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   These are the stories we are working on for this week's newspaper:
  • Quick fix: A plumbing problem is forcing the Plumas Unified School District to move its headquarters to the former probation building.
  • Lesser charges: A former Chester Public Utility District general manager pleaded guilty to reduced charges last month in connection with unauthorized use of a district credit card at a Reno strip club.

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Plumas Bank kicks off Community Banking Month

Feather Publishing
4/12/2014
 

Plumas Bank, along with the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA), is celebrating Community Banking Month.

“Community banks help local families achieve financial stability and they also drive small business lending — keeping the communities that we serve economically healthy and vibrant,” commented Andrew J. Ryback, Plumas Bank president and chief executive officer.

Read more: Plumas Bank kicks off Community Banking Month

 

CalFire urges homeowners to maintain defensible space

Feather Publishing
4/11/2014

CalFire inspectors have begun conducting defensible space inspections throughout the 31 million acres of state responsibility area (SRA) in California.

“Creating and maintaining defensible space is critical for the protection of homes,” said Chief Ken Pimlott, CalFire director. “It has never been more critical to strengthen our fire prevention efforts in light of the elevated fire conditions we have been experiencing in California. We have increased our inspection staffing and now we need the public to make sure they, too, are prepared for the increased fire risk due to drought.”

Read more: CalFire urges homeowners to maintain defensible space

 

Supervisors support two Assembly bills

Debra Moore
Staff Writer
4/11/2014

 

The Plumas County Board of Supervisors’ meeting got off to a quiet start April 1, when not one person spoke during the public comment portion of the meeting — an unusual occurrence.

“Larry?” Board Chairman Jon Kennedy asked as he scanned the room, looking for veteran board observer Larry Douglas who regularly addresses the board during the opening public comment period.

Read more: Supervisors support two Assembly bills

 

Stewardship earns national recognition; Youth program thrives

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High school students from all over Plumas County participate in the Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship’s Storrie Student Trail program.Photo courtesy Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship
Carolyn Shipp
Staff Writer
4/11/2014

 

The effort of the Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship has been recognized nationally and the trail development group’s youth program is now officially an award-winning program.

The California Trails and Greenways Conference Foundation honored the Storrie Student Trail Program with a Merit Award for Kids and Trails at the foundation’s conference in Palm Springs on April 9. Stewardship Executive Director Greg Williams received the award on behalf of the stewardship.

“It’s just a huge confirmation to us that we are doing something right,” said Stewardship Trail Programs Director Tara Stone.

Read more: Stewardship earns national recognition; Youth program thrives

 

Local groups invited to enter aid station challenge

Feather Publishing
4/11/2014

 

The 2014 Running With the Bears event invites community groups to provide aid stations and compete for prize money during the marathon, half-marathon and 10K races this summer.

Parents clubs, cheerleaders, musicians, football teams, 4-H, parks and rec groups, and more are all invited to participate, have fun, win money and be part of the Boston Marathon qualifier in Indian Valley.

Read more: Local groups invited to enter aid station challenge

 

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