New school superintendent hired
It’s official: Micheline Miglis became the superintendent of schools for both the county and the district, beginning Oct. 11.
Miglis was hired by Plumas Unified School District to fill the superintendent position vacated last year when Glenn Harris resigned amidst a public uproar over his job performance.
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Quincy Community Service District says no to FAA’s directive to cut down trees
When Plumas County’s director of facilities/airports Joe Wilson presented Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) obstruction removal construction plans for Quincy Community Services District board approval Oct. 11, the board replied with a resounding “No.”
The plan calls for removing five trees on QCSD property that violate FAA obstruction regulations for airports.
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PG&E harvests fire-damaged trees in Humbug Valley
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. is removing fire-damaged trees to improve the forest health on its property in the areas burned by the Chips Fire in Plumas County.
The Chips Fire burned and damaged trees on PG&E property in Humbug Valley, Canyon Dam and Butt Valley, all located west of Lake Almanor.
Harvesting is currently under way in the Humbug Valley, to be followed by harvesting on lands near Butt Valley Reservoir and Canyon Dam.
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Candidates share vision for Portola
The four candidates seeking to fill three seats on the Portola City Council met in a forum Oct. 9 hosted by the League of Women Voters.
About a dozen people attended the event, including the city manager and mayor.
League member Lee Anne Schramel Taylor posed the questions submitted by the audience.
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East Quincy Service District expenditures questioned
An East Quincy Services District customer presented a letter to the board expressing her dissatisfaction with how EQSD is spending its customer’s money.
Kathy Felker read and distributed a letter, during the board’s Tuesday, Oct. 9 meeting, itemizing $287.91 in expenditures for items such as candy, soda, popsicles and sunblock.
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