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   These are the stories we are working on for this week's newspaper:
  • Deputy shooting fallout: The children of a Portola man who was shot and killed at Eastern Plumas Health Care last year are seeking millions of dollars in damages.
  • The trout must go: The state is planning to pull all of the brook trout out of a Plumas County lake in order to protect the yellow-legged frog.
  • Inspections delayed: Cal Fire was scheduled to begin property inspections this week, but decided to wait until the public could better understand what the inspectors are doing.

-Headline News

Feather River College declares fiscal crisis

Mona Hill
Staff Writer
4/27/2011

Anticipating Gov. Jerry Brown’s May budget revision, expected to be announced May 13, Dr. Ron Taylor, president of Feather River College, presented a declaration of fiscal crisis for the district board of trustees’ approval at its regular meeting Thursday, April 21.

Read more: Feather River College declares fiscal crisis

 

State game refuge status still on the table

Alicia Knadler
Indian Valley Editor
4/27/2011

Whether or not to eliminate the protected status of California game refuges is still on the table.

California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) officials were asked to conduct public outreach and then submit a report to the Legislature by Jan. 1.

Read more: State game refuge status still on the table

 

Sheriff Hagwood to talk Forest Service Travel Plan at May 4 meeting

M. Kate West
Chester Editor
4/27/2011

Plumas County Sheriff Greg Hagwood will be the featured speaker during the May 4 Almanor Tea Party (ATP) meeting in Chester.

The meeting is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. in the Chester Memorial Hall.

Read more: Sheriff Hagwood to talk Forest Service Travel Plan at May 4 meeting

 

Moderate earthquake rattles Almanor Basin

Feather PublishingBreakingNews
4/26/2011
The USGS earthquake site reports a minor, Magnitude 3.1 shaker in the basin early this morning (shortly after 1 am).

Read more: Moderate earthquake rattles Almanor Basin

 

Tuesday meeting to discuss courthouse locations

Feather Publishing
4/25/2011
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Courthouse Lake?

The Administrative Office of the Courts is considering two parcels for a new courthouse in Quincy. One, a horse pasture at 199 Crescent St. (Highway 70), is not just zoned as a floodplain, it is currently flooded.

Read more: Tuesday meeting to discuss courthouse locations

 

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