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   These are a few of the stories you will find in this week's printed newspaper:
  • Ebola preparedness: Could a deadly virus with its roots in West Africa find its way to Plumas County? The county’s three hospitals are preparing, just in case.
  • Candidates speak: With elections just days away, candidates for local public offices took part in forums and submitted answers to questions from the newspaper.
  • Remembering Grace: The family of an FRC student who died earlier this month said they were overwhelmed by the community’s support after the college held a vigil to remember their daughter.

Officer involved shooting and fire in Quincy

Laura Beaton (Initial Report)
Delaine Fragnoli and Dan McDonald (Additional Reporting)
Feather Publishing

6/20/2012
4:30 p.m. Update

Victim threatened to go on ‘murder spree’

 

According to a press release issued Wednesday afternoon, June 20, by Plumas County District Attorney Dave Hollister, the man shot and killed by a Plumas County sheriff’s deputy Tuesday evening had threatened to go on a “murder spree.”

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Jackson case goes to jury

Dan McDonald
Feather Publishing
6/19/2012
6:00 p.m.

The outcome of a Quincy woman’s civil lawsuit against the California Highway Patrol is in the hands of a jury.

Closing arguments in the five-day trial concluded about 4:30 Tuesday afternoon at the Plumas County Courthouse in Quincy.

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Meacher narrows gap in Assembly race

Dan McDonald
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Robert Meacher
Staff Writer
6/20/2012

 

Plumas County Supervisor Robert Meacher’s bid to win a seat in the state Assembly is still very much alive.

After trailing Republican Rick Bosetti by nearly 2,000 votes June 6, Meacher had closed the gap to 880 as of Monday morning, June 18.

“All things being equal, if the trend continues we have a good chance of pulling this thing out,” Meacher said. “But we might not know for another two weeks.”

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Hikers can learn about local Maidu culture

Feather Publishing
6/20/2012

 

The public is invited to take a hike entitled “The Heart K Ranch from a Maidu perspective” with Trina Cunningham Saturday, June 23. The outing will be held on the Heart K Ranch in Genesee Valley from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Cunningham’s ancestors founded the Davis Ranch (now part of Feather River Land Trust’s Heart K Ranch), where Trina grew up, and her Mountain Maidu ancestors have inhabited Genesee Valley from the beginning of memory. Cunningham is a member of the Maidu Summit Consortium, composed of nine Mountain Maidu groups, with a vision of site protection and stewardship throughout the Maidu homeland.

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