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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.

-Headline News

Customer told to leave meeting after confrontation

Carolyn Shipp
Staff Writer
3/7/2014

 

A heated dispute with an angry customer overshadowed regular business at an electric company meeting in Delleker last week.

Out!  You are filming me without my permission, and that is a crime in California.” Bob Marshall, General Manger of Plumas-Sierra Rural Electric Cooperative

During the Plumas-Sierra Rural Electric Cooperative meeting Tuesday, Feb. 25, a Clio couple blasted the co-op over a disputed meter.

The confrontation ended after PSREC General Manager Bob Marshall told the couple to leave for shooting video during the members’ meeting.

Read more: Customer told to leave meeting after confrontation

 

Tourism, Recreation and Hospitality Council meet

Feather Publishing
3/7/2014
 

With more than 120 countywide sponsors, a core group of 12 impassioned people gathered at Moon’s on Thursday, Feb. 27, to discuss website analytics, upcoming events and opportunities to market Plumas County to the world.

The website, Plumascounty.org, is flourishing under the management of the group while being maintained by Karen Moritz.

Read more: Tourism, Recreation and Hospitality Council meet

 

Indian Valley residents start first Pheasants Forever chapter in Plumas County

Samantha P. Hawthorne
Staff Writer
3/7/2014

 

A group of Indian Valley residents are in the process of establishing a Pheasants Forever chapter in Plumas County.

As its first order of business, Indian Valley Pheasants Forever Chapter 0920 is hosting a dinner April 5 to help raise money for club activities.

Read more: Indian Valley residents start first Pheasants Forever chapter in Plumas County

 

Vintage Gardens owner dies in tree-falling accident

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The community has an opportunity to remember Vintage Gardens owner Joe Parrish, who died in a tree-falling accident Feb. 21, at a memorial service and benefit dinner in his honor.Photo by Carolyn Shipp
Carolyn Shipp
Staff Writer
3/6/2014

 

The friends and family of 30-year-old Joe Parrish were left devastated after a tree-falling accident claimed his life the morning of Friday, Feb. 21.

The owner of Vintage Gardens just recently took over his father, Don Parrish’s, business after Don’s death in July 2013.

Parrish said in a Profile in Business, published in Feb. 19 Feather River Publishing newspapers, that he was trying to keep the nursery open to honor his father, but he had quickly made the business his own project that he wanted to see thrive.

Read more: Vintage Gardens owner dies in tree-falling accident

 

Lassen National Forest OHV grant proposal available for review and comment

Feather Publishing
3/6/2014

 

The Lassen National Forest once again has an opportunity to submit grant applications to the California State Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division for consideration for funding in support of the forest’s ongoing off-highway vehicle program.

The OHMVR Division is currently soliciting proposals for the 2014 grant cycle, and the Lassen National Forest is considering one project for submission. The project would assist with OHV area patrols and law enforcement.

Read more: Lassen National Forest OHV grant proposal available for review and comment

 

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