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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

County proposes taking over tourism functions

Editor's note: For an updated story on this subject, see" Plumas County balances budget - barely."

Joshua Sebold
Staff Writer
6/16/2010


    The county’s proposed 2010-11 budget calls for the county-funded tourism and economic development functions at Plumas Corporation to be brought under the county’s direct supervision, with $25,000 in anticipated transition costs.
    The working plan would involve taking $75,000 from the $230,000 usually allocated to Plumas Corporation and creating a request-based system where groups could make proposals for events or other efforts that might stimulate the economy.

Read more: County proposes taking over tourism functions

 

Plumas County declares need for homeless services

6/14/10

Joshua Sebold

Staff Writer

Dennis Thibeault, executive director of the Plumas Crisis Intervention and Resource Center, told the Plumas County Community Development Commission at a mid-May meeting that when it came to the number of homeless people in Plumas County, "The numbers that we are talking about are literally in the hundreds."

Read more: Plumas County declares need for homeless services

 

Museum plans guided Sierra Valley tour

6/13/2010

The Plumas County Museum will offer a guided bus tour Friday, June 25, of historical Sierra Valley and its ranches, towns, cemeteries, schools and more.

Read more: Museum plans guided Sierra Valley tour

 

Upcoming Quincy events

Father's Day Fly-In & Crawfish Festival, Summer Solstice Century Rides and Fair Parade

Quincy Chamber column

You, your friends and your family are invited to the Father's Day Fly-In & Crawfish Festival Sunday June 20, at the Gansner Airfield and Gansner Park in Quincy.

Read more: Upcoming Quincy events

 

Supervisors approve airport lease for Forest Service

6/10/2010

Joshua Sebold - Staff Writer

The Plumas County Board of Supervisors approved a lease agreement at a mid-May meeting, allowing the Forest Service to use 4.5 acres of land at the Beckwourth Nervino Airport to build a multiagency fire center.

Read more: Supervisors approve airport lease for Forest Service

 

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