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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

Early snows limit access for Christmas tree cutters

Feather Publishing
12/1/21010

Christmas tree cutters are being advised to practice extra caution during their outings to the Plumas National Forest. Due to the recent snow storms that have blanketed the Sierras with 2-3 feet of fresh snow, most higher-elevation cutting locations on the Plumas National Forest are currently inaccessible, making them impassable to most motor vehicles, including four-wheel drive vehicles.

Read more: Early snows limit access for Christmas tree cutters

 

Heart K Ranch preserved

Land trust to hold title, DFG to hold conservation easement

Delaine Fragnol
Managing Editor
12/1/2010

The Feather River Land Trust and its supporters have much to be thankful for. After almost a decade of hard work, the group found out just before Thanksgiving that it would receive the funding it needed to complete its purchase of the Heart K Ranch near Genesee, in the Indian Valley.

The California Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB) voted Nov. 18 to allocate $1,075,000 toward the purchase of a conservation easement on the property.

Read more: Heart K Ranch preserved

 

Dale Snook to Assume the VSO Position Thursday

Feather Publishing
12/1/2010
Dale Snook has agreed to assume the role of Veterans Service Officer until a permanent replacement is found for Sheryl Austin. Austin leaves that position next week. Snook's office will be located in Public Health offices in the Health and Services Building in Quincy. A formal appointment is expected by the Board of Supervisors at their meeting on December 7.
 

Overturned tanker truck closes Highway 32

Feather Publishing
12/3/2010 6:00 p.m. update

The accident has been cleared and Highway 32 is now open in both directions.

12/3/2010 4:30 p.m. update

Read more: Overturned tanker truck closes Highway 32

 

Weather advisory in effect for western Plumas County

Feather Publishing
12/5/2010

Winter weather advisory remains in effect until 10 am pst monday above 5000 feet, A winter weather advisory above 5000 feet remains in effect until 10 am pst Monday. Snow accumulations: 3 to 6 inches of new snow accumulation are expected above 5000 feet, with up to a foot above 7000 feet by Monday morning.

Read more: Weather advisory in effect for western Plumas County

 

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As weather warms up, golf courses open for season

James Wilson Sports Editor 4/11/2014
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