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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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Awe of a place

Waterfall Painting

Feather Publishing
2/26/10

Known for his landscapes, Michael Kirby says he tries to capture and share the "awe of a place." He will exhibit his watercolors at Main Street Artists in downtown Quincy during March. An opening reception is scheduled for 5-8 p.m. Thursday, March 4. The show will hang through March 14.

Photo by Rockel Eriksen

 

Hospital re-use, geothermal, surplus property issues up for discussion

Feather Publishing
2/26/2010

A hospital re-use study and a report on the 2009 audit are two items up for discussion Monday, March 1, at 5:30 p.m., when directors of the Indian Valley Health Care District meet in the Indian Valley Civic Center at 430 Main St. in Greenville.

Also up for possible action will be the study of geothermal alternatives and a legal opinion in the disposition of surplus property.

Read more: Hospital re-use, geothermal, surplus property issues up for discussion

 

SPI to partially reopen small-log mill, cut a shift at large-log mill

Feather Publishing
2/24/2010


    Sierra Pacific Industries announced Monday, Feb. 22, that it would partially reopen its small-log sawmill in Quincy in early May.  

  That good news was tempered, however, by SPI’s concurrent announcement that it would be cutting staffing at its large-log mill from two shifts to one.

Read more: SPI to partially reopen small-log mill, cut a shift at large-log mill

 

Cultural connections grant keeps Plumas in performances

Plumas Arts has been able to keep Plumas County rich in culturally diverse performing arts thanks to funding from the James Irvine Foundation. In 2008 Plumas Arts was awarded a two-year Creative Connections grant that has not only kept the shows coming, but also brought admission prices to all-time lows.

Read more: Cultural connections grant keeps Plumas in performances

 

Summer holds promise of second annual Momboosa Music Festival

M. Kate West
Chester Editor
2/24/2010



"With the momentum and branding that was built from the first Momboosa Music Festival in 2009, we want to build a 2010 event to further generate community revenue throughout the summer," Jess Horning told members of the Chester-Lake Almanor Chamber of Commerce Feb. 17.

Read more: Summer holds promise of second annual Momboosa Music Festival

 

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