Threatened species protection may be warranted for the gray wolf
The California Fish and Game Commission determined Wednesday that listing the gray wolf as an endangered species in the state may be warranted and declared it a candidate for future listing consideration.
The decision opens a status review to be done over the course of the next 12 months, after which the Commission could decide to list the wolf as an endangered species under state law.
Read more: Threatened species protection may be warranted for the gray wolf
Longtime residents selected as grand marshals
Dink and Dave Rife used to walk the parade route clutching lawn chairs, but this year they will be driven in style as grand marshals of the Mohawk Valley Independence Day Parade.
“We were surprised and flattered,” said Dink during a recent interview. “It’s an honor to be selected in this community.”
Read more: Longtime residents selected as grand marshals
Logue drops out of election for Senate
Citing poor health, Dan Logue is dropping out of the special election for Senate District 4, which includes all or part of 12 counties, including Plumas. He will remain a candidate for the 3rd Assembly District.
Read more: Logue drops out of election for Senate
Labor negotiations continue with Collins Pine
M. Kate West
“We had a good discussion,” said Mike Wood, representative of the Carpenter’s Industrial Council Local 3074 about the union meeting held in the Almanor Recreation Center Oct. 3.
At this time, Local 3074 is still working through labor negotiations with the Collins Pine Mill.
“The purpose of the meeting was to go back to the members to get their opinion on the company’s proposals,” he added.
Read more: Labor negotiations continue with Collins Pine
PDH board approves plan for $10 million construction loan
The Plumas District Hospital (PDH) Board of Directors approved a request to apply for a $10 million loan to finance a hospital construction project.
CEO Doug Lafferty presented the proposal, Tuesday, Oct. 2, which included architectural drawings for new construction and renovation of existing facilities, projections for costs of the project, financing methodology, project timelines and summary.
The project’s financing would come from a loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Read more: PDH board approves plan for $10 million construction loan