April snow brings flowers and chain requirements
4/5/2010 - 5:45 a.m.
The Monday morning commute will be a little slower for some as chain requirements can be found throughout Plumas County due to the April snow.
All Plumas Unified schools are closed for Spring Break.
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PSREC cogeneration power plant on line
Two 3-megawatt Jenbacher natural gas engines power the new High Sierra Cogeneration Power Plant.
Final testing and commissioning of Plumas-Sierra Rural Electric Cooperativeís High Sierra Cogeneration Power Plant at the High Desert State Prison and California Correctional Center, east of Susanville, was completed in March.
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Winter storm Watch issed for Sunday and into Monday morning
Feather Publishing4/3/2010 6:00 a.m.
..WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON ABOVE 3000 FEET...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SACRAMENTO HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WATCH ABOVE 3000 FEET...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON FOR THE WEST SLOPES OF THE SIERRA CASCADE RANGE.
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PDH board sets election date for tax cap initiative
At their board meeting April 1, the Plumas District Hospital board unanimously adopted a Resolution calling for an election on the Tax Limitation Initiative.
The board either had to adopt the initiative as is, which would cap the Measure A tax at $50 per $100,000 of assessed house value, or else choose to go to election.
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Rock slide cleared; Highway 70 now open
Feather Publishing4/3/2010 9:15 a.m Update
The rock slide has been cleared and Highway 70 in the Feather RiverCanyon is now open.4/3/2010 5:45 a.m Update
Highway 70 remains closed due to a rockslide. Mortorists are advised to use an alternate route. 4/2/2010 4:40 p.m. A rock-slide has closed the Feather River Canyon for through traffic. The slide is located just west of the county line near the tunnels and is blocking both lanes and the shoulder.
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Posch Scheduled for Possible Plea
High Desert State Prison Sergeant Todd Posch’s next court appearance is scheduled for a possible plea Tuesday, April 20.
Plumas County District Attorney Jeff Cunan reported after a Tuesday, March 30, pretrial conference the only offer made to the defendant was to plea as charged to two counts of filing a false police report.
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