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Economic impacts of Plumas District Hospital studied

Linda Satchwell
Staff Writer
7/7/2010


Plumas District Hospital recently released an economic impact study it commissioned, at a cost of $5,000, through the Center for Economic Development at California State University–Chico.

The study analyzes the economic impact of the district on the local economy and tries to estimate the economic effects of a hospital closure. It does not, however, look at what might lead to closure or whether passage of Measure B would or could lead to closure.

Read more: Economic impacts of Plumas District Hospital studied

 

County looks to phone system for cost reductions

Joshua Sebold
Staff Writer
7/7/2010

    The Board of Supervisors approved Information Systems Manager Dave Preston’s plan to comb the county phone system for potentially unused or redundant lines at the June budget meeting.  

  Preston said he had made cuts in various line items to save a telecommunications support technician position, but could only find immediate funding for three-fifths of a full-time position that was staffed at four-fifths.

Read more: County looks to phone system for cost reductions

 

Plumas Rural Services takes over transit operations

Joshua Sebold
Staff Writer
7/7/2010


    The Plumas County Board of Supervisors approved the county transportation committee’s contract with Plumas Rural Services, making PRS the new provider for Plumas Transit.

Read more: Plumas Rural Services takes over transit operations

 

Hospital board declines to give Hathaway a new contract

Linda Satchwell
Staff Writer
7/7/2010


    Plumas District Hospital board president Dr. Mark Satterfield explained the background leading up to a possible vote on a new contract for Chief Executive Officer Dick Hathaway at the July 1 board meeting.
  

Read more: Hospital board declines to give Hathaway a new contract

 

Murder trial ends in guilty verdict

 

Joshua Sebold
Staff Writer
7/1/2010

A jury found William McConnell guilty of second-degree murder Thursday, July 1.

McConnell was also given an enhancement for using a gun in the commission of a felony.

Read more: Murder trial ends in guilty verdict

 

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