CalFire workers train for local inspections
Plumas County residents who pay the annual $150 CalFire fee should begin preparing their properties for inspection.
Four CalFire inspectors are training this week and are scheduled to begin their work April 7 and wrap up at the end of June.
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Call for verification before burning yard debris
Plumas County residents, with the exception of those who live in downtown Quincy and East Quincy, can burn their yard debris, but need to ensure that it is an allowable burn day.
Ryan Murano, of the Northern Sierra Air Quality Management District, encourages residents to call the number for their area. “The recording usually covers two days of burn information,” Murano said.
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Kepple named interim leader of PDH
Dr. Jeffrey Kepple was named interim CEO of Plumas District Hospital on Thursday, April 3.
The announcement was made during hospital’s board of directors meeting.
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Hospital chief Lafferty leaving
Plumas District Hospital is going to have new leadership, and how that will be structured will be announced tomorrow.
Hospital board president Bill Wickman made this announcement last Thursday, March 27: “Today the PDH Board of Directors has reached an agreement in principle with CEO Doug Lafferty for early departure as CEO.”
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District attorney, sheriff say criminal justice system is being neglected
The Plumas County Mental Health Department has between $4.9 million and $14 million in reserve funds, depending on interpretation of the law.
So when Mental Health Director Peter Livingston last week asked the county’s Community Corrections Partnership (CCP) executive committee for more than $62,000 to pay for an additional therapist to work with the jail, it didn’t sit well with some committee members.
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Plumas Arts offers a sure cure for cabin fever
M. Kate West
Lake Almanor Basin residents can tell you it has literally been decades since the sounds of rock ’n’ roll music have vibrated out from the Chester Memorial Hall.
The music drought came to an end Saturday, March 22, when Plumas Arts offered the community an event dubbed the Cabin Fever Dance Party.
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