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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

Rate increase on the horizon for IMD customers

Delaine Fragnoli
Managing Editor
9/22/2010


A year after they put a decision about a rate increase for waste services in Eastern Plumas on hold - pending a management audit of Intermountain Disposal - the supervisors purposefully ignored the very report they said they needed to make the decision.

Read more: Rate increase on the horizon for IMD customers

 

Musician draws inspiration from Plumas County landscape

Linda Satchwell
Staff Writer
9/22/2010

Bennett Jackson is a consummate musician. He's a technically proficient songwriter and guitarist, a thoughtful lyricist, and he's educated in the country music canon.

In addition, he's intelligent and articulate in his understanding of country music and its importance in the American musical landscape.

Read more: Musician draws inspiration from Plumas County landscape

 

Audit says waste companies are clean

Feather Publsihing
9/22/2010

Audit findings

"Our operational review did not identify any major issues or concerns related to the efficiency or effectiveness of either company's franchised operations. Our review leads us to conclude that the county is being well served by both of its franchise haulers."

Read more: Audit says waste companies are clean

 

Emergency Road Closure - Sloat Railroad Crossing

Feather Publishing
9/21/2010

A temporary road closure is being made for emergency reconstruction of the Sloat railroad crossing. A total closure will occur from 9:00 am to 11:00 am on Monday, 27 Sept. 2010.

A single lane is expected to be open by 11:00 am.

Complete opening of the road should occur by 3:00 pm

For more info, call: PCPW @ (530) 283-6268 or UPRR @ (916) 799-3832 {Fred Hugg}

 

90-year-old pedestrian struck by car in Quincy

Feather Publishing
9/22/2010

A Chevy Colorado, driven by Blatazar Viscarra, 83, of Greenville struck pedestrian Joann Turk of Quincy as she crossed Main Street just east of its intersection with Court Street in Quincy.

Read more: 90-year-old pedestrian struck by car in Quincy

 

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