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   These are the stories we are working on for this week's newspaper:
  • Quick fix: A plumbing problem is forcing the Plumas Unified School District to move its headquarters to the former probation building.
  • Lesser charges: A former Chester Public Utility District general manager pleaded guilty to reduced charges last month in connection with unauthorized use of a district credit card at a Reno strip club.

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School closures: Charter looks more promising

SchoolClzAlicia Knadler
Indian Valley Editor
2/8/2012

Will Plumas Unified School District trustees allow charter schools on their campuses, if it means a high-quality education with more options for students?

Indian Valley School Closure and Consolidation Committee members have been exploring different school models, and the most attractive seems to be combining the traditional, charter and academy programs.

Read more: School closures: Charter looks more promising

 

Supervisor Meacher announces Assembly run

Feather Publishing
2/8/2012

Longtime Plumas County supervisor Robert Meacher officially announced his candidacy for the 1st Assembly District of the California State Assembly Feb. 1. “We have been looking at this for several months,”  Meacher said, “and now is the time to make this race official.”

Read more: Supervisor Meacher announces Assembly run

 

Candidates line up for recall election

Diana Jorgenson
Staff Writer
2/8/2012

 

Portola City Clerk Leslie Tigan certified nominations Jan. 31 for candidates seeking to fill Dan Wilson’s seat, should he be recalled, on the City Council.

A special municipal recall election has been set for April 10. Citizens will have a chance to retain or recall Wilson, as well as choose a replacement if the recall is successful. The election will be handled by mail.

Read more: Candidates line up for recall election

 

7-11 committee takes comment from public, teachers at latest meeting

SchoolClzJason Theobald
Staff Writer
2/8/2012

On Wednesday, Feb. 1, the District Advisory Committee for Chester area schools, also called the “7-11” committee, met for the second of its six weekly meetings. On the agenda for the meeting were three orders of business directly linked with the committee’s charge to provide the Plumas Unified School District (PUSD) board of trustees with a recommendation regarding proposed school closures and consolidations.

Read more: 7-11 committee takes comment from public, teachers at latest meeting

 

EQSD engineer recommends districts collaborate for new treatment plant

Dan McDonald
Staff Writer
2/8/2012

Quincy’s two service districts aren’t likely to consolidate in the near future. But an engineer’s report recommended they join forces to tackle the valley’s wastewater treatment problem.

East Quincy Services District engineer Dan Bastian recommended the districts collaborate in an effort to build a new treatment plant.

Read more: EQSD engineer recommends districts collaborate for new treatment plant

 

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