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   These are the stories we are working on for this week's newspaper:
  • Deputy shooting fallout: The children of a Portola man who was shot and killed at Eastern Plumas Health Care last year are seeking millions of dollars in damages.
  • The trout must go: The state is planning to pull all of the brook trout out of a Plumas County lake in order to protect the yellow-legged frog.
  • Inspections delayed: Cal Fire was scheduled to begin property inspections this week, but decided to wait until the public could better understand what the inspectors are doing.

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Family suing county over inadequate A&D services

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer
2/8/2012

 

The family of a woman who died of a drug overdose is suing Plumas County for half a million dollars.

The lawsuit claims the county was negligent and failed to perform mandatory duties by not providing adequate alcohol and drug services.

Read more: Family suing county over inadequate A&D services

 

School board meets Wednesday evening in Quincy

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Items related to school closure sprinkled throughout agenda

Delaine Fragnoli
Managing Editor
2/6/2012

When the governing board of Plumas Unified School District meets Wednesday evening, Feb. 8, in the multi-purpose room at Quincy Elementary School, 246 Alder Street in Quincy, it will take up a number of issues related to proposed school closures.

Although the meeting is scheduled to start at 5 p.m., because it follows the Plumas County Office of Education board meeting, it may begin later.

Read more: School board meets Wednesday evening in Quincy

 

Chester 7-11 meeting off, now on again

SchoolClzDelaine Fragnoli
Managing Editor
2/6/2012

The Chester 7-11 Committee’s meeting scheduled for tomorrow, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 6 p.m. at the Chester High School library, was off again and now on again following misunderstandings about posting requirements for the public meeting.

Read more: Chester 7-11 meeting off, now on again

 

Officials search for missing Janesville man

MissingFeather Publishing
2/4/2012

 

Law enforcement agencies and search and rescue teams from Lassen and Plumas counties have launched an in-depth search for Richard Earl Welton, 54, of Janesville. He was last seen Jan. 19. He is six feet tall and weighs 210 pounds. If you have any information about the whereabouts of Welton, call detectives Dave Woginrich or John McGarva at the Lassen County Sheriff’s Office at 257-6121.Photo submitted

Jan. 31, 2012 — Law enforcement officials from Lassen and Plumas County as well as both counties search and rescue teams are putting together an in-depth search for Richard Earl Welton, 54, a Janesville man last seen around Jan. 19.

Read more: Officials search for missing Janesville man

 

Public says: Don’t close Quincy El; Sheriff wants to build jail near Pioneer

Delaine Fragnoli
Managing Editor
2/1/2012

One hundred citizens spoke with one unified voice at the first public forum of the Quincy school closure committee. The message to the so-called 7-11 committee Thursday, Jan. 26, was direct and unanimous: Do not close Quincy Elementary School.

Among the strongest voices was that of Plumas County Sheriff Greg Hagwood. He told the assembly that he planned to build the county’s new jail “a few hundred yards north” of Pioneer Elementary School, the school district’s preferred site for a consolidated K – six campus.

Read more: Public says: Don’t close Quincy El; Sheriff wants to build jail near Pioneer

 

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