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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.

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Portola businesses work together to welcome railfans to event

Feather Publishing
4/22/2010


    Merchants and businesses in and around Portola are rolling up their sleeves and preparing for the 100th anniversary celebration of the first through passenger train operating over the Western Pacific Railway and into Portola.     The date happens to coincide with the 28th annual Portola Railroad Days Festival Aug. 19 –22.

Read more: Portola businesses work together to welcome railfans to event

 

Battle brews over ballot language for PDH measure

Linda Satchwell
Staff Writer
4/21/2010


    Plumas District Hospital filed two resolutions with the county clerk’s office Thursday, April 15, calling for a special election in which voters will decide whether to cap the hospital tax at $50 per $100,000 assessed value.
    The resolutions, passed at the April 1 board meeting, appear to pave the way for the hospital district’s special election to be consolidated with the Nov. 2 General Election.

Read more: Battle brews over ballot language for PDH measure

 

Election forum Monday

Feather Publishing
4/21/2010

   Candidates for District 5 supervisor, sheriff and county assessor have been invited to the forums being held by the League of Women Voters of Plumas County Monday, April 26, in Quincy and Thursday, April 29, in Portola. Forums will begin at 7 p.m. at the Quincy library meeting room and at the Portola Memorial Hall.

Read more: Election forum Monday

 

Making a difference, one child at a time.

Linda Satchwell
Staff Writer
4/21/2010


    “To give a child a CASA is to give them a voice. To give them a voice is to give them hope. And to give them hope is to give them the world.” Pamela Butler, former foster youth

Read more: Making a difference, one child at a time.

 

Seventh annual Spring Concert - High Sierra Community-Youth Orchestra

Feather Publishing
4/21/2010

    Plumas Arts and Face the Music Studio have announced the seventh annual Spring Concert of the High Sierra Community Youth Orchestra at the Quincy Elementary School cafeteria Sunday, May 2. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the concert starts at 6:30 p.m.
    The concert is a fundraiser for Plumas Arts and the orchestra, and the proceeds will purchase music for the 2010–2011 orchestra season. Donations are $5 per person or $12 a family.

Read more: Seventh annual Spring Concert - High Sierra Community-Youth Orchestra

 

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