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The approaching 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, is a time to reflect, personally and collectively, on how our world has changed. There is no doubt that it has changed. Some of those changes have been mundane — think airport protocols — but some have raised larger questions: How far should we abridge our rights in the name of security?Write comment (0 Comments)
Editor’s note: This is the first of a two-part series. The second part will be featured Aug. 31.
The California Highway Patrol is committed to improving its relationship with Plumas County drivers.
CHP’s Quincy Area Commander Bruce Carpenter, with support and direction from his supervisors all the way up the chain to Sacramento, has guaranteed that people are going to notice a difference.Write comment (24 Comments)
Although neither the water/sewer rate increase nor the proposed recall of Portola Mayor Dan Wilson was on the Aug. 10 agenda, discussion of the two topics took up nearly half the meeting.
The public comment period provided the community an avenue for feedback on recent events. Community member Pam Gill led: “What will be the cost to the city and to the citizens of Portola if a recall is enacted and a special election follows?”Write comment (0 Comments)
Plumas County has a balanced budget. And just about everyone in the county will be affected by the cuts it contains.
After weeks of slashing and debate, the Board of Supervisors agreed on a budget laced with cuts and closures during its Tuesday, Aug. 16, meeting.
The budget’s impact will be far-reaching.Write comment (4 Comments)