff

A powerful storm pounded Plumas County with strong winds and heavy rainfall last week, leaving millions of dollars of damage in its wake.

County officials declared a local state of emergency Friday, Feb. 6, even before the full extent of the damage could be assessed. Add a comment

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County Mental Health director resigns

Dan McDonald
Managing Editor

Plumas County Mental Health Director Peter Livingston offered his resignation last week. After some discussion, the Board of Supervisors unanimously accepted it.

Livingston, who has been leading the department for 15 months, agreed to stay on as interim director for three months to help the county with a transition plan. Add a comment

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