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   These are a few of the stories you will find in this week's printed newspaper:
  • Ebola preparedness: Could a deadly virus with its roots in West Africa find its way to Plumas County? The county’s three hospitals are preparing, just in case.
  • Candidates speak: With elections just days away, candidates for local public offices took part in forums and submitted answers to questions from the newspaper.
  • Remembering Grace: The family of an FRC student who died earlier this month said they were overwhelmed by the community’s support after the college held a vigil to remember their daughter.

Hagwood, Leonhardt win; supervisor race runoff

6/9/2010

12 p.m. update: Unofficial final results: Lundy and Kennedy will have a runoff for Plumas County District 5 supervisor. Dick Lundy received 943 total votes for 48.99 percent of the total and Jon Kennedy received 841 votes for 43.69 percent of the total. Lundy would have needed 50 percent plus one vote to win outright.  Ralph Wittick ended up with 136 votes or 7.06 percent.

Plumas County voters made an honest man out of Greg Hagwood, elevating him from appointed sheriff to elected sheriff with an overwhelming 81.9 percent of the vote Tuesday, June 8.

Incumbent county assessor Chuck Leonhardt retained his seat with a hefty 76.06 percent.

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Future of the highway through Greenville

CalTrans comes to Greenville

6/9/2010

Alicia Knadler

Indian Valley Editor

Those interested in the future of the highway through Greenville are encouraged to attend a public open house Thursday, June 10, 2010.

On display, from 4-6 p.m., will be plans for a $4.5 million project to improve many facets of the Highway 89 corridor through town, including drainage, sidewalks and handicap access.

Read more: Future of the highway through Greenville

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Portola post office dedicated to fallen soldier

6/9/2010

Diana Jorgenson

Portola Editor

A crowd gathered under an overcast sky June 3 to witness the renaming of Portola's post office as the Jeremiah Paul McCleery Post Office in honor of the young man's death May 2, 2009, at a combat outpost in Hamman Alil, Iraq. McCleery was a 2004 graduate of Portola High School.

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