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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.

Highway 70 opens after accident in the Feather River Canyon

Feather Publishing
3/3/2010
Update

State Route 70 in Plumas County near Storrie... Big rig cleared
Roadway open with R-1 chain restriction
R-1: Chains are required on all commercial vehicles (trucks or buses). All
other vehicles (cars, pick-ups, vans, etc.) must have either snow tread
tires or chains on the drive axle.

SR 70 [IN THE NORTHERN CALIFORNIA AREA] IS CLOSED 2 MI EAST OF THE BUTTE/PLUMAS CO LINE - DUE TO AN ACCIDENT - MOTORISTS ARE ADVISED TO USE AN ALTERNATE ROUTE

CHAINS OR SNOW TIRES ARE REQUIRED FROM 6 MI WEST OF BELDEN TO QUINCY (PLUMAS CO)

CHAINS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL VEHICLES EXCEPT 4-WHEEL-DRIVE VEHICLES WITH SNOW TIRES ON ALL 4 WHEELS FROM 7 MI EAST OF QUINCY TO BLAIRSDEN (PLUMAS CO) /LEE SUMMIT/

CHAINS OR SNOW TIRES ARE REQUIRED FROM PORTOLA TO BECKWOURTH (PLUMAS CO)

TRACTOR-SEMITRAILER COMBINATIONS OVER 65 FEET & ALL TRACTOR-SEMITRAILER COMBINATIONS /DOUBLES/ OVER 75 FEET IN TOTAL LENGTH ARE PROHIBITED FROM 13 MI EAST OF THE JCT OF SR 191 TO THE NORTH JCT OF SR 89 /GREENVILLE WYE/ (PLUMAS CO) - ALTERNATE ROUTES ARE AVAILABLE

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