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   These are a few of the stories you will find in this week's printed newspaper:

  • Townhalls attract crowds: Assemblyman Brian Dahle and Sen. Ted Gaines met with constituents in Quincy and Chester during a three-meeting swing through Plumas and Lassen counties.
  • New leader: After nearly three decades, the Plumas County Mental Health Commission has a new leader. Supervisor Kevin Goss was named to replace Hank Eisenmann.
  • Home away from home: As of last week, new homes had been found for all of the patients at Quincy Nursing & Rehabilitation and most had already moved.

College prepares to offer bachelor’s degree

James Wilson
Staff Writer
3/28/2015

 

As Feather River College delves deeper into the issues involving development of its equine and ranch management bachelor’s degree program, it chips away at what needs to be done.


Last week, one major issue was resolved — the authorized OK to offer the degree.

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Quincy drug busts result in five arrests

Feather Publishing
3/27/2015

The Plumas County Sheriff’s Office served two search warrants March 12, which yielded the seizure of methamphetamines, marijuana, hypodermic needles and scales and resulted in the arrests of five Quincy residents.

Plumas County sheriff’s deputies arrested Matthew Rouse, 24, and Michael Love, 54, in the parking lot of the Plumas Pines Shopping Center at 4:09 p.m.

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West finishes duty on college trustee board

James Wilson
Staff Writer
3/27/2015


Leah West finished her time on the Feather River College board of trustees last Thursday. Fellow trustees wished her well, and expressed their sadness in seeing her go.

West was voted onto the board in 2008. She announced her intention to resign at this year’s January meeting. Last month, the trustees agreed to appoint a provisional trustee rather than holding an expensive election. Add a comment

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River walkway project stalled waiting on money, volunteers

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Portola City officials and volunteers donate time and resources to the Feather River walkway project. Photos by Alisha Proctor
Ann Powers
Staff Writer
3/26/2015

More money and more volunteers are needed before the Feather River walkway project sees completion, according to Portola city officials.

“It’s way bigger than it started out to be,” said Council Member Phil Oels. “We’re also hung up waiting for grant money.”

With an original deadline set for this spring, initial plans call for an Americans With Disabilities Act-compliant river walk lined with aspen trees, wooden benches, parking and informational plaques regarding points of interest, local businesses and activities.

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Local Realtors report positive real estate market trends

Feather Publishing
3/25/2015

Plumas County Realtors reported they saw positive changes in the local real estate market in 2014 with a sharp reduction in foreclosure sales and increased prices in all levels of the residential markets, according to the Plumas Association of Realtors.

Data gathered from PAR’s countywide multiple listing service show that the average price of all homes “sold” at any price in 2014 was $257,095, up from 2013’s average of $221,394.
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