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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

Judge rules in favor of petitioners

Linda Satchwell
Staff Writer
5/12/2010


    In a stunning victory for tax limitation initiative proponents, Butte Superior Court Judge Thomas Kelly ruled in favor of their right to write the ballot language; ordered Plumas District Hospital to hold a mail ballot election Aug. 31; and granted a temporary restraining order preventing the hospital from selling any more bonds until the election has occurred.

Read more: Judge rules in favor of petitioners

 

SPI rekindles small-log mill operations

Mike Taborski
Publisher
5/12/2010

    Citing an improvement in the lumber market with housing starts expected to be “modestly higher” this year, Sierra Pacific Industries is once again operating its small-log sawmill at the Quincy facility.
 

Read more: SPI rekindles small-log mill operations

 

Forest Service launches boat fees, raises campground rates

Joshua Sebold
Staff Writer
5/12/2010


The Plumas County Board of Supervisors voiced concerns at a meeting Tuesday, May 4, about the Plumas National Forest’s plans to raise camping and boating fees in the Feather River Canyon, Bucks Lake and Antelope Lake areas.

Acting Assistant Resource Officer Lisa Sedlacek, from the Mt. Hough Ranger District, presented the changes to the board and tried to address the supervisors’ concerns.

Read more: Forest Service launches boat fees, raises campground rates

 

Wildwood common areas may be turned to residences

Joshua Sebold
Staff Writer
5/12/2010


    Community Development Commission Executive Director David Keller recently told his board of commissioners some of the large common rooms at Wildwood Village, located in downtown Chester, would probably be turned into living spaces to make the project more affordable.

Read more: Wildwood common areas may be turned to residences

 

Forest Service invites Civic Center to participate in heat conversion project

Alicia Knadler
Indian Valley Editor
5/11/2010

    Indian Valley Community Services District directors tonight, Wednesday, May 12, will hear about an invitation to participate in a countywide Forest Service project.

Read more: Forest Service invites Civic Center to participate in heat conversion project

 

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