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Mental health director outlines ambitious plans

Debra Moore
Staff Writer
Mental Health Director Peter Livingston wants to establish fully staffed mental health clinics, complete with telepsychiatry services, in each of the four major communities in Plumas County. 

His mission includes locating new offices in Greenville and Chester to replace current space that he describes as “substandard.”

Read more: Mental health director outlines ambitious plans


Plumas County Board of Supervisors news

Debra Moore
Staff Writer

With almost no discussion, the Plumas Board of Supervisors approved District Attorney David Hollister’s plan to streamline his office.

During the board’s Jan. 14 meeting, Hollister asked the supervisors to approve a number of changes that he said would not only make his office more efficient, but save the county $60,000 in payroll costs.

Read more: Plumas County Board of Supervisors news


Woman injured in Highway 70 accident

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Updated 1:25 p.m.
First responders work to secure the driver of a 2006 Jaguar X-Type to a stretcher after the vehicle went off the road about 100 yards east of the Spanish Creek Bridge at about 8:10 a.m. Jan. 24. Photo by Laura Beaton
According to CHP officer E. Logan, Miranda Spang, 36,  driving eastbound on Highway 70, lost control of her vehicle just east of the bridge and the vehicle traveled off the north edge of the road. The vehicle rolled over and came to rest down the embankment against a tree.
Witnesses said a 6-year-old girl was able to exit the vehicle with the aid of a passerby, while the driver was removed after emergency personnel used the jaws of life. Spang told emergency personnel she felt a lot of pain, and she remained conscious during the rescue from the crashed vehicle.
A Mountain Lifeflight helicopter transported Spang to Enloe Medical Center in Chico, and the girl was taken by ambulance to Plumas District Hospital, where her grandmother was directed to meet her. 

Cleanup to begin on Quincy block destroyed by fire

Debra Moore
Staff Writer


Cleanup work will soon begin on the half-block of Quincy’s Main Street destroyed by fire Dec. 15, 2013.

Property owners couldn’t proceed with debris removal until an environmental study could be completed.

Read more: Cleanup to begin on Quincy block destroyed by fire


Plumas National Forest - Game refuge burn continuing today...

Feather Publishing 
No need to report this fire seen on top of Mt. Hough...
Forest Service firefighters are making more progress on the game refuge prescribed burn on Mt. Hough today.
The smoke plume is easily visible to Indian and American Valleys and beyond.
The burn was designed to improve the brush, grasses and other vegetation used for food by deer and other wildlife in the Mt. Hough State Game Refuge on the Plumas National Forest.
Fire gets rid of the dense, tough older vegetation and causes plants to sprout, providing access and tender, more nutritious food. In addition, the area will be more “fire-safe” should a wildfire start below or within the treated area.

Read more: Plumas National Forest - Game refuge burn continuing today...


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