TEXT_SIZE
Please update your Flash Player to view content.
   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

Low snow pushes Sled Dog Races to Camp 5 location

Feather Publishing
2/24/2010


California Gold Mush Lake Davis Sled Dog and Snowshoe Races are still on for Feb. 26-28, but after surveying the racecourse, organizers have moved the staging area to Camp 5 at a slightly higher elevation.

The race staging area has been moved to the backup location at the Camp 5 turnoff at Lake Davis, accessed by West Street in Portola, until further notice. Fillipini Flat area has melted out and trails from that area are in poor shape.

Read more: Low snow pushes Sled Dog Races to Camp 5 location

 

State budget crisis prompts FRC to renegotiate fitness center contract

Tiffiney Lozano
Staff Writer
2/24/2010


The state budget crunch has recreation and other non-vocational programs under fire at California community colleges.

The chancellor's office wants to ensure state money is spent in alignment with the priorities laid out by the government.

Read more: State budget crisis prompts FRC to renegotiate fitness center contract

 

House fire leaves woman, baby homeless

 
 
Tiffiney Lozano
Staff Writer
2/24/2010

A house fire last week, inadvertently caused by a property owner, has left a Blairsden women and her 14-month-old daughter homeless.

No injures were reported; however, the duplex unit located just off Bonta Street suffered significant damages.

Read more: House fire leaves woman, baby homeless

 

City water and sewer: Who gets the bill?

Diana Jorgenson
Portola Editor
2/24/2010

Uncollected water and sewer bills have been piling up at City Hall for the past few years to the tune of $32,861.

When a property owner defaults on a city-owed bill, the city can place a lien or an assessment on the tax roll to collect it. When a renter defaults, there is no recourse.

Read more: City water and sewer: Who gets the bill?

 

National Weather Service issues storm warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA

FRI FEB 26 2010

A STRONG STORM WILL BRING HEAVY SNOW...RAIN AND HIGH WINDS TO THE
MOUNTAINS OF INTERIOR NORTHERN CALIFORNIA TODAY AND TONIGHT. SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 FEET ARE EXPECTED OVER THE HIGHER
ELEVATIONS.

Read more: National Weather Service issues storm warning

 

Page 455 of 483

Move
-

Sports Headlines

Top Headline

As weather warms up, golf courses open for season

James Wilson Sports Editor 4/11/2014
  Fore! That word is once again heard in the distance in Plumas County. As springtime springs into action, golf courses across...

Read More...

California Outdoors for the week of 4/11/2014

Carrie Wilson California Department of Fish and Wildlife   Fish and wildlife regulations don’t always keep up with latest technology Hunting with pellet rifles Question:...

Read More...

Trojans baseball blows out Portola

Trojans baseball blows out Portola

Quincy’s Jake Wallace is cocked and ready to fire off a fastball. Wallace pitched the second game for Quincy at the Biggs tournament last weekend. File photo...

Read More...
Contact Us
up_contact

BarberBtn

KennedyBtn

Facebook Image
Local Events
Yellow Page Directory
Yellow Pages
Visitors Guide

National Headlines

"); pageTracker._trackPageview(); } catch(err) {}