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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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Supervisors hear update on census

Joshua Sebold
Staff Writer
4/14/2010


    The Plumas County Board of Supervisors received a report from Tribal Partnership Specialist Pam Ames, a census worker, at its Tuesday, April 6, meeting.

    Supervisor and Chairwoman Sherrie Thrall said it was her impression the board wanted the item on the agenda to stress “the absolute importance” of filling out census forms.

Read more: Supervisors hear update on census

 

Highway 36 blocked near Lassen Park

Feather Publishing
April, 20 2010
9:00 a.m.Breaking News
Roadway is closed eastbound at Mineral and westbound at Childs Meadows due to Jack-knifed big rig on Morgan Summit. Highway Advisory Radio activated.
Estimated Time to Open approx 3 hours
 

Election forums schedule over the next month

Feather Publishing
4/14/2010

The League of Women Voters of Plumas County will hold a series of election forums over the next month:    
Monday, April 19, Greenville Town Hall
Thursday, April 22, Graeagle Fire Hall
Monday, April 26, Quincy Library
Thursday, April 29, Portola Memorial Hall
Thursday, May 6, Chester Memorial Hall
All forums begin at 7 p.m.

Countywide races include sheriff Greg Hagwood facing challenger Bob Shipp. County assessor Chuck Leonhardt is in a race with real estate broker Mike Gardner. The candidates for District 5 county supervisor are J.P. Kennedy, Richard Lundy and Ralph Wittick.

Read more: Election forums schedule over the next month

 

Community services districts closer to consolidation

Joshua Sebold
Staff Writer
4/14/2010

    The American Valley Community Services Authority, an entity made up of the East Quincy Service District and Quincy Community Service Districts boards of directors, took another step in the consolidation process by hiring a legal firm that specializes in working with public entities at a Tuesday, March 23, meeting.

 The AVCSA unanimously agreed to hire Best, Best and Krieger, the firm recommended to the board by both the PMC consulting group and new Plumas Local Agency Formation Commission Executive Officer John Benoit.

Read more: Community services districts closer to consolidation

 

Census countdown: mail back census forms by April 16

Feather Publishing
4/13/2010

Five days remain to avoid a census worker at your door With just five days left for households to mail back their 2010 Census forms, the U.S. Census Bureau wants to remind people that it's not too late to return their completed questionnaires and be counted.

Read more: Census countdown: mail back census forms by April 16

 

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